The Apache News Round-up: week ending 15 May 2015

What a whirlwind week within the Apache community! Here’s what happened:

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on four continents keeps the ASF’s infrastructure running around the clock.
 – Uptime over the past week is a stellar 99.83%

ASF Security –a team comprising ASF Members dedicated to helping and advising Apache projects on security issues, as well as co-ordinating the handling of security vulnerabilities.
 – CVE-2014-7810: Apache Tomcat Security Manager Bypass

Apache Incubator™ –the entry path into The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) for projects and codebases wishing to become part of the Foundation’s efforts.
 – New Incubator podling: Apache CMDA (Climate Model Diagnostic Analyzer) –Web services for multi-aspect physics-based and phenomenon-oriented climate model performance evaluation and diagnosis through the comprehensive and synergistic use of multiple observational data, reanalysis data, and model outputs.

Apache CloudStack™ –Open Source software designed to deploy and manage large networks of virtual machines, as a highly available, highly scalable Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Cloud computing platform.
 – Apache CloudStack 4.5.1 released

Apache Commons™ CLI –an Open Source library that provides an API for parsing command line options passed to programs.
 – Apache Commons CLI 1.3 released

Apache Curator™ –Open Source Java libraries that make using Apache ZooKeeper much easier and more reliable.
 – Apache Curator 2.8.0 released

Apache Olingo™ –a Java library that enables developers to implement OData producers as well as OData consumers.
 – Apache Olingo 4.0.0-beta-03 released

Apache POI™ –well-known in the Java field as a library for reading and writing Microsoft Office file formats, such as Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Visio, Publisher and Outlook.
 – Apache POI 3.12 released

Apache Portals™ Gems –a collection of portlets completely portable to the Portlet API (2.0) Gems is a subproject of the Apache Portals Applications project.
 – Apache Portals Gems 1.2, RSS 1.3, Logging 1.1 released

Apache Portals™ Web Content Application –a servlet/portlet application framework dedicated to the development of reverse proxying, Web content rewriting and rendering.
 – Apache Portals Web Content 2.0 released

Apache Sqoop™ –a tool designed for efficiently transferring bulk data between Apache Hadoop and structured datastores, such as relational databases.
 – Apache Sqoop 1.4.6 and 1.99.6 released

Apache Subversion™ –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 1.9.0-rc1 released

Apache Traffic Server™ –a fast, scalable and extensible HTTP/1.1 compliant caching proxy server.
 – Apache Traffic Server 5.3.0 released

Did You Know?

 – Did you know that MapR chose Apache Parquet for Drill due to the openness of its community?

 – Did you know that Apache Helix is used at companies such as Instagram (backend management), LinkedIn (direct messaging), Pinterest (cluster management), and RedHat (Clustering in jBPM)?

 – Did you know that Apache Storm’s stream processing is used at Alipay (China’s leading third-party online payment platform) for 100M+ messages/day and log processing 6T+/day?

Apache Community Notices:

 – Show your support for Apache with ASF-approved swag from and –all proceeds benefit the ASF! 

 – Reminder: How to Safely Download Apache OpenOffice

 – Audio recordings from select tracks from ApacheCon Austin are available at includes Cloud, Community, httpd, and Apache HTTP Server Founder’s panel!

 – Presentations from ApacheCon Austin are available online

 – Apache CouchDB is seeking design and editorial assistance in English

 – A lightning talk on Apache Calcite will take place on 20 May at XLDB in Stanford

 – Apache Usergrid will be featured at {CODESHOW}SE on 21 May in Charleston

 – The Apache CloudStack European User Group will be held 21 May in London

 – The Apache Drill MeetUp on 26 May will be held in Los Gatos and feature Apache Kylin

 – The next Lucene/Solr London User Group meetup will take place 4 June

 – Submit your proposal for CloudStack Days Seattle (co-located with LinuxCon) by 12 June

 – The Karlsruhe DevOps Meetup featuring Apache Mesos and Aurora will be held 16 June

 – MesosCon will be held 20-21 August in Seattle

 – ApacheCon Europe will be held 28 September – 1 October in Budapest

 – The first Apache Flink Conference, Flink Forward, will be held 12-13 October in Berlin

 – CFP open for Lucene/Solr Revolution, to be held 13-16 October in Austin

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