Welcome to the latest monthly overview of events from the Apache community. Here’s a summary of what happened in August:
New this month —
– ASF Annual Report – a look back at our many achievements during the 2020 Fiscal Year
— Press release https://s.apache.org/FY2020AnnualReport-PR
— Full report https://s.apache.org/FY2020AnnualReport
– ApacheCon™ – the ASF’s official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow’s Technology Today since 1998.
— ApacheCon @Home 2020: ApacheCon North America and Europe have been combined and will be held online and free of charge 29 September – 1 October 2020. Sponsorship opportunities available. Join us! https://apachecon.com/acah2020
“Trillions and Trillions Served” – the feature documentary on the ASF
filmed onsite at ApacheCon Las Vegas and Berlin in 2019.
Innovation”, the fourth and final segment of the series now available https://s.apache.org/ApacheInnovation
– Success at Apache: the monthly blog series that focuses on the people and processes behind why the ASF “just works”.
— I Became an Apache Solr Committer in 4,662 Days. Here’s how you can do it faster! by Eric Pugh https://s.apache.org/hney3
– Apache Month in Review: July 2020 https://s.apache.org/July2020
Important Dates —
– Next Board Meeting: 16 September 2020. Board calendar and minutes http://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html
– ApacheCon @Home 29 September – 1 October 2020 https://apachecon.com/acah2020
seven-member Infrastructure team on three continents oversees our
highly-reliable, distributed network under the leadership of VP
Infrastructure David Nalley and Infrastructure Administrator Greg Stein.
ASF Infrastructure supports 300+ Apache projects and their communities
across ~200 individual machines, 1,400+ repositories, 5-6PB in traffic
annually, ~75M downloads per month, and 2-3M daily emails on 2,000+
lists. ASF Infra performs 7M+ weekly checks to ensure services are
available around the clock. The average uptime in August was 99.79%. http://www.apache.org/uptime/
In August, 822 Apache Committers changed 16,077,266 lines of code over 14,003
commits. The Committers with the top 5 highest contributions, in
order, were: Mark Miller, Daniel Klco, Jean-Baptiste Onofré, Gary Gregory, and Andrea Cosentino.
Project Releases and Updates —
New releases from Apache Calcite (Big Data); Cocoon (Web Frameworks); Commons Imaging (Libraries); Commons NET (Libraries); Commons Pool (Libraries); Commons Validator (Libraries); Commons JCS (Libraries); CXF (Libraries); Flink (Big Data); HBase (Big Data); HTTP Server (Servers); Kafka (Big Data); Log4cxx (Libraries); Lucene (Search); NiFi (Big Data); OpenMeetings (Web Conferencing); OpenNLP (Machine Learning); Parquet (Big Data); PDFBox (Content); Qpid (Messaging); ShardingSphere (Big Data); Skywalking (Application Performance Management); and Solr (Search).
Apache Incubator is the primary entry path for projects we invite you to review
the many projects currently in development in the Apache Incubator http://incubator.apache.org/ . New releases from incubating podlings include: Apache APISIX (API) and IoTDB (IoT).
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