Welcome August! Whilst many are on holidays, the Apache Community at-large is always productive. Here's what happened over the past week:

ASF Board –management and oversight of the business and affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's Bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 17 August 2016. Board calendar and minutes available at http://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on four continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield fab performance at 99.60% uptime http://status.apache.org/

ApacheCon™ –the official conference series of The Apache Software Foundation.
 - CFP and registration open for Apache: Big Data and ApacheCon Europe/Seville http://apachecon.com/

Apache Attic –provides process and solutions to make it clear when an Apache project has reached its end of life.
 - Apache Tuscany retired http://attic.apache.org/projects/tuscany.html

Apache Jackrabbit™ Oak –a scalable, high-performance hierarchical content repository designed for use as the foundation of modern world-class Web sites and other demanding content applications.
 - Apache Jackrabbit Oak 1.5.7 released http://jackrabbit.apache.org/downloads.html

Apache Knox™ –a REST API Gateway for providing secure access to the data and processing resources of Apache Hadoop clusters.
 - Apache Knox 0.9.1 released http://www.apache.org/dyn/closer.cgi/knox/0.9.1

Did You Know?

 - Did you know that Uber uses Apache Aurora, Cassandra, Hadoop, Kafka, Mesos, Spark, Storm, and Thrift at the core of its tech stack? http://aurora.apache.org/http://cassandra.apache.org/http://hadoop.apache.org/http://kafka.apache.org/http://mesos.apache.org/http://spark.apache.org/http://storm.apache.org/http://thrift.apache.org/

 - Did you know that Southwest's OpsSuite uses Apache Geode (incubating) to show real time logistics operational status? 10M messages consumed; 1M schedules optimized in seconds! http://geode.incubator.apache.org/

 - Did you know that the ASF is an hiring Infrastructure Systems Administrator/Architect? https://blogs.apache.org/infra/entry/position_available_infrastructure_systems_administrator

Apache Community Notices:

 - Find out how you can participate with Apache community/projects/activities https://helpwanted.apache.org/

 - The list of Apache project-related MeetUps can be found at http://apache.org/events/meetups.html

 - Atlanta Hadoop Users Group present Cutting edge with HBASE on 17 August 2016 http://www.meetup.com/Atlanta-Hadoop-Users-Group/events/230344766/

 - CFP is open for the next Cassandra Summit 7-9 September 2016 in San Jose https://cfp.cassandrasummit.org/

 - CloudStack Collaboration Conference Brasil will take place 29-30 September 2016 in Sao Paolo http://cloudstack.usp.br/en/index.php

 - ApacheCon Europe will take place 14-18 November 2016 in Seville, Spain http://apachecon.com/

 - The second ASF Annual Report is available at https://s.apache.org/pTMX

 - Are your software solutions Powered by Apache? Download & use our "Powered By" logos http://www.apache.org/foundation/press/kit/#poweredby
 - Show your support for Apache with ASF-approved swag from http://www.zazzle.com/featherwear and http://s.apache.org/landsend--all proceeds benefit the ASF! 
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