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Friday October 02, 2020

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 2 October 2020

Hello, October --we've had a super-busy week, with ApacheCon drawing thousands of online participants as well as a slew of 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: 21 October 2020. 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.
 - It's a wrap! ApacheCon@Home recordings will be posted in the coming weeks (send email to announce-subscribe@apachecon.com to receive updates and future conference notifications). Thank you to event sponsors Apple, AWS, DataStax, IBM, Imply, Instaclustr, MuseDev, OpenLogic/Perforce, Red Hat, RX-M, and VMWare. 

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. http://www.apache.org/uptime/

Apache Code Snapshot – Over the past week, 306 Apache Committers changed 748,827 lines of code over 2,445 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Jean-Baptiste Onofré, Andrea Cosentino, Mark Thomas, Duo Zhang, and Claus Ibsen.

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data --
 - Apache HBase 2.3.2 released https://hbase.apache.org/
 - Apache Flink Stateful Functions 2.2.0 released https://flink.apache.org/
 - Apache NiFi 1.12.1 released http://nifi.apache.org/
 - Apache NiFi CVE-2020-9486, CVE-2020-9487, CVE-2020-9491, CVE-2020-13940 https://s.apache.org/hlh3t 

Build Management --
 - Apache Ant 1.10.9 released https://ant.apache.org/
 - Apache Ant CVE-2020-11979 insecure temporary file vulnerability https://s.apache.org/rnaf4

Integration --
 - Apache Camel 3.4.4 released https://camel.apache.org/

Libraries --
 - Apache Commons DBCP 2.8.0 released http://commons.apache.org/dbcp/
 - Apache Commons Pool 2.9.0 released https://commons.apache.org/proper/commons-pool/

Messaging --
 - Apache Pulsar Manager 0.2.0 released https://pulsar.apache.org/

Programming Languages --
 - Apache Groovy 3.0.6 released http://groovy.apache.org/

Servers --
 - Apache HttpComponents Client 5.0.2 GA released https://hc.apache.org/

Web Conferencing --
 - Apache OpenMeetings CVE-2020-13951 DoS via public web service https://s.apache.org/1ugzb

Web Frameworks --
 - Apache Struts 2.5.25 released https://struts.apache.org/


Did You Know?

- Did you know that dozens of Apache project and community presentations are available at the ASF's official YouTube channel? https://www.youtube.com/c/TheApacheFoundation

- Did you know that Apache Druid powers real-time analytics for Airbnb, Alibaba, British Telecom, Cisco, Didi Chuxing, eBay, Hulu, Lyft, Netflix, and many more? http://druid.apache.org/ 

- Did you know that members of the Apache community will be presenting at All Things Open, taking place online in a few weeks? Registration is open https://2020.allthingsopen.org/
 

Apache Community Notices

- Apache Month In Review: September 2020 https://s.apache.org/Sep2020

- ASF FY2020 Annual Report https://s.apache.org/FY2020AnnualReport 

- "Trillions and Trillions Served" documentary on the ASF: 1) full feature https://s.apache.org/Trillions-Feature 2) "Apache Everywhere" https://s.apache.org/ApacheEverywhere 3) "Why Apache" https://s.apache.org/ASF-Trillions 4) “Apache Innovation” https://s.apache.org/ApacheInnovation 

 - The Apache Software Foundation Statement on the COVID-19 Coronavirus Outbreak https://s.apache.org/COVID-19  

 - The Apache Software Foundation Celebrates 21 Years of Open Source Leadership https://s.apache.org/21stAnniversary

 - Apache in 2019 - By The Digits https://s.apache.org/Apache2019Digits

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

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

 - "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 Christ 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

 - Please follow/like/re-tweet 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

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