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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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