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Friday October 28, 2016

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 28 October 2016

Look how productive the Apache community has been over the past week!

ASF Board –management and oversight of the business and affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 16 November 2016. Board calendar and minutes available at

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on four continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield steady performance at 99.61% uptime

ApacheCon™ –the official conference series of The Apache Software Foundation.
 - Register today for Apache: Big Data and ApacheCon Europe/Seville --early incentives end 3 November

Apache Bahir™ –provides extensions for Apache Spark.
 - Apache Bahir 2.0.1 released

Apache Fineract (incubating) –an Open Source system for core banking as a platform.
 - Apache Fineract 0.4.0-incubating released

Apache Geode (incubating) –a data management platform that provides a database-like consistency model, reliable transaction processing and a shared-nothing architecture to maintain very low latency performance with high concurrency processing.
 - Apache Geode 1.0.0-incubating released

Apache Jackrabbit™ –a fully compliant implementation of the Content Repository for Java(TM) Technology API, version 2.0 (JCR 2.0) as specified in the Java Specification Request 283 (JSR 283).
 - Apache Jackrabbit Oak 1.4.9 released

Apache Juneau (incubating) –a toolkit for marshalling POJOs to a wide variety of content types using a common framework, and for creating sophisticated self-documenting REST interfaces and microservices using very little code.
 - Juneau 6.0.0-incubating released

Apache Lens™ –provides an Unified Analytics interface.
 - Apache Lens 2.6.1 released

Apache mod_perl™ –an Apache HTTP Server module for embedding a Perl interpreter in your Web server, giving you super-fast dynamic content by avoiding the overhead of starting an external interpreter.
 - Apache mod_perl-2.0.10 released

Apache Parquet™ –a general-purpose columnar file format for nested data.
 - Apache Parquet MR 1.9.0 released

Apache Syncope™ –an Open Source system for managing digital identities in enterprise environments, implemented in Java EE technology.
 - Apache Syncope 2.0.1 released

Apache Tomcat™ –Open Source software implementation of the Java Servlet, JavaServer Pages, Java Unified Expression Language, Java WebSocket and JASPIC technologies.
 - CVE-2016-0762 Apache Tomcat Realm Timing Attack
 - CVE-2016-5018 Apache Tomcat Security Manager Bypass
 - CVE-2016-6794 Apache Tomcat Security System Property Disclosure
 - CVE-2016-6796 Apache Tomcat Security Manager Bypass
 - CVE-2016-6797 Apache Tomcat Unrestricted Access to Global Resources

Apache Wicket™ –an Open Source Java component oriented Web application framework that powers thousands of Web applications and Web sites for governments, stores, universities, cities, banks, email providers, and more.
 - Apache Wicket 6.25.0, 7.5.0, and 8.0.0-M2 released

Did You Know?

 - Did you know that you can share what you're planning to work on at ApacheCon?

 - Did you know that IBM Graph is built on top of Apache Tinkerpop's Gremlin graph query language?

 - Did you know that Walmart Labs uses Apache Kafka for real-time retail?

Apache Community Notices:

 - The list of Apache project-related MeetUps can be found at

 - Find out how you can participate with Apache community/projects/activities --opportunities open with Apache HTTP Server, Avro, ComDev (community development), Directory, Incubator, OODT, POI, Syncope, Tika, Trafodion, Zest, and more!

 - ApacheCon Europe will take place 14-18 November 2016 in Seville, Spain

 - The ASF Q1 FY2017 Report is available at

 - Are your software solutions Powered by Apache? Download & use our "Powered By" logos

 - Show your support for Apache with ASF-approved swag from and proceeds benefit the ASF! 

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