The Apache News Round-up: week ending 26 October 2018

Let’s close out the week with the following activities from the Apache community:

ASF Board –management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation’s bylaws.
 – Next Board Meeting: 21 November. Board calendar and minutes

ApacheCon™ –the ASF’s official global conference series, now in its 20th year.
 – REGISTER TODAY for Apache Roadshow DC and Open Source Job Fair (job fair free to attend!)

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF’s infrastructure running around the clock.
 – 7M+ weekly checks yield sunshine-y performance at 98.87% uptime.

Apache Code Snapshot –this week, 479 Apache contributors changed 1,107,294 lines of code over 2,938 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Cassandra Targett, Ash Berlin-Taylor, Guillaume Nodet, Oleg Kalnichevski, and Tilman Hausherr.

Apache HttpComponents™ Core –HTTP/1.1 and HTTP/2 transport components that can be used to build custom client and server side HTTP services with a minimal footprint.
 – HttpComponents Core 5.0 beta5 released

Apache HTTP Server –the world’s most popular server software.
 – The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® HTTP Server v2.4.37

Apache Impala™ –a high-performance distributed SQL engine.
 – CVE-2018-11785 and CVE-2018-11792 addition of two security fixes to Apache Impala 3.0.1 release

Apache ServiceComb™ –Open Source microservices framework.
 – The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® ServiceComb™ as a Top-Level Project

Apache Tomcat™ Native –provides portable API for features not found in contemporary JDKs.
 – Apache Apache Tomcat Native 1.2.18 released

Did You Know?

 – Did you know that Apache Hadoop original co-founder Doug Cutting, Apache Kafka original co-founder Neha Narkhede, and Apache Groovy Committer Graeme Rocher won 2018 Groundbreaker Awards?

 – Did you know that Adobe uses Apache Kafka to scale from 25 trillion events to 250 trillion events across 17 data centers?

 – Did you know that Apache NetBeans (incubating) won a 2018 Duke’s Choice Award?

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

 – Future dates for Spark + AI Summit 2019 announced: 23-25 April/San Francisco and 15-17 October/Amsterdam

 – Block your calendars for ApacheCon North America: taking place in September 2019; announcing dates and details soon.

 – 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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