Farewell, September --we're wrapping up the month with another great week. Here are the latest updates on the Apache community's activities:

Success at Apache – the monthly blog series that focuses on the people and processes behind why the ASF "just works".
 - "Why you'd want to become an Apache Committer" by Dmitriy Pavlov https://s.apache.org/iflt2
 - "Mentor Your Mentor" by Patricia Shanahan https://s.apache.org/orco1

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 16 October 2019. Board calendar and minutes http://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html

ApacheCon™ – the ASF's official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998
 - *T-26 days* to ApacheCon Europe --register TODAY! https://www.apachecon.com/
 - The Apache® Software Foundation Announces Program Highlights for ApacheCon™ Europe https://s.apache.org/0ovfn
 - ApacheCon/Las Vegas presentations now available, exclusively on Feathercast https://feathercast.apache.org/

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at 99.99%. Performance checks across 50
different service components spread over more than 250 machines in data
centers around the world. http://www.apache.org/uptime/

Apache Code Snapshot – this week, 803 Apache contributors changed 9,613,292 lines of code over 3,213 commits. Top 5 contributors, in
order, are: Till Rohrmann, Andrea Cosentino, Stephen Mallette, Tellier Benoit, and Mark Thomas.

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data --
 - The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® Rya™ as a Top-Level Project https://s.apache.org/0xc4g
 - Apache Ignite 2.7.6 released http://ignite.apache.org/

Content --
 - Apache JSPWiki 2.11.0.M5 released https://jspwiki-wiki.apache.org/
 - Apache PDFBox 2.0.17 released http://pdfbox.apache.org/
 - Apache OpenOffice 4.1.7 released http://openoffice.apache.org/

Database --
 - Apache Druid (Incubating) 0.16.0 released http://druid.incubator.apache.org
 - Apache Geode 1.10.0 released http://geode.apache.org/

Libraries --
 - Apache Tuweni (Incubating) 0.8.2 released http://tuweni.incubator.apache.org/
 - Apache Juneau 8.1.1 released http://juneau.apache.org
 - Apache Commons BCEL 6.4.0 released http://commons.apache.org/
 - Apache Qpid Dispatch 1.9.0 released http://qpid.apache.org/

Servers --
 - Apache Tomcat 8.5.46 and 9.0.26 released http://tomcat.apache.org

Did You Know?

 - Did you know that ApacheCon Europe Community Partners include the European Commission Directorate-General for Informatics (DIGIT) and the Open Source Design community? Join us and connect! https://aceu19.apachecon.com/

 - Did you know that the ApacheCon Europe team have evolved our #LoveApache badges and created an awesome icon generator so you can easily customize your own? Give it a try https://aceu19.apachecon.com/enhance-your-social-media-avatar

 - Did you know that during ApacheCon North America, we shot "Community Over Code. Code Over Community", a special project in collaboration with technologist/photographer Peter Adams in celebration of the 20th Anniversary of The ASF? https://s.apache.org/fo9n2

Apache Community Notices:

 - The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success https://s.apache.org/GhnI

 - Celebrating 20 Years Community-led Development "The Apache Way" https://s.apache.org/ASF20thAnniversary

 - ASF Founders look back on 20 Years of the ASF https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/entry/our-founders-look-back-on

 - Foundation Reports and Statements http://www.apache.org/foundation/reports.html

 - ApacheCon: Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998 http://s.apache.org/ApacheCon

 - ASF Annual Report for FY2019 https://s.apache.org/FY2019AnnualReport

 - The Apache Software Foundation 2018 Vision Statement https://s.apache.org/zqC3

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

 - "Success at Apache" focuses on the processes behind why the ASF "just works". https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/category/SuccessAtApache

 - Please follow/like/re-tweet the ASF on social media:  @TheASF on Twitter (https://twitter.com/TheASF) and on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-apache-software-foundation

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

 - The list of Apache project-related MeetUps can be found at http://events.apache.org/event/meetups.html

 - Spark + AI Summit 2019 will be held 15-17 October in Amsterdam https://databricks.com/sparkaisummit/

 - Registration open for ApacheCon Europe 22-24 October 2019 http://apachecon.com/

 - Find out how you can participate with Apache
community/projects/activities --opportunities open with Apache Camel,
Apache HTTP Server, and more! https://helpwanted.apache.org/

 - Are your software solutions Powered by Apache? Download & use our "Powered By" logos http://www.apache.org/foundation/press/kit/#poweredby
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