The Apache News Round-up: week ending 23 August 2019

Greetings all. It’s time to review the Apache community’s activities from the past week:

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation’s bylaws.
– Next Board Meeting: 18 September 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™,  Q&A With Community Track Leader, Sharan Foga, ASF’S VP of Apache Community Development 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, 882 Apache contributors changed 1,664,749 lines of code over 3,669 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Shad Storhaug, Tilman Hausherr, Claus Ibsen, Liang Zhang, and Andrea Cosentino.

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Content —
 – Apache Jackrabbit Oak 1.10.4 released
 – Apache UIMA Java SDK 3.1.0 released

Databases —
 – Apache HBase 2.0.6 released
 – Apache Impala 3.3.0 released

Libraries —
 – Apache Qpid Proton 0.29.0 released

Templating —
 – Apache FreeMarker 2.3.29 released

Servers —
 – Apache Tomcat 8.5.45 and 9.0.24 released
 – Apache Traffic Server 8.0.5 and 7.1.8 released

Did You Know?

 –  Did you know that ASF codebase is conservatively valued at least $20B, using the COCOMO 2 model?

 – Did you know that workshops at ApacheCon North America will include Apache Beam, Apache OpenWhisk, Apache Spark and Scala, as well as the Apache-licensed Ballerina programming language? Join us!

 – Did you know that "Trillions and Trillions Served", the documentary on The Apache Software Foundation, will resume filming at ApacheCon Las Vegas and Berlin ? Support this project

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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