The Apache News Round-up: week ending 4 November 2016

Welcome November! As we’re busily preparing for our upcoming conferences in Seville, the Apache community has also been working on the following:

ASF Board –management and oversight of the business and affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation’s bylaws.
 – Next Board Meeting: 16 November 2016. Board calendar and minutes available at

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on four continents keeps the ASF’s infrastructure running around the clock.
 – 7M+ weekly checks yield perky performance at 99.87% uptime

ApacheCon™ –the official conference series of The Apache Software Foundation.
 – Join us at Apache: Big Data and ApacheCon Europe/Seville

Apache BVal™ –an implementation of the Java Bean Validation specification.
 – Apache BVal 1.1.2 released

Apache Calcite™ –a framework for writing data management systems.
 – Apache Calcite Avatica 1.9.0 released

Apache CloudStack™ –deploys and manages large networks of virtual machines as a highly available, highly scalable Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Cloud computing platform.
 – CVE-2016-6813: Apache CloudStack registerUserKeys authorization vulnerability

Apache Derby™ –a pure Java relational database engine that conforms to the ISO/ANSI SQL and JDBC standards.
 – Apache Derby released

Apache Fluo (incubating) –a distributed system for incrementally processing large data sets stored in Apache Accumulo.
 – Apache Fluo Recipes 1.0.0-incubating released

Apache Geode (incubating) –a data management platform that provides a database-like consistency model, reliable transaction processing and a shared-nothing architecture to maintain very low latency performance with high concurrency processing.
 – Apache Geode 1.0.0-incubating released

Apache MINA™ –a network application framework which helps users develop high performance and high scalability network applications easily by providing an abstract, event-driven, asynchronous API over various transports such as TCP/IP and UDP/IP via Java NIO.
 – Apache MINA 2.0.16 released
 – Apache FtpServer 1.1.0 released

Apache S2Graph (incubating) –a graph database designed to handle transactional graph processing at scale.
 – Apache S2Graph 0.1.0-incubating released

Did You Know?

 – Did you know that you can share what you’re planning to work on at ApacheCon?

 – Did you know that Astronomer uses Apache Airflow (incubating) to create a modern platform for building data pipelines?

 – Did you know that over the past month 2,488 people created 7,524 new issues, and 811 people closed 6,212 issues? Top 3 topics: HBase, YARN, and CommonsRDF! 

Apache Community Notices:

 – The list of Apache project-related MeetUps can be found 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, Syncope, Tika, Trafodion, Zest, and more!

 – ApacheCon Europe will take place 14-18 November 2016 in Seville, Spain

 – ApacheCon North America will be held 16-18 May 2017 in Miami. Details coming.

 – The ASF Q1 FY2017 Report is available at

 – Are your software solutions Powered by Apache? Download & use our "Powered By" logos
 – Show your support for Apache with ASF-approved swag from and–all proceeds benefit the ASF! 
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