The Apache News Round-up: week ending 3 August 2018

Welcome, August! We hope you have had a great week. Let’s take a peek at what the Apache community has been up to:

ASF Board –management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation’s bylaws.
 – Next Board Meeting: 15 August. Board calendar and minutes

ApacheCon™ –the ASF’s official global conference series. Join us!
 – 24-27 September: Register for ApacheCon/Montreal today! Discounted sleeping room rates are available through 24 August, but are filling quickly
     + event updates
 – 8 October: Apache Roadshow and Open Source Job Fair/Fairfax, VA –Save The Date!
 – Media and Community Partner opportunities available for *all* official Apache events: drop us a note at to help.

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF’s infrastructure running around the clock.
 – 7M+ weekly checks yield hootin’ performance at 96.35% uptime.

ASF Operations Factoid –this week, 843 Apache contributors changed 1,072,661 lines of code over 3,759 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Stephen Mallette, Masaori Koshiba, mxnet-ci, Gary Gregory, and Chris Brody.

Apache Flink™ –an Open Source stream processing framework for distributed, high-performing, always-available, and accurate data streaming applications.
 – Apache Flink 1.5.2 released

Apache Jackrabbit™ –a scalable, high-performance hierarchical content repository designed for use as the foundation of modern world-class Web sites and other demanding content applications.
 – Apache Jackrabbit 2.17.5 and Jackrabbit Oak 1.6.13 released

Apache Kafka™ –distributed, fault tolerant, publish-subscribe messaging.
 – Apache Kafka 2.0.0 released

Apache Knox™ –a REST API gateway for interacting with Apache Hadoop clusters.
 – Apache Knox 1.1.0 released

Apache NetBeans (incubating) –a development environment, tooling platform and application framework.
 – Apache NetBeans 9.0 released

Did You Know?

 – Did you know that the following Apache projects are celebrating anniversaries this month? jUDDI (8 years); Any23, Lucene.Net, and Oozie (6 years); Ignite, Lens, Serf, and Usergrid (6 years) –many happy returns!

 – Did you know that you can easily help promote ApacheCon?

 – Did you know that Apache Cassandra, Kafka, Spark, and many others are holding community events this week?

Apache Community Notices:

 – ASF Annual Report for FY2018

 – The Apache Software Foundation Celebrates 19 Years of Open Source Leadership "The Apache Way"

 – Read "Open – For Business – At the ASF" by Merv Adrian, VP Research at Gartner

 – The Apache Software Foundation 2018 Vision Statement

 – Apache in 2017 – By The Digits

 – 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

 – ApacheCon North America will be held 24-27 September in Montreal

 – Save the Date: Apache Roadshow DC and Open Source/Government/Cyber/Job Fair – 8 October 2018 in Fairfax, VA

 – 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!

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