The Apache News Round-up: week ending 18 October 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: 20 November 2019. Board calendar and minutes

ApacheCon™ – the ASF’s official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow’s Technology Today since 1998
 – *T-4 days* to ApacheCon Europe
    –TRACKS: Big Data, Cloud, Community, IoT, Machine Learning, Open Source Design, Servers, and more.
  –KEYNOTES: European Commission DG DIGIT Director Thomas Gageik;
Mastercard EVP for Global Cities Miguel A. Gamiño; writer/political
analyst/activist Nanjala Nyabola; and ASF Founders Lars Eilebrecht,
Cliff Skolnick, and Dirk-Willem van Gulik. 
    –SPECIAL EVENTS: BarCampApache, Hackathon, Movie Night, and more!
    –JOIN US:

 – ApacheCon/Las Vegas presentations now available, exclusively on Feathercast and YouTube

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF’s infrastructure running around the clock.
7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at a rocking 99.99%. Performance checks
across 50 different service components spread over more than 250
machines in data centers around the world.

Code Snapshot – this week, 857 Apache contributors changed 2,044,524 lines of code over 3,121 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Mark Thomas, Claus Ibsen, Gary Gregory, Tilman Hausherr, and Eric Milles.

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data —
– Apache Kylin 2.6.4 released

Blockchain —
 – Apache Tuweni (Incubating) 0.9.0 released

Content —
 – Apache Jackrabbit Oak 1.6.18 released

Libraries —
 – Apache MXNet (Incubating) 1.5.1 released
 – Apache Commons Daemon 1.2.2 released

Messaging —
 – Apache Qpid Broker-J 7.1.5 released

Servers —
 – Apache Tomcat 8.5.47 and 9.0.27 released

Web Crawler —
 – Apache Nutch 1.16 and 2.4 released

Did You Know?

 – Did you
know that the Apache Feather is on its way to Berlin? Be a part of Open
Source history –the community is signing the feather and celebrating 20
years of The Apache Way– join us next week at ApacheCon Europe!

 – Did you
know that our new "Build a Badge" app lets you adopt the #LoveApache
badge (and the customized version for ApacheCon Europe)? Many people and
projects are jumping on the bandwagon: give it a try!

 – Did you know that the top 5 most active/visited Apache projects: Hadoop, Kafka, Lucene, POI, ZooKeeper

Apache Community Notices:

 – The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success

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

 – ASF Founders look back on 20 Years of the ASF

 – 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 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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