August has simply zipped by —it's hard to believe that it's the last Friday of the month! Per usual, there seems to be little or no rest with Apache community at-large:
Support Apache –help ensure that Apache software projects continue to be freely available to users around the world. Every dollar counts.

ASF Board –management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 20 September. Board calendar and minutes
 - ASF Annual Report for 2017 Fiscal Year

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield assured performance at 91.79% uptime

ASF Operations Factoid –this week, 357 Committers changed 679,818 lines of code over 1,887 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Pei He, Michael Stack, Andrea Cosentino, Benjamin Mahler, and Ismaël Mejía.

Apache HBase™ –an Open Source, distributed, versioned, non-relational database.
 - Apache HBase 2.0.0-alpha-2 and 1.1.12 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 1.6.4, 1.0.39, and 1.7.6 released

Apache Knox™ –a REST API Gateway for providing secure access to the data and processing resources of Apache Hadoop clusters.
 - Apache Knox 0.13.0 released

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 2.1.0 released

Apache MADlib™ –Big Data machine-learning library used for scalable in-database analytics.
 - The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® MADlib™ as a Top-Level Project

Apache Tomcat™ –an Open Source software implementation of the Java Servlet, JavaServer Pages, Java Unified Expression Language and Java WebSocket technologies.
 - Apache Tomcat 8.0.46 released

Apache Traffic Server™ –a high-performance Web proxy cache that improves network efficiency and performance by caching frequently-accessed information at the edge of the network.
 - Apache Traffic Server 6.2.2 released

Apache VCL™ –a self-service system used to dynamically provision and broker remote access to a dedicated compute environment for an end-user.
 - Apache VCL 2.5 released

Did You Know?
 - Did you know that half of the Gartner Magic Quadrant Leaders and Challengers for Hybrid Cloud Hosting use Apache CloudStack?
 - Did you know that Apache Mesos and Apache Spark are up for JAX Innovation Awards? Vote today at
 - Did you know that Apache RocketMQ (incubating) is the most popular distributed messaging and streaming data platform in China?
Apache Community Notices:
 - "Success at Apache" focuses on the processes behind why the ASF "just works". 1) Project Independence 2) All Carrot and No Stick 3) Asynchronous Decision Making Rule of the Makers 5) JFDI --the unconditional love of contributors 6) Meritocracy and Me 7) Learning to Build a Stronger Community 7) Meritocracy.
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 - Presentations from ApacheCon and Apache: Big Data are available; as well as videos and audio recordings
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 - The list of Apache project-related MeetUps can be found at

 - TomcatCon will be held 25 September in London

 - Meet members of the Apache Big Data communities at DataWorks/Hadoop Summit 20-21 September in Sydney

 - The Apache community will be at All Things Open --stop by the ASF booth and say hello! 23-24 October in Raleigh

 - Learn about Apache Atlas, AriaTosca (incubating), Hadoop YARN, Kafka, ManifoldCF, Ranger, Spot (incubating), Thrift, and more at Open Source Summit Europe + ELC Europe 2017 23-26 October in Prague

 - Catch the Apache Ignite and Spark communities at the In-Memory Computing Summit 24-25 October in San Francisco

 - 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!
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