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Friday July 01, 2016

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 1 July 2016

Welcome July! Let's take a peek at what's happened this week:

ASF Board –management and oversight of the business and affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's Bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 20 July 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 sunshine-y performance at 99.20% uptime

ApacheCon™ –the official conference series of The Apache Software Foundation.
 - CFP and registration now open for Apache: Big Data and ApacheCon Europe --14-18 November 2016 in Seville, Spain

Apache Bahir™ –Big Data extensions for distributed analytic platforms such as Apache Spark.
 - The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® Bahir™ as a Top-Level Project

Apache Jackrabbit™ Oak –a scalable, high-performance hierarchical content repository designed for use as the foundation of modern world-class Web sites and other demanding content applications.
 - Apache Jackrabbit Oak 1.4.4 released

Apache Lucene™ –a high-performance, full-featured text search engine library written entirely in Java.
 - Apache Lucene 5.5.2 released

Apache OODT™ –Open Source Big Data middleware metadata framework.
 - The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® OODT™ v1.0

Apache Slider (incubating) –a YARN application that deploys existing distributed applications on YARN, monitors them, and makes them larger or smaller as desired.
 - Apache Slider 0.91.0-incubating released

Apache Solr™ –the popular, blazing fast, Open Source NoSQL search platform from the Apache Lucene project.
 - Apache Solr 5.5.2 released
 - 700-page Solr Reference Guide for 6.1 released

Apache Syncope™ –an Open Source system for managing digital identities in enterprise environments, implemented in Java EE technology.
 - Apache Syncope 2.0.0-M4 released

Apache Tomcat™ –an Open Source software implementation of the Java Servlet, JavaServer Pages, Java Expression Language and Java WebSocket technologies.
 - Apache Tomcat 7.0.70 released
 - [CORRECTION] CVE-2016-3092 Apache Tomcat Denial of Service

Did You Know?

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Apache Community Notices:

 - Find out how you can participate with Apache community/projects/activities

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

 - Bangalore Mesos User Group will present Introduction to Apache Mesos on 9 July 2016

 - Atlanta Hadoop Users Group present Cutting edge with HBASE on 17 August 2016

 - CFP is open for the next Cassandra Summit 7-9 September 2016 in San Jose

 - CloudStack Collaboration Conference Brasil will take place 29-30 September 2016 in Sao Paolo

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

 - The second ASF Annual 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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