The Apache News Round-up: week ending 5 October 2018

Happy October! Let’s jump into a review of Apache business from the past week:

Success at Apache –a monthly blog series that focuses on the processes behind why the ASF "just works".
 – Carrying forward the benefits. by Mikael Ståldal

 ASF Board –management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation’s bylaws.
 – Next Board Meeting: 17 October. Board calendar and minutes

ApacheCon™ –the ASF’s official global conference series, now in its 20th year.
 – Catch ApacheCon North America presentations and interviews via Feathercast and
 – View, tag, and post #apachecon photos under a Creative Commons license on Flickr
 – CFP closes soon: Apache Roadshow DC and Open Source Job Fair 4 December. CFP open through 15 October; registration open

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF’s infrastructure running around the clock.
 – 7M+ weekly checks yield reliable performance at 97.42% uptime.

ASF Operations Factoid –this week, 472 Apache contributors changed 1,343,215 lines of code over 3,200 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Derek Gelinas, Wes McKinney, Om, Robert Newson, and Colm O hEigeartaigh.

Apache Geode™ –low latency, high concurrency Big Data management solutions.
 – Apache Geode 1.7.0 released

Apache HTTP Server™ –the world’s most popular Web server since 1996.
 – Apache HTTP Server 2.4.35 released

Apache Jackrabbit™ –a scalable, high-performance hierarchical content repository designed for use as the foundation of modern world-class Web sites and other demanding content applications.
 – Apache Jackrabbit 2.17.6 and Jackrabbit Oak 1.4.23 released

Apache OpenWebBeans™ Meecrowave –a small java enterprise application server framework fully based on Apache Tomcat9 and other JavaEE 8 technologies.
 – Apache Meecrowave 1.2.4 released

Apache PDFBox™ –an Open Source Java tool for working with PDF documents.
 – Apache PDFBox 1.8.16 and 2.0.12 released

Apache Qpid™ –Multiple language implementation of the latest Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
 – Apache Qpid JMS 0.37.0 released

Apache Subversion™ –the popular Open Source, centralized version control system.
 – Apache Subversion 1.11.0-rc2 released

Apache Tomcat™ –an Open Source software implementation of the Java Servlet, JavaServer Pages, Java Unified Expression Language, Java WebSocket and JASPIC technologies.
 – CVE-2018-11784 Apache Tomcat – Open Redirect

Did You Know?

 – Did you know that Apache Syncope’s end-user UI is accessible to the visually impaired?

 – Did you know that the first candidate for Apache NetBeans 10 (incubating) is available for users to try and provide feedback?

 – Did you know that OrientDB 3.1.0 M1 supports Apache TinkerPop 3?

Apache Community Notices:

 – ASF Operations Summary: Q1 FY2019

 – ASF Annual Report for FY2018

 – 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

 – The Apache Big Data community will be at DataWorks Summit 18-21 March 2019 in Barcelona and 20-23 May 2019 in Washington DC

 – 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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