Welcome to the latest monthly overview of events from the Apache community. Here’s a summary of what happened in December [video highlights available] :
New This Month —
– Apache Month in Review: November 2021
Important Dates —
– Next Board Meeting: 19 January 2022. Board calendar and minutes
In December, 600 Apache Committers changed 23,123,232 lines of code over 13,572 commits. The Committers with the top 5 highest contributions, in order, were: Gary Gregory, Claus Ibsen, Jean-Baptiste Onofré, Harikrishna Patnala, and Andi Huber.
Project Releases and Updates —
New releases from Apache Airflow (Workflow); APISIX (API); Archiva (Build Management); Calcite (Big Data); Camel (Integration); Daffodil (Libraries); DolphinScheduler (Workflow); Druid (Big Data); Flink (Big Data); Fortress (Identity Management); Geode (Database); Groovy (Programming Languages); HBase (Big Data); HttpComponents (Servers); HTTP Server (Servers); Ignite (Big Data); IoTDB (IoT); Jackrabbit (Content); James (Mail); JMeter (Testing); JSPWiki (Content); Karaf (Application Servers/Middleware); Kyuubi (Incubating; Big Data); Log4j (Libraries); Lucene (Search); MXNet (Incubating; Libraries); NetBeans (Integrated Development Environment); NiFi (Big Data); OFBiz (Enterprise Processes Automation / ERP); Parquet (Big Data); PDFBox (Content); PLC4X (IoT); Pulsar (Messaging); Qpid (Messaging); Skywalking (Application Performance Management); Solr (Search); Struts (Web Frameworks); Tika (Big Data); Tomcat (Servers); Traffic Control (Servers); Wicket (Web Frameworks); and XMLBeans (Library).
Apache Project Anniversaries in December: Apache Portable Runtime (APR; 21 years); Logging Services (18 years);
Cayenne and OFBiz (15 years); Synapse (14 years); Camel (13 years);
Axis, OpenWebBeans, Pivot (12 years); Aries (11 years); Flex (9 years);
Helix (8 years); Flink (7 years); Beam (5 years);
Airflow (3 years); Druid (2 years); DataSketches (1 year); ECharts (1 year); and Mnemonic (1 year). Many happy returns!
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