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Friday April 16, 2021

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 16 April 2021

It's Friday already --the week has zipped by. Let's take a look at what the Apache community has been up to:

The Apache Software Foundation – the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350 Open Source projects and initiatives.
 - The Apache Software Foundation Welcomes 40 New Members https://s.apache.org/2021NewMembers

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 Fork" by Wei Zhou https://s.apache.org/snobd

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 21 April 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.
 - Registration for both ApacheCons are open: ApacheCon Asia (6-8 August) and ApacheCon@Home (21-23 September) https://www.apachecon.com/
 - CFP open for both events --deadline: 3 May
 - Sponsorships available for both events https://www.apachecon.com/acah2021/2021_ApacheCon_prospectus.pdf

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at 99.82%. 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, 389 Apache Committers changed 3,665,237 lines of code over 3,513 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Andrea Cosentino, Stephen Mallette, Nick Vatamaniuc, Andi Huber, and Jarek Potiuk.   

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Apache Attic --provides process and solutions when an Apache project has reached its end of life. http://attic.apache.org/
 - Apache Tajo has retired https://s.apache.org/qbf3g
 - Apache PredictionIO has retired https://s.apache.org/jabyg
 - Apache Lens has retired https://s.apache.org/xy0hb
 - Apache Labs has retired https://s.apache.org/ljate
 - Apache DRAT has retired https://s.apache.org/23ky1
 - Apache Crunch has retired https://s.apache.org/so0w2
 - Apache Twill has retired https://s.apache.org/p4uzy
 - Apache Chukwa has retired https://s.apache.org/7t8qb
 - Apache Sentry has retired https://s.apache.org/0y5mr
 - Apache Metron has retired https://s.apache.org/578zx
 - Apache Eagle has retired https://s.apache.org/q0vv9
 - Apache Marmotta has retired https://s.apache.org/gvczw
 - Apache Open Climate Workbench has retired https://s.apache.org/16mgz

APIs --
 - Apache APISIX Ingress Controller 0.5.0 released https://apisix.apache.org/

Big Data --
 - Apache Parquet Format 2.9.0 released https://parquet.apache.org/

Content --
 - Apache Jackrabbit 2.21.6 and Oak 1.22.7 released http://jackrabbit.apache.org/
 - Apache OpenOffice CVE-2021-30245: Code execution via non-http(s) schemes in Hyperlinks https://s.apache.org/3te5p

Identity Management --
 - Apache Syncope 2.1.9 released https://syncope.apache.org/

Messaging --
 - Apache Qpid Proton 0.34.0 and JMS 0.58.0 released http://qpid.apache.org/

Observability --
 - Apache SkyWalking 8.5.0 released https://skywalking.apache.org/

Orchestration --
 - Apache Hop (incubating) 0.70 released https://hop.apache.org/

Search --
 - Apache Solr 8.8.2 released http://solr.apache.org/
 - Apache Solr CVE-2021-29943: Unprivileged users may be able to perform unauthorized read/write to collections https://s.apache.org/chwmb
   CVE-2021-29262: Misapplied Zookeeper ACLs can result in leakage of configured authentication and authorization settings
https://s.apache.org/lubsr
   and CVE-2021-27905: SSRF vulnerability with the Replication handler
https://s.apache.org/rz4eh

Servers --
 - Apache Tomcat Native 1.2.28 released https://tomcat.apache.org/

Did You Know?

- Did you know that ApacheTika's OpenNLP language detector supports 148 languages? http://tika.apache.org/

- Did you know that Ignite Summit will be held online 25 May? https://ignite.apache.org/ 

- Did you know that the Robinhood financial services app is powered by Apache Airflow, Hadoop YARN, Hive, Hudi, and Spark? https://projects.apache.org/projects.html?category#big-data

Apache Community Notices

- The Apache Month in Review: March 2021 https://s.apache.org/Mar2021 and video highlights https://youtu.be/wq2HXN4z9W0

- The Apache® Software Foundation Celebrates 22 Years of Open Source Leadership – world’s largest Open Source foundation advances community-led innovation "The Apache Way" https://s.apache.org/22ndAnniversay

- The Apache Software Foundation Operations Summary: Q3 FY2021 (November 2020 - January 2021) https://s.apache.org/Q3FY2021 + Video highlights https://youtu.be/S6FWqAuA_8M

- Apache in 2020 - By The Digits https://s.apache.org/Apache2020Digits + Video highlights https://s.apache.org/Apache2020Digits-vid

- ASF Security Report 2020 https://s.apache.org/SecurityReport2020 + Video highlights https://youtu.be/Z7yudar_da0

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

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

 - All presentations from ApacheCon@Home are available at https://www.youtube.com/c/TheApacheFoundation/ 

 - "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

 - ASF Targeted Sponsor Manning Publications is offering special deals on the latest books on Apache Airflow, Pulsar, Spark, and Thrift, among other titles and eBooks https://deals.manning.com/the-latest-apache-innovations/

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