The Apache News Round-up: week ending 20 April 2018

Happy Friday! Activities from the Apache community over the past week include:

ASF Board –management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation’s bylaws.
 – Next Board Meeting: 16 May. Board calendar and minutes

ApacheCon™ –the ASF’s official global conference series.
 – Join us at Apache Roadshow Europe/Berlin 11-14 June/Berlin –register for FOSS Backstage and you’re in!
 – Registration open for ApacheCon North America 24-27 September/Montreal
 – Travel Assistance applications now being accepted through 1 May for ApacheCon/Montreal
 – Save the date: Apache Roadshow and Job Fair 8 October/Fairfax, VA!

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF’s infrastructure running around the clock.
 – 7M+ weekly checks yield smashing kicking performance at 99.89% uptime.

ASF Operations Factoid –this week, 577 Apache contributors changed 1,100,555 lines of code over 3,508 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: James Taylor, Steve Gill, Sean Busbey, Karl Wright, and Matteo Merli.

Apache Fineract™ –an Open Source system for core banking as a platform.
 – Apache Fineract 1.1.0 released

Apache Jena™ –a framework for developing Semantic Web and Linked Data applications in Java.
 – Apache Jena 3.7.0 released

Apache Jackrabbit™ – a fully compliant implementation of the Content Repository for Java(TM) Technology API, version 2.0 (JCR 2.0) as specified in the Java Specification Request 283 (JSR 283).
 – Apache Jackrabbit 2.14.5 released

Apache Oozie™ –Open Source workflow scheduler for Apache Hadoop used to build complex Big Data transformations.
 – The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® Oozie(TM) v5.0.0

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 4.0.3 released

Apache Subversion™ –leading Open Source version control system.
 – Apache Subversion 1.10.0 released
 – The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® Subversion® v1.10.0

Apache Tomcat™ –an Open Source software implementation of the Java Servlet, JavaServer Pages, Java Unified Expression Language, Java WebSocket and JASPIC technologies. 
 – Apache Tomcat 7.0.86 and 8.0.51 released

Apache Traffic Server™ –a high performance, scalable HTTP Intermediary and proxy cache.
 – Apache Traffic Server v7.1.3 released

Apache Wicket™ –an Open Source Java component oriented Web application framework.
 – CVE-2018-1325 – Wicket jQuery UI: XSS while displaying value in WYSIWYG editor

Did You Know?

 – Did you know that Netflix processes 3 trillion events each day using Apache Flink?

 – Did you know that you can run Apache HBase on YARN via Slider HBase App Package?

 – Did you know that you can use familiar BI tools with Apache Drill even when working with Big Data?

Apache Community Notices:

 – The Apache Software Foundation Celebrates 19 Years of Open Source Leadership "The Apache Way"

 – Read "Open – For Business – At the ASF" by Merv Adrian, VP Research at Gartner

 – A look at the "Apache at 19" promo at

 – The Apache Software Foundation 2018 Vision Statement

 – Apache in 2017 – By The Digits

 – 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 and Twitter account

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

 – Members of the Apache community will be presenting at DataWorks Summit 16-19 April 2018 in Berlin

 – Open Expo Europe – 6-7 June 2018 in Madrid

 – Meet members of the Apache community at Open Expo Madrid 6-7 June 2018

 – We’re teaming up the Apache Roadshow Europe with Berlin Buzzwords – 10-12 June 2018 (Apache Lounge dates: 11-12 June)

 – The 2018 Apache EU Roadshow will be held during FOSS Backstage in Berlin 13-14 June 2018

 – Apache Big Data project communities will be participating at DataWorks Summit 17-21 June 2018 in San Jose

 – ApacheCon North America will be held 24-29 September in Montreal

 – Save the Date: Apache Roadshow DC and Open Source/Government/Cyber/Job Fair – 8 October 2018 in Fairfax, VA

 – ASF Quarterly Report: Operations Summary: November 2017 – January 2018

 – ASF Annual Report is available 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!
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