Noteworthy items from The Apache Software Foundation's more than 200 projects and initiatives that have taken place over the past week include:

The ASF @ 15 -The Apache Software Foundation Marks 15 Years of Open Source Innovation and Community Leadership
 - Sponsorship and Stewardship

ApacheCon™ –the official conference series of The Apache Software Foundation
 - Register for ApacheCon, Cassandra Days, and CloudStack Collaboration Conference Europe end soon

Apache Camel™ –powerful open source integration framework based on known Enterprise Integration Patterns. Rules for Camel's routing and mediation engine can be defined in either a Java based DSL, XML or using DSLs for dynamic languages such as Groovy or Scala.
 - Apache Camel 2.13.3 released

Apache Commons Exec™ -a library to reliably execute external processes from within the JVM.
 - Apache Commons Exec 1.3 released

Apache Curator™ -Java libraries that make using Apache ZooKeeper much easier and more reliable.
 - Apache Curator 2.7.0. released

Apache HttpComponents Client™ -a library for client-side HTTP communication built on HttpCore. It provides connection management, cookie management, and authentication. This is the successor to the widely used Jakarta Commons HttpClient 3.1.
 - HttpComponents Client 4.3.6 GA released

Apache Jackrabbit Oak™ -a fully conforming implementation of the Content Repository for Java Technology API (JCR).
 - Apache Jackrabbit Oak 1.0.8 released

Apache Lucene™ -a 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 4.10.2 released

Apache Qpid™ –implements the latest AMQP specification, the first open standard for enterprise messaging, and provides transaction management, queuing, distribution, security, management, clustering, federation and heterogeneous multi-platform support and a lot more.
 - Qpid Proton 0.8 released

Apache Solr™ –an 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 4.10.2 released

Apache Traffic Server™ –fast, scalable and extensible HTTP/1.1 compliant caching proxy server. ATS can be used as a reverse, forward or even transparent HTTP proxy.
 - Apache Traffic Server 5.1.1 released

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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