The Apache News Round-up: week ending 4 September 2015

Welcome September! Here’s what the Apache community has been working on over the past week:
ApacheCon™ –the official conference series of The Apache Software Foundation.
 – We’re ramping up for Apache: Big Data 28-30 September and ApacheCon: Core Europe 1-2 October and look forward to seeing you in in Budapest

ASF Board –the ASF Board is responsible for management and oversight of the business and affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation’s Bylaws.
 – Upcoming Board Meeting: 16 September. Board calendar and minutes available at

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on four continents keeps the ASF’s infrastructure running around the clock.
 – 6 *Million* weekly checks yielded a stellar 99.94% uptime over the past week with 99.57% performance check against established Service Level Agreements

Apache Calcite (Incubating) –a highly customizable engine for parsing and planning queries on data in a wide variety of formats.
 – Apache Calcite 1.4.0 (incubating) released

Apache Jackrabbit™ –a fully conforming implementation of the Content Repository for Java Technology API (JCR).
 – Apache Jackrabbit Oak 1.3.5 released

Apache Lens™ –Open Source Big Data platform seamlessly enables unified, multi-dimensional queries across multiple data stores.
 – Apache Lens 2.3.0-beta released

Apache Subversion™ –an Open Source centralized version control system characterized by its reliability as a safe haven for valuable data; the simplicity of its model and usage; and its ability to support the needs of a wide variety of users and projects, from individuals to large-scale enterprise operations.
 – Apache Subversion 1.9.1 released

Did You Know?

 – Did you know that the ASF’s combined Infrastructure services today served 2,322,258 unique users from more than 11,495 cities in 202 countries?

 – Did you know that you can follow the Twitter accounts of select Apache project Committers and contributors on @PlanetApache?

 – Did you know that 10 Apache projects are celebrating their birthdays this month? Congratulations to ServiceMix (8 years), Hive/Pig/Shiro (5 years), Airavata/Bigtop/SIS/Stanbol (3 years), Curator (2 years), and Storm (1 year)!

Apache Community Notices:

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

 – The Big Data Innovation conference will feature an "Apache Innovation" track 9-10 September in Boston

 – The 6th annual Cassandra Summit will be held 22-24 September in Santa Clara

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

 – The next CloudStack Collaboration Conference will be held 8-9 October in Dublin

 – The first Apache Flink Conference, Flink Forward, will be held 12-13 October in Berlin
 – The next Lucene/Solr Revolution will be held 13-16 October in Austin

 – The ASF will be at FOSDEM 2016 in Brussels 6-8 February 2016

 – The ASF Operations Summary: First Quarter, Fiscal Year 2016 (May-July 2015) is available at

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