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From Sally Khudairi ...@apache.org>
Subject The Apache News Round-up: week ending 7 December 2018
Date Fri, 07 Dec 2018 20:14:36 GMT
[this announcement is available online at https://s.apache.org/rnWO ]

Greetings, December: counting down to the end of the calendar year. All the while, the brilliant
Apache community remains productive:

Support Apache –help keep Apache software for everyone.
 - Join 730+ generous contributors who have donated nearly $80,000 to the ASF as part of our
Individual Giving campaigns. Giving to the ASF feels great and is so easy --every dollar counts!

Success at Apache –a monthly blog series that focuses on the processes behind why the ASF
"just works".
 - Success at Apache: Cookie Monster by Isabel Drost-Fromm https://s.apache.org/cnSe

ASF Board –management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance
with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 19 December. Board calendar and minutes http://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html

ApacheCon™ –the ASF's official global conference series, now in its 20th year.
 - SAVE THE DATE: ApacheCon North America 2019 will take place 9-13 September in Las Vegas

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure
running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield impressive performance at 99.53% uptime. http://status.apache.org/

Apache Code Snapshot –this week, 470 Apache contributors changed 835,412 lines of code over
3,025 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Jean-Baptiste Onofré, Andrea Cosentino,
Andrzej Kaczmarek, Jan Piotrowski, and Tilman Hausherr.

Apache Bahir™ –provides extensions to multiple distributed analytic platforms, such as
Apache Spark, to extend their reach with diverse streaming connectors and SQL data sources.
 - Apache Bahir 2.3.2 released http://bahir.apache.org

Apache BookKeeper™ –a scalable, fault-tolerant, and low-latency storage service optimized
for real-time workloads.
 - Apache BookKeeper 4.8.1 released https://bookkeeper.apache.org

Apache CouchDB™ –Open Source NoSQL document database using HTTP, JSON, and MapReduce.
 - Apache CouchDB 2.3.0 released https://couchdb.apache.org/

Apache Crail (incubating) –a high-performance distributed data store designed for fast sharing
of ephemeral data in distributed data processing workloads.
 - Apache Crail 1.1-incubating released https://crail.incubator.apache.org/

Apache HBase™ –Open Source, distributed, versioned, non-relational database.
 - Apache HBase 2.0.3 released https://hbase.apache.org/

Apache Impala™ –a high-performance distributed SQL engine.
 -  Apache Impala 3.1.0 released https://impala.apache.org/

Apache Ignite™ –a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform
for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte
 - Apache Ignite 2.7.0 Vulnerable Dependecies Updates http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/www-announce/201812.mbox/%3CCALUCNEsCwE0fC2XCHi996%3DOdUCZZLK8WzF2KOdaLPYkZzWE_8A%40mail.gmail.com%3E

Apache Jackrabbit™ –a fully compliant implementation of the Content Repository for Java(TM)
Technology API, version 2.0 (JCR 2.0) as specified in the Java Specification Request 283 (JSR
 - Apache Jackrabbit 2.18.0 and Jackrabbit Oak 1.9.12 released http://jackrabbit.apache.org/

Apache Kylin™ –an Open Source Distributed Analytics Engine designed to provide SQL interface
and multi-dimensional analysis (OLAP) on Apache Hadoop, supporting extremely large datasets.
 - Apache Kylin 2.5.2 released https://kylin.apache.org/

Apache PDFBox™ –an Open Source Java tool for working with PDF documents.
 - Apache PDFBox 2.0.13 released http://pdfbox.apache.org/

Apache PLC4X (incubating) –a set of libraries for communicating with industrial programmable
logic controllers (PLCs) using a variety of protocols but with a shared API.
 - Apache PLC4X 0.2.0 released http://plc4x.apache.org

Apache POI™ –Java library for reading and writing Microsoft Office file formats, such
as Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Visio, Publisher and Outlook.
 - Apache POI 4.0.1 released https://poi.apache.org/

Apache Qpid™ –the latest release of the newer JMS client supporting the Advanced Message
Queuing Protocol 1.0 (AMQP 1.0, ISO/IEC 19464), based around the Apache Qpid Proton protocol
engine and implementing the AMQP JMS Mapping as it evolves at OASIS.
 - Apache Qpid JMS 0.39.0 released http://qpid.apache.org/

Apache ServiceComb™ –a microservice framework that provides a set of tools and components
to make Cloud application development and deployment easier.
 - Apache ServiceComb Service-Center 1.1.0, ServiceComb Saga 0.2.1, and Java-Chassis 1.1.0
released http://servicecomb.apache.org/

Apache Tomcat™ Native Library –provides portable API for features not found in contemporary
 - Apache Tomcat Native 1.2.19 released http://tomcat.apache.org/

Apache UIMA™ –supports the community working on the analysis of unstructured information
with a unifying Java and C++ framework, tooling, and analysis components, guided by the OASIS
UIMA (Unstructured Information Management Architecture) standard.
 - Apache UIMA Java SDKs and versions 2.10.3 and 3.0.1 released http://uima.apache.org

Apache Wicket™ –Open Source Java component oriented Web application framework that powers
thousands of applications and sites for governments, stores, universities, cities, banks,
email providers, and more.
 - Apache Wicket 7.11.0 released http://wicket.apache.org/

Did You Know?

 - Did you know that Apache Omid (incubating) was selected as the transaction management provider
for Apache Phoenix? http://omid.incubator.apache.org/ and http://phoenix.apache.org

 - Did you know that you can see a top-level overview of each Apache project, the category
they fall under, timelines, evolution, and overall commit history at https://projects.apache.org/

 - Did you know that Apache Cayenne is an Open Source Java object-to-relational mapping framework?
Check out v4.0 of the "ORM superpower" https://cayenne.apache.org/

Apache Community Notices:

 - ASF Operations Summary: Q2 FY2019 https://s.apache.org/d2Fq

 - ASF Annual Report for FY2018 https://s.apache.org/FY2018AnnualReport

 - The Apache Software Foundation 2018 Vision Statement https://s.apache.org/zqC3

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

 - "Success at Apache" focuses on the processes behind why the ASF "just works". https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/category/SuccessAtApache

 - Please follow/like/re-tweet the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter and on LinkedIn
at https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-apache-software-foundation

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

 - The list of Apache project-related MeetUps can be found at http://events.apache.org/event/meetups.html

 - Flink Forward China will take place 21-22 December 2018 in Beijing https://china-2018.flink-forward.org/call-for-presentations-submit-talk/

 - The Apache Big Data community will be at DataWorks Summit 18-21 March 2019 in Barcelona
and 20-23 May 2019 in Washington DC https://dataworkssummit.com/

 - Future dates for Spark + AI Summit 2019 announced: 23-25 April/San Francisco and 15-17
October/Amsterdam https://databricks.com/sparkaisummit/

 - Block your calendars for ApacheCon North America: taking place in September 2019; announcing
dates and details soon. http://apachecon.com/

 - 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! https://helpwanted.apache.org/

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

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