Greetings, all. It's time to review the Apache community's activities from the past week:

Support Apache –help offset the ASF's day-to-day operating expenses and keep Apache software for everyone.
 - Consider an individual contribution or corporate sponsorship or matching gift program. 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: 15 August. Board calendar and minutes

ApacheCon™ –the ASF's official global conference series. Join us!
 - 24-27 September: Registration for ApacheCon North America/Montreal is open
 - 8 October: Apache Roadshow and Open Source Job Fair/Fairfax, VA --Save The Date!
 - Media and Community Partner opportunities available: contact if you can help.

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield great performance at 92.39% uptime.

ASF Operations Factoid –this week, 505 Apache contributors changed 1,356,389 lines of code over 3,304 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Rakesh Radhakrishnan, Gary Gregory, Shawn McKinney, Andrea Cosentino, and Julian Reschke.

Apache Commons™ DBCP –database connection pooling services.
 - Apache Commons DBCP 2.5.0 released

Apache Ignite™ –a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.
 - Apache Ignite 2.6.0 released
 - [CVE-2018-1273] Apache Ignite impacted by security vulnerability in Spring Data Commons
 - [CVE-2018-8018] Possible Execution of Arbitrary Code via Apache Ignite GridClientJdkMarshaller

Apache Kafka™ –a distributed, fault tolerant, publish-subscribe messaging.
 - Apache Kafka 1.0.2 released

Apache NiFi™ –an easy to use, powerful, and reliable system to process and distribute data.
 - Apache NiFi 1.7.1 released

Apache Phoenix™ –enables OLTP and SQL-based operational analytics for Apache Hadoop.
 - Apache Phoenix 5.0.0 released

Apache Qpid™ –a messaging library for the Advanced Message Queuing Protocol 1.0 (AMQP 1.0, ISO/IEC 19464,
Apache Qpid Proton-J 0.27.2 and 0.28.0, and Qpid JMS AMQP 0-x 6.3.2 released

Apache Subversion™ –leading Open Source version control system.
 - Apache Subversion 1.9.9 and 1.10.2 released

Did You Know?

 - Did you know that Nextens improved searchability and created smart relationships between its intricate tax law content using Apache Tinkerpop Gremlin?

 - Did you know that you can improve query performance using Apache Parquet columnar storage format?

 - Did you know that over the past year, 3,280 Committers changed 71,186,324 lines of code over 222,684 commits?

Apache Community Notices:

 - ASF Annual Report for FY2018

 - The Apache Software Foundation Celebrates 19 Years of Open Source Leadership "The Apache Way"

 - Read "Open – For Business – At the ASF" by Merv Adrian, VP Research at Gartner

 - The Apache Software Foundation 2018 Vision Statement

 - Apache in 2017 - By The Digits

 - 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

 - ApacheCon North America will be held 24-27 September in Montreal

 - Save the Date: Apache Roadshow DC and Open Source/Government/Cyber/Job Fair - 8 October 2018 in Fairfax, VA

 - 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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