Another productive week at The Apache Software Foundation! Here’s what happened within the Apache Community:
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.
– Next Board Meeting: 18 November. Board calendar and minutes available at http://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html
ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on four continents keeps the ASF’s infrastructure running around the clock.
– 6M weekly checks yielded a sunny 99.73% uptime over the past week http://status.apache.org/ Check against established SLAs http://status.apache.org/sla/
Apache AsterixDB (incubating) –a Big Data Management System (BDMS) that can store, index, manage, and query semi-structured data at scale on a cluster.
– Apache AsterixDB 0.8.7-incubating released https://asterixdb.incubator.apache.org/download.html
Apache PDFBox™ –an Open Source Java tool for working with PDF documents.
– Apache PDFBox 2.0.0 RC1 released http://pdfbox.apache.org/download.cgi
Apache Sling™ –a web framework that uses a Java Content Repository, such as Apache Jackrabbit, to store and manage content.
– Apache Sling 8 released https://sling.apache.org/downloads.cgi
Apache Stratos™ –a PaaS framework that is designed to address the various challenges currently faced in the Cloud PaaS space.
– Apache Stratos 4.1.4 released http://www.apache.org/dyn/closer.cgi/stratos
Apache Tomcat™ –an Open Source software implementation of the Java Servlet, JavaServer Pages, Java Unified Expression Language and Java WebSocket technologies.
– Apache Tomcat 7.0.65 released http://tomcat.apache.org/download-70.cgi
Did You Know?
– Did you know that 16 Apache projects won Bossie awards? Application Development Tools –Cassandra and Cordova; Big Data — Drill, Flink, HBase, Hive, Kafka, Mesos, NiFi, Spark, and Storm, as well as Apex, Kylin, Ranger, and Zeppelin (all incubating); Data Center and Cloud Software –Mesos http://www.infoworld.com/article/2984437/open-source-tools/bossies-2015-the-best-of-open-source-software-awards.html
– Did you know that the Law Library of Congress, the National Hockey League, and Unilever use Apache Cayenne? http://cayenne.apache.org/
Apache Community Notices:
– The list of Apache project-related MeetUps can be found at http://apache.org/events/meetups.html
– Apache CloudStack will hold a MeetUp in London on 12 November http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cloudstack-european-user-group-tickets-18631038939?aff=es2
– The ASF will be at FOSDEM 2016 in Brussels 30-31 January 2016 https://fosdem.org/
– The ASF Operations Summary: First Quarter, Fiscal Year 2016 (May-July 2015) is available at http://s.apache.org/c2P