Huzzah --the Apache Community has just exceeded 5,300 Committers! Here's what we've been up to over the past week:
ASF Board –the ASF Board is responsible for management and oversight of the business and affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's Bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 20 January 2016. Board calendar and minutes available at
ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on four continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 6M+ weekly checks yielded a plucky 99.97% uptime over the past week Check against established SLAs
ApacheCon™ –the official conference series of The Apache Software Foundation.
 - Call For Participation: Apache:Big Data North America - Vancouver 9-12 May 2016
 - Call For Participation: ApacheCon:Core North America - Vancouver 11-13 May 2016
 - Applications OPEN: Travel Assistance to ApacheCon North America

Apache Flex™ –a highly productive, open source application framework for building and maintaining expressive applications that deploy consistently on all major browsers, desktops and devices (including smartphones, tablets and TV).
 - Apache Flex 4.15.0 released

Apache SINGA (incubating) –a general distributed deep learning platform for training big deep learning models over large datasets.
 - Apache SINGA 0.2.0 released

Apache Tomcat™ Native Library –provides portable API for features not found in contemporary JDK's.
 - Apache Tomcat Native 1.2.4 released

Did You Know?
 - Did you know that Apache geospatial projects such as SIS support OGC standards, and welcome presentation proposals for ApacheCon?

 - Did you know that the re-designed Apache Projects Directory provides a wide array of information on project categories, communities, Committers, languages, podlings undergoing incubation, releases, and timelines?

 - Did you know that Apache OpenOffice has new Extensions, Templates, Administrative Interface, and Search functionality?

Apache Community Notices:

 - The list of Apache project-related MeetUps can be found at

 - Apache Spark will be featured at Data Day Texas on 16 January in Austin

 - The ASF will be participating at FOSDEM 2016 in Brussels 30-31 January 2016

 - The next CloudStack European User Group will be held 3 March 2016 in London

 - Apache:Big Data North America will take place 9-12 May 2016 in Vancouver

 - ApacheCon:Core North America will take place 11-13 May 2016 in Vancouver

 - The ASF Operations Summary: Second Quarter, Fiscal Year 2016 (August-October 2015) 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 --all proceeds benefit the ASF! 
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