Here's a snapshot of what's been happening at the Apache Software Foundation over the past week. With more than 200 projects and initiatives under development at The ASF, keep an eye out for updates on your favorite projects!
Apache Buildr™ –build system for Java-based applications, including support for Scala, Groovy and a growing number of JVM languages and tools.
 - Apache Buildr 1.4.21 released

Apache cTAKES™ –clinical Text Analysis and Knowledge Extraction System (cTAKES) is an Open Source natural language processing system for information extraction from electronic medical record clinical free-text.
 - Apache cTAKES 3.2.1 released

Apache DeltaSpike™ –a portable JSR-299 CDI (Contexts and Dependency Injection for Java) Extension library which contains lots of useful tools and helpers which are missing in the CDI core spec; not a CDI-container, but a portable CDI extension.
 - Apache DeltaSpike 1.2.0 released

Apache MetaModel™ –uniform connector and query API to many very different datastore types, including: Relational (JDBC) databases, CSV files, Excel spreadsheets, XML files, JSON files, Fixed width files, MongoDB, Apache CouchDB, Apache HBase, Apache Cassandra, ElasticSearch, databases, and more.
 - Apache MetaModel graduated as a Top-Level Project

ASF Infrastructure –leading the ASF's multi-datacenter, multi-cloud deployment running 24x7x365 on multiple continents, distributing terabytes of artifacts per week and archiving more than 11 million Apache email messages.
 - ASF SVN service outage post-mortem

ApacheCon™ –the official conference series of The Apache Software Foundation
 - CFP open for ApacheCon North America in Austin

Apache Software Foundation Graphics –graphical assets that can be used by third parties when referring to The Apache Software Foundation or one of its projects.
 - Download new "Powered By Apache" general and project logos

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