The Apache News Round-up: week ending 10 June 2016

We’ve kicked off the week with the publication of our second Annual Report and wrapped it up with the following activities:

ASF Board –management and oversight of the business and affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation’s Bylaws.
 – Next Board Meeting: 15 June 2016. Board calendar and minutes available at

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on four continents keeps the ASF’s infrastructure running around the clock.
 – 7M+ weekly checks yield fantastic performance at 99.66% uptime

ApacheCon™ –the official conference series of The Apache Software Foundation.
 – North America session recordings
 – Mark your calendars: Europe –14-18 November 2016 in Seville, Spain. Watch this space

Apache Calcite™ Avatica –a framework for building database drivers.
 – Apache Calcite Avatica 1.8.0 released

Apache Groovy™ –a powerful, optionally typed and dynamic language, with static-typing and static compilation capabilities, for the Java platform aimed at improving developer productivity thanks to a concise, familiar and easy to learn syntax.
 – Apache Groovy 2.4.7 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 1.4.3 and 1.5.3 released

Apache Kylin™ –extreme OLAP engine for Big Data.
 – Apache Kylin released

Apache Log4j™ –a well known framework for logging application behavior.
 – Apache Log4j 2.6.1 released

Apache Mynewt –a community-driven module OS for constrained, embedded applications.
 – Apache Mynewt 0.9.0-incubating released

Apache PDFBox™ –an Open Source Java tool for working with PDF documents.
 – Apache PDFBox 2.0.2 released

Apache Syncope™ –an Open Source system for managing digital identities in enterprise environments, implemented in Java EE technology.
 – Apache Syncope 1.2.8 and 2.0.0-M2 released

Did You Know?

 – Did you know that Tesla Motors uses Apache Hadoop to efficiently collect & process data generated by its connected cars?

 – Did you know that 315,533,038 lines of Apache code changed over the past year? An increase of 65%!

 – Did you know that we’re always looking for great ways to highlight Apache projects in our "Did You Know" campaigns? Send your success stories to <>!

Apache Community Notices:

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

 – The Bangalore Kafka Users Group will take place 11 June 2016

 – All Things Technology – BigData Pune Group will present Why Spark? on 11 June 2016

 – Advanced Spark and TensorFlow Meetup will be meeting at QCon NY 2016: Spark +Kafka Streaming +TensorFlow Recommendations Pipeline 13-17 June 2016

 – Apache Spark and Distributed Computing Maryland present Spark 2.0 Performance Improvements & Blazegraph GPU on 13 June 2016

– Big Data & Data Science – Israel will present Recommendation Systems – from scratch to a working Spark implementation on 13 June 2016

 – Data Driven NYC #48 will be held 13 June 2016

 – Fun[ctional] Spark with Scala will be held 13 June 2016 in Madrid

 – Hadoop User Group Ireland (HUG IRL) will present Production Quality Data Science. Building Rapid Ingestion Data Pipelines on 13 June 2016

 – Houston Hadoop and Spark Meetup Group will present Spark Hands On 1-Day Workshop for Data Engineers, Data Scientists and Developers on 14 June 2016

 – Big Data Developers Philadelphia will present Introduction to Spark In-memory Computing on 14 June 2016

 – Big Data Developers New York City will present NY Water Complaint Analysis using Apache Spark on 14 June 2016

 – Lessons Learned While Running Kafka at Scale by Gwen Shapira will be held in Tel Aviv on 14 June 2016

 – San Francisco Hadoop Users will meet on 14 June 2016

 – Data Science MD will present De-siloing data with Apache Drill on 14 June 2016 in Baltimore

 – Big Data Romandie will present "Apache Kafka A high-throughput distributed messaging system" in Geneva on 14 June 2016

 – Boise Cloud Computing Meetup will present Moving data gracefully with Apache NiFi on 14 June 2016

 – Paris Cassandra Meetup will present "Jonathan Ellis and ING present Cassandra" on 14 June 2016

 – Sydney Cassandra Users will present Introduction to Apache Cassandra 3.X and beyond on 15 June 2016

 – Big Data Application Meetup will be held in Palo Alto on 15 June 2016

 – Stream Processing Meetup @ LinkedIn will feature Apache Kafka on 15 June 2015 in Mountain View

 – Seattle Spark Meetup will present Spark 2.0 Highlights from Spark Summit SF 2016 on 15 June 2016

 – Grand Rapids Java Users Group will present Make Your Bus A Camel :- Apache Camel on 15 June 2016

 – Data Science Dojo will present Scale R to Big Data Using Hadoop and Spark on 15 June 2016 in Redmond

 – Data Scientists Ireland will present "Distributed deep learning on Spark" webinar on 15 June 2016 in Dublin

 – Poznan Scala User Group will present [Paweł Jurczenko] "Apache Spark, czyli MapReduce na sterydach" on 15 June 2016

 – Scala-Montreal will present Buffering and consuming MySQL changes via Kafka on 15 June 2016

 – Vienna Spark Meetup will be held 15 June 2016

 – Atlanta Hadoop Users Group will hold Using Machine Learning Algorithms with KNIME/Apache Spark’s MLLib/TensorFlow on 15 June 2016

 – Eastcode Sessions will hold Intro to Reactive Streams on 15 June 2016 in Košice

 – Big Data Introduction will feature Hands-on Session On Stream Processing using Apache Spark and Apache Kafka on 15 June 2016 in Bangalore

 – Vancouver Spark Meetup will present Spark Streaming : Dealing with State on 16 June 2016

 – Melbourne Cassandra Users will present Introduction to Cassandra 3.x and beyond + Graph & Spark on 16 June 2016

 – Java User Group Łódź will present Wstęp do Big Data: Apache Hadoop i modele obliczeń rozproszonych on 16 June 2016

 – Big Data Analytics Melbourne will present Graphing it up with Cassandra and Spark on 16 June 2016

 – Vancouver Scala will present Joint Meetup: Spark Streaming & Dealing with State on 16 June 2016

 – Austin Cassandra Users will hold Cassandra Summer School: Cassandra Architecture 101 on 16 June 2016

 – New York Hadoop User Group will meet on 16 June 2016

 –  PHASE: Philly Area Scala Enthusiasts will present Brian Clapper: RDDs, DataFrames and Datasets in Apache Spark on 16 June 2016 in Philadelphia

 – CloudTalk and Seattle Technical Forum will partner up to present Taking Spark to the Clouds on 16 June 2016 in Bellevue

 – Big Data Developers Lisbon will hold All about Apache Spark on 16 June 2016

 – DC/OS Taipei will feature Apache Mesos on 16 June 2016

 – Fairfield Technology entrepreneurship and career changers will present Introduction To Spark on 16 June 2016

 – The CloudStack European User Group will take place 16 June 2016 in Berlin

 – Bangalore Mesos User Group will present Introduction to Apache Mesos on 9 July 2016

 – Atlanta Hadoop Users Group present Cutting edge with HBASE on 17 August 2016

 – CFP is open for the next Cassandra Summit 7-9 September 2016 in San Jose

 – CloudStack Collaboration Conference Brasil will take place 29-30 September 2016 in Sao Paolo

 – ApacheCon Europe will take place 14-18 November 2016 in Seville, Spain

 – The Apache Software Foundation Operations Summary: Third Quarter, Fiscal Year 2016 (November 2015 – January 2016) is availbable at

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