The Apache News Round-up: week ending 15 May 2020

Happy Friday! Let’s take a look at what the Apache community has been up to over the past week:

“Apache Everywhere” – the first “short” from the “Trillions” documentary filmed onsite at ApacheCon Las Vegas and Berlin this past year (just released!) 

Success at Apache – the monthly blog series that focuses on the people and processes behind why the ASF “just works”.
 – “Remote Collaboration in the Time of Coronavirus” by Marvin Humphrey

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation’s bylaws.
 – Next Board Meeting: 20 May 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 
 – CFP EXTENDED for ApacheCon North America: submissions due 1 June

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF’s infrastructure running around the clock.
7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at 99.93%. Performance checks across 50
different service components spread over more than 250 machines in data
centers around the world.

Apache Code Snapshot – this week, 898 Apache contributors changed 5,578,527 lines of code over 3,680 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Radu Cotescu, Adrian Cole, Claus Ibsen, Liang Zhang, and Andrea Cosentino.        

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data —
 – Apache Flink 1.10.1 released 
 – The Apache Software Foundation Announces the 10th Anniversary of Apache HBase
 – Apache ShardingSphere UI 4.1.0 released
 – Apache Druid 0.18.1 released

Build Management —
 – Apache Ant 1.9.15 and 1.10.8 released 

Cloud —
 – Apache jclouds 2.2.1 released

Content —
 – Apache Jackrabbit Oak 2.21.1 released
 – Apache UIMA uimaFIT 3.1.0 released

IoT —
 – Apache IoTDB (Incubating) 0.9.3 released

Messaging —
 – Apache Qpid Proton 0.31.0 released

Natural Language Processing —
 – Apache NLPCraft 0.5.0 (incubating) released

Operating System —
 – Apache NuttX (Incubating) 9.0.0 released

Servers —
 – Apache Tomcat 8.5.55, 9.0.35, and 10.0.0-M5 released

Did You Know?

 – Did you know that Feathercast –the voice of Apache– features hundreds of recordings on Apache projects and their communities, ApacheCon presentations, and more? New interviews include Apache Airflow, Ignite, Mahout, OFBiz, and Sling 

 – Did you know that the permissive and commercially-friendly Apache License 2.0 is one of the most popular Open Source licenses? 

 – Did you know that you can Support Apache –and help the ASF continue to provide $20B+ worth of software at 100% no cost– with a tax-deductible contribution? 

Apache Community Notices

 – The Apache Software Foundation Statement on the COVID-19 Coronavirus Outbreak  

 – The Apache Software Foundation Celebrates 21 Years of Open Source Leadership

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

 – The Apache Software Foundation Operations Summary: Q3 FY2020 (November 2019 – January 2020)  

 – “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)

 – ASF Founders look back on 20 Years of the ASF

 – Foundation Reports and Statements

 – ApacheCon: Tomorrow’s Technology Today since 1998

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

 – Inside Infra: the new interview series with members of the ASF infrastructure team –meet Drew Foulks

 – 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

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