The Apache News Round-up: week ending 6 March 2020

Welcome, March! We’ve had a great week within the Apache community. Here’s what happened:

Success at Apache – the monthly blog series that focuses on the people and processes behind why the ASF “just works”.
 – “Google Summer of Code Mentorship –inside the GSoC 2019 Mentor Summit” by Sanyam Goel and Kevin A. McGrail   

Apache Month In Review – a summary what the Apache community has been up to in February 2020

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: Q3 FY2020 (November 2019 – January 2020)
 – Next Board Meeting: 18 March 2020. Board calendar and minutes

ApacheCon™ – the ASF’s official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow’s Technology Today since 1998.
 – Notice on Apache 2020 Conferences

Apache Community Development  – the committee that welcomes new participants to the Apache community and mentors them in “The Apache Way”.

 – Beijing, China, joins Indore, India, as the latest Apache Local Community (ALC) Chapter
 – About the Apache Local Community program

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF’s infrastructure running around the clock.
7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at 99.87%. Performance checks across 50
different service components spread over more than 250 machines in data
centers around the world.

Apache Code Snapshot – this week, 824 Apache contributors changed 2,401,358 lines of code over 3,496 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Andrea Cosentino, Mark Thomas, Claus Ibsen, Paul J. Davis, and Tomaz Muraus.   

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data —
 – Apache CouchDB 3.0.0 released
 – Apache HBase 1.4.13 released

Cloud Computing —
 – The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® BrooklynTM v1.0

Databases —
 – Apache Derby released

IoT —
 – Apache PLC4X 0.6.0 released  

Libraries —
 – Apache Log4j 2.13.1 released

Messaging —
 – Apache Qpid JMS 0.49.0 released
 – Apache Curator 4.3.0 released

Programming Languages —
 – Apache Groovy 2.4.19 released

Servers —
 – Apache Traffic Server 8.0.6 and 7.1.9 released

Did You Know?

 – Did you know that Netflix uses Apache Druid to manage its 1.5 trillion-row data warehouse requirements that include what users see when tapping the Netflix icon or logging in from a browser across platforms?

 – Did you know that the Apache Airflow community will be at Airflow Summit, 3-5 June in Mountain View?

 – Did you know that WIRIS Math and Science uses ApacheMXNet to power MathType for Handwritten Math Recognition?

Apache Community Notices:

 – Apache Month In Review: February 2020 – overview of events that have taken place within the Apache community

 – “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.

 – Pre-registration open for the first Pulsar Summit

 – “Success at Apache” focuses on the people and processes behind why the ASF “just works”.

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