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Friday June 22, 2018

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 22 June 2018

We're ending the week with the following activities from the Apache community:

Support Apache –help offset the ASF's day-to-day operating expenses. Every dollar counts.
 - Increase your support of the ASF with a corporate matching gift http://apache.org/foundation/contributing.html#CorporateGiving

ASF Board –management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 18 July. Board calendar and minutes http://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html

ApacheCon™ –the ASF's official global conference series.
 - 24-27 September: Registration open for ApacheCon North America/Montreal http://apachecon.com/acna18/
 - 8 October: Apache Roadshow and Open Source Job Fair/Fairfax, VA --Save The Date!
 - We are seeking Media and Community Partners for ApacheCon: contact press@apache.org for details. 

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield popping performance at 99.76% uptime. http://status.apache.org/

ASF Operations Factoid –this week, 479 Apache contributors changed 889,905 lines of code over 2,869 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Hervé Boutemy, Martin Desruisseaux, Stephen Mallette, Gary Gregory, and Mark Thomas.

Apache BookKeeper™ –a scalable, fault-tolerant, and low-latency storage service optimized for real-time workloads.
 - Apache BookKeeper 4.7.1 released https://bookkeeper.apache.org/

Apache Commons™ DBCP –implements Database Connection Pooling.
 - Apache Commons DBCP 2.4.0 released http://commons.apache.org/

Apache HBase™ –an Open Source, distributed, versioned, non-relational database.
 - Apache HBase 2.0.1 released http://hbase.apache.org/

Apache Qpid™ –JMS client supporting the Advanced Message Queuing Protocol 1.0 (AMQP 1.0, ISO/IEC 19464, http://www.amqp.org), based around the Apache Qpid Proton protocol engine and implementing the AMQP JMS Mapping as it evolves at OASIS.
- Apache Qpid JMS 0.33.0 and Qpid Broker-J 7.0.5 released http://qpid.apache.org/
- [CVE-2018-8030] Apache Qpid Broker-J Denial of Service Vulnerability when AMQP 0-8...0-91 messages exceed maximum size limit http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/www-announce/201806.mbox/%3CCAP3WMuQfUAc9pP95Et_aQN5ko%2B6EYe4nYD7zwNXp8%2B5KPsz8XQ%40mail.gmail.com%3E

Apache Tomcat™ Native –provides portable API for features not found in contemporary JDKs.
 - Apache Tomcat Native 1.2.17 released http://tomcat.apache.org/


Did You Know?

 - Did you know that you can subscribe to the Apache Feathercast podcast feed to receive the latest recordings as they are published? Hear the voice of the ASF! https://feathercast.apache.org/

 - Did you know that the Apache Flink website has been updated with more details about Flink's features and use cases? http://flink.apache.org

 - Did you know that Indeed is using Apache Mesos to help their teams control their own deployment infrastructure? http://mesos.apache.org/

Apache Community Notices:

 - The Apache Software Foundation Celebrates 19 Years of Open Source Leadership "The Apache Way" https://s.apache.org/gK4Q

 - Read "Open – For Business – At the ASF" by Merv Adrian, VP Research at Gartner https://blogs.gartner.com/merv-adrian/2018/03/27/open-for-business-at-the-asf/

 - The Apache Software Foundation 2018 Vision Statement https://s.apache.org/zqC3

 - Apache in 2017 - By The Digits https://s.apache.org/h8do

 - Foundation Statement –Apache Is Open. https://s.apache.org/PIRA

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

 - Please follow/like/re-tweet the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter and on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-apache-software-foundation

 - Do friend and follow us on the Apache Community Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/ApacheSoftwareFoundation/and Twitter account https://twitter.com/ApacheCommunity

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

 - ApacheCon North America will be held 24-27 September in Montreal http://apachecon.com/

 - Save the Date: Apache Roadshow DC and Open Source/Government/Cyber/Job Fair - 8 October 2018 in Fairfax, VA http://apachecon.com/

 - ASF Quarterly Report: Operations Summary: November 2017 - January 2018 https://s.apache.org/UtBD

 - ASF FY 2017 Annual Report is available at https://s.apache.org/FY2017AnnualReport

 - Find out how you can participate with Apache community/projects/activities --opportunities open with Apache HTTP Server, Avro, ComDev (community development), Directory, Incubator, OODT, POI, Polygene, Syncope, Tika, Trafodion, and more! https://helpwanted.apache.org/

 - Are your software solutions Powered by Apache? Download & use our "Powered By" logos http://www.apache.org/foundation/press/kit/#poweredby

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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, https://twitter.com/PlanetApache provides an aggregate of Project activities as well as the personal blogs and tweets of select ASF Committers.

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Friday June 15, 2018

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 15 June 2018

Happy Friday! Let's review what the Apache community has worked on over the past week:

ASF Board –management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 20 June. Board calendar and minutes http://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html

ApacheCon™ –the ASF's official global conference series.
 - 24-27 September: Registration open for ApacheCon North America/Montreal http://apachecon.com/acna18/
 - 8 October: Apache Roadshow and Open Source Job Fair/Fairfax, VA --Save The Date!
 - We are seeking Media and Community Partners for ApacheCon: contact press@apache.org for details. 

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield crackling performance at 99.83% uptime. http://status.apache.org/

ASF Operations Factoid –this week, 561 Apache contributors changed 1,111,834 lines of code over 3,486 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Gary Gregory, Dan Klco, Dewayne Richardson, Andrea Cosentino, and Carlos Sanchez Gonzalez.

Apache Crail (incubating) –a high-performance distributed data store designed for fast sharing of ephemeral data in distributed data processing workloads.
 - Apache Crail 1.0-incubating released http://crail.apache.org/

Apache Geode™ –low latency, high concurrency Big Data management solutions.
 - CVE-2017-15695 Apache Geode remote code execution vulnerability http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/www-announce/201806.mbox/%3CCAEwge-GY_F0BJk33EFcY2czTwM%3DOkgrqN2%3DaWHV0bafLf6hgfw%40mail.gmail.com%3E

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 1.9.3 released http://jackrabbit.apache.org/

Apache MINA™ –a network application framework that helps users easily develop high performance and high scalability network applications. 
 - Apache MINA 2.0.19 released http://mina.apache.org/

Apache Qpid™ Dispatch –is a router for the Advanced Message Queuing Protocol 1.0 (AMQP 1.0, ISO/IEC 19464, http://www.amqp.org).
- Apache Qpid Dispatch 1.1.0 released is a router for the Advanced Message Queuing Protocol 1.0


Did You Know?

 - Did you know that Feathercast highlights Apache projects, people, and communities, often records during events such as ApacheCon and Apache Roadshows? Hear the voice of the ASF! https://feathercast.apache.org/

 - Did you know that you can learn about Apache projects history and evolution at https://projects.apache.org/ ?

 - Did you know that those with use cases for running Apache Groovy on JDK7 can help shape the project's future roadmap? https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/dfd5198431f62c90b6c5e0a5554017310395f99557b22054f4aa1b5e@%3Cusers.groovy.apache.org%3E


Apache Community Notices:

 - The Apache Software Foundation Celebrates 19 Years of Open Source Leadership "The Apache Way" https://s.apache.org/gK4Q

 - Read "Open – For Business – At the ASF" by Merv Adrian, VP Research at Gartner https://blogs.gartner.com/merv-adrian/2018/03/27/open-for-business-at-the-asf/

 - The Apache Software Foundation 2018 Vision Statement https://s.apache.org/zqC3

 - Apache in 2017 - By The Digits https://s.apache.org/h8do

 - Foundation Statement –Apache Is Open. https://s.apache.org/PIRA

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

 - Please follow/like/re-tweet the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter and on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-apache-software-foundation

 - Do friend and follow us on the Apache Community Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/ApacheSoftwareFoundation/and Twitter account https://twitter.com/ApacheCommunity

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

 - Apache Big Data project communities will be participating at DataWorks Summit 17-21 June 2018 in San Jose https://dataworkssummit.com/

 - ApacheCon North America will be held 24-27 September in Montreal http://apachecon.com/

 - Save the Date: Apache Roadshow DC and Open Source/Government/Cyber/Job Fair - 8 October 2018 in Fairfax, VA http://apachecon.com/

 - ASF Quarterly Report: Operations Summary: November 2017 - January 2018 https://s.apache.org/UtBD

 - ASF FY 2017 Annual Report is available at https://s.apache.org/FY2017AnnualReport

 - Find out how you can participate with Apache community/projects/activities --opportunities open with Apache HTTP Server, Avro, ComDev (community development), Directory, Incubator, OODT, POI, Polygene, Syncope, Tika, Trafodion, and more! https://helpwanted.apache.org/

 - Are your software solutions Powered by Apache? Download & use our "Powered By" logos http://www.apache.org/foundation/press/kit/#poweredby

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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, https://twitter.com/PlanetApache provides an aggregate of Project activities as well as the personal blogs and tweets of select ASF Committers.

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Friday June 08, 2018

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 8 June 2018

The week has skipped by, and the Apache community has been active with the following projects:

Success at Apache –a monthly blog series that focuses on the processes behind why the ASF "just works".
 - The Chance to Influence the World by Weiwei Yang https://s.apache.org/MfuS

ASF Board –management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 20 June. Board calendar and minutes http://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html

ApacheCon™ –the ASF's official global conference series.
 - 11-14 June: Apache Roadshow Europe/Berlin --co-located within FOSS Backstage https://foss-backstage.de/
 - 24-27 September: ApacheCon North America/Montreal http://apachecon.com/acna18/
 - 8 October: Apache Roadshow and Open Source Job Fair/Fairfax, VA --Save The Date!
 - We are seeking Media and Community Partners for ApacheCon: contact press@apache.org for details. 

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield smashing performance at 99.74% uptime. http://status.apache.org/

ASF Operations Factoid –this week, 473 Apache contributors changed 712,261 lines of code over 2,857 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Jean-Baptiste Onofré, Robert Butts, Nick Couchman, Daniel Sun, and Colm O hEigeartaigh.

Apache Atlas™ –a scalable and extensible set of core foundational governance services.
 - Apache Atlas 1.0.0 released http://atlas.apache.org/

Apache Commons™ Compress –defines an API for working with compression and archive formats.
 - Apache Commons Compress 1.17 released http://commons.apache.org/

Apache Ignite™ –an In-Memory Data Fabric providing in-memory data caching, partitioning, processing, and querying components.
 - [CVE-2014-0114]: Apache Ignite is vulnerable to existing CVE-2014-0114 http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/www-announce/201806.mbox/%3CCAK0qHnrDU3PVMWdeBEZjatHGjiB8SBbmk1UMuPEphvMuCHkbhA%40mail.gmail.com%3E

Apache Jackrabbit™ –a fully compliant implementation of the Content Repository for Java(TM) Technology API, version 2.0 (JCR 2.0) as specified in the Java Specification Request 283 (JSR 283).
 - Apache Jackrabbit 2.10.8 released http://jackrabbit.apache.org/

Apache JSPWiki™ –a feature-rich and extensible WikiWiki engine built around the standard JEE components (Java, servlets, JSP).
 - Apache JSPWiki 2.10.4 released http://jspwiki.apache.org/

Apache MINA™ –a network application framework that helps users easily develop high performance and high scalability network applications. 
 - Apache MINA 2.0.18 released http://mina.apache.org/

Apache NiFi™ MiNiFi –a subproject of Apache NiFi that is a complementary data collection approach that supplements the core tenets of NiFi in dataflow management, focusing on the collection of data at the source of its creation.
 - Apache NiFi MiNiFi C++ 0.5.0 released https://nifi.apache.org/

Apache Qpid™ Broker –implements the latest AMQP specification, the first open standard for enterprise messaging, and provides transaction management, queuing, distribution, security, management, clustering, federation and heterogeneous multi-platform support and more.
 - Apache Qpid Broker-J 7.0.4 released https://qpid.apache.org/

Apache Storm™ –a distributed, fault-tolerant, and high-performance realtime computation system that provides strong guarantees on the processing of data.
 - Apache Storm 1.1.3 and 1.2.2 released http://storm.apache.org/

Apache Traffic Control™ –Open Source Content Delivery Network used by Cisco, Comcast, Cox, Qwilt, and others serves 30+ petabytes of content each day.
 - The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® Traffic Control™ as a Top-Level Project 


Did You Know?

 - Did you know that Apache Mynewt is the ASF's first operating system for building, deploying, and securely managing billions of devices? Yes: Apache has IoT projects! http://mynewt.apache.org/

 - Did you know that you can see the roster of committers on Apache projects at http://home.apache.org/ ?

 - Did you know that next week is All Apache Week in Berlin? Starting with Berlin Buzzwords, followed by Apache Roadshow Europe, co-located with FOSS Backstage? https://berlinbuzzwords.de/ https://foss-backstage.de/ http://apachecon.com/


Apache Community Notices:

 - The Apache Software Foundation Celebrates 19 Years of Open Source Leadership "The Apache Way" https://s.apache.org/gK4Q

 - Read "Open – For Business – At the ASF" by Merv Adrian, VP Research at Gartner https://blogs.gartner.com/merv-adrian/2018/03/27/open-for-business-at-the-asf/

 - The Apache Software Foundation 2018 Vision Statement https://s.apache.org/zqC3

 - Apache in 2017 - By The Digits https://s.apache.org/h8do

 - Foundation Statement –Apache Is Open. https://s.apache.org/PIRA

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

 - Please follow/like/re-tweet the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter and on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-apache-software-foundation

 - Do friend and follow us on the Apache Community Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/ApacheSoftwareFoundation/and Twitter account https://twitter.com/ApacheCommunity

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

 - We're teaming up the Apache Roadshow Europe with Berlin Buzzwords - 10-12 June 2018 (Apache Lounge dates: 11-12 June) https://berlinbuzzwords.de/

 - The 2018 Apache EU Roadshow will be held during FOSS Backstage in Berlin 13-14 June 2018 https://foss-backstage.de/

 - Apache Big Data project communities will be participating at DataWorks Summit 17-21 June 2018 in San Jose https://dataworkssummit.com/

 - ApacheCon North America will be held 24-27 September in Montreal http://apachecon.com/

 - Save the Date: Apache Roadshow DC and Open Source/Government/Cyber/Job Fair - 8 October 2018 in Fairfax, VA http://apachecon.com/

 - ASF Quarterly Report: Operations Summary: November 2017 - January 2018 https://s.apache.org/UtBD

 - ASF FY 2017 Annual Report is available at https://s.apache.org/FY2017AnnualReport

 - Find out how you can participate with Apache community/projects/activities --opportunities open with Apache HTTP Server, Avro, ComDev (community development), Directory, Incubator, OODT, POI, Polygene, Syncope, Tika, Trafodion, and more! https://helpwanted.apache.org/

 - Are your software solutions Powered by Apache? Download & use our "Powered By" logos http://www.apache.org/foundation/press/kit/#poweredby

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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, https://twitter.com/PlanetApache provides an aggregate of Project activities as well as the personal blogs and tweets of select ASF Committers.

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Monday June 04, 2018

The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® Traffic Control™ as a Top-Level Project

Open Source Content Delivery Network used by Cisco, Comcast, Cox, Qwilt, and others serves 30+ petabytes of content each day.

Wakefield, MA —4 June 2018— The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350 Open Source projects and initiatives, announced today Apache® Traffic Control™ as a Top-Level Project (TLP).

Apache Traffic Control can be used to build, monitor, configure, and provision a large-scale content delivery network (CDN). Traffic Control originated at Comcast and was released as an Open Source project in April 2015; the project was donated to the Apache Incubator in July 2016.

"We are extremely excited to be an Apache Top-Level Project," said Dave Neuman, Vice President of Apache Traffic Control. "This is an amazing milestone for Traffic Control, and a testament to scale, strength and dedication of everyone in our community." 

Traffic Control is a CDN control plane originally built around Apache Traffic Server as the caching software. Traffic Control implements all the core functions of a modern CDN using the following components:
  • Traffic Router — Routes clients to the best available cache on the CDN using HTTP(s) redirects or DNS;
  • Traffic Monitor — Monitors caches for both system and application metrics and uses those to make health decisions on the CDN;
  • Traffic Ops — Configuration, tenant, and inventory management for all CDN components;
  • Traffic Stats — Calculates and stores statistics about CDNs managed by Traffic Control; and 
  • Traffic Portal — User interface for managing and operating Traffic Control CDNs

Every day, Traffic Control CDNs serve over 50 billion transactions amounting to over 30 petabytes of content worldwide. Apache Traffic Control is in use at Comcast, Cisco, Cox, and Qwilt, among others.

"Traffic Control unlocks significant innovation in the CDN space," said Mark Torluemke, Director of CDN Engineering at Comcast. "The ASF is the perfect place for that innovation to thrive."

"Having Traffic Control become an Apache Top-Level Project is a testament to the technology's functional breadth, performance, and scalability in building Content Delivery Networks," said Eric Friedrich, OMD Technical Leader at Cisco. "As an active contributor to Traffic Control, Cisco is very excited to continue incorporating Traffic Control into its Open Media Distribution offering for Service Provider video distribution solutions."

"Qwilt is thrilled to see Traffic Control receive this hard-earned and well-deserved status as an Apache Top-Level Project. TLP status recognizes the extraordinary work and progress of the Traffic Control community of contributors," said Alon Maor, CEO at Qwilt. "We are proud to be part of this community and particularly pleased to see Traffic Control's stature continue to rise within the Apache Software Foundation. As we go to market with Traffic Control, we consistently get feedback from prospects and customers about the value of an Open Source approach to the modern CDN. The Apache Traffic Control Project embodies the Web-scale innovation that service providers are so eager to embrace."

"Cox has been involved with this project since 2014 and has over 4 years of experience with running it in a large national network. Apache Traffic Control is the first CDN platform in the Open Source domain and really brings something that was missing in the market," said Steve Malenfant, Principal Engineer at Cox. "We love the flexibility of the system and the ease to scale up as well as being able to collaborate with peers that have similar challenges."

"As great as this accomplishment is, it's only the beginning," added Neuman. "We are looking forward to growing our community, attracting new contributors, and continuing to be a leader in the CDN space."

The Traffic Control community holds summits twice a year and is very active on Slack as well as its official project user and developer mailing lists. Catch Apache Traffic Control in action at ApacheCon North America 24-27 September 2018.

Availability and Oversight
Apache Traffic Control software is released under the Apache License v2.0 and is overseen by a self-selected team of active contributors to the project. A Project Management Committee (PMC) guides the Project's day-to-day operations, including community development and product releases. For downloads, documentation, and ways to become involved with Apache Traffic Control, visit http://trafficcontrol.apache.org/

About The Apache Software Foundation (ASF)
Established in 1999, the all-volunteer Foundation oversees more than 350 leading Open Source projects, including Apache HTTP Server --the world's most popular Web server software. Through the ASF's meritocratic process known as "The Apache Way," more than 730 individual Members and 6,800 Committers across six continents successfully collaborate to develop freely available enterprise-grade software, benefiting millions of users worldwide: thousands of software solutions are distributed under the Apache License; and the community actively participates in ASF mailing lists, mentoring initiatives, and ApacheCon, the Foundation's official user conference, trainings, and expo. The ASF is a US 501(c)(3) charitable organization, funded by individual donations and corporate sponsors including Aetna, Anonymous, ARM, Bloomberg, Budget Direct, Capital One, Cerner, Cloudera, Comcast, Facebook, Google, Hortonworks, Huawei, IBM, Indeed, Inspur, LeaseWeb, Microsoft, Oath, ODPi, Pineapple Fund, Pivotal, Private Internet Access, Red Hat, Target, and Union Investment. For more information, visit http://apache.org/ and https://twitter.com/TheASF


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Friday June 01, 2018

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 1 June 2018

Welcome, June! The Apache community is wrapping up the week with the following activities:

ASF Board –management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 20 June. Board calendar and minutes http://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html

ASF Sponsorship –individual donors and corporate sponsors who support the ASF. 
 - The Apache® Software Foundation Announces Added Support by Oath to Help Apache Infrastructure https://s.apache.org/eTNY

ApacheCon™ –the ASF's official global conference series.
 - 11-14 June: Apache Roadshow Europe/Berlin --event within FOSS Backstage https://foss-backstage.de/
 - 24-27 September: ApacheCon North America/Montreal http://apachecon.com/acna18/
 - 8 October: Apache Roadshow and Open Source Job Fair/Fairfax, VA --Save The Date! 

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield thriving performance at 98.87% uptime. http://status.apache.org/

ASF Operations Factoid –this week, 517 Apache contributors changed 1,105,368 lines of code over 3,240 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Zhang Duo, Gary Gregory, Stephen Mallette, Jesus Camacho Rodriguez, and Willem Jiang.

Apache Flink™ –an Open Source stream processing framework for distributed, high-performing, always-available, and accurate data streaming applications.
 - Apache Flink 1.5.0 released https://flink.apache.org/

Apache Groovy™ –a multi-facet programming language for the JVM.
 - Apache Groovy 2.5.0 released http://groovy-lang.org/

Apache Ignite™ –a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.
 - Apache Ignite 2.5.0 released https://ignite.apache.org/

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  1.6.12 released http://jackrabbit.apache.org/

Apache NetBeans (incubating) –a full IDE for Java SE development.
 - Apache NetBeans incubating 9.0 RC1 released https://netbeans.apache.org/

Apache OpenMeetings™ –provides video conferencing, instant messaging, white board, collaborative document editing and other groupware tools using API functions of the Red5 Streaming Server for Remoting and Streaming.
 - Apache OpenMeetings 4.0.4 released http://openmeetings.apache.org/

Apache Pulsar (incubating) –a highly scalable, low latency messaging platform running on commodity hardware.
 - Apache Pulsar 2.0.0-rc1-incubating released https://pulsar.incubator.apache.org/

Apache Qpid™ Proton –a messaging library for the Advanced Message Queuing Protocol 1.0 (AMQP 1.0, ISO/IEC 19464, http://www.amqp.org).
 - Apache Qpid Proton 0.23.0 released http://qpid.apache.org


Did You Know?

 - Did you know that project-specific tracks and dedicated events co-located at ApacheCon North America include CloudStack Collaboration, Geospatial track, and TomcatCon? http://apachecon.com/acna18/

 - Did you know that Apache Ignite v2.5 scales to thousands-nodes clusters to meet the demands of massive mission-critical deployments? https://ignite.apache.org/

- Did you know that Amazon Web Services' Neptune uses Apache Tinkerpop graph computing framework? http://superset.incubator.apache.org/


Apache Community Notices:

 - The Apache Software Foundation Celebrates 19 Years of Open Source Leadership "The Apache Way" https://s.apache.org/gK4Q

 - Read "Open – For Business – At the ASF" by Merv Adrian, VP Research at Gartner https://blogs.gartner.com/merv-adrian/2018/03/27/open-for-business-at-the-asf/

 - The Apache Software Foundation 2018 Vision Statement https://s.apache.org/zqC3

 - Apache in 2017 - By The Digits https://s.apache.org/h8do

 - Foundation Statement –Apache Is Open. https://s.apache.org/PIRA

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

 - Please follow/like/re-tweet the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter and on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-apache-software-foundation

 - Do friend and follow us on the Apache Community Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/ApacheSoftwareFoundation/and Twitter account https://twitter.com/ApacheCommunity

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

 - Open Expo Europe - 6-7 June 2018 in Madrid https://openexpoeurope.com/

 - We're teaming up the Apache Roadshow Europe with Berlin Buzzwords - 10-12 June 2018 (Apache Lounge dates: 11-12 June) https://berlinbuzzwords.de/

 - The 2018 Apache EU Roadshow will be held during FOSS Backstage in Berlin 13-14 June 2018 https://foss-backstage.de/

 - Apache Big Data project communities will be participating at DataWorks Summit 17-21 June 2018 in San Jose https://dataworkssummit.com/

 - ApacheCon North America will be held 24-27 September in Montreal http://apachecon.com/

 - Save the Date: Apache Roadshow DC and Open Source/Government/Cyber/Job Fair - 8 October 2018 in Fairfax, VA http://apachecon.com/

 - ASF Quarterly Report: Operations Summary: November 2017 - January 2018 https://s.apache.org/UtBD

 - ASF Annual Report is available at https://s.apache.org/FY2017AnnualReport

 - Find out how you can participate with Apache community/projects/activities --opportunities open with Apache HTTP Server, Avro, ComDev (community development), Directory, Incubator, OODT, POI, Polygene, Syncope, Tika, Trafodion, and more! https://helpwanted.apache.org/

 - Are your software solutions Powered by Apache? Download & use our "Powered By" logos http://www.apache.org/foundation/press/kit/#poweredby

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Thursday May 31, 2018

The Apache® Software Foundation Announces Added Support by Oath to Help Apache Infrastructure

Augments ASF Platinum Sponsorship with Targeted Sponsorship at the Platinum Level 

Wakefield, MA —31 May 2018— The Apache® Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350 Open Source projects and initiatives, announced today expanded support provided by Oath, a long-term ASF Platinum Sponsor.

Oath, a subsidiary of Verizon, reaches over one billion people around the world with a house of brands including Yahoo, AOL, HuffPost, TechCrunch, Tumblr, and more. Oath is an active Apache community supporter, and, through its brands, has a long history of technical excellence and leadership in Open Source. In particular, Yahoo engineers have made significant contributions to numerous Apache projects, including Hadoop, Storm, Spark, HBase, Oozie, Hive, Pig, Tez, Zookeeper, Bookkeeper, and Traffic Server. Dozens of Oath employees are recognized Apache Committers, many of whom have been and continue to be elected as ASF Members, serve on Project Management Committees (PMCs), and chair PMCs.

The ASF recently announced its new Targeted Sponsors, who provide the Foundation with contributions for specific activities or programs, such as donating cloud services, funding a project hackathon, providing legal services, offering community member benefits, underwriting expenses for ApacheCon, as well as other means of supporting the ASF.

In addition to Oath's Platinum-level sponsorship of the ASF, the company is helping boost the efforts of the ASF's infrastructure team by donating colocation space, machines, and onsite technical support.

"As dedicated ASF participants who have benefitted from and given back to the community, we know how important the Foundation’s work is to the advancement of technology for all," said Mark Holderbaugh, VP of software development at Oath. "Our multipronged support is a declaration of the Foundation's value and we are very pleased to continue to lend our expertise and resources to further The Apache Way."

"ASF Sponsors such as Oath help us run our day-to-day operations," said Phil Steitz, ASF Chairman. "Targeted Sponsorships allows us the ability to provide support in additional areas of need. Each day, more than 300 Apache projects and their communities rely on build services that are maintained by the ASF Infrastructure Team. The generosity provided by Oath helps us expand our infrastructure services beyond continuous integration and testing, to enable automated website generation and more. Their efforts, in turn, help our community at-large, and benefit the billions of Apache users around the world."

The ASF Infrastructure Team is distributed across three continents, and keeps the Foundation's  services running 24x7x365 at near 100% uptime at less than US$5,000 per project. As the ASF is a purely virtual organization, it does not have offices or buildings; its only physical existence is the technical infrastructure that enables it to operate. For performance statistics that reflect 7M+ weekly checks and project mail volume across 1,131 lists, visit http://status.apache.org/

About Oath
Oath, a subsidiary of Verizon, is a values-led company committed to building brands people love. Oath reaches one billion people around the world with a dynamic house of media and technology brands. A global leader in digital and mobile, Oath is shaping the future of media and technology. For more on Oath, visit www.oath.com.

About The Apache Software Foundation (ASF)
Established in 1999, the all-volunteer Foundation oversees more than 350 leading Open Source projects, including Apache HTTP Server --the world's most popular Web server software. Through the ASF's meritocratic process known as "The Apache Way," more than 730 individual Members and 6,800 Committers across six continents successfully collaborate to develop freely available enterprise-grade software, benefiting millions of users worldwide: thousands of software solutions are distributed under the Apache License; and the community actively participates in ASF mailing lists, mentoring initiatives, and ApacheCon, the Foundation's official user conference, trainings, and expo. The ASF is a US 501(c)(3) charitable organization, funded by individual donations and corporate sponsors including Aetna, Anonymous, ARM, Bloomberg, Budget Direct, Capital One, Cerner, Cloudera, Comcast, Facebook, Google, Hortonworks, Huawei, IBM, Indeed, Inspur, LeaseWeb, Microsoft, Oath, ODPi, Pineapple Fund, Pivotal, Private Internet Access, Red Hat, Target, and Union Investment. For more information, visit http://www.apache.org/ and https://twitter.com/TheASF

© The Apache Software Foundation. "Apache", "Apache HTTP Server", and "ApacheCon" are registered trademarks or trademarks of the Apache Software Foundation in the United States and/or other countries. All other brands and trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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Friday May 25, 2018

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 25 May 2018

Ah, May ... you flew by too quickly. Let's look back at what the Apache community has been up to this week:

ASF Board –management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 20 June. Board calendar and minutes http://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html

ApacheCon™ –the ASF's official global conference series.
 - 11-14 June: Apache Roadshow Europe/Berlin --event within FOSS Backstage https://foss-backstage.de/
 - 24-27 September: ApacheCon North America/Montreal http://apachecon.com/acna18/
 - 8 October: Apache Roadshow and Open Source Job Fair/Fairfax, VA --Save The Date! 

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield brilliant performance at 99.74% uptime. http://status.apache.org/

ASF Operations Factoid –this week, 521 Apache contributors changed 1,033,320 lines of code over 3,212 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Paul King, Syeda Persia Aziz, Zhang Duo, Daniel Sun, and Mark Thomas.

Apache Groovy™ –a multi-facet programming language for the JVM.
 - Apache Groovy 2.5.0-rc-3 released http://groovy.apache.org

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 1.9.2 released http://jackrabbit.apache.org/

Apache Lucene™ Solr™ –an Open Source enterprise search server based on the Lucene Java search library.
 - [CVE-2018-8010] XXE vulnerability due to Apache Solr configset upload http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/www-announce/201805.mbox/%3C08a801d3f0f9%24df46d300%249dd47900%24%40apache.org%3E

Apache NiFi™ –an easy to use, powerful, and reliable system to process and distribute Big Data.
 - [CVE] Announcement for Apache NiFi 1.0.0 - 1.5.0 http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/www-announce/201805.mbox/%3C8DD0F0D5-D38D-4EF2-8B1A-3068B9E73DC6%40apache.org%3E

Apache PDFBox™ –an Open Source Java library for working with PDF documents.
 - Apache PDFBox JBIG2 ImageIO plugin 3.0.1 released https://pdfbox.apache.org/

Apache Qpid™ JMS –newer JMS client supporting the Advanced Message Queuing Protocol 1.0 (AMQP 1.0, ISO/IEC 19464), based around the Apache Qpid Proton protocol engine and implementing the AMQP JMS Mapping as it evolves at OASIS.
 - Apache Qpid JMS AMQP 0-x 6.3.1 released http://qpid.apache.org

Apache Wicket™ –Open Source component-oriented Web framework.
 - The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® WicketTM v8.0.0 https://s.apache.org/aUcD

Apache ZooKeeper™ –a high-performance coordination service for distributed applications.
 - Apache ZooKeeper 3.5.4-beta released http://zookeeper.apache.org/
 - [CVE-2018-8012] Apache ZooKeeper Quorum Peer mutual authentication http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/www-announce/201805.mbox/%3CCANLc_9LvCcPaG9zZzKH8MFEcaaGgUjLyJrgA%2B7xVqNK6MJQZKA%40mail.gmail.com%3E


Did You Know?

 - Did you know that project-specific tracks and dedicated events co-located at ApacheCon North America include CloudStack Collaboration, Geospatial track, and TomcatCon? http://apachecon.com/acna18/

 - Did you know that Netflix captures 500+B daily events using Apache Hadoop, Kafka, and Spark? https://projects.apache.org/

 - Did you know that Apache Superset (incubating) is an enterprise-ready Web application for data exploration, data visualization and dashboarding? http://superset.incubator.apache.org/


Apache Community Notices:

 - The Apache Software Foundation Celebrates 19 Years of Open Source Leadership "The Apache Way" https://s.apache.org/gK4Q

 - Read "Open – For Business – At the ASF" by Merv Adrian, VP Research at Gartner https://blogs.gartner.com/merv-adrian/2018/03/27/open-for-business-at-the-asf/

 - The Apache Software Foundation 2018 Vision Statement https://s.apache.org/zqC3

 - Apache in 2017 - By The Digits https://s.apache.org/h8do

 - Foundation Statement –Apache Is Open. https://s.apache.org/PIRA

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

 - Please follow/like/re-tweet the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter and on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-apache-software-foundation

 - Do friend and follow us on the Apache Community Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/ApacheSoftwareFoundation/and Twitter account https://twitter.com/ApacheCommunity

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

 - Open Expo Europe - 6-7 June 2018 in Madrid https://openexpoeurope.com/

 - Meet members of the Apache community at Open Expo Madrid 6-7 June 2018 http://www.openexpo.es/en/

 - We're teaming up the Apache Roadshow Europe with Berlin Buzzwords - 10-12 June 2018 (Apache Lounge dates: 11-12 June) https://berlinbuzzwords.de/

 - The 2018 Apache EU Roadshow will be held during FOSS Backstage in Berlin 13-14 June 2018 https://foss-backstage.de/

 - Apache Big Data project communities will be participating at DataWorks Summit 17-21 June 2018 in San Jose https://dataworkssummit.com/

 - ApacheCon North America will be held 24-27 September in Montreal http://apachecon.com/

 - Save the Date: Apache Roadshow DC and Open Source/Government/Cyber/Job Fair - 8 October 2018 in Fairfax, VA http://apachecon.com/

 - ASF Quarterly Report: Operations Summary: November 2017 - January 2018 https://s.apache.org/UtBD

 - ASF Annual Report is available at https://s.apache.org/FY2017AnnualReport

 - Find out how you can participate with Apache community/projects/activities --opportunities open with Apache HTTP Server, Avro, ComDev (community development), Directory, Incubator, OODT, POI, Polygene, Syncope, Tika, Trafodion, and more! https://helpwanted.apache.org/

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Wednesday May 23, 2018

The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® Wicket(TM) v8.0.0

Open Source component-oriented Web framework used by the Brazilian Air Force, Emirates Real Estate Investment Trust, German National Library of Science and Technology, Japan National Police Agency, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Orange Moldova, Savings Banks Group Finland, Taiwan High Speed Rail, and Topicus B.V., among other organizations.

Wakefield, MA —23 May 2018— The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350 Open Source projects and initiatives, announced today Apache® WicketTM v8.0.0, the component-oriented Web framework.

Apache Wicket is a popular component-oriented server-side Java Web framework used to build complex Web applications reaping the benefits of object oriented programming such as reusability, encapsulation and easy extensibility. With the tagline of "Write less, achieve more," the latest major release of Apache Wicket aims to help developers write even more robust, maintainable, and highly performant Web applications and Websites for governments, stores, universities, cities, banks, email providers, and more.

"Apache Wicket 8's flagship feature, support for Java 8 idioms, started off a few years ago, and allows for a really great development experience where you can achieve the same functionality in a more secure, readable way," said Martijn Dashorst, Vice President of Apache Wicket. "I think our users are going to be very happy with the benefits it brings."

Apache Wicket was initially developed in 2004 and joined The Apache Software Foundation in 2007. The project is one of the few survivors of the "Java server-side Web framework wars" of the mid 2000's —with a robust history and growing user base over the past decade, Apache Wicket remains a premier choice for Java developers across the world.

Using Apache Wicket, developers are able to build custom components easily, using normal Java idioms for extensibility and encapsulation. Wicket gives developers the ability to create complex user interfaces using just Java and HTML, and keep the applications secure and maintainable. Apache Wicket abstracts the request oriented Web technologies away and provides user interface concepts to the Java developer. So instead of thinking "requests" and "responses", developers using Wicket think "Pages", "Panels", "Buttons", "Links", "Forms" and "ListViews".

Apache Wicket 8.0.0 includes new features, bug fixes and improvements that include:
  • Java 8 or newer is required
  • Servlet 3.1 is required
  • Component databinding (IModel) is now a Functional Interface
  • Native JSR 310 Date/Time support
  • Java's Optional type is used in the right places
  • Removal of many deprecated features from previous versions

The full list of new features and changes is available in the project release notes at https://wicket.apache.org/2018/05/22/wicket-8-released.html

"Wicket 8 is a long awaited milestone for the project," said Andrea del Bene, Apache Wicket committer and Apache Wicket v8.0 Release Manager. "We are proud to provide all the new functionality to Web developers who can leverage Java 8 to remove many lines of code throughout their code bases. The new features are essential for modern Java developers. With Wicket 8, developers can create more maintainable and better performant applications."

Apache Wicket is used by thousands of organizations that include Åland Islands Library, Brazilian Air Force, Emirates Real Estate Investment Trust, German National Library of Science and Technology, India Goa Directorate of Agriculture, Japan National Police Agency, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Orange Moldova, Pune Smart City, RiskCo, Savings Banks Group Finland, Sweden's Helge Library, Taiwan High Speed Rail, and Topicus B.V., among others.

"Apache Wicket always had security as one of its pillar stones. This is why we know our access management solution Topicus KeyHub has a solid foundation with Wicket," said Martijn Maatman, manager at Topicus B.V. "Wicket 8 contains new and improved features to increase security and effectiveness. This makes it our framework of choice to build software solutions that can stand the test of time."

"Apache Wicket's focus on plain Java and HTML enabled OpenMeetings to migrate from Flash to a maintainable codebase," said Maxim Solodovnik, VP of Apache OpenMeetings™ Web conferencing project. "The stability and modularity of the Wicket framework gives us the assurance our investment is not obsolete in a couple of weeks or months."

"Wicket comes with a great user guide, and with our quick-start wizard you can have your first Wicket project up and running in seconds," added Dashorst.

Catch Apache Wicket in action with live examples on the Apache Wicket Website, as well as many available recordings of presentations from JavaZone, Devoxx, and ApacheCon.

Availability and Oversight
Apache Wicket software is released under the Apache License v2.0 and is overseen by a self-selected team of active contributors to the project. A Project Management Committee (PMC) guides the Project's day-to-day operations, including community development and product releases. For downloads, documentation, and ways to become involved with Apache Wicket, visit http://wicket.apache.org/ and https://twitter.com/apache_wicket 

About The Apache Software Foundation (ASF)
Established in 1999, the all-volunteer Foundation oversees more than 350 leading Open Source projects, including Apache HTTP Server —the world's most popular Web server software. Through the ASF's meritocratic process known as "The Apache Way," more than 730 individual Members and 6,800 Committers across six continents successfully collaborate to develop freely available enterprise-grade software, benefiting millions of users worldwide: thousands of software solutions are distributed under the Apache License; and the community actively participates in ASF mailing lists, mentoring initiatives, and ApacheCon, the Foundation's official user conference, trainings, and expo. The ASF is a US 501(c)(3) charitable organization, funded by individual donations and corporate sponsors including Aetna, Anonymous, ARM, Bloomberg, Budget Direct, Capital One, Cerner, Cloudera, Comcast, Facebook, Google, Hortonworks, Huawei, IBM, Indeed, Inspur, LeaseWeb, Microsoft, Oath, ODPi, Pineapple Fund, Pivotal, Private Internet Access, Red Hat, Target, and Union Investment. For more information, visit http://apache.org/ and https://twitter.com/TheASF

© The Apache Software Foundation. "Apache", "Wicket", "Apache Wicket", and "ApacheCon" are registered trademarks or trademarks of the Apache Software Foundation in the United States and/or other countries. All other brands and trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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Friday May 18, 2018

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 18 May 2018

Hey, Friday: we've had a productive week in ApacheLand! Let's take a look at our achievements:

ASF Board –management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 20 June. Board calendar and minutes http://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html

ApacheCon™ –the ASF's official global conference series.
 - Apache Roadshow Europe/Berlin 11-14 June/Berlin --register for FOSS Backstage and you're in! https://foss-backstage.de/
 - The Apache® Software Foundation Announces Agenda, Keynotes, and Sponsors for ApacheCon™ North America 2018 https://s.apache.org/jNcd

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield clicking performance at 99.80% uptime. http://status.apache.org/

ASF Operations Factoid –this week, 521 Apache contributors changed 916,566 lines of code over 3,115 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Zhang Duo, Gary Gregory, Daniel Sun, Mark Thomas, and Hervé Boutemy.

Apache Accumulo™ –a sorted, distributed key/value store that provides robust, scalable data storage and retrieval.
 - Apache Accumulo 1.9.1 released http://accumulo.apache.org

Apache Apache Daffodil (incubating) –an implementation of the Data Format Description Language (DFDL) used to convert between fixed format data and XML/JSON.
 - Apache Daffodil (incubating) 2.1.0 released https://daffodil.apache.org/

Apache Jackrabbit™ –a fully compliant implementation of the Content Repository for Java(TM) Technology API, version 2.0 (JCR 2.0) as specified in the Java Specification Request 283 (JSR 283).
 - Apache Jackrabbit 2.17.3 and Jackrabbit Oak 1.8.3 and 1.9.1 released https://jackrabbit.apache.org/

Apache Tomcat™ –an Open Source software implementation of the Java Servlet, JavaServer Pages, Java Unified Expression Language, Java WebSocket and JASPIC technologies. 
 - Apache Tomcat 7.0.88 released http://tomcat.apache.org/
 - CVE-2018-8014 Insecure defaults for CORS filter http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/www-announce/201805.mbox/%3Ccb3c84a5-b3e7-2bfa-ba56-b97ecd934634%40apache.org%3E

Did You Know?

 - Did you know that CERN uses Apache Hadoop, Avro, and Parquet to process and store 12.3 PB of data per month? https://projects.apache.org/projects.html?category

 - Did you know that Salesforce, Twitter, and Yahoo use Apache BookKeeper to store streaming data? http://bookkeeper.apache.org/

 - Did you know that Apache Cordova is a popular hybrid mobile application development framework? https://cordova.apache.org/


Apache Community Notices:

 - The Apache Software Foundation Celebrates 19 Years of Open Source Leadership "The Apache Way" https://s.apache.org/gK4Q

 - Read "Open – For Business – At the ASF" by Merv Adrian, VP Research at Gartner https://blogs.gartner.com/merv-adrian/2018/03/27/open-for-business-at-the-asf/

 - The Apache Software Foundation 2018 Vision Statement https://s.apache.org/zqC3

 - Apache in 2017 - By The Digits https://s.apache.org/h8do

 - Foundation Statement –Apache Is Open. https://s.apache.org/PIRA

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

 - Please follow/like/re-tweet the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter and on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-apache-software-foundation

 - Do friend and follow us on the Apache Community Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/ApacheSoftwareFoundation/and Twitter account https://twitter.com/ApacheCommunity

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

 - Open Expo Europe - 6-7 June 2018 in Madrid https://openexpoeurope.com/

 - Meet members of the Apache community at Open Expo Madrid 6-7 June 2018 http://www.openexpo.es/en/

 - We're teaming up the Apache Roadshow Europe with Berlin Buzzwords - 10-12 June 2018 (Apache Lounge dates: 11-12 June) https://berlinbuzzwords.de/

 - The 2018 Apache EU Roadshow will be held during FOSS Backstage in Berlin 13-14 June 2018 https://foss-backstage.de/

 - Apache Big Data project communities will be participating at DataWorks Summit 17-21 June 2018 in San Jose https://dataworkssummit.com/

 - ApacheCon North America will be held 24-27 September in Montreal http://apachecon.com/

 - Save the Date: Apache Roadshow DC and Open Source/Government/Cyber/Job Fair - 8 October 2018 in Fairfax, VA http://apachecon.com/

 - ASF Quarterly Report: Operations Summary: November 2017 - January 2018 https://s.apache.org/UtBD

 - ASF Annual Report is available at https://s.apache.org/FY2017AnnualReport

 - Find out how you can participate with Apache community/projects/activities --opportunities open with Apache HTTP Server, Avro, ComDev (community development), Directory, Incubator, OODT, POI, Polygene, Syncope, Tika, Trafodion, and more! https://helpwanted.apache.org/

 - Are your software solutions Powered by Apache? Download & use our "Powered By" logos http://www.apache.org/foundation/press/kit/#poweredby

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Thursday May 17, 2018

The Apache® Software Foundation Announces Agenda, Keynotes, and Sponsors for ApacheCon™ North America 2018

Community-driven conference series to gather dozens of Apache projects and their communities in Montréal to share and learn about the latest Open Source innovations in Big Data, Cloud, Finance, IoT, Machine Learning, Search, Servers, and more in a collaborative, vendor-neutral environment

Wakefield, MA —17 May 2018— The Apache® Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350 Open Source projects and initiatives, announced today the program for its official conference series, ApacheCon™, taking place 24-27 September 2018 in Montréal, Canada.

ApacheCon showcases the latest breakthroughs from ubiquitous Apache projects and upcoming innovations in the Apache Incubator, as well as Open Source development and leading community-driven projects "The Apache Way".

"The Apache Software Foundation continues to lead in community-driven development that accelerates innovation across the Open Source ecosystem," said Rich Bowen, Vice President of Conferences at the ASF. "ApacheCon delivers state-of-the-art content, directly from Apache project developer and user communities."

Over the past 19 years, ApacheCon has drawn attendees from more than 60 countries to learn about core Open Source technologies independent of business interests, corporate biases, or sales pitches. 

Topics include Big Data, Cloud, Community, Finance, Graphs, HTTP Server, IoT, Machine Learning, Messaging, NoSQL, Programming, Search, Security, Streaming, and more.

Dedicated Apache project tracks/co-located events include Apache Spark and Scala half-day workshop with IBM; CloudStack Collaboration Conference, TomcatCon, and Geospatial Track, organized by the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC).

Sessions and Speakers
More than 100 presentations on dozens of popular Apache projects, including Avro, Beam, CouchDB, Drill, Fineract, Groovy, Hadoop, HAWQ, HBase, Hive, HTTP Server, Kafka, Karaf, Lucene, MyNewt, NetBeans, OpenNLP, ORC, Parquet, Phoenix, Ranger, RocketMQ, Solr, Spark, Struts, Unomi, YARN, and Zeppelin.

Featured projects undergoing development in the Apache Incubator include Druid, Dubbo, Gobblin, Hivemall, MXNet, OpenWhisk, PLC4X, Pulsar, S2Graph, and Traffic Control.

The complete schedule is available at https://apachecon.com/acna18/

Keynotes

Tuesday, 25 September

  • Cliff Schmidt, Apache Member, former ASF Board member, and Literacy Bridge founder on how Amplio uses technology to educate and improve the quality of life of people living in very difficult parts of the world.

  • Myrle Krantz, Apache Member and Vice President Apache Fineract, on how Open Source banking is helping the global fight against poverty.

Wednesday, 26 September

  • Bridget Kromhout, Principal Cloud Developer Advocate at Microsoft, on the really hard problem in software: the people.

  • Euan McLeod, ‎VP VIPER at ‎Comcast, on the many ways that Apache software delivers your favorite shows to your living room.

Events and Activities
ApacheCon will also feature popular sessions that include Lightning Talks, BarCampApache, Hackathon, PGP key signing, and ample networking opportunities with Apache projects and their communities.

Sponsors
ApacheCon is made possible by Platinum Sponsors Comcast and IBM; Gold Sponsor Amazon; Silver Sponsors Linode and Red Hat; and Bronze Sponsor ShapeBlue, who join Apache event sponsors CloudOps, Dito, GridGain, and Talener. Sponsorship opportunities are available for ApacheCon, as well as Apache Roadshow Berlin and Washington DC: contact help@apachecon.com for further details.

Venue
ApacheCon North America 2018 will be held at the Montréal Marriott Chateau Champlain in Montréal, Canada. ApacheCon has secured room blocks with special rates for sleeping rooms ($225 CAD per night, including WiFi) available through 24 August.

Registration
Registration for ApacheCon is open. Early registration incentives include savings of $225 off the general rate of $800 through 21 July, as well as special discounts for Apache Committers. 

Members of the media and analyst community who would like to reserve a complimentary press pass to ApacheCon should contact Sally Khudairi at press@apache.org.

About ApacheCon
ApacheCon is the official global conference series of The Apache Software Foundation. Since 2000 ApacheCon has been drawing participants at all levels to explore ”Tomorrow’s Technology Today” across 300+ Apache projects and their diverse communities. ApacheCon showcases the latest developments in ubiquitous Apache projects and emerging innovations through hands-on sessions, keynotes, real-world case studies, trainings, hackathons, community events, and more. For more information, visit http://apachecon.com/ and https://twitter.com/ApacheCon .

About The Apache Software Foundation (ASF)
Established in 1999, the all-volunteer Foundation oversees more than 350 leading Open Source projects, including Apache HTTP Server —the world's most popular Web server software. Through the ASF's meritocratic process known as "The Apache Way," more than 680 individual Members and 6,500 Committers across six continents successfully collaborate to develop freely available enterprise-grade software, benefiting millions of users worldwide: thousands of software solutions are distributed under the Apache License; and the community actively participates in ASF mailing lists, mentoring initiatives, and ApacheCon, the Foundation's official user conference, trainings, and expo. The ASF is a US 501(c)(3) charitable organization, funded by individual donations and corporate sponsors including Aetna, Alibaba Cloud Computing, ARM, Baidu, Bloomberg, Budget Direct, Capital One, Cash Store, Cerner, Cloudera, Comcast, Facebook, Google, Hortonworks, Huawei, IBM, Indeed, Inspur, iSIGMA, ODPi, LeaseWeb, Microsoft, PhoenixNAP, Pivotal, Private Internet Access, Red Hat, Target, Union Investment, and Yahoo. For more information, visit http://apache.org/ and https://twitter.com/TheASF

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Friday May 11, 2018

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 11 May 2018

And Friday is back! Let's review our weekly activities...

Success at Apache –a monthly blog series that focuses on the processes behind why the ASF "just works".
 - Dip into the Apache Way by Nick Couchman https://s.apache.org/HpyO

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

ApacheCon™ –the ASF's official global conference series.
 - Apache Roadshow Europe/Berlin 11-14 June/Berlin is coming up --register for FOSS Backstage and you're in! https://foss-backstage.de/
 - Schedule announced and Registration open for ApacheCon North America 24-27 September/Montreal http://apachecon.com/
 - Save the date: Apache Roadshow and Open Source Job Fair 8 October/Fairfax, VA

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield fab performance at 99.72% uptime. http://status.apache.org/

ASF Operations Factoid –this week, 569 Apache contributors changed 1,020,795 lines of code over 3,502 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Zhang Duo, Jean-Baptiste Onofré, James Taylor, York Shen, and Jonathan Hung.

Apache Groovy™ –a multi-facet programming language for the JVM.
 - Apache Groovy 2.5.0-rc-2 released http://groovy.apache.org

Apache Impala™ –a high-performance distributed SQL engine.
 - Apache Impala 3.0.0 released https://impala.apache.org/

Apache Jackrabbit™ –a fully compliant implementation of the Content Repository for Java(TM) Technology API, version 2.0 (JCR 2.0) as specified in the Java Specification Request 283 (JSR 283).
 - Apache Jackrabbit 2.12.9 released https://jackrabbit.apache.org/

Apache Johnzon™ –a Java library for parsing and creating JSON.
 - Apache Johnzon-1.0.1 released https://johnzon.apache.org/

Apache Qpid™ JMS –newer JMS client supporting the Advanced Message Queuing Protocol 1.0 (AMQP 1.0, ISO/IEC 19464), based around the Apache Qpid Proton protocol engine and implementing the AMQP JMS Mapping as it evolves at OASIS.
 - Apache Qpid JMS 0.32.0 released http://qpid.apache.org

Apache Tomcat™ –an Open Source software implementation of the Java Servlet, JavaServer Pages, Java Unified Expression Language, Java WebSocket and JASPIC technologies. 
 - Apache Tomcat 8.0.52, 8.5.31 and 9.0.8 released http://tomcat.apache.org/


Did You Know?

 - Did you know that the 20 new Top-Level Projects graduated from the Apache Incubator? http://incubator.apache.org/

 - Did you know that Apache Mynewt is an embedded OS for IoT devices? http://mynewt.apache.org/

 - Did you know that the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs' E-licensing System is powered by Apache Wicket? http://wicket.apache.org/

Apache Community Notices:

 - The Apache Software Foundation Celebrates 19 Years of Open Source Leadership "The Apache Way" https://s.apache.org/gK4Q

 - Read "Open – For Business – At the ASF" by Merv Adrian, VP Research at Gartner https://blogs.gartner.com/merv-adrian/2018/03/27/open-for-business-at-the-asf/

 - A look at the "Apache at 19" promo at https://youtu.be/Fqk_rlKiVIs

 - The Apache Software Foundation 2018 Vision Statement https://s.apache.org/zqC3

 - Apache in 2017 - By The Digits https://s.apache.org/h8do

 - Foundation Statement –Apache Is Open. https://s.apache.org/PIRA

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

 - Please follow/like/re-tweet the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter and on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-apache-software-foundation

 - Do friend and follow us on the Apache Community Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/ApacheSoftwareFoundation/and Twitter account https://twitter.com/ApacheCommunity

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

 - Open Expo Europe - 6-7 June 2018 in Madrid https://openexpoeurope.com/

 - Meet members of the Apache community at Open Expo Madrid 6-7 June 2018 http://www.openexpo.es/en/

 - We're teaming up the Apache Roadshow Europe with Berlin Buzzwords - 10-12 June 2018 (Apache Lounge dates: 11-12 June) https://berlinbuzzwords.de/

 - The 2018 Apache EU Roadshow will be held during FOSS Backstage in Berlin 13-14 June 2018 https://foss-backstage.de/

 - Apache Big Data project communities will be participating at DataWorks Summit 17-21 June 2018 in San Jose https://dataworkssummit.com/

 - ApacheCon North America will be held 24-27 September in Montreal http://apachecon.com/

 - Save the Date: Apache Roadshow DC and Open Source/Government/Cyber/Job Fair - 8 October 2018 in Fairfax, VA http://apachecon.com/

 - ASF Quarterly Report: Operations Summary: November 2017 - January 2018 https://s.apache.org/UtBD

 - ASF Annual Report is available at https://s.apache.org/FY2017AnnualReport

 - Find out how you can participate with Apache community/projects/activities --opportunities open with Apache HTTP Server, Avro, ComDev (community development), Directory, Incubator, OODT, POI, Polygene, Syncope, Tika, Trafodion, and more! https://helpwanted.apache.org/

 - Are your software solutions Powered by Apache? Download & use our "Powered By" logos http://www.apache.org/foundation/press/kit/#poweredby

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Friday May 04, 2018

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 4 May 2018

It's time for our weekly review of the Apache community's activities. Here we go, and "May the 4th" be with you!

The Apache Software Foundation Welcomes 51 New Members https://s.apache.org/ysxx

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

ApacheCon™ –the ASF's official global conference series.
 - Join us at Apache Roadshow Europe/Berlin 11-14 June/Berlin --register for FOSS Backstage and you're in! https://foss-backstage.de/
 - Schedule announced and Registration open for ApacheCon North America 24-27 September/Montreal http://apachecon.com/
 - Save the date: Apache Roadshow and Open Source Job Fair 8 October/Fairfax, VA

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield polished performance at 99.50% uptime. http://status.apache.org/

ASF Operations Factoid –this week, 515 Apache contributors changed 1,230,970 lines of code over 3,430 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Jan van Doorn, Jean-Baptiste Onofré, Peng Hui Jiang, James Taylor, and Mark Thomas.

Apache Calcite™ Avatica Go –a framework for building database drivers that defines a wire API and serialization mechanism for clients to communicate with a server as a proxy to a database.
 - Apache Calcite Avatica Go 3.0.0 released https://calcite.apache.org/

Apache Impala™ –a high-performance distributed SQL engine.
 - Apache Impala 2.12.0 released https://impala.apache.org/

Apache HBase™ –the Hadoop database, a distributed, scalable, Big Data store.
 - Apache HBase 2.0.0 released https://hbase.apache.org/

Apache OpenWebBeans™ –a CDI container (Contexts and Dependency Injection for Java) and targets the CDI-1.2 specification (JavaEE 7).
 - Apache OpenWebBeans 1.7.5 and 2.0.5 released http://openwebbeans.apache.org/


Did You Know?

 - Did you know that the following Apache projects are celebrating their anniversaries this month? Apache Forrest and Geronimo (14 years); Apache Tomcat (13 years); Apache OpenJPA, POI, TomEE, and Turbine (11 years); Apache Libcloud (7 years); Apache Giraph, Hama, and ManifoldCF (6 years); Apache Phoenix (4 years); Apache Whimsy (3 years); Apache Bahir, TinkerPop, and Zeppelin (2 years); and Apache SystemML (1 year) --many happy returns!

 - Did you know that Apache Drill lets you run SQL queries directly against Amazon S3 data? http://drill.apache.org/

 - Did you know that the apache.org domain receives 35M collective page views per week? http://apache.org/

Apache Community Notices:

 - The Apache Software Foundation Celebrates 19 Years of Open Source Leadership "The Apache Way" https://s.apache.org/gK4Q

 - Read "Open – For Business – At the ASF" by Merv Adrian, VP Research at Gartner https://blogs.gartner.com/merv-adrian/2018/03/27/open-for-business-at-the-asf/

 - A look at the "Apache at 19" promo at https://youtu.be/Fqk_rlKiVIs

 - The Apache Software Foundation 2018 Vision Statement https://s.apache.org/zqC3

 - Apache in 2017 - By The Digits https://s.apache.org/h8do

 - Foundation Statement –Apache Is Open. https://s.apache.org/PIRA

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

 - Please follow/like/re-tweet the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter and on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-apache-software-foundation

 - Do friend and follow us on the Apache Community Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/ApacheSoftwareFoundation/ and Twitter account https://twitter.com/ApacheCommunity

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

 - Open Expo Europe - 6-7 June 2018 in Madrid https://openexpoeurope.com/

 - Meet members of the Apache community at Open Expo Madrid 6-7 June 2018 http://www.openexpo.es/en/

 - We're teaming up the Apache Roadshow Europe with Berlin Buzzwords - 10-12 June 2018 (Apache Lounge dates: 11-12 June) https://berlinbuzzwords.de/

 - The 2018 Apache EU Roadshow will be held during FOSS Backstage in Berlin 13-14 June 2018 https://foss-backstage.de/

 - Apache Big Data project communities will be participating at DataWorks Summit 17-21 June 2018 in San Jose https://dataworkssummit.com/

 - ApacheCon North America will be held 24-27 September in Montreal http://apachecon.com/

 - Save the Date: Apache Roadshow DC and Open Source/Government/Cyber/Job Fair - 8 October 2018 in Fairfax, VA http://apachecon.com/

 - ASF Quarterly Report: Operations Summary: November 2017 - January 2018 https://s.apache.org/UtBD

 - ASF Annual Report is available at https://s.apache.org/FY2017AnnualReport

 - Find out how you can participate with Apache community/projects/activities --opportunities open with Apache HTTP Server, Avro, ComDev (community development), Directory, Incubator, OODT, POI, Polygene, Syncope, Tika, Trafodion, and more! https://helpwanted.apache.org/

 - Are your software solutions Powered by Apache? Download & use our "Powered By" logos http://www.apache.org/foundation/press/kit/#poweredby

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Wednesday May 02, 2018

The Apache Software Foundation Welcomes 51 New Members

The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) welcomes the following new Members who were elected during the annual ASF Members' Meeting on 20-22 March 2018:

Anthony Baker, Bryan Bende, Steve Blackmon, Karsten Braeckelmann, Mark Bretl, Jesús Camacho Rodríguez, Jason Dai, Wido den Hollander, Deepak Dixit, Jonathan Eagles, Stefan Eissing, Deron Eriksson, Joey Frazee, Fabian Hueske, Furkan Kamaci, Holden Karau, Bruno P. Kinoshita, John Kinsella, Woonsan Ko, Andy Konwinski, Myrle Krantz, Kihwal Lee, Peter Linnell, Ted Liu, Piergiorgio Lucidi, Wes McKinney, Ismaël Mejía, Kevin Monroe, Philippe Mouawad, Robert Muir, Luis Filipe Nassif, Michael Osipov, Philipp Ottlinger, Patrick O'Leary, Javen O'Neal, Andrew Palumbo, George Percival, Mark Radcliffe, Matthias Seidel, Koji Sekiguchi, Madhav Sharan, David Smiley, Misty Stanley-Jones, Imesha Sudasingha, Kellen Sunderland, Coty Sutherland, Maxim Valyanskiy, Michael Wall, Dawid Weiss, Josh Wills, and Yann Ylavic.

When the ASF incorporated in 1999, its core membership comprised 21 individuals who oversaw the progress of the Apache HTTP Server. This group grew with Committers --developers who contributed code, patches, or documentation, and were subsequently granted access by the Membership:

  • to "commit" or "write" (contribute) directly to the code repository;
  • the right to vote on community-related decisions; and
  • the ability propose an active user for Committership.

Those Committers who demonstrate merit in the Foundation's growth, evolution, and progress are nominated for ASF Membership by existing Members.

This election brings the total number of ASF Members to 731 today. Individuals elected as ASF Members legally serve as the "shareholders" of the Foundation https://www.apache.org/foundation/governance/members.html
For more information on how the ASF works, visit http://www.apache.org/foundation/how-it-works.html and Apache Is Open https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/entry/apache-is-open

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Friday April 27, 2018

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 27 April 2018

Farewell, April. Let's review what the Apache community has accomplished this past week:

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

ApacheCon™ –the ASF's official global conference series.
 - Join us at Apache Roadshow Europe/Berlin 11-14 June/Berlin --register for FOSS Backstage and you're in! https://foss-backstage.de/
 - Registration open for ApacheCon North America 24-27 September/Montreal (schedule coming soon) http://apachecon.com/
 - Final call for Travel Assistance applications for ApacheCon/Montreal --ends 1 May https://www.apache.org/travel/
 - Save the date: Apache Roadshow and Open Source Job Fair 8 October/Fairfax, VA

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield "triple nines" performance at 99.95% uptime. http://status.apache.org/

ASF Operations Factoid –this week, 514 Apache contributors changed 856,181 lines of code over 2,887 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Stephen Mallette, Matthieu Baechler, Duo Zhang, Alexey Goncharuk, and Bao Liu.

Apache Accumulo™ –a sorted, distributed key/value store that provides robust, scalable data storage and retrieval.
 - Apache Accumulo 1.9.0 released https://accumulo.apache.org/

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 1.9.0 released http://jackrabbit.apache.org/

Apache Open Climate Workbench™ –a comprehensive suite of algorithms, libraries, and interfaces designed to standardize and streamline the process of interacting with large quantities of observational data and conducting regional climate model evaluations.
 - Apache Open Climate Workbench 1.3.0 released http://climate.apache.org/

Apache PDFBox™ –an Open Source Java tool for working with PDF documents.
 - Apache PDFBox 1.8.14 released http://pdfbox.apache.org/

Apache Qpid™ Proton –a messaging library for the Advanced Message Queuing Protocol 1.0 (AMQP 1.0, ISO/IEC 19464, http://www.amqp.org).
 - Apache Qpid Proton-J 0.27.0 released http://qpid.apache.org/

Apache Tika™ –a toolkit for detecting and extracting metadata and structured text content from various documents using existing parser libraries.
 - Apache Tika 1.18 released http://tika.apache.org/
 - [CVE-2018-1338] DoS (Infinite Loop) Vulnerability in Apache Tika's BPGParser http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/www-announce/201804.mbox/%3CCAC1dCwW1WG339h%3DfqMzjG4p0VdeoOe3q5qKM%3DQ7KUQPuLzS1RA%40mail.gmail.com%3E
 - [CVE-2018-1339] DoS (Infinite Loop) Vulnerability in Apache Tika's ChmParser http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/www-announce/201804.mbox/%3CCAC1dCwVvwLpJMi%2B-YYx%3Du_9YxZnMpd729Hy%3DB%2BBADXaCEpWceQ%40mail.gmail.com%3E
 - [CVE-2018-1335] Command Injection Vulnerability in Apache Tika's tika-server module http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/www-announce/201804.mbox/%3CCAC1dCwVhrPRyFJMS5BbY02%2B495CUODrAzndqZkvKacJnXUSm%2Bw%40mail.gmail.com%3E

Apache UIMA™ –a component architecture and framework for the analysis of unstructured content like text, video and audio data.
 - CVE-2017-15691: Apache UIMA XML external entity expansion (XXE) attack exposure http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/www-announce/201804.mbox/%3Cfac969e1-6a15-186a-d49c-338c58a0b37e%40apache.org%3E


Did You Know?

 - Did you know that Audi has adopted Apache Kafka as the data streaming backbone for all Audi vehicles? http://kafka.apache.org/

 - Did you know that the Brazilian Air Force's Air Navigation Management Center is powered by Apache Wicket? http://wicket.apache.org/

 - Did you know that over the past 12 months 3,255 Apache Committers changed 71,186,324 lines of code over 225,500 commits? https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/entry/the-apache-software-foundation-celebrates

Apache Community Notices:

 - The Apache Software Foundation Celebrates 19 Years of Open Source Leadership "The Apache Way" https://s.apache.org/gK4Q

 - Read "Open – For Business – At the ASF" by Merv Adrian, VP Research at Gartner https://blogs.gartner.com/merv-adrian/2018/03/27/open-for-business-at-the-asf/

 - A look at the "Apache at 19" promo at https://youtu.be/Fqk_rlKiVIs

 - The Apache Software Foundation 2018 Vision Statement https://s.apache.org/zqC3

 - Apache in 2017 - By The Digits https://s.apache.org/h8do

 - Foundation Statement –Apache Is Open. https://s.apache.org/PIRA

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

 - Please follow/like/re-tweet the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter and on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-apache-software-foundation

 - Do friend and follow us on the Apache Community Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/ApacheSoftwareFoundation/ and Twitter account https://twitter.com/ApacheCommunity

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

 - Open Expo Europe - 6-7 June 2018 in Madrid https://openexpoeurope.com/

 - Meet members of the Apache community at Open Expo Madrid 6-7 June 2018 http://www.openexpo.es/en/

 - We're teaming up the Apache Roadshow Europe with Berlin Buzzwords - 10-12 June 2018 (Apache Lounge dates: 11-12 June) https://berlinbuzzwords.de/

 - The 2018 Apache EU Roadshow will be held during FOSS Backstage in Berlin 13-14 June 2018 https://foss-backstage.de/

 - Apache Big Data project communities will be participating at DataWorks Summit 17-21 June 2018 in San Jose https://dataworkssummit.com/

 - ApacheCon North America will be held 24-27 September in Montreal http://apachecon.com/

 - Save the Date: Apache Roadshow DC and Open Source/Government/Cyber/Job Fair - 8 October 2018 in Fairfax, VA http://apachecon.com/

 - ASF Quarterly Report: Operations Summary: November 2017 - January 2018 https://s.apache.org/UtBD

 - ASF Annual Report is available at https://s.apache.org/FY2017AnnualReport

 - Find out how you can participate with Apache community/projects/activities --opportunities open with Apache HTTP Server, Avro, ComDev (community development), Directory, Incubator, OODT, POI, Polygene, Syncope, Tika, Trafodion, and more! https://helpwanted.apache.org/

 - Are your software solutions Powered by Apache? Download & use our "Powered By" logos http://www.apache.org/foundation/press/kit/#poweredby

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Friday April 20, 2018

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 20 April 2018

Happy Friday! Activities from the Apache community over the past week include:

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

ApacheCon™ –the ASF's official global conference series.
 - Join us at Apache Roadshow Europe/Berlin 11-14 June/Berlin --register for FOSS Backstage and you're in! https://foss-backstage.de/
 - Registration open for ApacheCon North America 24-27 September/Montreal http://apachecon.com/
 - Travel Assistance applications now being accepted through 1 May for ApacheCon/Montreal https://www.apache.org/travel/
 - Save the date: Apache Roadshow and Job Fair 8 October/Fairfax, VA!

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield smashing kicking performance at 99.89% uptime. http://status.apache.org/

ASF Operations Factoid –this week, 577 Apache contributors changed 1,100,555 lines of code over 3,508 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: James Taylor, Steve Gill, Sean Busbey, Karl Wright, and Matteo Merli.

Apache Fineract™ –an Open Source system for core banking as a platform.
 - Apache Fineract 1.1.0 released http://fineract.apache.org/

Apache Jena™ –a framework for developing Semantic Web and Linked Data applications in Java.
 - Apache Jena 3.7.0 released http://jena.apache.org/

Apache Jackrabbit™ – a fully compliant implementation of the Content Repository for Java(TM) Technology API, version 2.0 (JCR 2.0) as specified in the Java Specification Request 283 (JSR 283).
 - Apache Jackrabbit 2.14.5 released http://jackrabbit.apache.org/

Apache Oozie™ –Open Source workflow scheduler for Apache Hadoop used to build complex Big Data transformations.
 - The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® Oozie(TM) v5.0.0 https://s.apache.org/FLXS

Apache OpenMeetings™ –provides video conferencing, instant messaging, white board, collaborative document editing and other groupware tools using API functions of the Red5 Streaming Server for Remoting and Streaming.
 - Apache OpenMeetings 4.0.3 released http://openmeetings.apache.org

Apache Subversion™ –leading Open Source version control system.
 - Apache Subversion 1.10.0 released https://subversion.apache.org/
 - The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® Subversion® v1.10.0 https://s.apache.org/ICsR

Apache Tomcat™ –an Open Source software implementation of the Java Servlet, JavaServer Pages, Java Unified Expression Language, Java WebSocket and JASPIC technologies. 
 - Apache Tomcat 7.0.86 and 8.0.51 released http://tomcat.apache.org/

Apache Traffic Server™ –a high performance, scalable HTTP Intermediary and proxy cache.
 - Apache Traffic Server v7.1.3 released https://trafficserver.apache.org/

Apache Wicket™ –an Open Source Java component oriented Web application framework.
 - CVE-2018-1325 - Wicket jQuery UI: XSS while displaying value in WYSIWYG editor http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/www-announce/201804.mbox/%3CCAJmbs8gYjfWKXJC1QtZoYQAvcxrSSFBXWpogJQ6LQfTBR4eTxQ%40mail.gmail.com%3E

Did You Know?

 - Did you know that Netflix processes 3 trillion events each day using Apache Flink? http://flink.apache.org/

 - Did you know that you can run Apache HBase on YARN via Slider HBase App Package? http://hbase.apache.org/

 - Did you know that you can use familiar BI tools with Apache Drill even when working with Big Data? http://drill.apache.org/

Apache Community Notices:

 - The Apache Software Foundation Celebrates 19 Years of Open Source Leadership "The Apache Way" https://s.apache.org/gK4Q

 - Read "Open – For Business – At the ASF" by Merv Adrian, VP Research at Gartner https://blogs.gartner.com/merv-adrian/2018/03/27/open-for-business-at-the-asf/

 - A look at the "Apache at 19" promo at https://youtu.be/Fqk_rlKiVIs

 - The Apache Software Foundation 2018 Vision Statement https://s.apache.org/zqC3

 - Apache in 2017 - By The Digits https://s.apache.org/h8do

 - Foundation Statement –Apache Is Open. https://s.apache.org/PIRA

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

 - Please follow/like/re-tweet the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter and on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-apache-software-foundation

 - Do friend and follow us on the Apache Community Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/ApacheSoftwareFoundation/ and Twitter account https://twitter.com/ApacheCommunity

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

 - Members of the Apache community will be presenting at DataWorks Summit 16-19 April 2018 in Berlin https://dataworkssummit.com/

 - Open Expo Europe - 6-7 June 2018 in Madrid https://openexpoeurope.com/

 - Meet members of the Apache community at Open Expo Madrid 6-7 June 2018 http://www.openexpo.es/en/

 - We're teaming up the Apache Roadshow Europe with Berlin Buzzwords - 10-12 June 2018 (Apache Lounge dates: 11-12 June) https://berlinbuzzwords.de/

 - The 2018 Apache EU Roadshow will be held during FOSS Backstage in Berlin 13-14 June 2018 https://foss-backstage.de/

 - Apache Big Data project communities will be participating at DataWorks Summit 17-21 June 2018 in San Jose https://dataworkssummit.com/

 - ApacheCon North America will be held 24-29 September in Montreal http://apachecon.com/

 - Save the Date: Apache Roadshow DC and Open Source/Government/Cyber/Job Fair - 8 October 2018 in Fairfax, VA http://apachecon.com/

 - ASF Quarterly Report: Operations Summary: November 2017 - January 2018 https://s.apache.org/UtBD

 - ASF Annual Report is available at https://s.apache.org/FY2017AnnualReport

 - Find out how you can participate with Apache community/projects/activities --opportunities open with Apache HTTP Server, Avro, ComDev (community development), Directory, Incubator, OODT, POI, Polygene, Syncope, Tika, Trafodion, and more! https://helpwanted.apache.org/

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