The Apache community has been hard at work this week. Here's what took place:

ASF Board –management and oversight of the business and affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Announcing changes in ASF Executive Leadership
 - Next Board Meeting: 16 November 2016. Board calendar and minutes available at

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on four continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield stable performance at 99.61% uptime

ApacheCon™ –the official conference series of The Apache Software Foundation.
 - Early registration incentives for Apache: Big Data and ApacheCon Europe/Seville end 3 November

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 properties.
 - Apache Commons Lang 3.5 released

Apache Commons™ Weaver –provides an easy way to enhance compiled Java classes by generating ("weaving") bytecode into those classes.
 - Apache Commons Weaver 1.3 released

Apache Flume™ –a distributed, reliable, and available service for efficiently collecting, aggregating, and moving large amounts of log data.
 - Apache Flume 1.7.0 released

Apache Fluo (incubating) –adds distributed transactions to Apache Accumulo, and provides an observer/notification framework to allow users to incrementally update large data sets stored in Accumulo.
 - Apache Fluo 1.0.0-incubating released

Apache Jackrabbit™ –a fully compliant implementation of the Content Repository for Java(TM) Technology API, version 2.0 (JCR 2.0) as specified in the Java Specification Request 283 (JSR 283).
 - Apache Jackrabbit Oak 1.2.20 released

Apache Kafka™ –a high-throughput, publish-subscribe messaging system rethought of as a distributed commit log.
 - Apache Kafka released

Apache NiFi™ –an easy to use, powerful, and reliable system to process and distribute data.
 - Apache NiFi 0.7.1 release

Apache Qpid™ –a messaging library for the Advanced Message Queuing Protocol 1.0.
 - Apache Qpid Proton 0.15.0 released

Apache Struts™ –an elegant, extensible framework for creating enterprise-ready Java Web applications.
 - Apache Struts 2.3.31 GA + Security Fixes and Struts 2.5.5 GA released

Apache Tomcat™ –Open Source software implementation of the Java Servlet, JavaServer Pages, Java Unified Expression Language, Java WebSocket and JASPIC technologies.
 - Apache Tomcat 6.0.47 released

Apache Zeppelin™ –a collaborative data analytics and visualization tool for distributed, general-purpose data processing system such as Apache Spark, Apache Flink, etc.
 - Apache Zeppelin 0.6.2 released

Did You Know?

 - Did you know that a record 63 projects are under development in the Apache Incubator?

 - Did you know that Alibaba, the world's largest eCommerce retailer, uses Apache Flink to power critical aspects of its search infrastructure and deliver relevance and accuracy to its end users?

 - Did you know that the Apache Tinkerpop Gremlin graph traversal language is Turing Complete?

Apache Community Notices:

 - 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, Syncope, Tika, Trafodion, Zest, and more!

 - ApacheCon Europe will take place 14-18 November 2016 in Seville, Spain

 - The ASF Q1 FY2017 Report is available at

 - Are your software solutions Powered by Apache? Download & use our "Powered By" logos
 - Show your support for Apache with ASF-approved swag from and proceeds benefit the ASF! 
= = =
For real-time updates, sign up for Apache-related news by sending mail to and follow @TheASF on Twitter. For a broader spectrum from the Apache community, provides an aggregate of Project activities as well as the personal blogs and tweets of select ASF Committers.

# # #