As another week draws to a close, let's take a look at the Apache community's activities from the past week:

ASF Board –management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - The Apache Software Foundation Operations Summary: May - July 2018
 - Next Board Meeting: 17 October. Board calendar and minutes

ASF Fundraising –support through donations and Sponsorship help offset the ASF's day-to-day operating expenses and keep Apache software for everyone.
 - The Apache® Software Foundation Welcomes Tencent as its Newest Sponsor at the Platinum Level

ApacheCon™ –the ASF's official global conference series, now in its 20th year.
 - 24-27 September: T-3 days to Montreal. 100+ Apache project and community sessions, from CloudStack to Spark to Tomcat to Geospatial to Hackathon, BarCamp, and more. See you there!
 - Guest Post: looking forward to learning more about the wide array of projects in the Apache fold at ApacheCon
 - 4 December: Apache Roadshow DC and Open Source Job Fair. CFP open through 15 October

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield deft performance at 99.41% uptime.

ASF Operations Factoid –this week, 504 Apache contributors changed 1,297,500 lines of code over 3,801 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Radu Cotescu, Jean-Baptiste Onofré, Carsten Ziegeler, Hervé Boutemy, and Carlos Sanchez Gonzalez.

Apache Attic –provides process and solutions to make it clear when an Apache project has reached its end of life.
 - Apache Lucy has retired

Apache Atlas™ –a scalable and extensible set of core foundational governance services.
 -  Apache Atlas 1.1.0 released

Apache Calcite™ Avatica Go –framework for building database drivers; the Avatica Go client is a Go database/sql driver that enables Go programs to communicate with the Avatica server.
 - Apache Calcite Avatica Go 3.2.0 released

Apache Directory™ Studio –a complete directory tooling platform intended to be used with any LDAP server however it is particularly designed for use with ApacheDS.
 - Apache Directory Studio 2.0-0-M14 released

Apache Flink™ –an Open Source stream processing framework for distributed, high-performing, always-available, and accurate data streaming applications.
 - Apache Flink 1.5.4 and 1.6.1 released

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 Oak 1.6.14 released

Apache JMeter™ –a 100% pure Java application designed to test server applications.
 - Apache JMeter 5.0 released

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 2.5.0 released

Apache Portable Runtime™ –software libraries that provide a predictable and consistent interface to underlying platform-specific implementations.
 - Apache Portable Runtime APR 1.6.5 released

Apache Pulsar (incubating) –a highly scalable, low latency messaging platform running on commodity hardware.
 - Apache Pulsar 2.1.1-incubating released

Apache SpamAssassin™ –an extensible email filter used to identify spam.
 - Apache SpamAssassin 3.4.2 released
 - Apache SpamAssassin 3.4.2 resolves CVE-2017-15705, CVE-2016-1238, CVE-2018-11780 & CVE-2018-11781

Apache Tika™ –a toolkit for detecting and extracting metadata and structured text content from various documents using existing parser libraries.
 - Apache Tika 1.19 released
 - [CVE-2018-11761] Apache Tika DoS XML Entity Expansion Vulnerability
 - [CVE-2018-11762] Zip Slip Vulnerability in Apache Tika's tika-app
 - [CVE-2018-8017] Apache Tika Denial of Service Vulnerability -- Potential Infinite Loop in IptcAnpaParser

Apache Tomcat™ –an Open Source software implementation of the Java Servlet, JavaServer Pages, Java Unified Expression Language, Java WebSocket and JASPIC technologies.
- Apache Tomcat 7.0.91 released

Apache Wicket™ –an Open Source Java component oriented Web application framework that powers thousands of Web applications and Web sites for governments, stores, universities, cities, banks, email providers, and more.
 - Apache Wicket 8.1.0 released

Did You Know?

 - Did you know that, according to a survey by DZone asking "What Open Source Software Do You Use?", the leading answer is "Apache"?

 - Did you know that Apache CouchDB provides binaries (RPMs and debs)?

 - Did you know that you can join us at BarCampApache next week during ApacheCon?

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

 - The Apache Spark community will be presenting at In-Memory Computing Summit North America 2-3 October in San Francicso

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

 - 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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