The Apache News Round-up: week ending 22 June 2018

We’re ending the week with the following activities from the Apache community:

Support Apache –help offset the ASF’s day-to-day operating expenses. Every dollar counts.
 – Increase your support of the ASF with a corporate matching gift

ASF Board –management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation’s bylaws.
 – Next Board Meeting: 18 July. Board calendar and minutes

ApacheCon™ –the ASF’s official global conference series.
 – 24-27 September: Registration open for ApacheCon North America/Montreal
 – 8 October: Apache Roadshow and Open Source Job Fair/Fairfax, VA –Save The Date!
 – We are seeking Media and Community Partners for ApacheCon: contact for details. 

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF’s infrastructure running around the clock.
 – 7M+ weekly checks yield popping performance at 99.76% uptime.

ASF Operations Factoid –this week, 479 Apache contributors changed 889,905 lines of code over 2,869 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Hervé Boutemy, Martin Desruisseaux, Stephen Mallette, Gary Gregory, and Mark Thomas.

Apache BookKeeper™ –a scalable, fault-tolerant, and low-latency storage service optimized for real-time workloads.
 – Apache BookKeeper 4.7.1 released

Apache Commons™ DBCP –implements Database Connection Pooling.
 – Apache Commons DBCP 2.4.0 released

Apache HBase™ –an Open Source, distributed, versioned, non-relational database.
 – Apache HBase 2.0.1 released

Apache Qpid™ –JMS client supporting the Advanced Message Queuing Protocol 1.0 (AMQP 1.0, ISO/IEC 19464,, based around the Apache Qpid Proton protocol engine and implementing the AMQP JMS Mapping as it evolves at OASIS.
– Apache Qpid JMS 0.33.0 and Qpid Broker-J 7.0.5 released
– [CVE-2018-8030] Apache Qpid Broker-J Denial of Service Vulnerability when AMQP 0-8…0-91 messages exceed maximum size limit

Apache Tomcat™ Native –provides portable API for features not found in contemporary JDKs.
 – Apache Tomcat Native 1.2.17 released

Did You Know?

 – Did you know that you can subscribe to the Apache Feathercast podcast feed to receive the latest recordings as they are published? Hear the voice of the ASF!

 – Did you know that the Apache Flink website has been updated with more details about Flink’s features and use cases?

 – Did you know that Indeed is using Apache Mesos to help their teams control their own deployment infrastructure?

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

 – 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 Twitter account

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

 – ApacheCon North America will be held 24-27 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 FY 2017 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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