The Apache News Round-up: week ending 7 February 2020

Welcome, February! We’re wrapping up another great week with the following activities:

ASF Security Report 2019 – the state of security across all Apache projects with key metrics, specific vulnerabilities, and the most common ways users of ASF projects were affected by security issues

Success at Apache – the monthly blog series that focuses on the people and processes behind why the ASF "just works".
 – "Success at Apache: Literally" by Chris Thistlethwaite

Apache Month In Review: January 2020 – a new monthly overview of events that have taken place within the Apache community

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation’s bylaws.
 – Next Board Meeting: 19 February 2020. Board calendar and minutes

ApacheCon™ – the ASF’s official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow’s Technology Today since 1998.
 – CFP Open: ApacheCon North America – 28 September – 2 October – tracks include Big Data, Cloud, Community, Content Delivery, FinTech, Geospatial, Graphing, IoT, Observability, Search, Servers, and more.
 – Registration Open: Apache Roadshow/DC – 25 March – topics include Apache projects in CARE initiatives, cybersecurity, start-ups, and more.

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF’s infrastructure running around the clock.
7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at 99.89%. Performance checks across 50
different service components spread over more than 250 machines in data
centers around the world.

Apache Code Snapshot – this week, 879 Apache contributors changed 2,008,768 lines of code over 3,559 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Andrea Cosentino, Claus Ibsen, Jean-Baptiste Onofré, Mark Thomas, and Tilman Hausherr.    

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data —
 – Apache Flink 1.9.2 released
 – Apache Beam 2.19.0 released
 – Apache NiFi 1.11.1 released

Content —
 – Apache Jackrabbit Oak 1.6.20 and 1.8.20 released

Enterprise Processes Automation / ERP —
 – Apache OFBiz 16.11.07 released

Libraries —
 – Apache Velocity Engine 2.2 released
 – Apache DeltaSpike 1.9.3 released

Network Client —
 – Apache Guacamole 1.1.0 released

Did You Know?

 – Did you know that the following Apache projects are celebrating their anniversaries this month? Many happy returns to Apache HTTP Server (25 years!); Gump and Portals (16 years); Directory, MyFaces, and Xerces (15 years); Tapestry (14 years); Roller (13 years); Cassandra and Subversion (10 years); Chemistry (9 years); BVal and OpenNLP (8 years); Clerezza and Crunch (7 years); Knox, Open Climate Workbench, and Spark (6 years); DataFu (2 years); and Unomi (1 year).

 – Did you know that, over past year, the ASF processed 759 Individual Contributor License Agreements, 34 Corporate Contributor License Agreements, and 40 Software Grants?

 – Did you know that Apache Airflow is having its first MeetUp in Bangalore?

Apache Community Notices:

 – "Trillions and Trillions Served", the documentary on the ASF, is in post-production. Catch the teaser at

 – Apache in 2019 – By The Digits

 – The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success

 – ASF Operations Summary: Q2 FY2020 (August – October 2019)

 – 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.

 – CFP and pre-registration open for the first Pulsar Summit

 – "Success at Apache" focuses on the people and 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

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Apache HTTP Server, and more!
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