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From Sally Khudairi ...@apache.org>
Subject The Apache News Round-up: week ending 13 October 2017
Date Fri, 13 Oct 2017 13:41:55 GMT
[this announcement is available online at https://s.apache.org/vDne ]

We hope you've had a great week. The Apache community has been busy with
the following:
Foundation Statement –Apache Is Open. https://s.apache.org/PIRA

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 Infrastructure –our distributed team on three continents keeps the
ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield great performance at 99.77% uptime

ASF Operations Factoid –this week, 544 Apache Committers changed
1,026,830 lines of code over 3,469 commits. Top 5 contributors, in
order, are: Maxim Solodovnik, Gary Gregory, Claus Ibsen, Iñigo Goiri,
and Jonathan Hung.

Apache Commons™ VFS –provides a single API for accessing various
different file systems.
 - Apache Commons VFS 2.2 released http://commons.apache.org/vfs/

Apache Jackrabbit™ –a fully conforming implementation of the Content
Repository for Java Technology API (JCR).
 - Apache Jackrabbit 2.12.8 and Jackrabbit Oak 1.7.9 released

Apache Johnzon™ –a Java library for parsing and creating JSON.
 - Apache Johnzon-1.1.4 released https://johnzon.apache.org/

Apache Lucene™ –a high-performance, full-featured text search engine
library written entirely in Java.
 - Apache Lucene 7.0.1 and Apache Solr 7.0.1 released
 - CVE-2017-12629: Please secure your Apache Solr servers since a
 zero-day exploit has been reported on a public mailing list

Apache NiFi™ –an easy to use, powerful, and reliable system to process
and distribute data.
 - CVE-2017-12623
Apache Phoenix™ –enables OLTP and SQL-based operational analytics for
Apache Hadoop.
 - Apache Phoenix 4.12 released http://phoenix.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 JMS 0.26.0 released http://qpid.apache.org/

Apache Syncope™ –an Open Source system for managing digital identities
in enterprise environments, implemented in Java EE technology.
 - Apache Syncope 2.0.6 released http://syncope.apache.org/

Apache Zookeeper™ –an Open Source server that enables highly reliable
distributed coordination.
 - CVE-2017-5637: DOS attack on wchp/wchc four letter words (4lw)

Did You Know?

 - Did you know that the ASF Incubator has mentored 183 podlings in the
 Apache Way since its inception in 2002? http://incubator.apache.org/

 - Did you know that Apache Spark won the 2017 JAX Innovation award for
 "Most innovative contribution to the Java ecosystem"?

 - Did you know that the City of San Diego is using Apache Airflow
 (incubating) for data automation? http://airflow.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 10) All
 My Roads Led to Apache https://s.apache.org/l9OO

 - 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

 - 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 Quarterly Report: Operations Summary Q1 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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