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Friday October 09, 2020

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 9 October 2020

Hurrah for Friday! We've had a great week within the Apache community. Here's what happened:

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 21 October 2020. Board calendar and minutes https://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html

ApacheCon™ – the ASF's official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998.
 - ApacheCon@Home 2020 was a huge success https://blogs.apache.org/conferences/entry/apachecon-home-2020-was-a 
 - Select session recordings will be posted in the coming weeks to https://www.youtube.com/c/TheApacheFoundation/ 

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at 99.92%. Performance checks across 50 different service components spread over more than 250 machines in data centers around the world. http://www.apache.org/uptime/

Apache Code Snapshot – Over the past week, 384 Apache Committers changed 1,331,935 lines of code over 3,179 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Andrea Cosentino, Claus Ibsen, Mark Thomas, Mark Miller, and Sebastian Bazley.  

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data --
 - Apache Calcite 1.26.0 released https://calcite.apache.org/
 - Apache Calcite CVE-2020-13955 Disabled HTTPS Hostname Verification https://s.apache.org/m9xta

Content --
 - Apache Any23 2.4 released http://any23.apache.org/

Libraries --
 - Apache Commons Net 3.7.1 released https://commons.apache.org/proper/commons-net/

Programming Languages --
 - Apache Groovy 4.0.0-alpha-1 released https://groovy.apache.org/

Search --
 - Apache Lucene 8.6.3 and Solr 8.6.3 released http://lucene.apache.org/

Servers --
 - Apache HttpComponents Client 4.5.13 GA and 5.0.3 GA released https://hc.apache.org/
 - Apache HttpComponents Client CVE-2020-13956 Incorrect handling of malformed URI authority component https://s.apache.org/lpvrx

Web Frameworks --
 - Apache Wicket 8.10.0 released https://wicket.apache.org/


Did You Know?

- Did you know that the following projects are celebrating anniversaries this month? Many happy returns to the Apache Incubator (18 years); Xalan and XML Graphics (16 years); PDFBox (11 years); Thrift (10 years); JMeter (9 years); Cordova, Isis, and OpenOffice (8 years); jclouds (7 years); Calcite (5 years); Juneau and Kibble (3 years); Joshua and ServiceComb (2 years); SINGA and Submarine (1 year) https://projects.apache.org/committees.html?date

- Did you know that Apache Airflow, Arrow, Druid, and Superset (incubating) were awarded InfoWorld's Bossies for the Most Innovative Open Source Projects &  Next Generation Tools? Go Apache! https://www.idg.com/news/infoworld-announces-2020-bossie-award-winners-for-the-most-innovative-open-source-projects-and-next-generation-tools/  

- Did you know that Pinterest's real-time analytics platform is powered by Apache Druid? http://druid.apache.org/

Apache Community Notices

- Apache Month In Review: September 2020 https://s.apache.org/Sep2020

- ASF FY2020 Annual Report https://s.apache.org/FY2020AnnualReport 

- "Trillions and Trillions Served" documentary on the ASF: 1) full feature https://s.apache.org/Trillions-Feature 2) "Apache Everywhere" https://s.apache.org/ApacheEverywhere 3) "Why Apache" https://s.apache.org/ASF-Trillions 4) “Apache Innovation” https://s.apache.org/ApacheInnovation 

 - The Apache Software Foundation Statement on the COVID-19 Coronavirus Outbreak https://s.apache.org/COVID-19  

 - The Apache Software Foundation Celebrates 21 Years of Open Source Leadership https://s.apache.org/21stAnniversary

 - Apache in 2019 - By The Digits https://s.apache.org/Apache2019Digits

 - The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success https://s.apache.org/GhnI

 - Foundation Reports and Statements http://www.apache.org/foundation/reports.html

 - "Success at Apache" focuses on the people and processes behind why the ASF "just works". https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/category/SuccessAtApache

 - Inside Infra: the new interview series with members of the ASF infrastructure team --meet Christ Thistlethwaite https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Chris | Drew Foulks https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Drew | Greg Stein Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg , Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg2 and Part III https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg3 | Daniel Gruno --Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Daniel1

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