The Apache News Round-up: week ending 6 September 2019

Happy September! Let’s take a look at the activities from the Apache community over 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 99.75%. Performance checks across 50
different service components spread over more than 250 machines in data
centers around the world.

Apache Code Snapshot – this week, 800 Apache contributors changed 1,666,694 lines of code over 3,132 commits. Top 5 contributors, in
order, are: Jean-Baptiste Onofré, Stephen Mallette, Andrea Cosentino, Gary Gregory, and Chesnay Schepler.

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data —
 – Apache Myriad 0.4.0 (Incubating) released

Build Management —
 – Apache Ant 1.10.7 released

Content —
 – Apache Jackrabbit 2.16.5 and 2.18.3 released

Databases —
 – Apache HBase 2.1.6 released

Libraries —
 – Apache Juneau 8.1.0 released
 – Apache Commons Text 1.8 released
 – Apache Flagon UserALE.js 2.0.2 (Incubating) released

Servers —
Apache HttpComponents Core 4.4.12 released

Did You Know?

 –  Did you know that the ASF’s day-to-day operating expenses are offset by the generous donations of our Sponsors? The ASF is supported by 10 Platinum Sponsors, 9 Gold Sponsors, 11 Silver Sponsors, 25 Bronze Sponsors, and 6 Platinum Targeted Sponsors, 5 Gold Targeted Sponsors, 3 Silver Targeted Sponsors, and 10 Bronze Targeted Sponsors

 – Did you know the following Apache projects are celebrating anniversaries this month? Many Happy Returns to Apache ServiceMix (12 years); Hive, Pig, and Shiro (9 years); Airavata, Bigtop, SIS, and Stanbol (7 years); Curator (6 years); Storm (5 years); Yetus (4 years); DRAT, RocketMQ, and Royale (2 years); and Pulsar (1 year).

 – Did you know that ApacheCon sponsors and community partners include Aiven, AWS, Comcast. CrowdStrike, DataStax, Google Cloud, IBM, HotWax Systems, Instaclustr, Linode, LinuxMagic, Manning Publications, Red Hat, PCCC, ShapeBlue, SK Telecom, StreamNative, The Last Pickle, and more? Learn more at

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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