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Friday July 23, 2021

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 23 July 2021

Happy Friday! Let's review at what's happened with the Apache community over the past week:

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 18 August 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. ApacheCon Asia (6-8 August) and ApacheCon@Home (21-23 September) are being held online and free-of-charge:
 - The Apache® Software Foundation Welcomes its Global Community Online at ApacheCon Asia https://s.apache.org/ACAsia2021
    -- Learn more about the ApacheCon Asia from Sheng Wu and Willem Jiang at https://youtube.com/watch?v=hfRCrpnbDhc
 - Program, registration, and Sponsorship opportunities available for both events https://www.apachecon.com/

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. http://www.apache.org/uptime/

Apache Code Snapshot – Over the past week, 321 Apache Committers changed 2,697,642 lines of code over 2,627 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Mark Thomas, Hugh Miles, Tilman Hausherr, Gary Gregory, and Andrea Cosentino.      

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

APIs --
 - Apache APISIX Java Plugin Runner 0.1 and Go Plugin Runner 0.1.0 released https://apisix.apache.org/

Big Data --
 - Apache NiFi 1.14.0 released http://nifi.apache.org/

Content --
 - Apache Tika 2.0.0 released https://tika.apache.org/

Databases --
 - Apache Impala 4.0.0 released https://impala.apache.org
   -- CVE-2021-28131: Impala logs contain secrets https://s.apache.org/i92m6

Libraries --
 - Apache Commons Numbers 1.0 released https://commons.apache.org/
 - Apache Commons VFS 2.9.0 released http://commons.apache.org/proper/commons-vfs/

Mail --
 - Apache James MIME4J 0.8.5 released https://james.apache.org/

Web Conferencing --
 - Apache OpenMeetings 6.1.0 released https://openmeetings.apache.org/


Did You Know?

- Did you know that the ASF's Infrastructure team are hiring a new sysadmin to the team? Do you or someone you know have what it takes? Learn more and apply at https://www.indeed.com/job/infrastructure-systems-administrator-e4048d477e40ae7e

- Did you know that Apache Cassandra powers the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution's Ocean Observatories Initiative network that provides real-time data delivery from 800+ instruments to address the world's oceans' critical scientific issues? http://cassandra.apache.org/

- Did you know that the "Trillions and Trillions Served" documentary on The Apache Software Foundation comprised 65 hours of filming over 8 terrabytes of footage? https://youtube.com/watch?v=JUt2nb0mgwg&feature=youtu.be


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-WhyApache 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/

 - Follow the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter (https://twitter.com/TheASF) and on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-apache-software-foundation

 - Follow the Apache Community on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ApacheSoftwareFoundation/ and Twitter https://twitter.com/ApacheCommunity

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Friday July 16, 2021

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 16 July 2021

The week has zipped by --it's Friday already-- and it's time to take a look at what the Apache community has been up to over the past week:

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. ApacheCon Asia (6-8 August) and ApacheCon@Home (21-23 September) are being held online and free-of-charge:
 - The Apache® Software Foundation Welcomes its Global Community Online at ApacheCon Asia https://s.apache.org/ACAsia2021
 - Program, registration, and Sponsorship opportunities available for both events https://www.apachecon.com/

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at 99.96%. 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, 339 Apache Committers changed 1,212,020 lines of code over 2,824 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Gary Gregory, Andrea Cosentino, Alex Herbert, Till Rohrmann, and Shen Yi.     

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data --
 - Apache Beam 2.31.0 released https://beam.apache.org/
 - Apache XMLBeans 5.0.1 released  https://xmlbeans.apache.org/

Build Management --
 - Apache Ant 1.9.16 and 1.10.11 released https://ant.apache.org/
   -- CVE-2021-36374: ZIP and ZIP based, archive denial of service https://s.apache.org/zpczu
   -- CVE-2021-36373: TAR archive denial of service https://s.apache.org/4q75p

Content --
 - Apache Jackrabbit 2.21.7 released http://jackrabbit.apache.org/

Identity Management --
 - Apache Fortress 2.0.6 released http://directory.apache.org/fortress/

Integration --
 - Apache Camel 3.7.5 released https://camel.apache.org/

Libraries --
 - Apache Commons Compress 1.21 released https://commons.apache.org/compress/
   -- CVE-2021-36090: Compress 1.0 to 1.20 denial of service vulnerability https://s.apache.org/q8amn
   -- CVE-2021-35517: Compress 1.1 to 1.20 denial of service vulnerability https://s.apache.org/c62m8
   -- CVE-2021-35516: Compress 1.6 to 1.20 denial of service vulnerability https://s.apache.org/10vmz
   -- CVE-2021-35515: Compress 1.6 to 1.20 denial of service vulnerability https://s.apache.org/nr26m 
 - Apache Commons IO 2.11.0 released https://commons.apache.org/proper/commons-io

Messaging --
 - Apache Qpid JMS 1.1.0 released https://qpid.apache.org/

Network Client/Server --
 - Apache MINA CVE-2021-30129: DoS/OOM leak vulnerability in SSHD Server https://s.apache.org/3oiwl

Observability --
 - Apache SkyWalking Client JS 0.6.0 released https://skywalking.apache.org/

Servers --
 - Apache Tomcat CVE-2021-30639: Denial of Service https://s.apache.org/j21aj
   -- CVE-2021-33037: HTTP request smuggling https://s.apache.org/9sjso
   -- CVE-2021-30640: JNDI realm authentication weakness https://s.apache.org/hcsp0

Web Frameworks --
 - Apache Wicket 8.13.0 released https://wicket.apache.org/

Did You Know?

- Did you know that Airbnb’s Minerva observability platform uses Apache Druid to achieve metric consistency at scale? https://druid.apache.org/ 

- Did you know that the Apache Ignite 3.0.0 Alpha 2 Build Community Gathering will take place on 20 July? https://ignite.apache.org/

- Did you know that the next ApacheTVM community meeting will take place online on 22 July? https://tvm.apache.org/community 


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/

 - Follow the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter (https://twitter.com/TheASF) and on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-apache-software-foundation

 - Follow the Apache Community on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ApacheSoftwareFoundation/ and Twitter https://twitter.com/ApacheCommunity

 - Are your software solutions Powered by Apache? Download & use our "Powered By" logos http://www.apache.org/foundation/press/kit/#poweredby

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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/

 - Follow the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter (https://twitter.com/TheASF) and on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-apache-software-foundation

 - Follow the Apache Community on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ApacheSoftwareFoundation/ and Twitter https://twitter.com/ApacheCommunity

 - Are your software solutions Powered by Apache? Download & use our "Powered By" logos http://www.apache.org/foundation/press/kit/#poweredby

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Friday July 02, 2021

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 2 July 2021

Hello, July --we're midway through the year already. It's been another great week; let's see what the Apache community has been up to:

Apache Month in Review – a round-up of our Round-ups and other newsworthy bits over the past month.
 - June Month in Review https://s.apache.org/June2021 --video highlights at https://youtu.be/yIE8SSHw2iw

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 99.99%. 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, 349 Apache Committers changed 3,463,699 lines of code over 4,141 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Jean-Baptiste Onofré, Xiaoxiang Yu, Penghui Li, Andrea Cosentino, and Tellier Benoit.

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 MetaModel is now retired https://s.apache.org/69b1q

Big Data --
 - Apache Druid CVE-2021-26920: The HTTP inputSource allows authenticated users to read data from other sources than intended https://s.apache.org/e5oai

Databases --
 - Apache Geode 1.13.3 and 1.12.3 released http://geode.apache.org/

Integration --
 - Apache Camel 3.11.0 released https://camel.apache.org/


Did You Know?

- Did you know that the following Apache projects are celebrating anniversaries this week? Many happy returns to Apache Tcl (21 years), DB (19 years); STeVe (9 years); JSPWiki (8 years); Celix and Tez (7 years); NiFi (6 years); Kudu (5 years); Fluo, MADlib, and Streams (4 years); OpenWhisk (2 years); APISIX (1 year) https://projects.apache.org/committees.html?date

- Did you know that Airflow Summit kicks off 8-16 July? https://airflow.apache.org/

- Did you know that FlinkForward Global will be held virtually 26-27 October? https://flink.apache.org/


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/

 - Follow the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter (https://twitter.com/TheASF) and on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-apache-software-foundation

 - Follow the Apache Community on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ApacheSoftwareFoundation/ and Twitter https://twitter.com/ApacheCommunity

 - Are your software solutions Powered by Apache? Download & use our "Powered By" logos http://www.apache.org/foundation/press/kit/#poweredby

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Thursday July 01, 2021

Apache Month in Review: June 2021

Welcome to the latest monthly overview of events from the Apache community. Here's a summary of what happened in June (video highlights available at https://youtu.be/yIE8SSHw2iw ):

New this month --

 - Success at Apache – the blog series that focuses on the people and processes behind why the ASF "just works".
   Security in Practice by Jarek Potiuk https://s.apache.org/1upl4

 - Apache Attic --provides process and solutions when an Apache project has reached its end of life http://attic.apache.org/
   Apache MetaModel is now retired https://s.apache.org/69b1q

 - Apache Month in Review: May 2021 https://s.apache.org/May2021 + Video highlights https://youtu.be/ByiPjxGu_Tg


Important Dates --

 - Next Board Meeting: 21 July 2021. Board calendar and minutes http://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html

 - ApacheCon™ --the ASF's official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998-- will be held twice in 2021:
   --ApacheCon Asia - 6-8 August
   --ApacheCon@Home - 21-23 September
  Program, Registration, and Sponsorship available for both events https://www.apachecon.com/
  The Apache® Software Foundation Welcomes its Global Community Online at ApacheCon Asia 2021 https://s.apache.org/ACAsia2021


Infrastructure --

Our seven-member Infrastructure team on three continents oversees our highly-reliable, distributed network under the leadership of VP Infrastructure David Nalley and Infrastructure Administrator Greg Stein. ASF Infrastructure supports 300+ Apache projects and their communities across ~200 individual machines, 1,400+ repositories, 5-6PB in traffic annually, ~75M downloads per month, and 2-3M daily emails on 2,000+ lists. ASF Infra performs 7M+ weekly checks to ensure services are available around the clock. The average uptime in May was 99.71%. http://www.apache.org/uptime/

Committer Activity --

In June, 703 Apache Committers changed 14,997,996 lines of code over 12,720 commits. The Committers with the top 5 highest contributions, in order, were: Mark Thomas, Andrea Cosentino, Daniel Haywood, Andi Huber, and Benoit Tellier.  

Project Releases and Updates --

New releases from Apache Airflow (Workflow); Arrow (Big Data); Calcite (Big Data); Camel (Integration); Commons (Libraries); CXF (Libraries); Drill (Big Data); Druid (Big Data); Flink (Big Data); HTTP Server (Servers); IoTDB (IoT); Jackrabbit (Content); Kudu (Big Data); Logging Chainsaw (Libraries); Lucene (Search); MyFaces (Web Frameworks); NetBeans (IDE); NLPCraft (Natural Language Processing); PDFBox (Content); Pulsar (Messaging); Qpid (Messaging); ShardingSphere (Big Data); SkyWalking (Observability); Solr (Search); Tika (Content); Tomcat (Servers)

The Apache Incubator is the primary entry path for projects wishing to become an official part of the ASF. New to the Apache Incubator in June is Kyuubi, a distributed multi-tenant Thrift JDBC/ODBC server for Big Data management, processing, and analytics. We invite you to review the many projects currently in development in the Apache Incubator, including recent additions in the advertising, Big Data, geospatial, machine learning, messaging, natural language understanding, orchestration, and scheduling categories http://incubator.apache.org/ .

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Friday June 25, 2021

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 25 June 2021

So long, June --let's review the Apache community's weekly activities:

Success at Apache – the blog series that focuses on the people and processes behind why the ASF "just works".
 - Security in Practice by Jarek Potiuk https://s.apache.org/1upl4

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 99.72%. 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, 338 Apache Committers changed 2,475,387 lines of code over 2,883 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Mark Thomas, Jarek Potiuk, Claus Ibsen, Otavio Rodolfo Piske, and Dan Haywood.        

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data --
 - Apache ShardingSphere 5.0.0-beta released https://shardingsphere.apache.org
 - Apache Arrow 4.0.1 released https://arrow.apache.org/
 - Apache Qpid Broker-J 8.0.5 released https://qpid.apache.org/
 - Apache Kudu 1.15.0 released https://kudu.apache.org/

Integration --
 - Apache Camel 3.4.6 released https://camel.apache.org/

IoT --
 - Apache IoTDB 0.11.4 and 0.12.1 released https://iotdb.apache.org/

Search --
 - Apache Lucene 8.9.0 and Solr 8.9.0 released http://lucene.apache.org/

Workflow --
 - Apache Airflow CVE-2021-29621: User enumeration in database authentication in Flask-AppBuilder <= 3.2.3 https://s.apache.org/jeee7


Did You Know?

- Did you know that the Apache Pinot (incubating) injests with Apache Kafka, Spark, HDFS or Cloud storages, and is ideal for real-time analytics when scaling to billions of records? http://pinot.apache.org/

- Did you know that Apache ECharts has more than three dozen chart types (plus dark mode) to choose from? http://echarts.apache.org/

- Did you know that the Airflow Summit will be held 8-16 July? https://airflow.apache.org/

Apache Community Notices

- The Apache Month in Review: May 2021 https://s.apache.org/May2021 and video highlights https://youtu.be/ByiPjxGu_Tg

- 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/

 - Follow the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter (https://twitter.com/TheASF) and on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-apache-software-foundation

 - Follow the Apache Community on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ApacheSoftwareFoundation/ and Twitter https://twitter.com/ApacheCommunity

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Friday June 18, 2021

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 18 June 2021

The week has zipped by --it's Friday already-- and it's time to take a look at what the Apache community has been up to over the past week:

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) - NEW: program is live; registration is open 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 99.98%. 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, 328 Apache Committers changed 7,971,444 lines of code over 2,795 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Andi Huber, Mark Thomas, Andrea Cosentino, Tellier Benoit, and Hugh Miles.    

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data --
 - Apache Druid 0.21.1 released https://druid.apache.org/
 - Apache Drill 1.19.0 released  https://drill.apache.org/

Content --
 - Apache PDFBox 2.0.24 released https://pdfbox.apache.org/
 - Apache PDFBox CVE-2021-31811: A carefully crafted PDF file can trigger an OutOfMemory-Exception while loading a tiny file https://s.apache.org/50vi6
   and CVE-2021-31812: A carefully crafted PDF file can trigger an infinite loop while loading the file https://s.apache.org/cl4ye
 - Apache Jackrabbit 2.20.3 released http://jackrabbit.apache.org/

Libraries --
 - Apache Chainsaw 2.1.0 released https://logging.apache.org/chainsaw
 - Apache Chainsaw CVE-2020-9493: Java deserialization in Chainsaw https://s.apache.org/7w31l
 - Apache CXF CVE-2021-30468: Denial of service vulnerability in parsing JSON via JsonMapObjectReaderWriter https://s.apache.org/jxa3r

Messaging --
 - Apache Pulsar 2.8.0 released https://pulsar.apache.org/

Natural Language Processing --
 - Apache NLPCraft 0.8.0 (incubating) released https://nlpcraft.apache.org/

Observability --
 - Apache SkyWalking 8.6.0 released https://skywalking.apache.org/

Servers --
 - Apache Tomcat 8.5.68 and 10.1.0-M1 (alpha) released https://tomcat.apache.org/


Did You Know?

- Did you know that registration for ApacheCon Asia and ApacheCon@Home is free, and allows participants to choose to support the events by making an optional donation of $10, $20, or $50? https://www.apachecon.com/

- Did you know that the Apache HTTP Server project are using libera for their user support channel? Join the main channel on #httpd and #httpd-dev for the dev community --to connect, check out https://libera.chat/guides/connect . http://httpd.apache.org/

- Did you know that Apache Pinot (incubating) will be holding an online MeetUp on 22 June? https://www.meetup.com/apache-pinot/events/277817649/


Apache Community Notices

- The Apache Month in Review: May 2021 https://s.apache.org/May2021 and video highlights https://youtu.be/ByiPjxGu_Tg

- 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/

 - Follow the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter (https://twitter.com/TheASF) and on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-apache-software-foundation

 - Follow the Apache Community on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ApacheSoftwareFoundation/ and Twitter https://twitter.com/ApacheCommunity

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Friday June 11, 2021

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 11 June 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: 16 June 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 Asia (6-8 August) - program, registration, keynotes, and sponsors announced https://s.apache.org/ACAsia2021
 - ApacheCon@Home (21-23 September) - registration is open https://www.apachecon.com/acah2021/register.html 
 - 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 99.45%. 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, 371 Apache Committers changed 2,051,196 lines of code over 3,026 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Dan Haywood, Mark Thomas, Andrea Cosentino, Claus Ibsen and Andi Huber.     

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data --
 - Apache Calcite 1.27.0 released https://calcite.apache.org/

Servers --
 - Apache Tomcat Native 1.2.30 released https://tomcat.apache.org/

Web Frameworks --
 - Apache MyFaces Core 3.0.1 released http://myfaces.apache.org/

Did You Know?

- Did you know that the following Apache projects are celebrating their anniversary this month? Many happy returns to Apache SpamAssassin (17 years); Santuario (15 years); Commons and Wicket (14 years); Sling (12 years); Karaf (11 years); Flume and VCL (9 years); Mesos (8 years); Atlas and Mynewt (4 years)! https://projects.apache.org/committees.html?date

- Did you know that the Apache SkyWalking Day, originally scheduled for 20 June in Shenzhen, has been cancelled? https://skywalking.apache.org/

- Did you know that Apache PLC4X has just received their vendor ID for the PROFIBUS and PROFINET standard specifications with the aim of providing the first truly Open Source Profinet Master driver? https://plc4x.apache.org/


Apache Community Notices

- The Apache Month in Review: May 2021 https://s.apache.org/May2021 and video highlights https://youtu.be/ByiPjxGu_Tg

- 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/

 - Follow the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter (https://twitter.com/TheASF) and on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-apache-software-foundation

 - Follow the Apache Community on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ApacheSoftwareFoundation/ and Twitter https://twitter.com/ApacheCommunity

 - Are your software solutions Powered by Apache? Download & use our "Powered By" logos http://www.apache.org/foundation/press/kit/#poweredby

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Friday June 04, 2021

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 4 June 2021

Hello, June --let's take a look at what the Apache community has been up to over the past week:

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 16 June 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 Asia (6-8 August) and ApacheCon@Home (21-23 September).
 - Registration and sponsorship opportunities available for both events https://www.apachecon.com/

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. http://www.apache.org/uptime/

Apache Code Snapshot – Over the past week, 357 Apache Committers changed 2,152,074 lines of code over 2,986 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Albumen Kevin, Andrea Cosentino, Gary Gregory, Gilles Sadowski, and Daniel Gruno.     

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data --
 - Apache Flink 1.13.1 released https://flink.apache.org/

Content --
 - Apache Tika 2.0.0-BETA released https://tika.apache.org/

IDE --
 - Apache NetBeans 12.4 released http://netbeans.apache.org/

Integration --
 - Apache Camel 2.25.4 released https://camel.apache.org/

Libraries --
  - Apache Commons IO 2.9.0 released https://commons.apache.org/proper/commons-io/

Messaging --
 - Apache Qpid ProtonJ2 1.0.0-M2 released https://qpid.apache.org/

Observability --
 - Apache SkyWalking NodeJS 0.3.0 released https://skywalking.apache.org/

Servers --
 - Apache HTTP Server 2.4.48 released https://httpd.apache.org/

Web Frameworks --
 - Apache MyFaces Core v2.3-next-M6 released http://myfaces.apache.org/

Did You Know?

- Did you know that Pulsar Virtual Summit North America 2021 (16-17 June) is offering 20 free tickets to the Apache community on a first come, first served basis? Sign up at https://s.apache.org/llazg

- Did you know that registration is open for SkyWalking Day (19 June), co-organized with Tengyuan Club and hosted by Tencent? https://s.apache.org/SkyWalkingDay2021

- Did you know that the program for Airflow Summit 2021 (8-16 July) is now available? https://airflowsummit.org/schedule/ 


Apache Community Notices

- The Apache Month in Review: May 2021 https://s.apache.org/May2021 and video highlights https://youtu.be/ByiPjxGu_Tg

- 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/

 - Follow the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter (https://twitter.com/TheASF) and on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-apache-software-foundation

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Tuesday June 01, 2021

Apache Month in Review: May 2021

Welcome to the latest monthly overview of events from the Apache community. Here's a summary of what happened in May (video highlights available at https://youtu.be/ByiPjxGu_Tg ):

New this month --

 - The Apache Attic provides process and solutions when an Apache project has reached its end of life. Apache Trafodion has retired https://s.apache.org/57y49

 - Apache Month in Review: April 2021 https://s.apache.org/Apr2021 + Video highlights https://youtu.be/EOA1L1PjCYg


Important Dates --

 - Next Board Meeting: 16 June 2021. Board calendar and minutes http://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html

 - ApacheCon™ --the ASF's official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998-- will be held twice in 2021:
   --ApacheCon Asia - 6-8 August
   --ApacheCon@Home - 21-23 September
  Registration and sponsorship opportunities for both events available at https://www.apachecon.com/


Infrastructure --

Our seven-member Infrastructure team on three continents oversees our highly-reliable, distributed network under the leadership of VP Infrastructure David Nalley and Infrastructure Administrator Greg Stein. ASF Infrastructure supports 300+ Apache projects and their communities across ~200 individual machines, 1,400+ repositories, 5-6PB in traffic annually, ~75M downloads per month, and 2-3M daily emails on 2,000+ lists. ASF Infra performs 7M+ weekly checks to ensure services are available around the clock. The average uptime in May was 99.95%. http://www.apache.org/uptime/

Committer Activity --

In May, 699 Apache Committers changed 6,744,402 lines of code over 13,427 commits. The Committers with the top 5 highest contributions, in order, were: Jean-Baptiste Onofré, Andrea Cosentino, Mark Thomas, Albumen Kevin, and Daniel Haywood.  

Project Releases and Updates --

New releases from Apache ActiveMQ (Messaging); Airflow (Big Data); Allura (Content); APISIX (API); Calcite (Big Data); Camel (Integration); Daffodil (Libraries); Fineract (FinTech); Flink (Big Data); HttpComponents (Servers); Jackrabbit (Content); Kafka (Big Data); Karaf (Application Servers/Middleware); Log4cxx (Libraries); MyFaces (Web Frameworks); OpenOffice (Content); Pulsar (Messaging); Qpid (Messaging); Skywalking (Application Performance Management); Tomcat (Servers); UIMA (Content).

The Apache Incubator is the primary entry path for projects wishing to become an official part of the ASF. New to the Apache Incubator in May is ShenYu, a Microservices API gateway. We invite you to review the many projects currently in development in the Apache Incubator, including recent additions in the advertising, Big Data, geospatial, machine learning, messaging, natural language understanding, orchestration, and scheduling categories http://incubator.apache.org/ .

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Friday May 28, 2021

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 28 May 2021

Farewell, May --we're wrapping up the month 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: 16 June 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 held in 2021 are: ApacheCon Asia (6-8 August) and ApacheCon@Home (21-23 September).
 - Registration is open for both ApacheCons https://www.apachecon.com/
 - Sponsor ApacheCon 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 99.86%. 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, 372 Apache Committers changed 2,873,998 lines of code over 3,580 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Mark Thomas, Jean-Baptiste Onofré, Andrea Cosentino, Albumen Kevin, and Hugh Miles.             

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

APIs --
 - Apache APISIX 2.6 released https://apisix.apache.org/

FinTech --
 - Apache Fineract 1.5.0 released http://fineract.apache.org/

Messaging --
 - Apache Qpid JMS 0.59.0 and 1.0.0 released https://qpid.apache.org/
 - Apache Pulsar 2.7.2 released https://pulsar.apache.org/

Did You Know?

- Did you know that Apache Cassandra powers thousands of nodes, petabytes of data, and tens of millions of queries per second across Instagram's five data centers? https://cassandra.apache.org/

- Did you know that Apache NLPCraft (incubating) now supports the new Intent Definition Language (IDL)? https://nlpcraft.apache.org/

- Did you know that Apache Pinot (incubating) now offers geospatial support? http://pinot.apache.org/


Apache Community Notices

- The Apache Month in Review: April 2021 https://s.apache.org/Apr2021 and video highlights https://youtu.be/EOA1L1PjCYg

- 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/

 - Follow the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter (https://twitter.com/TheASF) and on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-apache-software-foundation

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Friday May 21, 2021

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 21 May 2021

Welcome, Friday --the Apache community has had another great week. Let's review what's going on:

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 16 June 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 held in 2021 are: ApacheCon Asia (6-8 August) and ApacheCon@Home (21-23 September).
 - Registration is open for both ApacheCons https://www.apachecon.com/
 - Sponsor ApacheCon 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 100.00%. 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, 359 Apache Committers changed 1,198,596 lines of code over 3,072 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Tellier Benoit, Hugh Miles, Andrea Cosentino, Claus Ibsen, and Mark Thomas.             

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Application Servers/Middleware --
 - Apache Karaf runtime 4.3.2 released https://karaf.apache.org/

Big Data --
 - Apache Calcite Avatica 1.18.0 released https://calcite.apache.org/
 - Apache Kafka 2.7.1 released https://kafka.apache.org/

Content --
 - Apache Allura 1.13.0 released https://allura.apache.org/
 - Apache UIMA Ruta 3.1.0 released https://uima.apache.org/

Libraries --
 - Apache Daffodil 3.1.0 https://daffodil.apache.org/

Messaging --
 - Apache Qpid Dispatch 1.16.0 released https://qpid.apache.org/

Observability --
 - Apache SkyWalking Client JS 0.5.1 released https://skywalking.apache.org/

Did You Know?

- Did you know that Ignite Summit kicks off next week? Join the Apache Ignite community online on 25 May https://ignite-summit.org/

- Did you know that Berlin Buzzwords features dozens of Apache Projects in data scalability, search, storage, and streaming? Presentations by many members of Apache Projects, PMCs, and communites. This year's event will be taking place online 14-17 June https://2021.berlinbuzzwords.de/

- Did you know that the Tuvalu Vodafone Web app is powered by Apache Wicket? http://wicket.apache.org/


Apache Community Notices

- The Apache Month in Review: April 2021 https://s.apache.org/Apr2021 and video highlights https://youtu.be/EOA1L1PjCYg

- 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/

 - Follow the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter (https://twitter.com/TheASF) and on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-apache-software-foundation

 - Follow the Apache Community on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ApacheSoftwareFoundation/ and Twitter https://twitter.com/ApacheCommunity

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Friday May 14, 2021

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 14 May 2021

Hello, Friday --let's take a look at the Apache community's activities from the past week:

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 19 May 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 held in 2021 are: ApacheCon Asia (6-8 August) and ApacheCon@Home (21-23 September).
 - Register today for both ApacheCons https://www.apachecon.com/
 - Sponsor ApacheCon 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 100.00%. 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, 358 Apache Committers changed 1,048,796 lines of code over 3,149 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Dan Haywood, Andrea Cosentino, Tilman Hausherr, Haonan Hou, and Claus Ibsen.          

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 Trafodion is now retired https://s.apache.org/57y49

Content --
 - Apache UIMA uimaFIT 3.2.0 released https://uima.apache.org/

Libraries --
 - Apache Log4cxx 0.12.0 released https://logging.apache.org/

Messaging --
 - Apache ActiveMQ 5.15.15, 5.16.2 released https://activemq.apache.org/

Observability --
 - Apache SkyWalking Kong 0.1.1 released https://skywalking.apache.org/

Servers --
 - Apache HttpComponents Client 5.1 GA released https://hc.apache.org/
 - Apache Tomcat 8.5.66, 9.0.46, 10.0.6 released https://tomcat.apache.org/

Web Frameworks --
 - Apache MyFaces Core 2.0.25 released http://myfaces.apache.org/


Did You Know?

- Did you know that those interested in Big Data scheduling and distributed data sharding can join the joint Apache DolphinScheduler - ShardingSphere Global *Online* co-MeetUp tomorrow --Saturday, 15 May 2-5PM PT (UTC -7)? Participation is FREE and open to all https://meetup.com/dolphinscheduler/events/277413098/ 

- Did you know that the Apache CloudStack community will be holding the European CloudStack User Group virtually on 27 May? More information and registration is available at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/3916172600434/WN_-zsXhTq_Ttu1Ktz82my06Q

- Did you know that Apache APISIX, CarbonData, DolphinScheduler, Dubbo, ECharts, EventMesh (Incubating), IoTDB, Pulsar, RocketMQ, ShardingSphere, SkyWalking, and the Apache Local Community/Beijing are all mentoring communities for the Summer 2021 of Open Source Promotion Plan? https://summer.iscas.ac.cn/help/en/


Apache Community Notices

- The Apache Month in Review: April 2021 https://s.apache.org/Apr2021 and video highlights https://youtu.be/EOA1L1PjCYg

- 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/

 - Follow the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter (https://twitter.com/TheASF) and on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-apache-software-foundation

 - Follow the Apache Community on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ApacheSoftwareFoundation/ and Twitter https://twitter.com/ApacheCommunity

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Friday May 07, 2021

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 7 May 2021

Welcome, May --we're opening the month with another great week. Here's what the Apache community has 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: 19 May 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 held in 2021 are: ApacheCon Asia (6-8 August) and ApacheCon@Home (21-23 September).
 - Registration is open for both ApacheCons https://www.apachecon.com/
 - Sponsorships available 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 99.95%. 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, 339 Apache Committers changed 1,251,406 lines of code over 2,937 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Jean-Baptiste Onofré, Tilman Hausherr, Andrea Cosentino, Claus Ibsen, and Sylwester Lachiewicz.         

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data --
 - Apache Flink 1.13.0 released https://flink.apache.org/

Content --
 - Media Alert: Apache OpenOffice Recommends upgrade to v4.1.10 to mitigate legacy vulnerability https://s.apache.org/4gj2y
 - Apache OpenOffice 4.1.10 released https://www.openoffice.org/
 - Apache UIMA Java SDK 3.2.0 released https://uima.apache.org/
 - Apache Jackrabbit 2.12 retired http://jackrabbit.apache.org/

Integration --
 - Apache Camel 3.7.4 released https://camel.apache.org/

Servers --
 - Apache HttpComponents Core 5.1.1 GA released https://hc.apache.org/

Workflow --
 - Apache Airflow
 CVE-2021-28359: Apache Airflow Reflected XSS via Origin Query Argument in URL https://s.apache.org/f5bfx

Did You Know?

- Did you know that the following Apache projects are celebrating anniversaries this week? Many happy returns to Geronimo (17 years); Tomcat (16 years); OpenJPA, POI, TomEE, and Turbine (14 years); Libcloud (10 years); Giraph and ManifoldCF (9 years); Phoenix (7 years); Whimsy (6 years); Bahir, TinkerPop, and Zeppelin (5 years); SystemDS (4 years); Dubbo (2 years); Hudi and Iceberg (1 year). https://projects.apache.org/committees.html?date

- Did you know that eBay uses Apache Flink to power Big Data streaming for its recommendation engine in real-time? https://flink.apache.org/

- Did you know that Norwegian business management solutions provider Visma powers its Enterprise Suite to serve more than 1 Million customers and 12,500+ employees using Apache Wicket? http://wicket.apache.org/

Apache Community Notices

- The Apache Month in Review: April 2021 https://s.apache.org/Apr2021 and video highlights https://youtu.be/EOA1L1PjCYg

- 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/

 - Follow the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter (https://twitter.com/TheASF) and on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-apache-software-foundation

 - Follow the Apache Community on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ApacheSoftwareFoundation/ and Twitter https://twitter.com/ApacheCommunity

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Saturday May 01, 2021

Apache Month in Review: April 2021

Welcome to the latest monthly overview of events from the Apache community. Here's a summary of what happened in April (video highlights available at https://youtu.be/EOA1L1PjCYg ):

New this month --

 - The Apache Software Foundation Welcomes 40 New Members https://s.apache.org/2021NewMembers

 - ApacheCon™ (the ASF's official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998) will be held twice in 2021: ApacheCon Asia (6-8 August) and ApacheCon@Home (21-23 September). Registration and sponsorship opportunities at https://www.apachecon.com/ --CFP closes 3 May!

 - New Sponsor Success at Apache post (the blog series that focuses on the people and processes behind why the ASF "just works", featuring insights and experiences from the perspective of select ASF Sponsors): "The Fork" by Wei Zhou https://s.apache.org/snobd

 - The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® DolphinScheduler™ as a Top-Level Project https://s.apache.org/yavpt

 - The Apache Attic provides process and solutions when an Apache project has reached its end of life. 19 Apache projects --Apex, Aurora, Chukwa, Crunch, DRAT, Eagle, Forrest, Hama, Labs, Lens, Marmotta, Metron, Open Climate Workbench, PredictionIO, Sentry, Stanbol, Tajo, Twill, and VXQuery-- have retired in April http://attic.apache.org/

 - Apache Month in Review: March 2021 https://s.apache.org/Mar2021 + Video highlights https://youtu.be/wq2HXN4z9W0


Important Dates --

 - CFP closes for ApacheCon Asia and ApacheCon@Home: 3 May 2021 https://www.apachecon.com/ 

 - Next Board Meeting: 19 May 2021. Board calendar and minutes http://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html


Infrastructure --

Our seven-member Infrastructure team on three continents oversees our highly-reliable, distributed network under the leadership of VP Infrastructure David Nalley and Infrastructure Administrator Greg Stein. ASF Infrastructure supports 300+ Apache projects and their communities across ~200 individual machines, 1,400+ repositories, 5-6PB in traffic annually, ~75M downloads per month, and 2-3M daily emails on 2,000+ lists. ASF Infra performs 7M+ weekly checks to ensure services are available around the clock. The average uptime in March was 99.95%. http://www.apache.org/uptime/

Committer Activity --

In April, 738 Apache Committers changed 8,108,869 lines of code over 13,898 commits. The Committers with the top 5 highest contributions, in order, were: Andrea Cosentino, Mark Thomas, Shad Storhaug, Sebastian Rühl, and Stephen Mallette.  

Project Releases and Updates --

New releases from Apache Ant (Build Management); APISIX (API); Camel (Integration); Druid (Big Data); Flagon (Incubating; Libraries); Geode (Database); Groovy (Programming Languages); Hop (Incubating; Orchestration); Jackrabbit (Content); James (Mail); Kafka (Big Data); Karaf (Application Servers/Middleware); Maven (Build Management); MyFaces (Web Frameworks); MyNewt (Embedded OS); MXNet (Incubating; Libraries); OFBiz (Enterprise Processes Automation / ERP); OpenOffice (Content); Parquet (Big Data); PDFBox (Content); Qpid Proton (Messaging); Skywalking (Application Performance Management); Solr (Search); SpamAssassin (Mail); Syncope (Identity Management); Tika (Big Data); Tomcat (Servers); Traffic Server (Servers); Wicket (Web Frameworks); ZooKeeper (Databases).

The Apache Incubator is the primary entry path for projects wishing to become an official part of the ASF. We invite you to review the many projects currently in development in the Apache Incubator, including recent additions in the advertising, Big Data, geospatial, machine learning, messaging, natural language understanding, orchestration, and scheduling categories http://incubator.apache.org/ .

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