The Apache News Round-up: week ending 16 August 2019

Happy Friday! We’ve had a great week. Let’s review what we’ve been up to:

ASF Annual Report – The Apache® Software Foundation announces Annual Report for 2019 Fiscal Year
 – Press release
 – Full report

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation’s bylaws.
 – Next Board Meeting: 21 August 2019. Board calendar and minutes

ApacheCon™ – the ASF’s official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow’s Technology Today since 1998
 – Countdown to ApacheCon North America and Europe — we look forward to seeing you in Las Vegas and Berlin– REGISTER TODAY!
 – Catch the latest on ApacheCon™ Big Data, Machine Learning and Streaming Tracks with Track Lead Felix Cheung exclusively on

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF’s infrastructure running around the clock.
 – 7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at 99.96%. Performance checks across 50 different service components spread over more than 250 machines in data centers around the world.

Apache Code Snapshot – this week, 840 Apache contributors changed 13,780,155 lines of code over 3,721 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Etienne Chauchot, Mark Robert Miller, Mark Thomas, Tilman Hausherr, and Henrik Krohns.

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Content —
 – Apache UIMA 2.10.4 released

Database —
 – Apache Druid (Incubating) 0.15.1 release

 – Apache HTTP Server 2.4.41 released
 – Apache Traffic Server 8.0.4 and 7.1.7 are released

Libraries —
 – Apache Log4j 2.12.1 released
 – Apache Commons BeanUtils 1.9.4 released
 – Apache Commons VFS 2.4.1 released

Network-Server —
 – Apache Qpid Proton-J 0.33.2 released

Did You Know?

 – Did you know that at this year’s ApacheCon Europe/Berlin include Miguel Gamiño, Executive Vice President Global Cities at Mastercard, will discuss new models of urban collaboration in response to shared challenges? Learn more at

 – Did you know ApacheCon North America keynoters include sci-fi author David Brin; IBM Fellow Chris Ferris; "Father of Java" James Gosling; 11-year-old CoderBunnyz CEO Samaira Mehta; the ASF Founders Panel; DataStax co-Founder Jonathan Ellis; plus ASF President Sam Ruby on the State of the Feather, the Apache Community Development panel, and more?

 – Did you know that 202 Top-Level communities are overseeing 332 Apache projects and sub-projects?

Apache Community Notices:

 – Celebrating 20 Years Community-led Development "The Apache Way"

 – ASF Founders look back on 20 Years of the ASF

 – The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success

 – Foundation Reports and Statements

 – ApacheCon: Tomorrow’s Technology Today since 1998

 – ASF Annual Report for FY2019

 – The Apache Software Foundation 2018 Vision Statement

 – Foundation Statement –Apache Is Open.

 – "Success at Apache" focuses on the processes behind why the ASF "just works".

 – Please follow/like/re-tweet the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter and on LinkedIn at

 – Do friend and follow us on the Apache Community Facebook page Twitter account

 – The list of Apache project-related MeetUps can be found at

 – Registration is open for ApacheCon North America 9-12 September 2019

 – Spark + AI Summit 2019 will be held 15-17 October in Amsterdam

 – Registration open for ApacheCon Europe 22-24 October 2019

 – Find out how you can participate with Apache community/projects/activities –opportunities open with Apache Camel, Apache HTTP Server, and more!

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