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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

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