The Apache News Round-up: week ending 30 November 2018

Farewell, November: you certainly were a fast-moving month. This past week was fast-moving as well, with the following activities from the Apache community:

Support Apache –help keep Apache software for everyone.
 – From Giving Tuesday to every day, more than 700 generous contributors have donated nearly $80,000 to the ASF as part of our Individual Giving campaigns. Giving to the ASF feels great and is so easy –every dollar counts!

ASF Board –management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation’s bylaws.
 – The Apache Software Foundation Operations Summary: August – October 2018
 – Next Board Meeting: 19 December. Board calendar and minutes

ApacheCon™ –the ASF’s official global conference series, now in its 20th year.
 – SAVE THE DATE: ApacheCon North America 2019 will take place 9-13 September in Las Vegas
 – POSTPONED: Apache Roadshow DC/Open Source Job Fair. Watch this space for new dates.

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF’s infrastructure running around the clock.
 – 7M+ weekly checks yield symmetrical performance at 98.89% uptime.

Apache Code Snapshot –this week, 498 Apache contributors changed 941,670 lines of code over 2,745 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Till Rohrmann, Jan Piotrowski, Tellier Benoit, Chun-Hung Hsiao, and Andrzej Kaczmarek.

Apache Bigtop™ –packaging and interoperability testing of the Apache Hadoop ecosystem.
 – Apache Bigtop 1.3.0 released

Apache Flink™ –an Open Source stream processing framework for distributed, high-performing, always-available, and accurate Big Data streaming applications.
 – Apache Flink 1.7.0 released

Apache Jackrabbit™ –a fully compliant implementation of the Content Repository for Java(TM) Technology API, version 2.0 (JCR 2.0) as specified in the Java Specification Request 283 (JSR 283).
 – Apache Jackrabbit 2.17.7 released

Apache Qpid™ Proton –a messaging library for the Advanced Message Queuing Protocol 1.0 (AMQP 1.0, ISO/IEC 19464).
 – Apache Qpid Proton-J 0.31.0 released

Apache Traffic Server™ –a fast, scalable and extensible HTTP/1.1 compliant caching proxy server.
 – Apache Traffic Server v7.1.5 and v8.0.1 released

Did You Know?

 – Did you know that you can find the logos of (nearly) all Apache projects at ? Thanks to Apache Community Development (ComDev) for leading the effort on this!

 – Did you know that new podlings in the Apache Incubator include BRPC, Marvin-AI, Pinot, ShardingSphere, and Zipkin?

 – Did you know that, contrary to popular belief, the Apache Weekly News Round-ups aren’t auto-generated, but individually written by ASF Vice President Marketing & Publicity? 229 published thus far and going strong…

Apache Community Notices:

 – ASF Operations Summary: Q1 FY2019

 – ASF Annual Report for FY2018

 – 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

 – Flink Forward China will take place 21-22 December 2018 in Beijing

 – The Apache Big Data community will be at DataWorks Summit 18-21 March 2019 in Barcelona and 20-23 May 2019 in Washington DC

 – Future dates for Spark + AI Summit 2019 announced: 23-25 April/San Francisco and 15-17 October/Amsterdam

 – Block your calendars for ApacheCon North America: taking place in September 2019; announcing dates and details soon.

 – 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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