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Monday May 30, 2022

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 27 May 2022

Farewell, May --we're wrapping up the month with another great week. Here are the latest updates on the Apache community's activities:

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
 - 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: 15 June 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, 291 Apache Committers and 798 contributors changed 3,065,234 lines of code over 3,676 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Clebert Suconic, Gary Gregory, Robbie Gemmell, Jarek Potiuk, and Mark Thomas.   

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data --
 - Apache Bigtop 3.1.0 released 
 - Apache BookKeeper 4.14.5 released 
 - Apache NiFi 1.16.2 released 
 - Apache Beam 2.39.0 released 
 - Apache Libcloud 3.6.0 released 

Build Management --
 - Apache Maven CVE-2022-29599: Commandline class shell injection vulnerabilities

Geospatial --
 - Apache SIS 1.2 released

Messaging --
 - Apache Pulsar Manager 0.3.0 released

Middleware --
 - Apache Linkis 1.1.1 (incubating) released

Observability --
 - Apache SkyWalking Rover 0.1.0, Satellite 1.0.0, and BanyanDB Java Client 0.1.0 released

Search --
 - Apache Lucene 9.2.0 released

Servers --
 -
Apache Tomcat 8.5.79 released

Workflow -
 -
Apache Airflow 2.3.1 and Helm Chart 1.6.0 released


Did You Know?

- Did you know that the ASF Security team has opened a paid position for Security Response Program Manager?

- Did you know that the upcoming Apache Cassandra 4.1 will feature a new client-side hash password tool?

- Did you know that you can support the ASF through one-time and recurring tax-deductible donations online using Apple Pay, Google Pay, and Microsoft Pay using your mobile phone? https://donate.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 May 23, 2022

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 20 May 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 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: 15 June 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 99.91%. 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, 301 Apache Committers and 836 contributors changed 4,481,686 lines of code over 3,397 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Jiajing Lu, Mark Thomas, Clebert Suconic, Liang Zhang, and Andi Huber.

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

APIs --
 - Apache ShenYu (incubating) https://s.apache.org/x1a1q: Regular expression denial of service

Big Data and Machine Learning --
 - The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® YuniKorn™ as a Top-Level Project 

Content --
 - Apache Jackrabbit Oak 1.6.x deprecated 
 - Apache Tika CVE-2022-25169: BPGParser Memory Usage DoS
   -- CVE-2022-30126: Regular Expression Denial of Service in Standards Extractor 

Cloud Computing --
 - Apache Kafka 3.1.1 and 3.2.0 released 

Data Management Platform --
 - New Apache Ignite Extensions released

Integration --
 - Apache Camel 3.17.0 released

Libraries --
 - Apache ServiceComb Pack version 0.7.0 released 
 - Apache Commons Imaging 1.0-alpha3 released

Observability --
 - Apache SkyWalking Eyes 0.3.0 released 

Servers --
 -
Apache Tomcat 9.0.63, 10.0.21, 10.1.0-M15 (alpha) released

Web Conferencing --
  - Apache OpenMeetings 6.3.0 released 

Workflow -
 -
New Apache Airflow Providers released https://airflow.apache.org/


Did You Know?

- Did you know that the ASF Security team has opened a paid position for Security Response Program Manager? https://blogs.apache.org/security/entry/position-available-security-response-program

- Did you know that Zhongshang Huimin's eCommerce platform uses Apache ShardingSphere for order transaction processing and fulfillment for over 1 million supermarkets? 

- Did you know that the Airflow Summit local meetup in Tokyo will be held on 24 May?

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 May 16, 2022

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 13 May 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 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 and 867 contributors changed 5,014,702 lines of code over 3,393 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Mark Thomas, Liang Zhang, Claus Ibsen, Jarek Potiuk, and Andi Huber.       

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data --
 - Apache Arrow 8.0.0 released 
 - Apache Calcite 1.21.0 released 
 - Apache BookKeeper 4.15.0 released 
 - Apache Flink Table Store 0.1.0 released

Content --
 - Apache UIMA Java SDK 3.3.0 released 
 - Apache OpenOffice 4.1.12 released

Embedded OS --
 - Apache Mynewt 1.10.0 and Apache NimBLE 1.5.0 released

FinTech --
 - Apache Fineract 1.7.0 released

Libraries --
 - Apache Commons Daemon 1.3.1 released

Search --
 - Apache Solr 9.0.0 released

Servers -
 -
Apache Tomcat Native 1.2.33 released 
    -- CVE-2022-29885: EncryptInterceptor DoS 
    -- CVE-2022-25762: Request Mix-up


Did You Know?

- Did you know that China Unicom uses Apache DolphinScheduler for cross-cluster calls in automated billing procedures, including auditing, revenue sharing, and other operations to serve 40 billion voice orders per day? https://dolphinscheduler.apache.org/

- Did you know that Beam Summit (18-20 July/Hybrid) has announced hands-on Workshops?

- Did you know that the Apache Cassandra project is requesting community members to share their experiences of ApacheCon? https://t.co/XumUaVCuTB

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 May 09, 2022

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 6 May 2022

Welcome, May --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 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 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, 298 Apache Committers and 714 contributors changed 2,668,743 lines of code over 3,291 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Jean-Baptiste Onofré, Gary Gregory, Liang Zhang, Jiajing Lu, and Benoit Tellier. 

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data --
 - Apache NiFi 1.16.1 released
   -- CVE-2022-29265: Improper Restriction of XML External Entity References in Multiple Components 
 - Apache Flink 1.15.0 released 

Content --
 - Apache Tika 1.28.2 and 2.4.0 released 
 - Apache PDFBox 3.0.0-alpha3 released 

Integration --
 - Apache Camel 3.11.7 (LTS) and 3.14.3 (LTS) released

Libraries --
 - Apache Jena CVE-2022-28890: Processing external DTDs

Messaging --
 - Apache ActiveMQ 5.16.5 and 5.17.1 released

Workflow --
 - Apache Airflow 2.3.0 released

Web Frameworks -
 -
Apache Wicket 9.10.0 released


Did You Know?

- Did you know that the following Apache projects are celebrating anniversaries this month? Congratulations to Apache Geronimo (18 years); Tomcat (17 years); OpenJPA, POI, TomEE, Turbine (15 years); Libcloud (11 years); Giraph, ManifoldCF (10 years); Phoenix (8 years); Whimsy (7 years); Bahir, TinkerPop, Zeppelin (6 years); SystemDS (5 years); Traffic Control (4 years); Dubbo (3 years); Hudi, Iceberg (2 years). https://projects.apache.org/committees.html?date

- Did you know that the ASF Security team has opened a paid position for Security Response Program Manager? https://blogs.apache.org/security/entry/position-available-security-response-program

- Did you know that Japan's Nara Women's University's Researchers Database webapp is powered by Apache Wicket? https://wicket.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 May 02, 2022

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 29 April 2022

Farewell, April --we're wrapping up the month with another great week. Here are the latest updates on the Apache community's activities:

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 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, 330 Apache Committers and 838 contributors changed 3,654,519 lines of code over 3,500 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Andi Huber, Liang Zhang, Jean-Baptiste Onofré, Tamas Cservenak, and Tim Allison.    

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Application Servers/Middleware --
 - Apache Karaf 4.3.7 and Karaf runtime 4.4.0 released

Big Data --
 - Apache CouchDB CVE-2022-24706: Remote Code Execution Vulnerability in Packaging 

Libraries --
 - Apache Log4cxx 0.13.0 released

Messaging --
 - Apache Qpid JMS 2.0.0 released 

Observability --
 - Apache SkyWalking Kubernetes Event Exporter 1.0.0 released

Programming Languages --
 - Apache Groovy 4.0.2 released 

Workflow -
 -
New Apache Airflow Providers released 


Did You Know?

- Did you know that enterprises seeking to meet their growing demand for rapid analytics with terabytes of real-time analytical data use Apache Ignite

- Did you know that the CFP for Pulsar Summit (18 August/San Francisco) closes on 21 May?

- Did you know that Airflow Summit will be held 23-27 May online and free of charge? 

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.

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