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Friday July 09, 2021

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 9 July 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: 21 July 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. Two events are being held in 2021:
 - ApacheCon@Home (21-23 September) - program and registration are live https://www.apachecon.com/acah2021/
 - ApacheCon Asia (6-8 August) - program, registration, keynotes, and sponsors announced https://s.apache.org/ACAsia2021
 - Sponsorship opportunities 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 99.85%. 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, 321 Apache Committers changed 1,403,021 lines of code over 2,485 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Shawn McKinney, Claus Ibsen, Dan Haywood, Gary Gregory, and Andi Huber.   

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 Sqoop is now retired https://s.apache.org/0e51t

Big Data --
 - Apache ShardingSphere ElasticJob 3.0.0 released https://shardingsphere.apache.org

Build Management --
 - Apache AntUnit 1.4.1 released https://ant.apache.org/

Cloud Computing --
 - Apache CloudStack 4.15.1.0 LTS released https://cloudstack.apache.org/

Content --
 - Apache Tika 1.27 released https://tika.apache.org/
 - Apache UIMA Java SDK 2.11.0 released https://uima.apache.org/

Libraries --
 - Apache Jena Fuseki CVE-2021-33192: Display information UI XSS https://s.apache.org/r4893

Messaging --
 - Apache Qpid Proton 0.35.0 and Dispatch 1.16.1 released http://qpid.apache.org/

Servers --
 - Apache Tomcat 8.5.69, 9.0.50, 10.0.8 and 10.1.0-M2 (alpha) released https://tomcat.apache.org/

Web Frameworks --
 - Apache Wicket 9.4.0 released https://wicket.apache.org/


Did You Know?

- Did you know that Apache OpenOffice delivers up to 2.4 Million downloads each month? https://openoffice.apache.org/

- Did you know that Nielsen Marketing Cloud uses Apache Druid for audience and marketing performance analysis? https://druid.apache.org/ 

- Did you know that Apache ShardingSphere has a new blog post that details their v5.0.0 beta release? https://shardingsphere.apache.org/blog/en/material/ss_5.0.0beta/


Apache Community Notices

- The Apache Month in Review: June 2021 https://s.apache.org/June2021 and video highlights https://youtu.be/yIE8SSHw2iw

- 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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