The Apache News Round-up: week ending 29 May 2020

Farewell, May –we’re wrapping up the
month with another great week. Here are the latest updates on the Apache
community’s activities:

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 99.74%. Performance checks across 50
different service components spread over more than 250 machines in data
centers around the world.

Apache Code Snapshot – this week, 900 Apache contributors changed 2,695,384 lines of code over
3,697 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Manfred Moser, Andrea
Cosentino, Gary Gregory, Congxian Qiu, and Claus Ibsen.        

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data —
 – Apache Arrow 0.17.1 released
 – Apache Calcite 1.23.0 released
 – Apache Ignite 2.8.1 released
 – Apache Beam 2.21.0 released

Cloud Computing —
 – The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache CloudStack v 4.14

Content —
 – Apache Jackrabbit Oak 1.8.22 released

IoT —
 – Apache PLC4X 0.7.0 released 

Search —
 – Apache Lucene 8.5.2 and Solr 8.5.2 released

Version Control —
 – The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache Subversion 1.14.0-LTS

Did You Know?

 – Did you know that Apache OpenOffice now features new extensions for Danish spellcheck and hyphenation dictionaries?

Did you know that due to the coronavirus, Pulsar Summit is virtual this year? Catch live & interactive sessions by Splunk, Verizon Media, Iterable, Yahoo! JAPAN, TIBCO, OVHcloud, Clever Cloud and many more!

 – Did you know that Japanese work-life site Haken-EN is powered by Apache Wicket? 

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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