The Apache News Round-up: week ending 22 November 2019

Greetings all. It’s time to review 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 2019
 – Next Board Meeting: 18 December 2019. Board calendar and minutes

ApacheCon™ – the ASF’s official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow’s Technology Today since 1998
 – ApacheCon 2019 events are complete: catch the latest from Berlin, including 
    — interviews on Feathercast
    — session slide decks at
    — select plenaries, keynotes, and presentations on YouTube
    — photos on ApacheCon and Flickr

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF’s infrastructure running around the clock.
7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at a rocking 99.96%. Performance checks
across 50 different service components spread over more than 250
machines in data centers around the world.

Code Snapshot – this week, 929 Apache contributors changed 2,581,566
lines of code
over 4,068 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Etienne Chauchot, Tellier Benoit, Dan Haywood, Tilman Hausherr, and Kostas Kloudas.     

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data —
 – Apache Kudu 1.10.1 and 1.11.1 released

Cloud Computing —
 – Apache Libcloud 2.6.1 released

Did You Know?

 – Did you know that the Apache Maven project oversees nearly 2,134,000 lines of code?

 – Did you know that Apache SkyWalking powers Mingsheng Bank’s FinTech
private cloud service provider’s application performance management
(APM) system?

 – Did you know that ASF codebase is conservatively valued at least $20B, using the COCOMO 2 model?

Apache Community Notices:

 – The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success

 – Celebrating 20 Years Community-led Development "The Apache Way"

 – ASF Founders look back on 20 Years of the ASF

 – Foundation Reports and Statements

 – ApacheCon: Tomorrow’s Technology Today since 1998

 – ASF Annual Report for FY2019

 – The Apache Software Foundation 2018 Vision Statement

 – 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 and Twitter account

 – The list of Apache project-related MeetUps can be found at

 – Find out how you can participate with Apache
community/projects/activities –opportunities open with Apache Camel,
Apache HTTP Server, and more!
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