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Let's bid March farewell with a look back at the many Apache activities over the past week: But first: cake and party favors! - The Apache® Software Foundation Celebrates 19 Years of Open Source Leadership "The Apache Way" https://s.apache.org/gK4Q - Read "Open – For Business – At the ASF" by Merv Adrian, VP Research at Gartner https://blogs.gartner.com/merv-adrian/2018/03/27/open-for-business-at-the-asf/ - A look at the "Apache at 19" promo at https://youtu.be/Fqk_rlKiVIs ASF Board –management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws. - Next Board Meeting: 18 April. Board calendar and minutes http://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html ApacheCon™ –the ASF's official global conference series. - ENDS TODAY: CFP for ApacheCon 24-29 September in Montreal http://apachecon.com/ - Travel Assistance applications now being accepted for ApacheCon/Montreal https://www.apache.org/travel/ ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock. - 7M+ weekly checks yield kicking performance at 99.98% uptime. http://status.apache.org/ ASF Operations Factoid –this week, 519 Apache contributors changed 897,504 lines of code over 3,230 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Hanisha Koneru, Carlos Sanchez Gonzalez, Jean-Baptiste Onofré, Till Rohrmann, and Tellier Benoit. Apache Accumulo™ –a sorted, distributed key/value store that provides robust, scalable data storage and retrieval. - Apache Accumulo 1.7.4 released https://accumulo.apache.org/ Apache Ant™ –a Java library and command-line tool that helps building software. - Apache Ant 1.9.11 and 1.10.3 http://ant.apache.org/ Apache Any23™ –Anything To Triples is a library, a web service and a command line tool that extracts structured data in RDF format from a variety of Web documents. - Apache Any23 2.2 released http://any23.apache.org/ Apache Commons™ Text –Open Source software library provides a host of algorithms focused on working with strings and blocks of text. - Apache Commons Text 1.3 released http://commons.apache.org/ Apache Groovy™ –a multi-facet programming language for the JVM. - Apache Groovy 2.4.15 released https://groovy.apache.org/ Apache HTTP Server™ –the world's most popular Web server software. - Apache HTTP Server 2.4.33 released http://httpd.apache.org/ Apache Jackrabbit™ Oak – 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 1.0.42 released http://jackrabbit.apache.org/ Apache Kafka™ –a distributed, fault tolerant, publish-subscribe messaging. - Apache Kafka 1.1.0 released http://kafka.apache.org/ Apache Kudu™ –an Open Source storage engine for structured data that supports low-latency random access together with efficient analytical access patterns. - Apache Kudu 1.7.0 released https://kudu.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 2.3.1 released https://kylin.apache.org/ Apache PDFBox™ –an Open Source Java tool for working with PDF documents. - Apache PDFBox 2.0.9 released http://pdfbox.apache.org/ Apache Qpid™ JMS –AMQP enterprise messaging implementation. - Apache Qpid JMS 0.31.0 released http://qpid.apache.org/ Apache Struts™ –a free Open Source framework for creating Java Web applications. - Immediately upgrade commons-fileupload to version 1.3.3 http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/www-announce/201803.mbox/%3CCAMopvkNu%2BMdh%3DXCDQJmKYfjd%3DbdCFkhNXvWbYzvmXuLNw0aYbg%40mail.gmail.com%3E - A crafted XML request can be used to perform a DoS attack when using the Struts REST plugin http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/www-announce/201803.mbox/%3CCAMopvkNZoHH3qx%2B9brdRdAoZ7zy9w6QPotjohVwqsopGEk%3Dsgw%40mail.gmail.com%3E Did You Know? - Did you know that HBaseCon and PhoenixCon will be taking place 18 June in San Jose? Contact the Apache HBase and Phoenix project communities for more information http://hbase.apache.org/ and http://phoenix.apache.org/ - Did you know that Orange Moldova uses Apache Wicket to Orange Moldova to build its Webapps? http://wicket.apache.org/ - Did you know that new projects in the Apache Incubator include Druid (Big Data), Dubbo (Java RPC framework), ECharts (charts and data visualization tool), among others? http://incubator.apache.org/ Apache Community Notices: - The Apache Software Foundation 2018 Vision Statement https://s.apache.org/zqC3 - Apache in 2017 - By The Digits https://s.apache.org/h8do - 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://apache.org/events/meetups.html - Members of the Apache community will be presenting at DataWorks Summit 16-19 April 2018 in Berlin https://dataworkssummit.com/ - Open Expo Europe - 6-7 June 2018 in Madrid https://openexpoeurope.com/ - Meet members of the Apache community at Open Expo Madrid 6-7 June 2018 http://www.openexpo.es/en/ - We're teaming up with Berlin Buzzwords - 10-12 June 2018 (Apache Lounge dates: 11-12 June) https://berlinbuzzwords.de/ - The 2018 Apache EU Roadshow will be held during FOSS Backstage in Berlin 13-14 June 2018 https://foss-backstage.de/ - Apache Big Data project communities will be participating at DataWorks Summit 17-21 June 2018 in San Jose https://dataworkssummit.com/ - ApacheCon North America will be held 24-29 September in Montreal http://apachecon.com/ **CFP IS OPEN!** - ASF Quarterly Report: Operations Summary: November 2017 - January 2018 https://s.apache.org/UtBD - ASF Annual Report is available at https://s.apache.org/FY2017AnnualReport - 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? 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