The Apache News Round-up: week ending 26 April 2019

Our final Round-Up of the month brings us the following activities from the Apache community:

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.
 – Countdown to Chicago: Apache Roadshow/Chicago 13-14 May. Join us!
 – CFPs + 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 uptime at 99.93%. Performance checks across 50 different service components spread over more than 250 machines in data centers around the world.

Apache Code Snapshot –this week, 417 Apache contributors changed 912,435 lines of code over 2,318 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Thomas D’Silva, zhangduo, Yuan Gao, Claus Ibsen, and Tilman Hausherr.

Apache Project Announcements –the latest updates by category.

Application Performance Monitor —
 – The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® SkyWalking™ as a Top-Level Project

Big Data —
 – Apache Beam 2.12.0 released
 – Apache Geode 1.9.0 released

Development Environment —
 – The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® NetBeans™ as a Top-Level Project

Identity Management —
 – Apache Syncope 2.0.13 and 2.1.4 released

IoT/Edge Computing —
 – The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® PLC4X™ as a Top-Level Project

Network-Client —
 – Apache Qpid Proton 0.27.1 released released
 – [CVE-2019-0223] Apache Qpid Proton TLS Man in the Middle Vulnerability

Version Control —
 – Apache Subversion 1.12.0 released

Web Frameworks —
 – [CVE-2019-0186] (Apache Portals) The input fields of the Chat Room demo are vulnerable to Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks

Did You Know?

 – Did you know that you can join the free ASF Hackathon hosted by the EU-FOSSA 2 project? Meet members of the Apache community and get involved with Apache projects such as Tomcat, PLC4X, and more. 4-5 May 2019 at Silverquare Triomphe/Brussels. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED

 – Did you know that the Apache SkyWalking community will host DevCon 2019 on 11 May in Shanghai, and invite everyone to participate in-person or online ? Those needing assistance in English are welcome to contact

 – Did you know that select sponsorships are still available for the Apache Roadshow/Chicago? –drop us a line at for more information!

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

 – The Apache SkyWalking community will host DevCon 2019 on 11 May in Shanghai (participate in-person or online) (contact for assistance in English)

 – 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

 – Spark + AI Summit 2019 will be held 15-17 October in Amsterdam

 – 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 Camel, Apache HTTP Server, and more!

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