The Apache News Round-up: week ending 13 February 2015

In addition to what’s happened at the Foundation over the past week, we’re curious: "Did You Know?", and are also sharing some community announcements:

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on four continents keeps the ASF’s infrastructure running 24x7x365.
 – The Infra team’s 2 million weekly checks report 94.19% global uptime across all services

Apache Jackrabbit™ –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 2.9.1 and Apache Jackrabbit Oak 1.1.6 released

Apache OODT™ –a software framework, and an architectural style for the rapid construction of scientific data systems.
 – Apache OODT 0.8.1 released

Apache SIS™ –spatial framework that enables better representation of coordinates for searching, data clustering, archiving, or any other relevant spatial needs.
 – Apache SIS 0.5 released

Apache Tomcat™ –Open Source software implementation of the Java Servlet, JavaServer Pages, Java Expression Language and Java WebSocket technologies.
 – Important Security Notice: CVE-2014-0227 Request Smuggling
 – Apache Tomcat 7.0.59 released

Did You Know?

 – Did you know that select ASF Members are "Apache Quill" guest bloggers for

 – Did you know that the Big Brother voting infrastructure runs on Apache CloudStack?

 – Did you know DARPA Memex helps fund developers of Apache Tika, Nutch and Solr to deal with humanitarian issues such as Human Trafficking?

Apache Community Notices:

 – The ASF is participating again this year in the annual Future of Open Source Survey. We appreciate your input!

 – The Apache Mesos MeetUp & Fireside Chat will take place 18 February at Offerpop in New York

 – The Apache Usergrid (incubating) + ElasticSea­rch Meetup will take place 18 February at Apigee in San Jose

 – The Apache Hive User Group MeetUp will take place 19 February at LinkedIn in Mountain View

 – The Apache Aurora MeetUp and Mesos User Group will take place 19 February at Twitter in San Francisco

 – Catch Apache TomEE in action on 21 February at the ceJug/JVM Users Group in Ceará, Brazil

 – The first ever Apache Phoenix MeetUp will take place 24 February at Salesforce in San Francisco

 – The Women of ASF Luncheon will be held on 14 April at ApacheCon

 – Apache TrafficServer Spring Summit will take place 16-17 April in Austin

 – The Apache Marmotta community are being proactive and beginning to collect ideas for Google Summer of Code 2015

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