The Apache News Round-up: week ending 2 December 2016

Welcome, December! We’ve wrapped up another great week with the following activities:

ASF Board –management and oversight of the business and affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation’s bylaws.
 – Next Board Meeting: 21 December 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 performance once again at the "three nines" at 99.90% uptime

ApacheCon™ –the official conference series of The Apache Software Foundation.
 – CFP OPEN: Apache: Big Data and ApacheCon North America 16-18 May 2017/Miami
 – Session slides + photos available at; recordings are being processed and posted at Feathercast

Apache Community Development –helps those new to the ASF and Apache Projects take their first steps towards being a part of the Apache community.
 – REMINDER TO ASF COMMITTERS: please complete the Apache Community Development Diversity Survey (check your email)

Apache Drill™ –a distributed MPP query layer that supports SQL and alternative query languages against NoSQL and Hadoop data storage systems. It was inspired in part by Google’s Dremel.
 – Apache Drill 1.9.0 released

Apache Kylin™ –an Open Source Distributed Analytics Engine designed to provide SQL interface and multi-dimensional analysis (OLAP) on Apache Hadoop, supporting extremely large datasets.
 – Apache Kylin 1.6.0 released

Apache OFBiz™ –an Open Source product for the automation of enterprise processes that includes framework components and business applications.
 – Apache OFBiz 16.11.01 released
 – CVE-2016-4462 OFBiz template remote code vulnerability and CVE-2016-6800 Apache OFBiz blog stored XSS vulnerability

Apache Subversion™ –exists to be universally recognized and adopted as an Open Source, centralized version control system characterized by its reliability as a safe haven for valuable data; the simplicity of its model and usage; and its ability to support the needs of a wide variety of users and projects, from individuals to large-scale enterprise operations.
 – Apache Subversion 1.8.17 released
 – Apache Subversion 1.9.5 released

Did You Know?

 – Did you know we recommend those running an event based on an Apache project to review the Event Branding Overview?

 – Did you know that the Japan National Police Agency uses Apache Wicket for its opinion box?

 – Did you know that the Apache Project Maturity Model defines a structure for evaluating ASF projects (communities + technology), and has served as an example for other communities as well?

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 North America and Apache:BigData will be held 16-18 May 2017 in Miami

 – 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–all proceeds benefit the ASF! 
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