The Apache News Round-up: week ending 19 April 2019

Mid-month Friday review, on a holiday weekend! Let’s see 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: 15 May. Board calendar and minutes

ApacheCon™ –the ASF’s official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow’s Technology Today since 1998.
 – REGISTRATION OPEN: Apache Roadshow/Chicago 13-14 May
 – CFP + REGISTRATION OPEN for both ApacheCons: 1) North America/Las Vegas 9-12 September; 2) Europe/Berlin 22-24 October

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF’s infrastructure running around the clock.
 – 7M+ weekly checks yield 99.85% uptime. Performance checks across 50 different service components spread over more than 250 machines in data centers around the world.

Apache Code Snapshot –this week, 438 Apache contributors changed 1,121,934 lines of code over 2,427 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Jan Piotrowski, wujimin, Qian Zhang, Andrea Cosentino, and Ash Berlin-Taylor.

Apache Project Announcements –the latest updates by category.

Big Data —
 – Apache Kylin 3.0.0-alpha released
 – Apache Myriad (incubating) 0.3.0 released
 – Apache UIMA uimaFIT 3.0.0 released

Build Management —
 – Apache Maven Version 3.6.1 released

Databases —
 – Apache Jackrabbit 2.18.1 as well as Jackrabbit Oak 1.6.17 and 1.12.0 released

Libraries —
 – Apache Commons Pool 2.6.2 released
 – Apache Commons Lang 3.9 released

Messaging —
 – Apache Pulsar 2.3.1 released

Microservices —
 – Apache ServiceComb Java-Chassis version 1.2.0 released

Network-Client —
 – Apache MINA 2.0.21 and 2.1.1 released
 – [CVE-2019-0231] MINA SSLFilter security issue
 – Apache Qpid Dispatch 1.7.0 released

Servers —
 – Apache Tomcat 7.0.94, 8.5.40, and 9.0.19 released
 – Apache Traffic Control 3.0.1 released

Web Frameworks —
 – Apache Wicket 9.0.0-M1 released

Did You Know?

 – Did you know that the Open Source Design community will be holding a track at ApacheCon in Berlin this year? CFP is open!

 – Did you know that ASF co-Founders  Sameer Parekh Brenn, Mark Cox, Lars Eilebrecht, Jim Jagielski, Aram Mirzadeh, Bill Stoddard, Randy Terbush, and Dirk-Willem van Gulik have shared their thoughts on the ASF’s 20th Anniversary?

 – Did you know that the ASF codebase is conservatively valued at least $20B, using the COCOMO 2 model?

Apache Community Notices:

 – Celebrating 20 Years Community-led Development "The Apache Way"

 – ASF Founders look back on 20 Years of the ASF

 – The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success

 – Foundation Reports and Statements

 – ApacheCon: Tomorrow’s Technology Today since 1998

 – 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

 – Spark + AI Summit 2019 will be held 23-25 April/San Francisco and 15-17 October/Amsterdam

 – Apache Roadshow/Chicago will be held 13-14 May 2019

 – The Apache Big Data community will be at DataWorks Summit in Washington DC 20-23 May 2019

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

 – CFP and Registration open for 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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