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Monday April 25, 2022

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 22 April 2022

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

ApacheCon – the ASF's official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998.
 - CFP open: ApacheCon Asia - 29-31 July (online) https://apachecon.com/acasia2022/cfp.html
 - CFP open: ApacheCon North America - 3-6 October (New Orleans) https://cfp.apachecon.com/
 - Travel Assistance applications open: for ApacheCon North America. Apply today https://apache.org/travel/

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 18 May 2022. Running Board calendar and minutes are available.

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at 99.99%. 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, 306 Apache Committers and 772 contributors changed 17,057,661 lines of code over 3,534 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Michael Osipov, Benoit Tellier, Olivier Lamy, Gary Gregory, and Henrik Krohns.

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

APIs --
 - Apache APISIX 2.13.1 released
    -- CVE-2022-29266: apisix/jwt-auth may leak secrets in the error response 
 - Apache ShenYu (Incubating) 2.4.3 released

Big Data --
 - Apache CouchDB 3.2.2 released 
 - Apache Beam 2.38.0 released 
 - Apache Kyuubi (Incubating) 1.5.1-incubating released 

Confidential Computing --
 - Apache Teaclave (incubating) 0.4.0 and Teaclave TrustZone SDK 0.2.0 released 

Content --
 - Apache PDFBox 2.0.26 released 

Messaging --
 - Apache Pulsar 2.9.2 and 2.10.0 released 

Middleware --
 - Apache Linkis 1.1.0 (incubating) released

Workflow --
 - Apache DolphinScheduler 3.0.0-alpha released 

Servers -
 - Apache TomEE 8.0.11
released 

Did You Know?

- Did you know that recent projects undergoing development in the Apache Incubator include HugeGraph (graph database), Linkis (computational middleware), and SeaTunnel (Big Data integration)? https://incubator.apache.org/projects/

- Did you know that the ASF is the top-ranked Open Source not-for-profit organization with the most stars on GitHub? Also ranked #4 of all organizations https://gitstar-ranking.com/

- Did you know that the CFP for Ignite Summit (14 June - online) is now open? https://ignite-summit.org/

Apache Community Notices

 - Apache in 2021 - By The Digits + 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 (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." 

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

 - Follow the Apache Community on Facebook and Twitter

 - Are your software solutions Powered by Apache? Download & use our "Powered By" logos.


Stay updated about The ASF

For real-time updates, sign up for Apache-related news by sending mail to announce-subscribe@apache.org and follow @TheASF on Twitter. For a broader spectrum from the Apache community, Planet Apache provides an aggregate of Project activities as well as the personal blogs and tweets of select ASF Committers.

Monday April 18, 2022

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 15 April 2022

Happy Friday, everyone --here's what the Apache community has been up to over the past week:

ApacheCon – the ASF's official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998.
 - CFP for ApacheCon North America 2022 (taking place 3-6 October in New Orleans) is now open https://blogs.apache.org/conferences/entry/call-for-presentations-apachecon-north
 - Travel Assistance applications for ApacheCon are open until 1 July https://apache.org/travel/

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 20 April 2022. Running Board calendar and minutes are available.

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at 99.99%. 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, 402 Apache Committers and 1,048 contributors changed 17,760,803 lines of code over 5,646 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Otavio Rodolfo Piske, Andi Huber, Jinrui.Zhang, Liang Zhang, and Dillon Walls.   

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Incubator --where new Apache projects (aka "podlings") are mentored in the Apache Way of community-led development.
 - Apache brpc (incubating) 1.1.0 released

Attic --provides process and solutions when an Apache project has reached its end of life.
 - Apache River is now retired

Big Data --
 - Apache Bigtop 3.0.1 released
 - Apache ShardingSphere 5.1.1 released

Business Intelligence/Data Visualization --
 - Apache Superset CVE-2022-27479: SQL injection vulnerability in chart data API

Messaging --
 - Apache Qpid ProtonJ2 1.0.0-M5 released

Observability --
 - Apache SkyWalking 9.0.0, Client JS version 0.8.0, and Java Agent 8.10.0 released

Web Frameworks --
Apache Struts 2.5.30 released
- Apache Struts CVE-2021-31805: Forced OGNL evaluation ...
Apache Wicket 9.9.1 released

Workflow --
- New Apache Airflow Providers released 

Did You Know?

- Did you know that Apache APISIX Summit Asia will be held online 20-21 May? https://s.apache.org/rhzue 

- Did you know that the next Apache Airflow Community Meetup is taking place on 20 April 2022? https://www.crowdcast.io/e/airflow-meetup-april/register

- Did you know that demand for Apache Syncope identity management artifacts were downloaded 22.5K times over the last month? https://syncope.apache.org/

Apache Community Notices

 - Apache in 2021 - By The Digits + 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 (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." 

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

 - Follow the Apache Community on Facebook and Twitter

 - Are your software solutions Powered by Apache? Download & use our "Powered By" logos.


Stay updated about The ASF

For real-time updates, sign up for Apache-related news by sending mail to announce-subscribe@apache.org and follow @TheASF on Twitter. For a broader spectrum from the Apache community, Planet Apache provides an aggregate of Project activities as well as the personal blogs and tweets of select ASF Committers.

Monday April 11, 2022

The Apache Weekly News Round-up: week ending 8 April 2022

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

The Apache Software Foundation – the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350 Open Source projects and initiatives.
 - The Apache Software Foundation Welcomes 52 New Members https://s.apache.org/2022NewMembers

ApacheCon – the ASF's official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998.
 - CFP for ApacheCon North America 2022 (taking place 3-6 October in New Orleans) is now open https://blogs.apache.org/conferences/entry/call-for-presentations-apachecon-north

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 20 April 2022. Running Board calendar and minutes are available.

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, 355 Apache Committers changed 17,006,169 lines of code over 3,843 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Andi Huber, Claus Ibsen, Gary Gregory, Andrea Cosentino, and Chesnay Schepler.   

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data --
 - Apache Flink Kubernetes Operator 0.1.0 released 
 - Apache NiFi 1.16.0 released 
   -- CVE-2022-26850: Insufficiently protected credentials 
 - Apache Pinot 0.10.0 released 
   -- CVE-2022-23974: Pinot segment push endpoint has a vulnerability in unprotected environments 

Databases --
 - Apache Impala 3.4.1 released

Libraries --
 - Apache Daffodil VS Code 1.0.0

Observability --
 - Apache SkyWalking CLI 0.10.0 released 

Workflow --
 - Apache Airflow 2.2.5 released

Did You Know?

- Did you know that those interested in attending ApacheCon NA 2022 (3-6 October/New Orleans) but are unable to do so for financial reasons are invited to apply for Travel Assistance support? Applications open until 1 July https://apache.org/travel/

- Did you know that the ASF Infrastructure team launched a new GitBox platform with upgraded features and services? 

- Did you know that Beam Summit will be held both online and in-person in Austin, Texas, 18-20 July? https://2022.beamsummit.org/

Apache Community Notices

 - Apache in 2021 - By The Digits + 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." 

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

 - Follow the Apache Community on Facebook and Twitter

 - Are your software solutions Powered by Apache? Download & use our "Powered By" logos.


Stay updated about The ASF

For real-time updates, sign up for Apache-related news by sending mail to announce-subscribe@apache.org and follow @TheASF on Twitter. For a broader spectrum from the Apache community, Planet Apache provides an aggregate of Project activities as well as the personal blogs and tweets of select ASF Committers.

Monday April 04, 2022

The Apache Weekly News Round-up: week ending 1 April 2022

Welcome, April --we're opening the month with another great week. Here's what the Apache community has been up to:

ApacheCon – the ASF's official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998.
 - CFP for ApacheCon North America 2022 (taking place 3-6 October in New Orleans) is now open https://blogs.apache.org/conferences/entry/call-for-presentations-apachecon-north

Sponsor Success at Apache – the blog series that focuses on the people and processes behind why the ASF "just works".
 - "My experience with the Apache Way —a perfect society?" by Etienne Chauchot https://s.apache.org/oree2

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 20 April 2022. Running Board calendar and minutes are available.

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, 352 Apache Committers changed 26,605,053 lines of code over 3,949 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Jean-Baptiste Onofré, Brent Bovenzi, Jarek Potiuk, Gary Gregory, and Andrea Cosentino.  

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

APIs --
 - Apache APISIX 2.13.0 released
   -- CVE-2022-25757: body_schema check in request-validation plugin can be bypassed

Big Data --
 - Apache Calcite Avatica Go 5.1.0 released 

Cloud --
 - Apache jclouds 2.5.0 released 

Eventing --
 - Apache EventMesh (incubating) 1.4.0 released

Integration --
 - Apache Camel 3.16.0 released

Messaging --
 - Apache Qpid JMS 1.6.0 released

Servers --
 - Apache Tomcat 8.5.78, 9.0.62, 9.0.62, and 10.1.0-M14 (alpha) released 

Security Framework --
 -  Apache Shiro 1.9.0 released 

Web Frameworks --
 - Apache Wicket 9.9.0 released


Did You Know?

- Did you know that the following Apache projects are celebrating anniversaries in April? Congratulations to Apache CXF (14 years); Avro, HBase, Mahout, Nutch, Tika, and Traffic Server (12 years); Creadur and Jena (10 years); DeltaSpike (9 years); ORC and Parquet (7 years); AsterixDB and Johnzon (6 years); CarbonData and Fineract (5 years); NetBeans, PLC4X, and SkyWalking (3 years); and ShardingSphere (2 years) https://projects.apache.org/committees.html?date

- Did you know that you can anonymously take the 2022 Apache Pulsar Website Survey and help improve the new Pulsar Website? https://lists.apache.org/thread/08hchngnrhz79jhc1d96g3rh8ox2x2db

- Did you know that the ASF has been accepted as a Google Summer of Code mentoring organization for the 17th consecutive year? Apache Project mentors welcome! https://lists.apache.org/thread/cbplf0mszmxx2dv6oor0v227h8kfrk2m

Apache Community Notices

 - Apache in 2021 - By The Digits + 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." 

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

 - Follow the Apache Community on Facebook and Twitter

 - Are your software solutions Powered by Apache? Download & use our "Powered By" logos.


Stay updated about The ASF

For real-time updates, sign up for Apache-related news by sending mail to announce-subscribe@apache.org and follow @TheASF on Twitter. For a broader spectrum from the Apache community, Planet Apache provides an aggregate of Project activities as well as the personal blogs and tweets of select ASF Committers.

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