The Apache News Round-up: week ending 3 June 2016

Welcome June! We’re coming off a busy week of Apache-immersed conferences, summits, and symposia. We’ve had a productive week as well:

ASF Board –management and oversight of the business and affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation’s Bylaws.
 – Next Board Meeting: 15 June 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 cracking performance at 99.75% uptime

ApacheCon™ –the official conference series of The Apache Software Foundation.
 – Session recordings are available at
 – Next up: Europe! 14-18 November 2016 in Seville, Spain. Watch this space

Apache Archiva™ –an application for managing one or more remote repositories, including administration, artifact handling, browsing and searching.
 – Apache Archiva 2.2.1 released

Apache Chemistry™ –the collection of Java libraries, frameworks and tools around the CMIS (Content Management Interoperability Services) specification [0].
 – Apache Chemistry OpenCMIS 0.14.0 released

Apache Commons™ CSV –library provides a simple interface for reading and writing CSV files of various types.
 – Apache Commons CSV 1.4 released

Apache Commons™ FileUpload –provides a simple yet flexible means of adding support for multipart file upload functionality to servlets and Web applications.
 – Apache Commons FileUpload 1.3.2 released

Apache Hive™ –data warehouse software facilitates querying and managing large datasets residing in distributed storage.
 – Apache Hive 2.0.1 released

Apache Log4j™ –a well known framework for logging application behavior.
 – Apache Log4j 2.6 released

Apache Lucene™ –a high-performance, full-featured text search engine library written entirely in Java.
 – Apache Lucene 6.0.1 released 

Apache SIS™ –a spatial framework that enables better representation of coordinates for searching, data clustering, archiving, or other relevant spatial needs.
 – Apache SIS 0.7 released

Apache Solr™ –the popular, blazing fast, Open Source NoSQL search platform from the Apache Lucene project.
 – Apache Solr 6.0.1 released

Apache Struts™ –an elegant, extensible framework for creating enterprise-ready Java Web applications.
 – Two security vulnerabilities reported

Apache VXQuery™ –will be a standards compliant XML Query processor implemented in Java.
 – Apache VXQuery 0.6 released

Did You Know?

 – Did you know that Apache Flink and Apache Storm were winners in the 2016 SD Times’ 100 Best in Show Big Data and Business Intelligence category?

 – Did you know that you can help Apache projects? Apache HBase, Apache Mahout, Apache OODT, Apache POI, Apache Zest, and ComDev (Community Development) have active requests at

 – Did you know that we’re always looking for great ways to highlight Apache projects in our "Did You Know" campaigns? Send your success stories to <>!

Apache Community Notices:

 – Find out how you can participate with Apache community/projects/activities

 – The list of Apache project-related MeetUps can be found at

 – The next CloudStack Collaboration Conference will take place 1-3 June 2016 in Montreal

 – Berlin Buzzwords will be held 5-7 June 2016

 – The CloudStack European User Group will take place 16 June 2016 in Berlin

 – Atlanta Hadoop Users Group present Cutting edge with HBASE on 17 August 2016

 – CFP is open for the next Cassandra Summit 7-9 September 2016 in San Jose

 – CloudStack Collaboration Conference Brasil will take place 29-30 September 2016 in Sao Paolo

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

 – The Apache Software Foundation Operations Summary: Third Quarter, Fiscal Year 2016 (November 2015 – January 2016) is availbable at

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