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From Sally Khudairi ...@apache.org>
Subject The Apache News Round-up: week ending 1 December 2017
Date Fri, 01 Dec 2017 16:06:08 GMT
[this announcement is available online at https://s.apache.org/iykL ]

We're at the final stretch of the year --happy December! Let's review
what we've been up to over the past week:

Support Apache –Adobe, Bloomberg, and Google are among the organizations
who match or exceed the contributions made by their employees. If your
employer has a Matching Gifts program, please consider adding The Apache
Software Foundation to your list of beneficiary organizations. Every
dollar counts. http://apache.org/foundation/contributing.html

ASF Board –management and oversight of the business affairs of the
corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 20 December. Board calendar and minutes
 - The Apache Software Foundation Operations Summary: August - October
 2017 https://s.apache.org/j1GJ

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on three continents keeps the
ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield happy performance at 99.73% uptime

ASF Operations Factoid –this week, 98 Apache contributors changed
113,918 lines of code over 340 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order,
are: Jonathan Hurley, Mark Thomas, Jacky Li, Andrew Gaul, and Francesco

Apache CXF™ –an Open Source services framework that helps you build and
develop services using frontend programming APIs like JAX-WS and JAX-RS.
 - Apache Apache CXF 3.0.16 and CXF Fediz 1.4.3 and 1.3.3 released with
 a new security advisory CVE-2017-12631 http://cxf.apache.org/

Apache Directory™ Kerby –a Java Kerberos binding.
 - Apache Directory Kerby 1.1.0 released

Apache Groovy™ –a multi-facet programming language for the JVM.
 - Apache Groovy 3.0.0-alpha-1 released https://groovy.apache.org/

Apache HttpComponents™ Client –a library for client-side HTTP
 - Apache HttpComponents Client 5.0 alpha3 released

Apache Impala™ –high performance analytic database for Apache Hadoop
in-Cloud or on-premises.
 - The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® Impala™ as a
 Top-Level Project https://s.apache.org/WpqC

Apache jclouds™ –Open Source multi-Cloud toolkit.
 - Apache jclouds 2.0.3 released http://jclouds.apache.org/

Apache Qpid™ –client supporting the Advanced Message Queuing Protocol
1.0, based around the Apache Qpid Proton protocol engine and
implementing the AMQP JMS Mapping as it evolves at OASIS.
 - Apache Qpid C++ 1.37.0 released http://qpid.apache.org/
 - [CVE-2017-15701] Apache Qpid Broker-J Denial of Service Vulnerability
 - [CVE-2017-15702] Apache Qpid Broker-J Authentication Vulnerability on
 HTTP Ports

Apache Struts™ –an elegant, extensible framework for creating
enterprise-ready Java Web applications.
 - Apache Struts 2.5.14 GA released http://struts.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.
 - Apache Tomcat 8.5.25, 9.0.2, and Tomcat Native 1.2.16 released

Did You Know?

 - Did you know that the following Apache projects are celebrating
 anniversaries in December? Apache Portable Runtime (APR) (17 yrs);
 Logging Services (14 yrs);  Cayenne, OFBiz, and Tiles (11 yrs); Synapse
 (10 yrs); Camel (9 yrs); Axis, OpenWebBeans, and Pivot (8 yrs); Aries
 (7 yrs); ACE (6 yrs); Flex (5 yrs); Helix (4 yrs); Falcon and Flink (3
 yrs); Beam and Eagle (1 yr) -- Many Happy Returns!

 - Did you know that Apache Groovy has been downloaded 40 million times
 since the beginning of 2017? http://groovy.apache.org/

 - Did you know that Amazon Neptune is fully compatible with Apache
 TinkerPop? http://tinkerpop.apache.org/

Apache Community Notices:
 - Foundation Statement –Apache Is Open. https://s.apache.org/PIRA

 - "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 10) All
 My Roads Led to Apache https://s.apache.org/l9OO 11) Scratch Your Own
 Itch. https://s.apache.org/7Amk

 - 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

 - Members of the Apache community will be out in force at Open Source
 Summit Paris 6-7 December 2017 http://www.opensourcesummit.paris/

 - ASF Quarterly Report: Operations Summary Q2 FY2018

 - 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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