Well hello, October --we're off to a great start with the latest from the Apache community:

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-18 days* to ApacheCon Europe
    --TRACKS in Big Data, Cloud, Community, IoT, Machine Learning, Open Source Design, Servers, and more.
    --KEYNOTES by European Commission Director for Digital Business Solutions at the Directorate-General for Informatics (DG DIGIT) Thomas Gageik; Mastercard Executive Vice President for Global Cities Miguel A. Gamiño; and writer, political analyst, and activist Nanjala Nyabola. Plus special keynote panel with ASF Founders Lars Eilebrecht, Cliff Skolnick, and Dirk-Willem van Gulik. 
    --SPECIAL EVENTS include BarCampApache, Hackathon, Movie Night, and more!
    --REGISTER TODAY and SAVE: EARLY REGISTRATION ends soon! Group rates available too :-) https://www.apachecon.com/

 - ApacheCon/Las Vegas presentations now available, exclusively on Feathercast https://feathercast.apache.org/ and YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/TheApacheFoundation

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at 99.95%. 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, 385 Apache contributors changed 527,624 lines of code over 2,168 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Andrea Cosentino, Jean-Baptiste Onofré, Dan Haywood, Wei-Chiu Chuang, and Mark Thomas.

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Content --
 - Apache Jackrabbit Oak 1.18.0 released http://jackrabbit.apache.org/

Geospatial --
 - Apache SIS 1.0 released http://sis.apache.org/

Libraries --
 - Apache Commons BCEL Version 6.4.1 released https://commons.apache.org/

Messaging --
 - Apache Qpid JMS 0.46.0 released http://qpid.apache.org

Did You Know?

 - Did you know that ApacheCon Europe Community Partners include the European Commission Directorate-General for Informatics (DIGIT), and whose director, Thomas Gageik, will be keynoting the event? https://aceu19.apachecon.com/

 - Did you know that during ApacheCon/Las Vegas, Apache projects added 406 new committers, and Apache Calcite, Camel, Flink, Maven, SkyWalking,Syncope, Tapestry, and Wicket issued new releases? https://projects.apache.org

 - Did you know that during ApacheCon North America, we resumed principal photography on "Trillions and Trillions Served", the documentary on The Apache Software Foundation that first began 10 years ago. Filming will continue at ApacheCon in Berlin --https://s.apache.org/ek3h8

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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