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Wednesday December 01, 2021

Apache Month in Review: November 2021

Welcome to the latest monthly overview of events from the Apache community. Here's a summary of what happened in November :

New This Month --

- Sponsor Success at Apache - the blog series that focuses on the people and processes behind why the ASF "just works", featuring insights and experiences from the perspective of select ASF Sponsors. The latest entry is "Exploration and Practice of the Apache Way in Tencent" by Mark Shan.

- Apache Month in Review: October 2021


Important Dates --

- Next Board Meeting: 15 December 2021. Board calendar and minutes

- Apache TVM TVMCon - 15-17 December 2021


Infrastructure --

Our seven-member Infrastructure team on three continents oversees our highly-reliable, distributed network under the leadership of VP Infrastructure David Nalley and Infrastructure Administrator Greg Stein. ASF Infrastructure supports 300+ Apache projects and their communities across ~200 individual machines, 1,400+ repositories, 5-6PB in traffic annually, ~75M downloads per month, and 2-3M daily emails on 2,000+ lists. ASF Infra performs 7M+ weekly checks to ensure services are available around the clock. The average uptime in November was 100.00%. http://www.apache.org/uptime/


Committer Activity --

In November, 628 Apache Committers changed 39,505,956 lines of code over 18,511 commits. The Committers with the top 5 highest contributions, in order, were: Krist Wongsuphasawat, Jesse Yang, Ville Brofeldt, Yongjie Zhao, and Mark Thomas. 


Project Releases and Updates --

New releases from Apache Airflow (Big Data); APISIX (API); Arrow (Big Data); Avro (Big Data); Beam (Big Data); Camel (Integration); CloudStack (Cloud Computing); Commons CLI (Libraries); DolphinScheduler (Workflow); Groovy (Programming Languages); HttpComponents (Servers); IoTDB (IoT); Jackrabbit (Content); JSPWiki (Content); Kafka (Big Data); Lucene (Search); MINA (Network Client/Server); NiFi (Big Data); OFBiz (Enterprise Processes Automation / ERP); Ozone (Big Data); POI (Content); Qpid (Messaging); ShardingSphere (Big Data); Skywalking (Application Performance Management); Solr (Search); Struts (Web Frameworks); Superset (Big Data); Tomcat (Servers); Traffic Control (Servers); Traffic Server (Servers); Wicket (Web Frameworks).


Apache Project Anniversaries in November: Apache Ant (19 years); HttpComponents (14 years); Attic, Buildr, CouchDB, and Qpid (13 years); Community Development ("ComDev", 12 years); OODT and ZooKeeper (11 years); Kafka and Syncope (9 years); Ambari (8 years); BookKeeper, Drill, and MetaModel (7 years); Brooklyn, Groovy, Kylin, and REEF (6 years); Geode (5 years); Guacamole, Impala, and Mnemonic (4 years); Griffin (3 years); Petri (2 years); and Superset and TVM (1 year). Many happy returns!

The Apache Incubator is the primary entry path for projects wishing to become an official part of the ASF. More than three dozen projects are currently undergoing development in the Apache Incubator.

# # #

To see our Weekly News Round-ups (published every Friday), visit https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/ and click on the calendar or hop directly to https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/category/Newsletter . For real-time updates, sign up for Apache-related news by sending mail to announce-subscribe@apache.org and follow @TheASF on Twitter. We appreciate your support!


Monday November 29, 2021

The Apache Weekly News Round-up: week ending 26 November 2021

We're wrapping up another great week with the following activities from the Apache community:

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 15 December 2021. Board calendar and minutes https://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at 99.97%. 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, 303 Apache Committers changed 18,449,074 lines of code over 6,624 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Krist Wongsuphasawat, Jesse Yang, Ville Brofeldt, Yongjie Zhao, and Harikrishna Patnala.    

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

APIs --
 - Apache APISIX 2.10.2 released
   -- CVE-2021-43557: Path traversal in request_uri variable

Big Data --
 - Apache Beam 2.34.0 released

Cloud Computing --
 - Apache Kafka 2.6.3 released 

Content --
 - Apache JSPWiki 2.11.0 released
   -- CVE-2021-44140: Arbitrary file deletion on logout
   -- CVE-2021-40369: Cross-site scripting vulnerability on Denounce plugin

Enterprise Processes Automation / ERP --
 - Apache OFBiz 18.12.02 released

Integration --
 - Apache Camel 3.11.4 (LTS) released

Messaging --
 - Apache Qpid Dispatch 1.18.0 released


Did You Know?

 - Did you know that Giving Tuesday, the global day of giving, takes place this year on Tuesday 30 November. Your individual and corporate donations help the all-volunteer ASF continue to steward 350+ Apache Projects and their communities, and provide more than $22B worth of Apache software to the public good at 100% no charge? https://donate.apache.org/

 - Did you know that you can learn more about Apache TVM --the ASF's first full stack software and hardware co-optimization project-- at TVMCon, taking place online and free-of-charge 15-17 December?

 - Did you know that the New Zealand government uses Apache Wicket for its national statistics Website?

Apache Community Notices

- The Apache Month in Review: October 2021 and video highlights

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

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

 - The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success 

 - Foundation Reports and Statements

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

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

 - Inside Infra: the new interview series with members of the ASF infrastructure team --meet 
    Chris Thistlethwaite https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Chris
    Drew Foulks https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Drew
    Greg Stein Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg
      ...Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg2 and Part III https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg3
    Daniel Gruno Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Daniel1 and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Daniel2
    Gavin McDonald Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Gavin and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Gavin2
    Andrew Wetmore Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Andrew and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Andrew2
    Chris Lambertus Part I  https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-ChrisL  and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-ChrisL2

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

 - Follow the Apache Community on Facebook and Twitter

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

Monday November 22, 2021

The Apache Weekly News Round-up: week ending 19 November 2021

Happy Friday, everyone. The Apache community has had another great week. Let's review what we've been up to:

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 15 December 2021. Board calendar and minutes https://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at 99.57%. 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, 340 Apache Committers changed 4,175,400 lines of code over 3,102 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Daniel Gruno, Christofer Dutz, Sebastian Rühl, Sebastian Bazley, and Claus Ibsen.  

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data --
 - Apache Arrow 6.0.1 released
 - Apache Ozone 1.2.0 released
   -- CVE-2021-36372: Original block tokens are persisted and can be retrieved
   -- CVE-2021-39231: Missing authentication/authorization on internal RPC endpoints
   -- CVE-2021-39232: Missing admin check for SCM related admin commands
   -- CVE-2021-39233: Container-related datanode operations can be called without authorization
   -- CVE-2021-39234: Raw block data can be read bypassing ACL/authorization
   -- CVE-2021-39235: Access mode of block tokens are not enforced
   -- CVE-2021-39236: Owners of the S3 tokens are not validated
   -- CVE-2021-41532: Unauthenticated access to Ozone Recon HTTP endpoints 

Business Intelligence --
 - Apache Superset CVE-2021-42250: Possible log injection

Cloud Computing --
 - Apache CloudStack 4.16.0.0 released

Content --
 - Apache Jackrabbit Oak 1.6.22 released

Integration --
 - Apache Camel 3.13.0 released

IoT --
 - Apache IoTDB 0.12.3 released

Observability --

- Apache SkyWalking Infra E2E 1.1.0 released

Programming Languages --
 - Apache Groovy 4.0.0-beta-2 released

Search --
 - Apache Lucene 8.11.0 released
 - Apache Solr 8.11.0 and Operator v0.5.0 released

Servers --
 - Apache Tomcat 8.5.73, 9.0.55, 10.0.13, 10.1.0-M7 (alpha) released
 - Apache HttpComponents Client 5.1.2 GA released
 - Apache Traffic Control: CVE-2021-43350: LDAP filter injection vulnerability in Traffic Ops

Web Frameworks --
 - Apache Struts 2.5.27 released


Did You Know?

 - Did you know that the ASF's Corporate Contribution options include Employee Giving Programs, Volunteer Grants, and Corporate Matching Gifts? End-of-year donations are welcome in any amount --thank you in advance for considering supporting the ASF! https://apache.org/foundation/contributing#support-the-asf-today

 - Did you know that Apache Pinot was featured in the Disney comedy film, "Home Sweet Home Alone"? https://twitter.com/ApachePinot/status/1459378780586262528

 - Did you know that Apache DolphinScheduler v2.0 is 20x more performant than previous versions? http://dolphinscheduler.apache.org/

Apache Community Notices

- The Apache Month in Review: October 2021 and video highlights

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

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

 - The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success 

 - Foundation Reports and Statements

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

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

 - Inside Infra: the new interview series with members of the ASF infrastructure team --meet 
    Chris Thistlethwaite https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Chris
    Drew Foulks https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Drew
    Greg Stein Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg
      ...Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg2 and Part III https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg3
    Daniel Gruno Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Daniel1 and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Daniel2
    Gavin McDonald Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Gavin and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Gavin2
    Andrew Wetmore Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Andrew and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Andrew2
    Chris Lambertus Part I  https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-ChrisL  and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-ChrisL2

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

 - Follow the Apache Community on Facebook and Twitter

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



Monday November 15, 2021

The Apache Weekly News Round-up: week ending 12 November 2021

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

Sponsor Success at Apache – the blog series that focuses on the people and processes behind why the ASF "just works", featuring insights and experiences from the perspective of select ASF Sponsors
 - "Exploration and Practice of the Apache Way in Tencent" by Mark Shan

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 17 November 2021. Board calendar and minutes https://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at 99.94%. Performance checks across 50 different service components spread over more than 250 machines in data centers around the world. View the ASF's Infrastructure Uptime site to see the most recent averages.

Apache Code Snapshot – Over the past week, 352 Apache Committers changed 11,730,654 lines of code over 3,823 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Krzysztof Kopyściński, Mark Thomas, Andrea Cosentino, Adam Kocoloski, and Tomaž Muraus.

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data --
 - Apache NiFi 1.15.0 released
 - Apache ShardingSphere 5.0.0 released

Business Intelligence --
 - Apache Superset CVE-2021-41972: Credentials leak

Content --
 - Apache Jackrabbit 2.20.4 and Jackrabbit Oak 1.8.25 released
 - Apache Traffic Control 6.0.1 released and CVE-2021-43350: LDAP filter injection vulnerability in Traffic Ops

Messaging --
 - Apache Qpid Proton 0.36.0 released


Did You Know?

 - Did you know that the Apache Unomi community will be holding their first Unomi developer MeetUp online and free of charge on 18 November?

 - Did you know that the Apache Ignite community are preparing for the vote on v2.12, are redesigning their project Website, and will be kicking off Ignite Summit Cloud Edition 16 November? Catch up on a busy week ahead!

 - Did you know that Uber Eats' new real-time exactly-once ad event processing is powered by Apache Flink, Apache Kafka, and Apache Pinot

Apache Community Notices

- The Apache Month in Review: October 2021 and video highlights

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

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

 - The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success 

 - Foundation Reports and Statements

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

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

 - Inside Infra: the new interview series with members of the ASF infrastructure team --meet 
    Chris Thistlethwaite https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Chris
    Drew Foulks https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Drew
    Greg Stein Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg
      ...Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg2 and Part III https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg3
    Daniel Gruno Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Daniel1 and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Daniel2
    Gavin McDonald Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Gavin and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Gavin2
    Andrew Wetmore Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Andrew and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Andrew2
    Chris Lambertus Part I  https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-ChrisL  and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-ChrisL2

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

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



Monday November 08, 2021

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 5 November 2021

Welcome November --we've closed October with another great week. Here are the latest updates on the Apache community's activities:

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 17 November 2021. Board calendar and minutes https://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html

ApacheCon™ – the ASF's official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998.
 - Our 2021 events are complete: thanks to all speakers, sponsors, participants, and planners for their great turnout!
 - Presentations for ApacheCon Asia and ApacheCon@Home are available on the ASF YouTube channel.

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 Apache Infrastructure Uptime site to see the most recent averages.

Apache Code Snapshot – Over the past week, 309 Apache Committers changed 6,052,770 lines of code over 2,644 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Jean-Baptiste Onofré, Claus Ibsen, Yuan Tian, Andrea Cosentino, and Sebastian Rühl.  

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data --
 - Apache Arrow 6.0.0 released
 - Apache Avro 1.11.0 released

Content --
 - Apache POI 5.1.0 released

Enterprise Processes Automation / ERP --
 - Apache OFBiz 18.12.01 released

Libraries --
 - Apache Commons CLI 1.5.0 released

Network Client/Server --
 - Apache MINA 2.0.22 and 2.1.5 released
   -- CVE-2021-41973: HTTP listener DOS

Observability --
 - Apache SkyWalking Java Agent 8.8.0 released

Servers --
 - Apache Traffic Server 9.1.1 and 8.1.3 released
 - Apache HttpComponents Client 5.2-alpha1 released

Web Frameworks -
 - Apache Wicket 9.6.0 released

Workflow --
 - Apache Airflow 2.2.1 released
 - Apache DolphinScheduler CVE-2021-27644: mysql jdbc connector parameters deserialize remote code execution


Did You Know?

 - Did you know that the following Apache Projects are celebrating anniversaries this month? Congratulations to Apache Ant (19 years); HttpComponents (14 years); Attic, Buildr, CouchDB, and Qpid (13 years); ComDev (12 years); OODT and ZooKeeper (11 years); Kafka and Syncope (9 years); Ambari (8 years); BookKeeper and Drill (7 years); Brooklyn, Groovy, Kylin, and REEF (6 years); Geode (5 years); Guacamole and Impala (4 years); Griffin (3 years); Petri (2 years); as well as Superset and TVM (1 year)

 - Did you know that Druid Summit Americas and EMEA events and watch parties start on 9 November? Secure your spot today!

 - Did you know that Ignite Summit Cloud Edition kicks off on 16 November? Learn more at http://ignite.apache.org/

Apache Community Notices

- The Apache Month in Review: October 2021 https://s.apache.org/October2021 and video highlights https://youtu.be/3rPR6tNt-dg

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

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

 - The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success 

 - Foundation Reports and Statements

 - Presentations from ApacheCon Asia are available on YouTube

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

 - Inside Infra: the new interview series with members of the ASF infrastructure team --meet 
    Chris Thistlethwaite https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Chris
    Drew Foulks https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Drew
    Greg Stein Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg
      ...Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg2 and Part III https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg3
    Daniel Gruno Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Daniel1 and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Daniel2
    Gavin McDonald Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Gavin and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Gavin2
    Andrew Wetmore Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Andrew and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Andrew2
    Chris Lambertus Part I  https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-ChrisL  and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-ChrisL2

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

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



Monday November 01, 2021

Apache Month in Review: October 2021

Welcome to the latest monthly overview of events from the Apache community. Here's a summary of what happened in October [video highlights available:

New This Month --

- Apache Software Foundation moves to CDN distribution for software.

- The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® OpenOffice® 4.1.11

- Presentations from ApacheCon 2021 events are available on the ASF's YouTube channel.  

- Apache Month in Review: September 2021


Important Dates --

- Next Board Meeting: 17 November 2021. Board calendar and minutes

- Apache CloudStack Collaboration Conference 2021 - 8-12 November 2021


Infrastructure --

Our seven-member Infrastructure team on three continents oversees our highly-reliable, distributed network under the leadership of VP Infrastructure David Nalley and Infrastructure Administrator Greg Stein. ASF Infrastructure supports 300+ Apache projects and their communities across ~200 individual machines, 1,400+ repositories, 5-6PB in traffic annually, ~75M downloads per month, and 2-3M daily emails on 2,000+ lists. ASF Infra performs 7M+ weekly checks to ensure services are available around the clock. The average uptime in October was 100.00%. http://www.apache.org/uptime/


Committer Activity --

In October, 643 Apache Committers changed 47,071,028 lines of code over 11,309 commits. The Committers with the top 5 highest contributions, in order, were: Claus Ibsen, Andi Huber, Gary Gregory, Andrea Cosentino, and Alex Herbert.   


Project Releases and Updates --

New releases from Apache Airflow (Big Data); Ant (Build Management); APISIX (API); Bigtop (Big Data); Calcite (Big Data); Camel (Integration); CouchDB (Big Data); DB (Database); Flink (Big Data); Geode (Database); HBase (Big Data); Hop (Orchestration); HttpComponents (Servers); HTTP Server (Servers); Jackrabbit (Content); James (Mail); Kyuubi (Incubating; Big Data); Log4cxx (Libraries); Lucene (Search); OpenMeetings (Web Conferencing); OpenOffice (Content); PLC4X (IoT); Qpid (Messaging); ShardingSphere (Big Data); ShenYu (Incubating; API); SIS (Geospatial); Skywalking (Application Performance Management); Solr (Search); Storm (Big Data); Syncope (Identity Management);Tomcat (Servers); Traffic Control (Servers); XMLBeans (Library).


Apache Project Anniversaries in October: Apache Ant (19 years); HttpComponents (14 years); Attic, Buildr, CouchDB, and Qpid (13 years); Community Development ("ComDev", 12 years); OODT and ZooKeeper (11 years); Kafka and Syncope (9 years); Ambari (8 years); BookKeeper, Drill, and MetaModel (7 years); Brooklyn, Groovy, Kylin, and REEF (6 years); Geode (5 years); Guacamole, Impala, and Mnemonic (4 years); Griffin (3 years); Petri (2 years); and Superset and TVM (1 year). Many happy returns!

The Apache Incubator is the primary entry path for projects wishing to become an official part of the ASF. More than three dozen projects are currently undergoing development in the Apache Incubator.

# # #

To see our Weekly News Round-ups (published every Friday), visit https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/ and click on the calendar or hop directly to https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/category/Newsletter . For real-time updates, sign up for Apache-related news by sending mail to announce-subscribe@apache.org and follow @TheASF on Twitter. We appreciate your support!

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 29 October 2021

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

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 17 November 2021. Board calendar and minutes https://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html

ApacheCon™ – the ASF's official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998.
 - Our 2021 events are complete: thanks to all speakers, sponsors, participants, and planners for their great turnout!
 - Presentations for ApacheCon Asia and ApacheCon@Home are available on the ASF YouTube channel.

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 Apache Infrastructure Uptime site to see the most recent averages.

Apache Code Snapshot – Over the past week, 320 Apache Committers changed 12,061,492 lines of code over 2,610 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Tomaz Muraus, Udo Schnurpfeil, David Jencks, Claus Ibsen, and Konrad Windszus.  

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

API --
 - Apache ShenYu (incubating) 2.4.1 available

Big Data --
 - Apache Bigtop 3.0.0 released
 - Apache Kyuubi (incubating) 1.3.1-incubating released
 - Apache HBase 1.4.14 released

Databases --
 - Apache Geode 1.12.5 released

IoT --
 - Apache PLC4X 0.9.0 released

Messaging --
 - Apache Qpid ProtonJ2 1.0.0-M3 released 

Servers --
 - Apache HttpComponents Client 5.1.1 GA released

Web Conferencing --
 - Apache OpenMeetings 6.2.0 released


Did You Know?

 - Did you know that organizations can support the ASF through one-time or recurring corporate contributions, matching gifts, and other corporate giving initiatives? 

 - Did you know that presentations from ApacheCon's 2021 events are available on the ASF's YouTube channel

 - Did you know that BNP Paribas uses Apache Ignite as a Hybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing solution?

Apache Community Notices

- The Apache Month in Review: September 2021 https://s.apache.org/September2021 and video highlights https://youtu.be/v3GdwUmevog

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

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

 - The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success 

 - Foundation Reports and Statements

 - Presentations from ApacheCon Asia are available on YouTube

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

 - Inside Infra: the new interview series with members of the ASF infrastructure team --meet 
    Chris Thistlethwaite https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Chris
    Drew Foulks https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Drew
    Greg Stein Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg
      ...Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg2 and Part III https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg3
    Daniel Gruno Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Daniel1 and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Daniel2
    Gavin McDonald Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Gavin and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Gavin2
    Andrew Wetmore Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Andrew and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Andrew2
    Chris Lambertus Part I  https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-ChrisL  and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-ChrisL2

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Monday October 25, 2021

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 22 October 2021

We're wrapping up another great week with the following activities from the Apache community:

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 17 November 2021. Board calendar and minutes https://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html

ApacheCon™ – the ASF's official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998.
 - Our 2021 events are complete: thanks to all speakers, sponsors, participants, and planners for their great turnout!
 - Presentations for ApacheCon Asia and ApacheCon@Home are available on the ASF YouTube channel.

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 Apache Infrastructure Uptime site to see the most recent averages.

Apache Code Snapshot – Over the past week, 313 Apache Committers changed 7,080,993 lines of code over 2,545 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Claus Ibsen, Gary Gregory, Jarek Potiuk, Andi Huber, Andrea Cosentino, and Tamas Cservenak.

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data --
 - Apache Calcite 1.28.0 released
 - Apache DataFu 1.6.1 released
 - Apache XMLBeans 5.0.2 released
 - Apache Flink 1.13.3 released
 - Apache Storm 1.2.4, 2.1.1 and 2.2.1 released
   -- CVE-2021-38294: Apache Storm: Shell Command Injection Vulnerability in Nimbus Thrift Server
   -- CVE-2021-40865: Apache Storm: Unsafe Pre-Authentication Deserialization In Workers

Build Management --
 - Apache Ant 1.10.12 released

Messaging --
 - Apache Qpid Proton-J 0.33.10 and JMS 1.3.0 released

Observability --
 - Apache SkyWalking CLI 0.9.0 and Eyes 0.2.0 released

Search --
 - Apache Lucene 8.10.1 released
 - Apache Solr 8.10.1 released

Servers --
 - Apache HttpComponents Core 5.2-alpha2 released


Did You Know?

 - Did you know that the ASF's 2021 multi-national Board of Directors comprises members from Australia, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United States, as well as our first Board member from China?

 - Did you know that Flink Forward starts next week? Sign up today and join online 26-27 October?

 - Did you know that the next CloudStack Collaboration Conference will be held online 9-12 November?

Apache Community Notices

- The Apache Month in Review: September 2021 https://s.apache.org/September2021 and video highlights https://youtu.be/v3GdwUmevog

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

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

 - The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success 

 - Foundation Reports and Statements

 - Presentations from ApacheCon Asia are available on YouTube

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

 - Inside Infra: the new interview series with members of the ASF infrastructure team --meet 
    Chris Thistlethwaite https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Chris
    Drew Foulks https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Drew
    Greg Stein Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg
      ...Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg2 and Part III https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg3
    Daniel Gruno Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Daniel1 and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Daniel2
    Gavin McDonald Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Gavin and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Gavin2
    Andrew Wetmore Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Andrew and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Andrew2
    Chris Lambertus Part I  https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-ChrisL  and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-ChrisL2

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

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Stay updated about The ASF

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Monday October 18, 2021

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 15 October 2021

Happy Friday, everyone. The Apache community has had another great week. Let's review what we've been up to:

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 20 October 2021. Board calendar and minutes https://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html

ApacheCon™ – the ASF's official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998.
 - Our 2021 events are complete: thanks to all speakers, sponsors, participants, and planners for their great turnout!
 - Presentations for ApacheCon Asia and ApacheCon@Home are available on the ASF YouTube channel.

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 Apache Infrastructure Uptime site to see the most recent averages.

Apache Code Snapshot – Over the past week, 305 Apache Committers changed 2,145,460 lines of code over 2,767 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Claus Ibsen, Jarek Potiuk, Tilman Hausherr, Tamas Cservenak, and Jacques Le Roux.

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data --
 - Apache Storm 1.2.4, 2.1.1 and 2.2.1 released
 - Apache Calcite Avatica 1.19.0 released
 - Apache CouchDB 3.2.0 released
 - Apache ShardingSphere ElasticJob 3.0.1 released

Business Intelligence --
 - Apache Superset CVE-2021-41971: Possible SQL Injection when template processing is enabled

Content --
 - Apache OpenOffice 4.1.11 released
   -- CVE-2021-41830: Double Certificate Attack
   -- CVE-2021-41831: Timestamp Manipulation with Signature Wrapping
   -- CVE-2021-41832: Content Manipulation with Certificate Validation Attack
 - Apache Jackrabbit 2.21.8 and Oak 1.22.9 released
 - Apache Syncope 2.1.10 released

Geospatial --
 - Apache SIS 1.1 released

Integration --
 - Apache Camel 3.11.3 (LTS) released

Observability --
 - Apache SkyWalking Client JS 0.7.0 released

Orchestration --
 - Apache Hop (Incubating) 1.0 released

Servers --
 - Apache Tomcat 8.5.72 released
   -- CVE-2021-42340: Apache Tomcat DoS
 - Apache Traffic Control 6.0.0 released
   -- CVE-2021-42009: Control Arbitrary Email Content Insertion in /deliveryservices/request

Workflow --
 - Apache Airflow 2.2.0 and Providers (Amazon 2.3.0) released

Did You Know?

 - Did you know that the ASF has moved to CDN distribution for software? https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/entry/apache-software-foundation-moves-to

 - Did you know that Druid Summit will be held online 9-10 November? http://druid.apache.org/

 - Did you know that the next 3Hx - Apache Hop (Incubating) Hot Hop Hangout will be held online 28 October? https://hop.apache.org/community/events/

Apache Community Notices

- The Apache Month in Review: September 2021 https://s.apache.org/September2021 and video highlights https://youtu.be/v3GdwUmevog

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

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

 - The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success 

 - Foundation Reports and Statements

 - Presentations from ApacheCon Asia are available on YouTube

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

 - Inside Infra: the new interview series with members of the ASF infrastructure team --meet 
    Chris Thistlethwaite https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Chris
    Drew Foulks https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Drew
    Greg Stein Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg
      ...Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg2 and Part III https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg3
    Daniel Gruno Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Daniel1 and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Daniel2
    Gavin McDonald Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Gavin and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Gavin2
    Andrew Wetmore Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Andrew and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Andrew2
    Chris Lambertus Part I  https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-ChrisL  and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-ChrisL2

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

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Stay updated about The ASF

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Monday October 11, 2021

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 8 October 2021

We're wrapping up another great week with the following activities from the Apache community:

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 20 October 2021. Board calendar and minutes https://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html

ApacheCon™ – the ASF's official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998.
 - Our 2021 events are complete: thanks to all speakers, sponsors, participants, and planners for their great turnout!
 - Presentations for ApacheCon Asia are available on the ASF YouTube channel. ApacheCon@Home presentations will be posted shortly.

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 Apache Infrastructure Uptime site to see the most recent averages.

Apache Code Snapshot – Over the past week, 286 Apache Committers changed 24,759,115 lines of code over 2,590 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Jean-Baptiste Onofré, Andi Huber, Alex Herbert, Gary Gregory, and Daniel Sun.

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data --
 - Apache CouchDB 3.1.2 released

Content
 - The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® OpenOffice® 4.1.11
    -- CVE-2021-33035: Buffer overflow from a crafted DBF file
    -- CVE-2021-40439: Billion Laughs

Integration --
 - Apache Camel 3.7.6 (LTS) released

Servers --
 - Apache HTTP Server 2.4.50 and 2.4.51 released
   -- CVE-2021-41524: null pointer dereference in h2 fuzzing
   -- CVE-2021-41773: Path traversal and file disclosure vulnerability
   -- CVE-2021-42013: Path Traversal and Remote Code Execution
- Apache Tomcat 9.0.54 released

Did You Know?

 - Did you know that Apache OpenOffice is now available from the Windows Store?

 - Did you know that the call for papers for TVMCon 2021 (online/free-of-charge 15-17 December) is now open?

 - Did you know that the call for papers for Ignite Summit (online/free-of-charge 16 November) closes soon?

Apache Community Notices

- The Apache Month in Review: September 2021 https://s.apache.org/September2021 and video highlights https://youtu.be/v3GdwUmevog

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

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

 - The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success 

 - Foundation Reports and Statements

 - Presentations from ApacheCon Asia are available on YouTube

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

 - Inside Infra: the new interview series with members of the ASF infrastructure team --meet 
    Chris Thistlethwaite https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Chris
    Drew Foulks https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Drew
    Greg Stein Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg
      ...Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg2 and Part III https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg3
    Daniel Gruno Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Daniel1 and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Daniel2
    Gavin McDonald Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Gavin and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Gavin2
    Andrew Wetmore Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Andrew and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Andrew2
    Chris Lambertus Part I  https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-ChrisL  and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-ChrisL2

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

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Stay updated about The ASF

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Monday October 04, 2021

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 1 October 2021

Welcome October --we've closed September with another great week. Here are the latest updates on the Apache community's activities:

Apache Month in Review – a round-up of our Round-ups and other newsworthy bits over the past month.
 - September Month in Review https://s.apache.org/September2021 --video highlights at https://youtu.be/v3GdwUmevog

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 20 October 2021. Board calendar and minutes https://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html

ApacheCon™ – the ASF's official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998.
 - Our 2021 events are complete: thanks to all speakers, sponsors, participants, and planners for their great turnout!
 - Presentations for ApacheCon Asia are available on the ASF YouTube channel. ApacheCon@Home presentations will be posted shortly.

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at 99.78%. Performance checks across 50 different service components spread over more than 250 machines in data centers around the world. View the Apache Infrastructure Uptime site to see the most recent averages.

Apache Code Snapshot – Over the past week, 298 Apache Committers changed 11,412,487 lines of code over 2,739 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Jean-Baptiste Onofré, Andi Huber, Mark Thomas, Gary Gregory, and Claus Ibsen.

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

APIs --
 - Apache APISIX 2.10.0 released

Big Data --
 - Apache Storm 2.3.0 released
 - Apache Flink 1.14.0 released

Database --
 -
Apache DB DdlUtils CVE-2021-41616: 1.0 readobject vulnerability

Integration --
 - Apache Camel 3.12.0 released

Libraries --
 - Apache Log4cxx 0.12.1 released

Mail --
 - Apache James MIME4J 0.8.6 released

Messaging --
 - Apache Qpid JMS 1.2.0 released

Observability --
 - Apache SkyWalking 8.8.0 and 8.8.1 released

Search --
 - Apache Lucene 8.10.0 released
 - Apache Solr 8.10.0 released

Servers --
 - Apache HttpComponents Core 5.1.2 GA released


Did You Know?

 - Did you know that the following Apache Projects are celebrating Top-level Project (TLP) anniversaries this month? Congratulations to the Apache Incubator (19 years); Xalan and XML Graphics (17 years); MINA and Velocity (15 years); PDFBox (12 years); Thrift (11 years); JMeter (10 years); Cordova, Isis, and OpenOffice (9 years); jclouds (8 years); Calcite (6 years); Juneau and Kibble (4 years); Joshua and ServiceComb (3 years); SINGA and Submarine (2 years); Ozone (1 year)! https://projects.apache.org/committees.html?date

 - Did you know that the latest Feathercast interview features Apache NLPCraft (incubating)?

 - Did you know that Druid Summit will be held 9-10 November 2021?

Apache Community Notices

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

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

 - The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success 

 - Foundation Reports and Statements

 - Presentations from ApacheCon Asia are available on YouTube

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

 - Inside Infra: the new interview series with members of the ASF infrastructure team --meet 
    Chris Thistlethwaite https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Chris
    Drew Foulks https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Drew
    Greg Stein Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg
      ...Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg2 and Part III https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg3
    Daniel Gruno Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Daniel1 and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Daniel2
    Gavin McDonald Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Gavin and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Gavin2
    Andrew Wetmore Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Andrew and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Andrew2
    Chris Lambertus Part I  https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-ChrisL  and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-ChrisL2

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

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Stay updated about The ASF

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Friday October 01, 2021

Apache Month in Review: September 2021

Welcome to the latest monthly overview of events from the Apache community. Here's a summary of what happened in September [video highlights available] :

New this month --

- Success at Apache - This series focuses on the people and processes behind why the ASF "just works." The most recent entry is "From Mentee to PMC" by Ephraim Anierobi.

- The Apache Drill Project Announces Apache® DrillTM v1.19 Milestone Release

- Apache Ranger response to incorrect analyst report on Cloud data security

- Apache Month in Review: August 2021


Important Dates --

- Next Board Meeting: 20 October 2021. Board calendar and minutes http://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html


Infrastructure --

Our seven-member Infrastructure team on three continents oversees our highly-reliable, distributed network under the leadership of VP Infrastructure David Nalley and Infrastructure Administrator Greg Stein. ASF Infrastructure supports 300+ Apache projects and their communities across ~200 individual machines, 1,400+ repositories, 5-6PB in traffic annually, ~75M downloads per month, and 2-3M daily emails on 2,000+ lists. ASF Infra performs 7M+ weekly checks to ensure services are available around the clock. The average uptime in September was 99.87%. http://www.apache.org/uptime/


Committer Activity --

In September, 692 Apache Committers changed 31,529,765 lines of code over 13,104 commits. The Committers with the top 5 highest contributions, in order, were: Mark Thomas, Andrea Cosentino, Andi Huber, Harikrishna Patnala, and Daniel Gruno.


Project Releases and Updates --

New releases from Apache Airflow (Big Data); Any23 (Content); APISIX (API); Camel (Integration); Commons DBCP (Libraries); Commons RNG (Libraries); DolphinScheduler (Workflow); Drill (Big Data); Druid (Big Data); Geode (Database); Geronimo (Application Servers); Groovy (Programming Languages); HttpComponents (Servers); Hudi (Big Data); Ignite (Big Data); IoTDB (IoT); Jackrabbit (Content); jclouds (Cloud); Jena (Libraries); Kafka (Big Data); Karaf (Application Servers/Middleware); Log4j (Libraries); NetBeans (Integrated Development Environment); PDFBox (Content); Pulsar (Messaging); Qpid (Messaging); Shiro (Security Framework); Skywalking (Application Performance Management); Solr (Search); Tika (Big Data); Tomcat (Servers);  Wicket (Web Frameworks); Zeppelin (Big Data).

Apache Project Anniversaries in September: ServiceMix (14 years); Hive, Pig, and Shiro (11 years); Airavata, Bigtop, and SIS (9 years); Curator (8 years); Storm (7 years); Yetus (6 years); RocketMQ and Royale (4 years); Pulsar (3 years); Rya (2 years); IoTDB (1 year). Many happy returns!

The Apache Incubator is the primary entry path for projects wishing to become an official part of the ASF. More than three dozen projects are currently undergoing development in the Apache Incubator; new to the Incubator this month is Apache Linkis (computation middleware).

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Monday September 27, 2021

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 27 September 2021

We're closing September with another great week. Here are the latest updates on the Apache community's activities:

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 20 October 2021. Board calendar and minutes https://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html

ApacheCon™ – the ASF's official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998.
 - Our 2021 events are complete: thanks to all speakers, sponsors, participants, and planners for their great turnout!
 - Presentations for ApacheCon Asia are available on the ASF YouTube channel. ApacheCon@Home presentations will be posted shortly.

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 Apache Infrastructure Uptime site to see the most recent averages.

Apache Code Snapshot – Over the past week, 328 Apache Committers changed 7,398,124 lines of code over 2,924 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Harikrishna Patnala, Gary Gregory, Andy Seaborne, Daniel Gruno, and Mark Thomas.

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data --
 - Apache Druid 0.22.0 released
   -- CVE-2021-36749: The HTTP inputSource allows authenticated users to read data from other sources than intended

Cloud Computing --
 - Apache Kafka 3.0.0 released
   -- CVE-2021-38153: Timing Attack Vulnerability for Apache Kafka Connect and Clients

Data Management Platform --
 - Apache Ignite 2.11.0 released

IDE --
 - Apache NetBeans 12.5 released

Messaging --
 - Apache Pulsar 2.8.1 released


Did You Know?

 - Did you know that LinkedIn's 10,000-node cluster for Big Data analytics and machine learning workloads is considered the world's largest Apache Hadoop implementation?

 - Did you know that Yelp's new search engine, Nrtsearch, is powered by Apache Lucene?

 - Did you know that the Ignite Summit Cloud Edition CFP closes on 15 October?

Apache Community Notices

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

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

 - The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success 

 - Foundation Reports and Statements

 - Presentations from ApacheCon Asia are available on YouTube

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

 - Inside Infra: the new interview series with members of the ASF infrastructure team --meet 
    Chris Thistlethwaite https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Chris
    Drew Foulks https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Drew
    Greg Stein Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg
      ...Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg2 and Part III https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg3
    Daniel Gruno Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Daniel1 and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Daniel2
    Gavin McDonald Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Gavin and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Gavin2
    Andrew Wetmore Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Andrew and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Andrew2
    Chris Lambertus Part I  https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-ChrisL  and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-ChrisL2

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

 - Follow the Apache Community on Facebook and Twitter

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Stay updated about The ASF

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Monday September 20, 2021

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 17 September 2021

We're wrapping up another great week with the following activities from the Apache community:

Success at Apache

This series focuses on the people and processes behind why the ASF "just works." The most recent entry is  "From Mentee to PMC" by Ephraim Anierobi. 

ASF Annual Report

The ASF annual report is a look back at our many achievements during the 2021 Fiscal Year.

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 20 October 2021. Board calendar and minutes https://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html

ApacheCon™ – the ASF's official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998. ApacheCon Asia was held online 6-8 August; ApacheCon@Home is coming up next on 21-23 September:
 - The Apache® Software Foundation Announces Program for ApacheCon@Home 2021
 - Learn all about ApacheCon with Rich Bowen and Swapnil M Mane
 - Learn about the Community Track from Sharan Foga and Swapnil M Mane 

 - Register for ApacheCon@Home 

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at 99.99%. Performance checks across 50 different service components spread over more than 250 machines in data centers around the world. View the Apache Infrastructure Uptime site to see the most recent averages.

Apache Code Snapshot – Over the past week, 356 Apache Committers changed 2,986,797 lines of code over 3,104 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Alex Heneveld, Andrea Cosentino, Stephen Mallette, Andi Huber, and Claus Ibsen.    

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Application Servers/Middleware --
 - Apache Karaf runtime 4.3.3 released 

Content --
 - Apache PDFBox 3.0.0-alpha2 released 
 - Apache Any23 2.5 released 
   -- CVE-2021-38555: An XML external entity (XXE) injection vulnerability exists in StreamUtils.java
   -- CVE-2021-40146: A Remote Code Execution (RCE) vulnerability exists in YAMLExtractor.java

Cloud Computing --
 - Apache jclouds 2.4.0 released 

Integration --
 - Apache Camel 3.11.2 (LTS) released 

IoT --
 - Apache IoTDB 0.12.2 released 

Libraries --
 - Apache Log4j Kotlin API 1.1.0 released 
 - Apache Commons RNG 1.4 released 
 - Apache Jena CVE-2021-39239: XML External Entity (XXE) vulnerability

Observability --
 - Apache SkyWalking Python Agent 0.7.0 and Satellite 0.2.0 released 

Search --
 - Apache Solr Operator v0.4.0 released 

Security Framework --
 - Apache Shiro CVE-2021-41303: Before 1.8.0, when using Apache Shiro with Spring Boot, a specially crafted HTTP request may cause an authentication bypass

Servers --
 - Apache Tomcat 8.5.71, 9.0.53, 10.0.11, and 10.1.0-M5 (alpha) released 
   -- CVE-2021-41079: Denial of Service
 - Apache HttpComponents Core 5.2-alpha1 released 

Web Frameworks -
 - Apache Wicket 9.5.0 released 

Did You Know?

 - Did you know that NASA JPL uses Apache Kafka to enable real-time data feeds from Mars?

 - Did you know that ASF Infrastructure's uptime during FY2021 was 99.75%?

 - Did you know that Shopify uses Apache Flink to analyze 10 TB+ of data? 

Apache Community Notices

- 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] 

 - The Apache Month in Review: August 2021 

 - The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success 

 - Foundation Reports and Statements

 - Presentations from ApacheCon Asia are available on YouTube

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

 - Inside Infra: the new interview series with members of the ASF infrastructure team --meet 
    Chris Thistlethwaite https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Chris
    Drew Foulks https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Drew
    Greg Stein Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg
      ...Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg2 and Part III https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg3
    Daniel Gruno Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Daniel1 and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Daniel2
    Gavin McDonald Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Gavin and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Gavin2
    Andrew Wetmore Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Andrew and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Andrew2
    Chris Lambertus Part I  https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-ChrisL  and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-ChrisL2

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

 - Follow the Apache Community on Facebook and Twitter

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Friday September 10, 2021

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 10 September 2021

We're wrapping up another great week with the following activities from the Apache community:

ASF Annual Report – a look back at our many achievements during the 2021 Fiscal Year
 - Press release https://s.apache.org/FY2021AnnualReport-pressrelease
 - Full report https://s.apache.org/FY2021AnnualReport

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 15 September 2021. Board calendar and minutes https://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html

ApacheCon™ – the ASF's official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998. ApacheCon Asia was held online 6-8 August; ApacheCon@Home is coming up next on 21-23 September:
 - The Apache® Software Foundation Announces Program for ApacheCon@Home 2021 https://s.apache.org/ACHome2021
 - Learn all about ApacheCon with Rich Bowen and Swapnil M Mane https://youtu.be/m_c7NJ5yMOg
 - Learn about the Community Track from Sharan Foga and Swapnil M Mane
https://youtu.be/8cZF-gaE3a4
 - Register for ApacheCon@Home https://www.apachecon.com/acah2021/

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. http://www.apache.org/uptime/

Apache Code Snapshot – Over the past week, 326 Apache Committers changed 9,187,985 lines of code over 2,985 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Harikrishna Patnala, Andi Huber, Yann Ylavic, Andrea Cosentino, and Benoit Tellier.     

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

APIs --
 - Apache APISIX Go Plugin Runner 0.2.0 released https://apisix.apache.org/

Application Servers --
 - Apache Geronimo Arthur 1.0.3 released https://geronimo.apache.org/arthur

Databases --
 - Apache Geode 1.14.0 released http://geode.apache.org/

Content --
 - Apache Jackrabbit 2.14.10 released http://jackrabbit.apache.org/

Programming Languages --
 - Apache Groovy 2.5.15, 3.0.9, and 4.0.0-beta-1 released https://groovy.apache.org/

Workflow --
 - Apache DolphinScheduler 1.3.8 released https://dolphinscheduler.apache.org/
 - Apache Airflow CVE-2021-38540: Variable Import endpoint missed authentication check https://s.apache.org/88ww5


Did You Know?

 - Did you know that ByteDance uses Apache Hudi to build exabyte-scale data lakes for services such as TikTok? http://hudi.apache.org/

 - Did you know that the Netherlands and Japan Pulsar MeetUp groups are having meetups in September? https://pulsar.apache.org/en/events/

 - Did you know that Kafka Summit will be held online and free of charge 14-15 September? http://kafka.apache.org/events

Apache Community Notices

- Watch "Trillions and Trillions Served", the documentary on the ASF 1) full feature [49 min] https://s.apache.org/Trillions-Feature 2) "Apache Everywhere" [6 min] https://s.apache.org/ApacheEverywhere 3) "Why Apache" [2.5 min] https://s.apache.org/ASF-Trillions-WhyApache 4) “Apache Innovation” [40 min] https://s.apache.org/ApacheInnovation

 - The Apache Month in Review: August 2021 https://s.apache.org/August2021

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

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

 - Presentations from ApacheCon Asia are available at https://s.apache.org/ApacheConAsia2021-talks

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

 - Inside Infra: the new interview series with members of the ASF infrastructure team --meet 
    Chris Thistlethwaite https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Chris
    Drew Foulks https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Drew
    Greg Stein Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg
      ...Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg2 and Part III https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg3
    Daniel Gruno Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Daniel1 and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Daniel2
    Gavin McDonald Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Gavin and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Gavin2
    Andrew Wetmore Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Andrew and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Andrew2
    Chris Lambertus Part I  https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-ChrisL  and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-ChrisL2

 - Follow the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter (https://twitter.com/TheASF) and on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-apache-software-foundation

 - Follow the Apache Community on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ApacheSoftwareFoundation/ and Twitter https://twitter.com/ApacheCommunity

 - 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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