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From Sally Khudairi ...@apache.org>
Subject The Apache News Round-up: week ending 10 November 2017
Date Fri, 10 Nov 2017 11:50:33 GMT
[this announcement is available online at https://s.apache.org/vpfU ]

And it's Friday already ... time flies when you're as productive as the
Apache community! Here's what happened this week:

ASF Board –management and oversight of the business affairs of the
corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 15 November. Board calendar and minutes

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on three continents keeps the
ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield astute performance at 99.19% uptime

ASF Operations Factoid –this week, 422 Apache contributors changed
857,635 lines of code over 2,005 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order,
are: Jian He, Mark Thomas, Tilman Hausherr, Svatopluk Dedic, and Carlos
Sierra Andrés.

Apache Commons™ Lang –provides helper utilities for the java.lang API,
notably String manipulation methods, basic numerical methods, object
reflection, concurrency, creation and serialization and System
 - Apache Commons Lang 3.7 released http://commons.apache.org/lang/

Apache CouchDB™ –pioneering Open Source database that scales from Big
Data to Mobile.
 - Apache CouchDB 2.1.1 and 1.7.0 released http://couchdb.apache.org/

Apache Freemarker (incubating) –a Java library template engine to
generate text output (HTML web pages, e-mails, configuration files,
source code, etc.) based on templates and changing data.
 - Apache FreeMarker 2.3.27-incubating released http://freemarker.org/

Apache HttpComponents™ Core –a set of HTTP/1.1 and HTTP/2 transport
components that can be used to build custom client and server side HTTP
services with a minimal footprint.
 - HttpComponents Core 5.0 beta1 released http://hc.apache.org/

Apache Jena™ –a framework for developing Semantic Web and Linked Data
applications in Java.
 - Apache Jena 3.5.0 released http://jena.apache.org/

Apache Kylin™ –an Open Source Distributed Analytics Engine designed to
provide SQL interface and multi-dimensional analysis (OLAP) on Apache
Hadoop, supporting extremely large datasets.
 - Apache Kylin 2.2.0 released https://kylin.apache.org/

Apache OpenMeetings™ –provides video conferencing, instant messaging,
white board, collaborative document editing and other groupware tools
using API functions of the Red5 Streaming Server for Remoting and
 - Apache OpenMeetings 4.0.0 released http://openmeetings.apache.org

Apache Qpid™ –a messaging library for the Advanced Message Queuing
Protocol 1.0 (AMQP 1.0, ISO/IEC 19464, http://www.amqp.org).
 - Apache Qpid Proton 0.18.1 and Qpid JMS 0.27.0 released

Apache UIMA™ –a component architecture and framework for the analysis of
unstructured content like text, video and audio data.
 - Apache UIMA Java SDK 2.10.2 released http://uima.apache.org

Did You Know?

 - Did you know that Apache Community Development (ComDev) issue a
 monthly blog? Catch up at https://s.apache.org/rE1T

 - Did you know that the Italian Army uses Apache Syncope for identity
 management? http://syncope.apache.org/

 - Did you know that the following Apache projects are celebrating
 anniversaries in November? Many happy returns to Apache Ant (15 yrs);
 Apache Labs (11 yrs); Apache HttpComponents (10 yrs); Apache Attic,
 Buildr, CouchDB, and Qpid (9 yrs); Apache Community Development (8
 yrs); Apache OODT and ZooKeeper (7 yrs); Apache Kafka and Syncope (5
 yrs); Apache Ambari and Marmotta (4 yrs); Apache BookKeeper, Drill, and
 MetaModel (3 yrs); Apache Brooklyn, Groovy, Kylin, and REEF (2 yrs);
 and Apache Geode (1 yr)!

Apache Community Notices:
 - Foundation Statement –Apache Is Open. https://s.apache.org/PIRA

 - "Success at Apache" 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/PMvk4) 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
 https://s.apache.org/tQQh 7) Learning to Build a Stronger Community
 https://s.apache.org/x9Be 8) Meritocracy. https://s.apache.org/DiEo 9)
 Lowering Barriers to Open Innovation https://s.apache.org/dAlg 10) All
 My Roads Led to Apache https://s.apache.org/l9OO 11) Scratch Your Own
 Itch. https://s.apache.org/7Amk

 - Follow the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter and on LinkedIn at
 (re-tweets/shares/likes most appreciated!)
 - Presentations from ApacheCon https://s.apache.org/Hli7 and Apache:
 Big Data https://s.apache.org/tefE are available; as well as videos
 https://s.apache.org/AE3m and audio recordings

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

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

 - The ASF will be participating at China Open Source Conference COSCon
 '17 18-19 November in Shanghai http://www.huodongxing.com/go/coscon17

 - Apache community members share leadership best practices on Open
 Source governance, community leadership, open development, and more at
 FOSS Backstage in Berlin on 20 November 2017

 - Meet members of the Apache CloudStack community at the CloudStack
 European User Group on 21 November in Leipzig

 - Members of the Apache community will be out in force at Open Source
 Summit Paris 6-7 December 2017 http://www.opensourcesummit.paris/

 - ASF Quarterly Report: Operations Summary Q1 FY2018

 - ASF Annual Report is available 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!

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

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