The Apache News Round-up: week ending 4 September 2020

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

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, 387 Apache Committers changed 2,230,138 lines of
over 3,461 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Mark Miller, Hervé Boutemy, Tellier Benoit, Andrea Cosentino, and Claus Ibsen.

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Content —
 – Apache Jackrabbit 2.18.6 and Oak 1.8.23 released

Libraries —
 – Apache Commons Codec 1.15 released

Messaging —
 – Apache Proton 0.32.0 released

Search —
 – Apache Lucene 8.6.2 and Solr 8.6.2 released

Web Frameworks —
 – Apache MyFaces Core 2.3-next-M4 released

Did You Know?

– Did you know that details about the online/virtual format, presentation sessions, Apache projects and communities featured, schedule selection, languages available, sponsors, Slack channel & more are available at ?

– Did you know that Target uses Apache Druid to ingest more than 3 trillion rows of data across 3,500+ data sources? 

– Did you know that Apache Kylin enables SQL developers and BI users to achieve sub-second response times for queries against petabytes of data? 

Apache Community Notices

– Apache Month In Review: August 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

 – 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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