The Apache News Round-up: week ending 8 March 2019

Happy Friday! We hope you have had a great week. Let’s review the Apache Community’s achievements:

Success at Apache –the monthly blog series that focuses on the people and processes behind why the ASF "just works".
 – Success at Apache: Growing with the ASF by Phil Steitz

ASF Board –management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation’s bylaws.
 – Next Board Meeting: 20 March. Board calendar and minutes

ApacheCon™ –the ASF’s official global conference series, now in its 21st year.
 – MEDIA ALERT: The Apache Software Foundation to present on Apache software projects in government, cybersecurity, and more at Roadshow and Open Source Job Fair at George Mason University
 – Join us: Apache Roadshow/DC and Open Source Career Fair 25 March 2019
 – Join us: Apache Roadshow/Chicago 13-14 May 2019
 – CFP OPEN! ApacheCon North America 9-13 September in Las Vegas
 – Save the Date: ApacheCon Europe 22-24 October in Berlin

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF’s infrastructure running around the clock.
 – 7M+ weekly checks yield 99.90% uptime.

Apache Code Snapshot –this week, 512 Apache contributors changed 947,385 lines of code over 3,146 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Jean-Baptiste Onofré, Ash Berlin-Taylor, Iñigo Goiri, Claus Ibsen, Eric Barnhill.

Apache Project Announcements –the latest updates by category.

Content —
 – Apache Any23 2.3 released

Databases —
 – Apache Jackrabbit 2.8.10 released
 – Apache Curator 4.2.0 released

 – HttpComponents Core 5.0 beta7 released

Library —
– Apache MXNet (incubating) 1.4.0 released

Messaging —
 – Apache Pulsar 2.3.0 released

Network-Server —
 – Apache Lucene CVE-2019-0192 Deserialization of untrusted data via jmx.serviceUrl in Apache Solr
 – Apache Tomcat 7.0.93 released

Testing —
 – CVE-2019-0187: Apache JMeter Missing client auth for RMI connection when distributed test is used

Did You Know?

 – Did you know that Flink Forward San Francisco 2019 is promoting collaboration between Apache projects by are inviting 50 Apache Committers to attend for FREE? Use "ASFCommitters19" code PLUS your email when registering at

 – Did you know that you can find all Apache Incubator projects from Amaterasu (Big Data) to Zipkin (microservices) at ?

 – Did you know that the ASF is a Google Summer of Code (GSoC) mentoring organization for the 15th consecutive year?Applications are open

Apache Community Notices:

 – Apache in 2018 – By The Digits

 – ASF Operations Summary: Q2 FY2019

 – ASF Annual Report for FY2018

 – The Apache Software Foundation 2018 Vision Statement

 – Foundation Statement –Apache Is Open.

 – "Success at Apache" focuses on the processes behind why the ASF "just works".

 – Please follow/like/re-tweet the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter and on LinkedIn at

 – Do friend and follow us on the Apache Community Facebook page Twitter account

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

 – The Apache Big Data community will be at DataWorks Summit 18-21 March 2019 in Barcelona and 20-23 May 2019 in Washington DC

 – Future dates for Spark + AI Summit 2019 announced: 23-25 April/San Francisco and 15-17 October/Amsterdam

 – CFP open for Berlin Buzzwords: 16-18 June 2019

 – CFP open for ApacheCon North America 9-12 September 2019

 – Save the date: ApacheCon Europe 22-24 October 2019

 – 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, Polygene, Syncope, Tika, Trafodion, and more!

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