It's the last Round-up of the year --the past 12 months have been tremendous. Thank you to all who have contributed to our collective success. Here's to a great 2019!

Let's review what took place over the past week:

Support Apache –help offset our day-to-day operating expenses.
 - We appreciate everyone who supported The ASF with a tax-deductible donation. Please make a year-end gift today: show your ongoing support and help keep Apache software for everyone. 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: 16 January. Board calendar and minutes

ApacheCon™ –the ASF's official global conference series, now in its 20th year.
 - CFP Now Open: Apache Roadshow Chicago 13-14 May 2019
 - Save the Date: ApacheCon North America 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 polished performance at 98.64% uptime.

Apache Code Snapshot –this week, 247 Apache contributors changed 519,494 lines of code over 1,358 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Jean-Baptiste Onofré, Konstantin V Shvachko, Michael Osipov, Philippe Mouawad, and Thomas Andraschko.

Apache Flink™ –an Open Source stream processing framework for distributed, high-performing, always-available, and accurate Big Data streaming applications.
 - Apache Flink 1.5.6, 1.6.3, and 1.7.1 released

Apache Groovy™ –a multi-faceted programming language for the JVM.
 - Apache Groovy 2.5.5 released

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 0.40.0 released

Apache Tika™ –a toolkit for detecting and extracting metadata and structured text content from various documents using existing parser libraries.
 - Apache Tika 1.20 released
 - [CVE-2018-17197] Apache Tika Denial of Service -- Infinite Loop in Tika's SQLite3Parser

Did You Know?

 - Did you know that Apache NetBeans (incubating) 10.0 is out?

 - Did you know that LeaseWeb uses Apache CloudStack as part of its private Cloud offering?

 - Did you know that once again, Apache Community Development (ComDev) will be helming the ASF booth, and dozens of Apache projects will be having a presence at FOSDEM 2-3 February/Brussels?

Apache Community Notices:

 - ASF Operations Summary: Q2 FY2019

 - ASF Annual Report for FY2018

 - The Apache Software Foundation 2018 Vision Statement

 - Foundation Statement –Apache Is Open.

 - "Success at Apache" focuses on the processes behind why the ASF "just works".

 - Please follow/like/re-tweet the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter and on LinkedIn at

 - Do friend and follow us on the Apache Community Facebook page Twitter account

 - The list of Apache project-related MeetUps can be found at

 - The Apache Big Data community will be at DataWorks Summit 18-21 March 2019 in Barcelona and 20-23 May 2019 in Washington DC

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

 - CFP Now Open: Apache Roadshow Chicago 13-14 May 2019

 - CFP now open for Berlin Buzzwords: 16-18 June 2019

 - Save the date: ApacheCon North America 9-13 September 2019

 - 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!

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