The Apache News Round-up: week ending 22 May 2020

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

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation’s bylaws.
 – Next Board Meeting: 17 June 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 99.98%. Performance checks across 50
different service components spread over more than 250 machines in data
centers around the world.

Apache Code Snapshot – this week, 906 Apache contributors changed 30,740,023 lines of code over 3,548 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Liang Zhang, Andrea Cosentino, Jean-Baptiste Onofré, Claus Ibsen, and Peter Palaga.          

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data —
 – Apache Kudu 1.12.0 released
 – Apache Kylin 2.6.6 and 3.0.2 released

IoT —
 – Apache StreamPipes (Incubating) 0.66.0 released

Libraries —
 – Apache Log4j 2.13.3 released

Programming Languages —
 – Apache Groovy 2.5.12 and 3.0.4 released

Servers —
 – Apache Tomcat 7.0.104 released

Testing —
 – Apache JMeter 5.3 released

Did You Know?

 – Did you know that the ASF is one of 10 organizations chosen by FOSS Responders to benefit from their first “UPLIFT!” Virtual Funding Event, being held on Friday 22 May? Thank you in advance for participating! 

 – Did you know that you can help Apache OpenOffice with their next release? Roll up sleeves and jump in! 

 – Did you know that Feathercast is back? The voice of the ASF features hundreds of recordings on Apache projects and their communities, ApacheCon presentations, and more! NEW: interviews with Apache Airflow, Ignite, Kafka, Mahou, OFBiz, Sling, and more. 

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 and “Apache Everywhere”, the first “Trillions” “short” filmed onsite at
ApacheCon Las Vegas and Berlin this past year

 – 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

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