Happy Friday, everyone! Let's review what the Apache community at-large has been up to over the past week:

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 http://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield brilliant performance at 99.69% uptime http://status.apache.org/

ASF Operations Factoid –this week, 180 Apache contributors changed 314,925 lines of code over 965 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Stephen Mallette, Gary Gregory, Dusan Balek,Tilman Hausherr, and Ravindra Pesala.

Apache Bigtop™ –Big Data management platform.
 - Apache Bigtop 1.2.1 released http://bigtop.apache.org/

Apache CXF™ –an Open Source services framework that helps you build and develop services using frontend programming APIs like JAX-WS and JAX-RS.
 - New security advisory CVE-2017-12624 released for Apache CXF http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/www-announce/201711.mbox/%3CCAB8XdGBgipTU4-ajO0j8Khi67kziTcTqwCQbCcpRicGLd81dNA%40mail.gmail.com%3E

Apache Groovy™ –a multi-facet programming language for the JVM.
 - Apache Groovy 2.6.0-alpha-2 released https://groovy.apache.org/

Apache Jackrabbit™ –a 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 2.15.8 and Jackrabbit Oak 1.7.11 released http://jackrabbit.apache.org/

Apache Mnemonic (incubating) –an Open Source Java-based storage-class memory oriented durable object platform for linked objects processing and analytics.
 - Apache Mnemonic-0.10.0-incubating released

Apache Phoenix™ –enables OLTP and SQL-based operational analytics for Apache Hadoop.
 - Apache Phoenix 4.13 released https://phoenix.apache.org/

Apache UIMA™ –a component architecture and framework for the analysis of unstructured content like text, video and audio data.
 - Apache UIMA Java SDK 3.0.0-beta and uimaFIT 2.4.0 released http://uima.apache.org

Apache ZooKeeper™ –a high-performance coordination service for distributed applications.
 - Apache ZooKeeper 3.4.11 released http://zookeeper.apache.org/

Did You Know?

 - Did you know that you can help test the Apache Struts 2.5.14 test build? https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/958bed42bb445caf1f4e80f1137ff315b70ea3299c5a765cccb9280a@%3Cdev.struts.apache.org%3E

 - Did you know that LinkedIn is leveraging Apache Calcite to provide richer operators in Dali (Data Access at LinkedIn) Views? http://calcite.apache.org/

 - Did you know that Archemy's ArchNav (extensible ontology-driven search engine and knowledge repository) uses Apache Fortress for security? http://directory.apache.org/fortress/

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/PMvk 4) 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 https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-apache-software-foundation (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 https://feathercast.apache.org/

 - 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

 - The ASF will be participating at China Open Source Conference COSCon '17 18-19 November in Shanghai http://www.huodongxing.com/go/coscon17

 - Apache community members share leadership best practices on Open Source governance, community leadership, open development, and more at FOSS Backstage in Berlin on 20 November 2017 https://berlinbuzzwords.de/17/news/foss-backstage-micro-summit-registration-open-now

 - Meet members of the Apache CloudStack community at the CloudStack European User Group on 21 November in Leipzig https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cloudstack-european-user-group-tickets-38657799519?aff=estw

 - New to the Apache Subversion annual hackathon: a meet-and-greet event with the project Committers! Join us on 23 November in Aachen https://wiki.apache.org/subversion/Aachen2017MeetAndGreet

 - 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 Q1 FY2018 https://s.apache.org/cEUm

 - 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/
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