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From Sally Khudairi ...@apache.org>
Subject The Apache News Round-up: week ending 19 May 2017
Date Fri, 19 May 2017 14:05:22 GMT
[this announcement is available online at https://s.apache.org/oVXb ]

We're wrapping up a great week in Miami at ApacheCon, with thanks to all
our attendees, event sponsors, organizers, producers, staff, volunteers,
and the greater Apache community of developers, users, and enthusiasts
--we miss you already. Here's what happened this week:

Support Apache –if Apache software has helped you, please consider
making a donation, no matter the size. Every dollar counts.

ASF Board –management and oversight of the business and affairs of the
corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 21 June 2017. Board calendar and minutes

ApacheCon™ –the official conference of the Apache Software Foundation.
Tomorrow's Technology Today.
 - Presentations from ApacheCon https://s.apache.org/Hli7 and Apache:
 Big Data https://s.apache.org/tefE
 - Videos of keynotes + presentations are now available
 - Soundbites from the conference floor https://feathercast.apache.org/

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on four continents keeps the
ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield outstanding performance at 99.98% uptime

Apache Archiva™ –an application for managing one or more remote
repositories, including administration, artifact handling, browsing and
 - Apache Archiva 2.2.3 released http://archiva.apache.org/

Apache Beam™ –Open Source unified programming model for batch and
streaming Big Data processing.
 - The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® Beam™ v2.0.0

Apache Buildr™ –a build system for Java-based applications, including
support for Scala, Groovy and a growing number of JVM languages and
 - Apache Buildr 1.5.3 released http://buildr.apache.org/

Apache CarbonData™ –an indexed columnar data format for fast analytics
on Big Data platforms such as Apache Hadoop and Apache Spark.
 - Apache CarbonData 1.1.0 released http://carbondata.apache.org/

Apache Commons™ Compress –library defines an API for working with ar,
cpio, Unix dump, tar, zip, gzip, XZ, Pack200, bzip2, 7z, arj, lzma,
snappy, DEFLATE, lz4, Brotli and Z files.
 - Apache Commons Compress 1.14 released

Apache Directory™ Kerby –a Java Kerberos binding.
 - Apache Kerby™ 1.0.0 released http://directory.apache.org/kerby

Apache NiFi™ MiNiFi –provides a complementary data collection approach
that supplements the core tenets of NiFi in dataflow management,
focusing on the collection of data at the source of its creation.
 - Apache NiFi MiNiFi C++ 0.2.0 released https://nifi.apache.org/minifi

Apache PDFBox™ –an Open Source Java tool for working with PDF documents.
 - Apache PDFBox 2.0.6 released http://pdfbox.apache.org/

Apache Qpid™ –implements the latest AMQP specification, the first open
standard for enterprise messaging, and provides transaction management,
queuing, distribution, security, management, clustering, federation and
heterogeneous multi-platform support and a lot more.
 - Apache Qpid JMS 0.23.0 released http://qpid.apache.org

Apache Samza™ –Open Source Big Data distributed stream processing
framework in production at Intuit, LinkedIn, Netflix, Optimizely,
Redfin, and Uber, among other organizations.
 - The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® Samza™ v0.13

Apache Tomcat™ –an Open Source software implementation of the Java
Servlet, JavaServer Pages, Java Unified Expression Language, Java
WebSocket and Java Authentication Service Provider Interface for
Containers technologies.
 - Apache Tomcat 7.0.78, 8.0.44, and 8.5.15 released

Apache Wicket™ –an Open Source Java component oriented web application
framework that powers thousands of Web applications and web sites for
governments, stores, universities, cities, banks, email providers, and
 - Apache Wicket 7.7.0 and 8.0.0-M6 released http://wicket.apache.org/

Did You Know?

 - Did you know that Autodesk's private Cloud is powered by Apache
 CloudStack? http://cloudstack.apache.org/

 - Did you know that Formula 1 races have 1.5 billions of data points
 for per race, and use Apache Drill, Flink, Hadoop, HBase, Hive, Kafka,
 MapReduce, Solr, and Spark for their Big Data architectures?

 - Did you know that over the past month, 1,086 Apache Committers
 changed 5,147,842 lines of code over 15,487 commits?

Apache Community Notices:

 - "Success at Apache" is a blog series that focuses on the processes
 behind why the ASF "just works". 1) Project Independence
 https://s.apache.org/CE0V 2) All Carrot and No Stick
 https://s.apache.org/ykoG 3) Asynchronous Decision Making
 https://s.apache.org/PMvk 4) Rule of the Makers
 https://s.apache.org/yFgQ 5) JFDI --the unconditional love of
 contributors https://s.apache.org/4pjM 6) Meritocracy and Me

 - The latest Apache Community Newsletter

 - Do friend and follow us on the Apache Community Facebook page
 https://www.facebook.com/ApacheSoftwareFoundation/ and Twitter account

 - The Apache Phoenix community will be holding PhoenixCon on 13 June in
 San Francisco

 - Catch the Apache Ignite and Spark communities at the In-Memory
 Computing Summit 20-21 June in Amsterdam and 24-25 October in San
 Francisco https://imcsummit.org/

 - ASF Operations Summary - Q3 FY2017 https://s.apache.org/NKFz

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

 - Find out how you can participate with Apache
 community/projects/activities --opportunities open with Apache HTTP
 Server, Avro, ComDev (community development), Directory, Incubator,
 OODT, POI, Polygene, Syncope, Tika, Trafodion, and more!

 - ApacheCon North America + Apache: BigData, CloudStack Collaboration
 Conference, FlexJS Summit, Apache: IoT, and TomcatCon will be held
 16-18 May 2017 in Miami http://apachecon.com/

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

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