With more than 200 projects and initiatives at The Apache Software Foundation, there are so many amazing things happening in the Apache community! Here are some noteworthy items from over the past week:
ApacheCon™ –the official conference series of The Apache Software Foundation
 - Keynotes and Program Announced for ApacheCon and CloudStack Collaboration Conference Europe http://s.apache.org/BoJ
 - CFP now open for ApacheCon North America 2015 (Austin, Texas, 13-17 April 2015) http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/apachecon-north-america/program/cfp
 - Follow ApacheCon developments via http://www.apache.org/foundation/mailinglists.html#foundation-apachecon and https://twitter.com/ApacheCon

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.
 - New "Powered By Apache" logo http://apache.org/foundation/press/kit/#poweredby

Apache Cayenne™ –powerful, full-featured, opensource framework created for developers working with relational databases; seamlessly maps any relational database to Java objects, reducing development time and adding considerable functionality to any application which requires a database. 
 - The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache™ Cayenne™ v3.1 http://s.apache.org/FjS

Apache Commons Weaver™ –an easy way to enhance compiled Java classes by generating ("weaving") bytecode into those classes.
 - Apache Commons Weaver 1.1 released http://www.apache.org/dist/commons/weaver/RELEASE-NOTES.txt

Apache HttpComponents Client™ –low level HTTP transport components that can be used to build custom client and server side HTTP services with a minimal footprint.
 - Apache HttpComponents Client 4.4-beta1 Released http://hc.apache.org/

Apache Lucene™ –high-performance, full-featured text search engine library written entirely in Java. It is a technology suitable for nearly any application that requires full-text search, especially cross-platform.
 - Apache Lucene 4.10.1 released http://lucene.apache.org/core/mirrors-core-latest-redir.html

Apache Lucy™ –search engine library provides full-text search for dynamic programming languages.
 - Apache Clownfish 0.4.1 released http://www.apache.org/dist/lucy/clownfish/CHANGES-0.4.1.txt
 - Apache Lucy 0.4.1 released http://www.apache.org/dist/lucy/CHANGES-0.4.1.txt

Apache Solr™ –open source enterprise search server based on the Lucene Java search library, with XML/HTTP and JSON, Ruby, and Python APIs, hit highlighting, faceted search, caching, replication, and a web administration interface.
 - Apache Solr 4.10.1 released http://lucene.apache.org/solr/mirrors-solr-latest-redir.html

Apache Storm™ –distributed, real-time computation system
 - The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache™ Storm™ as a Top-Level Project http://s.apache.org/DGO

Apache Tomcat™ –web server that is an open source software implementation of the Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages technologies.
 - Apache Tomcat 8.0.14 available http://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-8.0-doc/changelog.html

Apache TomEE™ –delivers Servlets, JSP, JSF, JTA, JPA, CDI, Bean Validation and EJB Lite. Apache TomEE Plus has all the features of TomEE with the addition of JAX-RS (RESTfull Services), JAX-WS (Web Services), JMS (Java Message Service) and JCA (the Java Connector Architecture)
 - Apache TomEE Wins Duke's Choice Award and Geek Choice Award at JavaOne 2014 http://s.apache.org/w2O

Apache UIMA™ –supports the community working on the analysis of unstructured information with a unifying Java and C++ framework, tooling, and analysis components, guided by the OASIS UIMA standard. It includes support for very large scaleout using networked clusters of compute nodes.
 - Apache UIMA Ruta 2.2.1 released http://uima.apache.org/ruta.html

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