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

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
 – Sponsorships available

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.

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

Content —
 – Media Alert: Apache OpenOffice Recommends upgrade to v4.1.10 to mitigate legacy vulnerability
 – Apache OpenOffice 4.1.10 released
 – Apache UIMA Java SDK 3.2.0 released
 – Apache Jackrabbit 2.12 retired

Integration —
 – Apache Camel 3.7.4 released

Servers —
 – Apache HttpComponents Core 5.1.1 GA released

Workflow —
 – Apache Airflow
 CVE-2021-28359: Apache Airflow Reflected XSS via Origin Query Argument in URL

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).

– Did you know that eBay uses Apache Flink to power Big Data streaming for its recommendation engine in real-time?

– 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?

Apache Community Notices

– The Apache Month in Review: April 2021 and video highlights

– The Apache® Software Foundation Celebrates 22 Years of Open Source Leadership – world’s largest Open Source foundation advances community-led innovation “The Apache Way”

– The Apache Software Foundation Operations Summary: Q3 FY2021 (November 2020 – January 2021) + Video highlights

– Apache in 2020 – By The Digits + Video highlights

– ASF Security Report 2020 + Video highlights

– 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 Way to Sustainable Open Source Success

 – Foundation Reports and Statements

 – All presentations from ApacheCon@Home are available at 

 – “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 
    Chris Thistlethwaite
    Drew Foulks
    Greg Stein Part I
      …Part II and Part III
    Daniel Gruno Part I and Part II
    Gavin McDonald Part I and Part II
    Andrew Wetmore Part I and Part II
    Chris Lambertus Part I  and Part II

 – 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

 – Follow the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter ( and on LinkedIn at

 – Follow the Apache Community on Facebook and Twitter

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