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From Sally Khudairi ...@apache.org>
Subject The Apache News Round-up: week ending 15 September 2017
Date Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:18:06 GMT
[this announcement is available online at https://s.apache.org/UWad ]

It's finally Friday. We've had quite a busy week, so let's get down to
reviewing our work:

ASF Board –management and oversight of the business affairs of the
corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 20 September. Board calendar and minutes
 - ASF Quarterly Report: Operations Summary Q1 FY2018

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on three continents keeps the
ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield smashing performance at 99.87% uptime

ASF Operations Factoid –this week, 567 Committers changed 1,517,515
lines of code over 3,632 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are:
Jian Hel; Claus Ibsen; Mingmin Xu; Paul J. Davis; and Daniel Sun.

Apache CloudStack™ –an integrated Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)
software platform that allows users to build feature-rich public and
private Cloud environments.
 - Apache CloudStack (LTS) released

Apache CXF™ –an Open Source framework for building and developing
services using frontend programming APIs like JAX-WS and JAX-RS.
 - Apache CXF 3.2.0 released http://cxf.apache.org/

Apache Directory™ Studio –a complete directory tooling platform intended
to be used with any LDAP server however it is particularly designed for
use with ApacheDS.
 - Apache Directory Studio 2.0-0-M13 released

Apache HttpComponents™ Core –a set of low level HTTP transport
components that can be used to build custom client and server side HTTP
services with a minimal footprint.
 - Apache HttpComponents Core 4.4.7 released http://hc.apache.org/

Apache Impala (incubating) –a high-performance C++ and Java SQL query
engine for data stored in Apache Hadoop-based clusters.
 - Apache Impala (incubating) 2.10.0 released

Apache Jackrabbit™ Oak –a 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 Oak 1.6.5 and 1.7.7, and Jackrabbit 2.1, 2.14.3 and
 2.15.16 released http://jackrabbit.apache.org/

Apache Kafka™ –a distributed streaming platform.
 - Apache Kafka released http://kafka.apache.org/

Apache Kudu™ –an Open Source storage engine for structured data which
supports low-latency random access together with efficient analytical
access patterns.
 - Apache Kudu 1.5.0 released http://kudu.apache.org/

Apache MXNet (incubating) –a flexible and efficient library for deep
 - Apache MXNet (incubating) 0.11.0 released

Apache Mynewt a community-driven module OS for constrained, embedded
 - Apache Mynewt 1.2.0 released http://mynewt.apache.org/

Apache Struts™ –Open Source framework for creating Java Web
 - Apache Struts Statement on Equifax Security Breach
 - MEDIA ALERT: The Apache Software Foundation Confirms Equifax Data
 Breach Due to Failure to Install Patches Provided for Apache® Struts™
 Exploit https://s.apache.org/7bip

Apache Syncope™ –an Open Source system for managing digital identities
in enterprise environments, implemented in Java EE technology.
 - Apache Syncope 2.0.5 released http://syncope.apache.org/

Did You Know?
 - Did you know that new features in Apache Mynewt include Bluetooth
 Mesh and LORA support? http://mynewt.apache.org/

 - Did you know that the world's largest mobile network, China Mobile,
 orchestrates containers and runs long-running services and various jobs
 at their on-premises data center using Apache Mesos?

 - Did you know that Twitter uses Apache Kafka, Storm, Hadoop, and
 Cassandra to handle 5 billion sessions a day in real time?
 http://kafka.apache.org/ http://storm.apache.org/
 http://hadoop.apache.org/ http://cassandra.apache.org/

Apache Community Notices:

 - "Success at Apache" focuses on the processes behind why the ASF "just
 works". 1) Project Independence https://s.apache.org/CE0V 2) All Carrot
 and No Stick https://s.apache.org/ykoG 3) Asynchronous Decision Making
 https://s.apache.org/PMvk4) Rule of the Makers
 https://s.apache.org/yFgQ 5) JFDI --the unconditional love of
 contributors https://s.apache.org/4pjM 6) Meritocracy and Me
 https://s.apache.org/tQQh 7) Learning to Build a Stronger Community
 https://s.apache.org/x9Be 8) Meritocracy. https://s.apache.org/DiEo 9)
 Lowering Barriers to Open Innovation https://s.apache.org/dAlg

 - Follow the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter and on LinkedIn at
 (re-tweets/shares/likes most appreciated!)
 - Presentations from ApacheCon https://s.apache.org/Hli7 and Apache:
 Big Data https://s.apache.org/tefE are available; as well as videos
 https://s.apache.org/AE3m and audio recordings

 - Do friend and follow us on the Apache Community Facebook page
 https://www.facebook.com/ApacheSoftwareFoundation/and Twitter account

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

 - TomcatCon will be held 25 September in London

 - Meet members of the Apache Big Data communities at DataWorks/Hadoop
 Summit 20-21 September in Sydney https://dataworkssummit.com/

 - The Apache community will be at All Things Open --stop by the ASF
 booth and say hello! 23-24 October in Raleigh

 - Learn about Apache Atlas, AriaTosca (incubating), Hadoop YARN, Kafka,
 ManifoldCF, Ranger, Spot (incubating), Thrift, and more at Open Source
 Summit Europe + ELC Europe 2017 23-26 October in Prague

 - Catch the Apache Ignite and Spark communities at the In-Memory
 Computing Summit 24-25 October in San Francisco https://imcsummit.org/

 - ASF Annual Report is available 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, Polygene, Syncope, Tika, Trafodion, and more!

 - Are your software solutions Powered by Apache? Download & use our
 "Powered By" logos

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