The Apache News Round-up: week ending 2 October 2020

Hello, October –we’ve had a super-busy week, with ApacheCon drawing thousands of online participants as well as a slew of activities from the Apache

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation’s bylaws.
 – Next Board Meeting: 21 October 2020. Board calendar and minutes

ApacheCon™ – the ASF’s official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow’s Technology Today since 1998.
 – It’s a wrap! ApacheCon@Home recordings will be posted in the coming weeks (send email to to receive updates and future conference notifications). Thank you to event sponsors Apple, AWS, DataStax, IBM, Imply, Instaclustr, MuseDev, OpenLogic/Perforce, Red Hat, RX-M, and VMWare. 

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF’s infrastructure running around the clock.
7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at 99.97%. Performance checks across 50
different service components spread over more than 250 machines in data centers around the world.

Apache Code Snapshot – Over the past week, 306 Apache Committers changed 748,827 lines of code over 2,445 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Jean-Baptiste Onofré, Andrea Cosentino, Mark Thomas, Duo Zhang, and Claus Ibsen.

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data —
 – Apache HBase 2.3.2 released
 – Apache Flink Stateful Functions 2.2.0 released
 – Apache NiFi 1.12.1 released
 – Apache NiFi CVE-2020-9486, CVE-2020-9487, CVE-2020-9491, CVE-2020-13940 

Build Management —
 – Apache Ant 1.10.9 released
 – Apache Ant CVE-2020-11979 insecure temporary file vulnerability

Integration —
 – Apache Camel 3.4.4 released

Libraries —
 – Apache Commons DBCP 2.8.0 released
 – Apache Commons Pool 2.9.0 released

Messaging —
 – Apache Pulsar Manager 0.2.0 released

Programming Languages —
 – Apache Groovy 3.0.6 released

Servers —
 – Apache HttpComponents Client 5.0.2 GA released

Web Conferencing —
 – Apache OpenMeetings CVE-2020-13951 DoS via public web service

Web Frameworks —
 – Apache Struts 2.5.25 released

Did You Know?

– Did you know that dozens of Apache project and community presentations are available at the ASF’s official YouTube channel?

– Did you know that Apache Druid powers real-time analytics for Airbnb, Alibaba, British Telecom, Cisco, Didi Chuxing, eBay, Hulu, Lyft, Netflix, and many more? 

– Did you know that members of the Apache community will be presenting at All Things Open, taking place online in a few weeks? Registration is open

Apache Community Notices

– Apache Month In Review: September 2020

– ASF FY2020 Annual Report 

“Trillions and Trillions Served” documentary on the ASF: 1) full feature 2) “Apache Everywhere” 3) “Why Apache” 4) “Apache Innovation” 

 – The Apache Software Foundation Statement on the COVID-19 Coronavirus Outbreak  

 – The Apache Software Foundation Celebrates 21 Years of Open Source Leadership

 – Apache in 2019 – By The Digits

 – The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success

 – Foundation Reports and Statements

 – “Success at Apache” focuses on the people and processes behind why the ASF “just works”.

 – Inside Infra: the new interview series with members of the ASF infrastructure team –meet Christ Thistlethwaite | Drew Foulks | Greg Stein Part I , Part II and Part III | Daniel Gruno –Part I

 – 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 and Twitter account

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