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Monday January 24, 2022

The Apache Weekly News Round-up: week ending 21 January 2022

We're wrapping up another great week with the following 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: 16 February 2022. Board calendar and minutes https://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html

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 ASF's Infrastructure Uptime site to see the most recent averages.

Apache Code Snapshot – Over the past week, 339 Apache Committers changed 2,470,884 lines of code over 3,505 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Gary Gregory, Claus Ibsen, Adam Kocoloski, Mark Thomas, and Tian Jiang. 

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

APIs --
 - Apache APISIX Java Plugin Runner 0.2.0 released

Application Servers/Middleware --
 - Apache Karaf runtime 4.2.15 and 4.3.6 released

Big Data --
 - Apache NiFi 1.15.3 released
 - Apache Flink 1.14.3 released
 - Apache ShardingSphere ElasticJob UI 3.0.1 released
 - Apache Knox 1.6.1 released
   -- CVE-2021-42357: DOM based XSS Vulnerability 

Content --
 - Apache POI 5.2.0 released 

Databases --
 - Apache Geode 1.12.8, 1.13.7 and Kafka Connector 1.1.0 released

Data Management Platform --
 - Apache Ignite 2.12.0 released 

Enterprise Processes Automation / ERP --
 - Apache OFBiz 17.12 End-Of-Life (EOL) announcement https://s.apache.org/hm5oe

Libraries --
 - Apache Log4j CVE-2022-23302: Deserialization of untrusted data in JMSSink in Apache Log4j 1.x
   -- CVE-2022-23305: SQL injection in JDBC Appender in Apache Log4j V1 
   -- CVE-2022-23307: A deserialization flaw in the Chainsaw component of Log4j 1 can lead to malicious code execution 

Orchestration --
 - The Apache Software Foundation Announces Open Source data orchestration platform Apache® Hop™ as a Top-Level Project https://s.apache.org/4s3ci

Observability --
 - Apache SkyWalking Could on Kubernetes 0.6.1 released

Servers --
 - Apache Tomcat 8.5.75, 9.0.58, 10.0.16, and 10.1.0-M10 (alpha) released 

Workflow --
 - Apache Airflow CVE-2021-45230: Creating DagRuns didn't respect Dag-level permissions in the Webserver 


Did You Know?

 - Did you know that the following Apache projects are celebrating anniversaries this month? Congratulations to Apache Cocoon, James, and Web Services (19 years); Lucene (17 years); ActiveMQ (15 years); Hadoop (14 years); River (11 years); Empire-db and Gora (10 years); OpenMeetings (9 years); Samza (7 years); Arrow (6 years); Ranger (5 years); and Gobblin (1 year) https://projects.apache.org/committees.html?date

 - Did you know that Netflix and Target are building modern analytics applications to deliver interactive data experiences using Apache Druid

 - Did you know that Disney+Hotstar's streaming data lakes injest 1 million events per second using Apache Kafka, store 14tb of data per day in an Apache HBase warehouse, and stream using Apache Hudi? https://projects.apache.org/projects.html?category

Apache Community Notices

 - Apache in 2021 - By The Digits + Video highlights 

 - The Apache Month in Review: December 2021 and video highlights

 - 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 2021's ApacheCon Asia and ApacheCon@Home are available on the ASF YouTube channel.

 - "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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