The Apache News Round-up: week ending 5 December 2014

With more than 200 projects and initiatives under development at The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), here’s what’s happened over the past week:

ASF Fundraising –supporting Sponsorship and fundraising initiatives for The Apache Software Foundation
 – Upayavira steps down as VP Fundraising; Jim Jagielski and Hadrian Zbarcea named new Vice Presidents

ASF Infrastructure –leading the ASF’s multi-datacenter, multi-cloud deployment running 24x7x365 on multiple continents, distributing terabytes of artifacts per week and archiving more than 11 million Apache email messages.
 – ASF Subversion master’s emergency maintenance

Apache Incubator –the entry path for all code donations from external organisations and existing external projects wishing to join the ASF’s efforts as official Apache projects.
 – Hadoop Development Tools, HTrace, Lens, NiFi, and Tamaya entered the Incubator in November as new podlings

Apache Flex™ –a highly productive, Open Source application framework for building and maintaining expressive Web applications that deploy consistently on all major browsers, desktops and devices.
 – Apache Flex TourDeFlex 1.2 released

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