The Apache News Round-up: week ending 17 February 2017

We’ve had another cracking week at the ASF. Let’s take a peek at what happened:

ASF Board –management and oversight of the business and affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation’s bylaws.
 – Next Board Meeting: rescheduled to 27 February 2017. Board calendar and minutes available at

Community over Code –we have just passed the 6,000 Apache Committer mark!

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on four continents keeps the ASF’s infrastructure running around the clock.
 – 7M+ weekly checks yield "three nines" performance at 99.96% uptime

ApacheCon™ –Tomorrow’s Technology Today.
 – Travel Assistance applications close 8 March
 – Early registration and hotel incentives end 12 March
 – NEW: BarCamp Apache will be held on 15 May –be sure to plan your travels accordingly!
 – Apache Committers: remember to register using your address + discount code to save even more!
 – Recordings from ApacheCon Europe 2016 are being uploaded at Feathercast

Apache Geode™ –a data management platform that provides a database-like consistency model, reliable transaction processing and a shared-nothing architecture to maintain very low latency performance with high concurrency processing.
 – Apache Geode 1.1.0 released

Apache Jena™ –an Open Source Java-based framework for building Semantic Web and Linked Data applications.
 – Apache Jena 3.2.0 released with Fuseki 2.5.0

Apache Lucene™ –a high-performance, full-featured text search engine library written entirely in Java.
 – Apache Lucene 5.5.4 released
 – Apache Solr 5.5.4 released
 – CVE-2017-3163 Apache Solr ReplicationHandler path traversal attack

Apache MyFaces™ Tobago –standards-based Open Source components library allows developers to quickly and easily create business Web applications without worrying about technical details.
 – The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® MyFaces™ Tobago 3

Apache OpenMeetings™ –provides video conferencing, instant messaging, white board, collaborative document editing and other groupware tools using API functions of the Red5 Streaming Server for Remoting and Streaming.
 – Apache OpenMeetings 3.2.0 released

Apache SINGA (incubating) –a general distributed deep learning platform for training big deep learning models over large datasets.
 – Apache SINGA 1.1.0 released

Apache Storm™ –a distributed, fault-tolerant, and high-performance realtime computation system that provides strong guarantees on the processing of data.
 – Apache Storm 1.0.3 released

Apache Traffic Server™ –a high-performance Web proxy cache that improves network efficiency and performance by caching frequently-accessed information at the edge of the network.
 – Apache Traffic Server 6.2.1 released

Did You Know?

 – Did you know that over the past 5 days there were 119,591 downloads of #Apache source distributions from 173 countries? 

 – Did you know that standalone tracks taking place alongside ApacheCon include Apache: Big Data, Flex Project Summit, TomcatCon, Apache: IoT, and CloudStack Collaboration Conference? Join us!

 – Did you know that we’ve launched a new #LoveApache campaign on Twitter? Feedback welcome from individuals, projects, and organizations

Apache Community Notices:

 – "Success at Apache" is a new monthly blog series that focuses on the processes behind why the ASF "just works". 1) Project Independence 2) All Carrot and No Stick 3) Asynchronous Decision Making

 – Feedback from The Apache Software Foundation on the Free and Open Source Security Audit (FOSSA)

 – ASF Operations Summary – Q2 FY2017

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

 – 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!

 – ApacheCon North America + Apache: BigData, CloudStack Collaboration Conferenxe, FlexJS Summit, Apache: IoT, and TomcatCon will be held 16-18 May 2017 in Miami

– Are your software solutions Powered by Apache? Download & use our "Powered By" logos

 – Show your support for Apache with ASF-approved swag from and –all proceeds benefit the ASF! 
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