The Apache News Round-up: week ending 26 June 2015

Here’s what the Apache community have been working on over the past week:

ApacheCon™ –the official conference series of The Apache Software Foundation.
 – CFP closes on 1 July for "ApacheCon: Core" 1-2 October 2015 in Budapest

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on four continents keeps the ASF’s infrastructure running around the clock.
  – Uptime over the past week has been a smooth 99.16%

Apache CloudStack™ –Open Source software designed to deploy and manage large networks of virtual machines, as a highly available, highly scalable Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud computing platform.
 – Apache CloudStack 4.4.4 released downloads.html

Apache Commons™ Configuration –a software library that provides a generic configuration interface which enables an application to read configuration data from a variety of sources.
 – Commons Configuration 2.0-beta1 released

Apache Flink™ –an Open Source platform for scalable batch and stream data processing.
 – Apache Flink 0.9.0 released 

Apache Jackrabbit™ Oak 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 Oak 1.3.1 released

Apache mod_perl™ –a unique piece of software that integrates the power of Perl with the flexibility and stability of the Apache Web server.
 – Apache mod_perl 2.0.9 released

Apache Tika™ –a toolkit for detecting and extracting metadata and structured text content from various documents using existing parser libraries.
 – Apache Tika 1.9 released

Apache Wicket™ –with proper mark-up/logic separation, a POJO data model, and a refreshing lack of XML, Apache Wicket makes developing Web-apps simple and enjoyable again.
 – Apache Wicket 7.0.0-M6 released

Did You Know?

 – Did you know that more than 50 Apache project MeetUps will take place over the next 10 days?

 – Did you know that Apache BookKeeper is used at Huawei, HubSpot, and Yahoo! Cloud Messaging?

 – Did you know that we’re always looking for Apache success stories that we can share with the community? Send newsworthy metrics/users/datapoints of Apache products to <>!

Apache Community Notices:

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

 – Catch Apache Bigtop, Hadoop, Spark, Geode (Incubating) and Ignite (Incubating) in action at the In-Memory Computing Summit 29-30 June in San Francsico

 – The Chicago Apache Flink MeetUp will be held 30 June

 – MesosCon will be held 20-21 August in Seattle

 – Apache: Big Data and ApacheCon: Core Europe will be held 28 September – 1 October in Budapest

 – The first Apache Flink Conference, Flink Forward, will be held 12-13 October in Berlin

 – CFP open for Lucene/Solr Revolution, to be held 13-16 October in Austin

 – The ASF FY 2014-2015 Annual Report is available at

 – Are your software solutions Powered by Apache? Download & use our "Powered By" logos

 – Show your support for Apache with ASF-approved swag from and –all proceeds benefit the ASF! 

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