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From Sally Khudairi ...@apache.org>
Subject The Apache News Round-up: week ending 22 September 2017
Date Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:05:19 GMT
[this announcement is available online at https://s.apache.org/Qqx4 ]

Hello, Friday! The Apache community has been busy this week working on:
Support Apache –if your employer has a matching gifts program, you can
increase your contribution and help sustain the ASF's mission of
providing software for the public good. Every dollar counts.

ASF Board –management and oversight of the business affairs of the
corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 18 October. 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 clever performance at 99.63% uptime

ASF Operations Factoid –this week, 562 Committers changed 1,427,529
lines of code over 3,425 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are:
Jian He; Carlo Curino; Dominik Stadler; Semen Boikov; and Claus Ibsen.

Apache Arrow™ –a columnar in-memory analytics layer designed to
accelerate Big Data.
 - Apache Arrow 0.7.0 released http://arrow.apache.org/

Apache BookKeeper™ DistributedLog –core library for interacting Apache
BookKeeper in log streams and a proxy service for serving large number
of logs, fan-in writes and fan-out reads.
 - Apache DistributedLog 0.5.0 released http://bookkeeper.apache.org/

Apache Commons™ BCEL –Byte Code Engineering Library (BCEL) is intended
to give users a convenient way to analyze, create, and manipulate
(binary) Java class files (those ending with .class).
 - Apache Commons BCEL 6.1 released http://commons.apache.org/ 

Apache Geode™ –Big Data management platform.
 - Apache Geode 1.2.1 released http://geode.apache.org/

Apache Geronimo™ Config –adds support for basic configuration
nomenclatures based on the MicroProfile Config specification.
 - Apache Geronimo Config 1.0 released http://geronimo.apache.org/

Apache Gora™ –Open Source framework provides an in-memory data model and
persistence for Big Data.
 - Apache Gora 0.8 released http://gora.apache.org/

Apache HBase™ –an Open Source, distributed, versioned, non-relational
 - Apache HBase 2.0.0-alpha-3 released http://hbase.apache.org/

Apache Ignite™ –in-memory computing platform that is durable, strongly
consistent and highly available with powerful SQL, key-value and
processing APIs.
 - Apache Ignite 2.2.0 released https://ignite.apache.org/

Apache Log4j™ –a well-known framework for logging application behavior.
 -Apache Log4j 2.9.1 released https://logging.apache.org/

Apache Lucene™ Solr –the popular, blazing fast, open source NoSQL search
platform from the Apache Lucene project.
 - Apache Lucene and Solr 7.0.0 released http://lucene.apache.org/
 - CVE-2017-9803: Security vulnerability in Kerberos delegation token

Apache OpenMeetings™ –provides video conferencing, instant messaging,
white board, collaborative document editing and other groupware tools
using API functions of the Red5 Streaming Server for Remoting and
 - Apache OpenMeetings 3.3.2 released http://openmeetings.apache.org

Apache OpenNLP™ –a machine learning based toolkit for the processing of
natural language text.
 - Apache OpenNLP 1.8.2 released http://opennlp.apache.org/

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 3.17 released https://poi.apache.org/

Apache Qpid™ Proton –a messaging library for the Advanced Message
Queuing Protocol 1.0 (AMQP 1.0, ISO/IEC 19464, http://www.amqp.org).
 - Apache Qpid Proton-J 0.22.0 released http://qpid.apache.org/

Apache Storm™ –a distributed, fault-tolerant, and high-performance
realtime computation system that
provides strong guarantees on the processing of data.
 - Apache Storm 1.0.5 released http://storm.apache.org

Apache Tephra (incubating)™ –a transaction engine for distributed data
stores like Apache HBase.
 - Apache Tephra-0.13.0-incubating released http://tephra.apache.org/

Apache Tomcat™ –an Open Source software implementation of the Java
Servlet, JavaServer Pages, Java Unified Expression Language, Java
WebSocket and Java Authentication Service Provider Interface for
Containers technologies.
 - CVE-2017-12615 Apache Tomcat Remote Code Execution via JSP upload
 - CVE-2017-12616 Apache Tomcat Information Disclosure
 - CVE-2017-12615 Apache Tomcat Remote Code Execution via JSP upload
 - Apache Tomcat Possible additional RCE via JSP upload
 - End of life for Apache Tomcat Native 1.1.x

Apache Wicket™ –an Open Source Java component oriented Web application
 - Apache Wicket 7.9.0 released http://wicket.apache.org

Apache Zeppelin™ –a collaborative data analytics and visualization tool
for distributed, general-purpose data processing system such as Apache
Spark, Apache Flink, etc.
 - Apache Zeppelin 0.7.3 released http://zeppelin.apache.org/
Did You Know?
 - Did you know that Reddit uses Apache Lucene Solr for its new search
 functionality for 300M users across 1.1M communities?

 - Did you know that 29,334 files in Apache NetBeans (incubating) were
 re-licensed to the ASF? http://netbeans.apache.org/

 - Did you know that algorithmic IT operations platform StackState uses
 Apache Tinkerpop Gremlin for analytical queries?

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

 - 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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