The Apache Weekly News Round-up: week ending 10 December 2021

Hello, everyone –let’s review the Apache community’s activities from over the past week:

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation’s bylaws.
 – Next Board Meeting: 15 December 2021. Board calendar and minutes

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF’s infrastructure running around the clock.
7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at 99.80%. Performance checks across 50
different service components spread over more than 250 machines in data
centers around the world. View the ASF’s Infrastructure Uptime site to see the most recent averages.

Apache Code Snapshot 
Over the past week, 286 Apache Committers changed 2,227,208 lines of
code over 2,986 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Jean-Baptiste Onofré, Mark Thomas, Sylwester Lachiewicz, Andi Huber, and Claus Ibsen.

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Apache Attic –provides process and solutions when an Apache project has reached its end of life.
 – Apache Joshua is now retired

Big Data —
 – Apache Kyuubi (incubating) 1.4.0-incubating released

 – Apache NetBeans 12.6 released

Libraries —
 – Apache Daffodil 3.2.0 released
 – Apache Log4j 2.15.0 released
   — CVE-2021-44228: JNDI features do not protect against attacker controlled LDAP and other JNDI related endpoints

Observability —
Apache SkyWalking 8.9.0, Satellite 0.4.0, and Kubernetes 4.2.0 released

Programming Languages —
 – Apache Groovy 4.0.0-rc-1 released

Search —
 – Apache Lucene 9.0.0 released

Servers —
 – Apache Tomcat 10.1.0-M8 (alpha), 10.0.14, and 9.0.56 released
 – Apache HttpComponents Core 4.4.15 released

Did You Know?

 – Did you know that Banco Central Do Brasil uses Apache Wicket for its Central Bank’s Circulation Management System?

 – Did you know that the Apache Pinot Annual Recap and Roadmap MeetUp has been rescheduled to 13 December?

 – Did you know that individuals and organizations can support the ASF
through one-time and repeat donations
(weekly/monthly/quarterly/annually) online using ACH, credit card, and
PayPal, as well as Apple Pay, Google Pay, and Microsoft Pay (using your
mobile device)?

Apache Community Notices

 – The Apache Month in Review: November 2021 and video highlights

 – Watch “Trillions and Trillions Served“, the documentary on the ASF 1) full feature [49 min] 2) “Apache Everywhere” [6 min] 3) “Why Apache” [2.5 min] 4) “Apache Innovation” [40 min] 

 – ASF Annual Report: FY2021 — Press release and Report (PDF)

 – The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success 

 – Foundation Reports and Statements

 – Presentations from 2021’s ApacheCon Asia and ApacheCon@Home are available on the ASF YouTube channel.

 – “Success at Apache” focuses on the people and processes behind why the ASF “just works.” 

 – Inside Infra: the new interview series with members of the ASF infrastructure team –meet 
    Chris Thistlethwaite
    Drew Foulks
    Greg Stein Part I
      …Part II and Part III
    Daniel Gruno Part I and Part II
    Gavin McDonald Part I and Part II
    Andrew Wetmore Part I and Part II
    Chris Lambertus Part I  and Part II

 – Follow the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter and The ASF page LinkedIn

 – Follow the Apache Community on Facebook and Twitter

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