The Apache News Round-up: week ending 5 May 2017

Welcome, May! The Apache community is getting ready for ApacheCon, and we hope to see you in Miami soon. Here’s what’s happened over the past week:

Support Apache –your donations help the world’s largest Open Source foundation enrich the lives of countless users and developers. Every dollar counts.

ASF Board –management and oversight of the business and affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation’s bylaws.
 – Next Board Meeting: 17 May 2017. Board calendar and minutes
 – The Apache Software Foundation Welcomes 64 New Members

Success at Apache –our sixth installment in the monthly blog series that focuses on the processes behind why the ASF "just works".
 – Meritocracy and Me, by Tom Barber

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on four continents keeps the ASF’s infrastructure running around the clock.
 – 7M+ weekly checks yield whizbang performance at 99.97% uptime

ApacheCon™ –Tomorrow’s Technology Today: Big Data, CloudStack, Flex, IoT, Tomcat, and dozens of Apache projects across 200+ sessions, 150+ speakers, 4 subconferences, BarCampApache and more. Register today!
 – Support your favorite Apache projects and communities at ApacheCon by becoming an Apache Community and/or BarCamp Sponsor

Apache CarbonData™ –Open Source Big Data analytics accelerator.
The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® CarbonData™ as a Top-Level Project

Apache HBase™ –an Open Source, distributed, versioned, non-relational database.
 –  Apache HBase 1.1.10 released

Apache HttpComponents™ Core –a set of HTTP/1.1 and HTTP/2 transport components that can be used to build custom client and server side HTTP services with a minimal footprint.
 -Apache HttpComponents Core 5.0 alpha3 released

Apache Juneau (incubating) –a toolkit for marshalling POJOs to a wide variety of content types using a common framework, and for creating sophisticated self-documenting REST interfaces and microservices using very little code.
 – Apache Juneau 6.2.0 (incubating) released

Apache Kylin™ –Open Source petabyte-scale Big Data Distributed Analytics Engine.
 – Apache Kylin 2.0.0 released

Apache Mahout™ –Open Source scalable machine learning and data mining library for Big Data artificial intelligence.
 – The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® Mahout™ v0.13.0

Apache Qpid™ Dispatch –a router for the Advanced Message Queuing Protocol 1.0 (AMQP 1.0, ISO/IEC 19464,
 – Apache Qpid Dispatch 0.8.0 released

Did You Know?

 – Did you know that previews for ApacheCon + Apache: Big Data keynotes and select sessions are available exclusively on Feathercast?

 – Did you know that the Top 5 closers (+ number of issues) over the past 30 days are: Wes McKinney (169), Sean Owen (75), Gavin McDonald (64), Aled Sage (57), and Jesse MacFadyen (55)? Well done, all!

 – Did you know that you can support Apache by shopping at 0.5% will be donated to the ASF!

 – Did you know that Air New Zealand’s "Ask Oskar" online chatbot is trained by Apache OpenNLP?

Apache Community Notices:

 – "Success at Apache" is a new monthly blog series that focuses on the processes behind why the ASF "just works". 1) Project Independence 2) All Carrot and No Stick 3) Asynchronous Decision Making 4) Rule of the Makers 5) JFDI –the unconditional love of contributors 6) Meritocracy and Me

 – Introducing the new Apache Community Newsletter Facebook page and Twitter account . Do friend and follow us.

 – ASF Operations Summary – Q3 FY2017

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

 – Find out how you can participate with Apache community/projects/activities –opportunities open with Apache HTTP Server, Avro, ComDev (community development), Directory, Incubator, OODT, POI, Polygene, Syncope, Tika, Trafodion, and more!

 – ApacheCon North America + Apache: BigData, CloudStack Collaboration Conference, FlexJS Summit, Apache: IoT, and TomcatCon will be held 16-18 May 2017 in Miami

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