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Monday February 14, 2022

The Apache Weekly News Round-up: week ending 11 February 2022

Hello, everyone --let's review the Apache community's activities from over the past week:

Apache Software Foundation Statement at 8 February 2022 Senate Committee hearing on Homeland Security and Government Affairs https://s.apache.org/485lz

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 16 February 2022. Board calendar and minutes https://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at 100.00%. Performance checks across 50 different service components spread over more than 250 machines in data centers around the world. View the ASF's Infrastructure Uptime site to see the most recent averages.

Apache Code Snapshot – Over the past week, 308 Apache Committers changed 5,335,315 lines of code over 2,989 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Gary Gregory, Emmanuel Lecharny, Mark Thomas, Liang Zhang, and Tilmann Zäschke. 

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

APIs --
 - Apache APISIX 2.10.2 released
   -- CVE-2022-24112: apisix/batch-requests plugin allows overwriting the X-REAL-IP header 

Big Data --
 - Apache Beam 2.36.0 released

Content --
 - Apache Traffic Control 6.1.0 released
   -- CVE-2022-23206: Server-Side Request Forgery in Traffic Ops endpoint POST /user/login/oauth
 - Apache Tika 2.3.0 released
   -- Apache Tika 1.x End-Of-Life (EOL) announcement https://s.apache.org/lkqid
 - Apache Jackrabbit 2.21.10 released

Database --
 - Apache JDO 3.2 released
 - Apache Cassandra CVE-2021-44521: Remote code execution for scripted UDFs

Mail --
 - Apache James 3.6.2 released
   -- CVE-2022-22931: Path traversal in Apache James  

Web Frameworks --
 - Apache Wicket 9.8.0 released 


Did You Know?

 - Did you know that you can scale Apache SkyWalking in Kubernetes natively? https://skywalking.apache.org/blog/2022-01-24-scaling-with-apache-skywalking/

 - Did you know that the next Apache Ignite Community Gathering MeetUp will take place online on 16 February? 

 - Did you know that the ASF's seven-member Infrastructure team performs 7M+ weekly checks to ensure services are available around the clock to all Apache Projects and their communities? Average uptime in January 2022 was 100%!

Apache Community Notices

 - Apache in 2021 - By The Digits + Video highlights 

 - The Apache Month in Review: January 2022 and video highlights

 - Watch "Trillions and Trillions Served", the documentary on the ASF 1) full feature [49 min] 2) "Apache Everywhere" [6 min] 3) "Why Apache" [2.5 min] 4) “Apache Innovation” [40 min] 

 - ASF Annual Report: FY2021 -- Press release and Report (PDF)

 - The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success 

 - Foundation Reports and Statements

 - Presentations from 2021's ApacheCon Asia and ApacheCon@Home are available on the ASF YouTube channel.

 - "Success at Apache" focuses on the people and processes behind why the ASF "just works." 

 - Inside Infra: the new interview series with members of the ASF infrastructure team --meet 
    Chris 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 and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Daniel2
    Gavin McDonald Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Gavin and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Gavin2
    Andrew Wetmore Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Andrew and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Andrew2
    Chris Lambertus Part I  https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-ChrisL  and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-ChrisL2

 - Follow the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter and The ASF page LinkedIn

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