The Apache News Round-up: week ending 21 August 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: 16 September 2020. Board calendar and minutes

ApacheCon™ – the ASF’s official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow’s Technology Today since 1998.
 – Registration is open (and free) for ApacheCon@Home 29 September – 1 October 
 – Sponsorships available for ApacheCon@Home 

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF’s infrastructure running around the clock.
7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at 99.76%. Performance checks across 50
different service components spread over more than 250 machines in data centers around the world.

Apache Code Snapshot – Over
the past week, 233 Apache Committers changed 1,491,530 lines of
over 1,662 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Luca Burgazzoli, Kaxil Naik, Liang Zhang, Nick Vatamaniuc, and Boris Zhu.

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

 – Apache APISIX Dashboard 1.5 (Incubating) released

Application Performance Monitor —
 – Apache SkyWalking Chart 3.1.0 released

Big Data —
 – Apache ShardingSphere ElasticJob UI 3.0.0-alpha released
 – Apache NiFi 1.12.0 released

Messaging —
 – Apache Qpid JMS 0.54.0 and Dispatch 1.13.0 released

Search —
 – Apache Lucene 8.6.1 and Solr 8.6.1 released

Did You Know?

– Did you know that Apache projects’ ongoing sustainability is ensured through the generosity of our Sponsors and individual donors, whose support helps ensure that the ASF continues to steward 227M+ lines of code and provide more than $20B worth of software to the public-at-large at 100% no cost? 

– Did you know that you can learn about Apache Beam, Calcite, Camel, CarbonData, Groovy, Hadoop, Karaf, Labs, NetBeans, OFBiz, OpenOffice, PLC4X, Rya, Spark, Tomcat, Unomi, and more in the “Apache Innovation” short segment of the “Trillions and Trillions Served” documentary?  

– Did you know that projects undergoing development in the Apache Incubator are in a variety of categories that include AI, Annotation, Big Data, Blockchain, Cryptography, Data Visualization, Distributed Computing, Email, Embedded Systems, Geospatial Data, Graphing, Hardware Acceleration, IoT, Messaging, Monitoring, Natural Language Processing, Scheduling, Streaming, Training, Usability Testing, and more? 

Apache Community Notices

– Apache Month In Review: July 2020 

– ASF FY2020 Annual Report 

“Trillions and Trillions Served” documentary on the ASF: 1) full feature 2) “Apache Everywhere” 3) “Why Apache” 4) “Apache Innovation” 

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

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

 – Apache in 2019 – By The Digits

 – The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success

 – Foundation Reports and Statements

 – “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 Christ Thistlethwaite | Drew Foulks | Greg Stein Part I , Part II and Part III

 – Did you know that Beam Summit 2020 will be held 24-28 August online and free of charge?

 – 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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