The Apache News Round-up: week ending 30 October 2020

Farewell, October –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.
 – The Apache Software Foundation Operations Summary: Q1 FY2021 (May – July 2020)
 – Next Board Meeting: 18 November 2020. Board calendar and minutes

ApacheCon™ – the ASF’s official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow’s Technology Today since 1998.
 – ApacheCon@Home was a success All sessions now online at 

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF’s infrastructure running around the clock.
7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at 100%. 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, 391 Apache Committers changed 3,264,512 lines of code over 3,468 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Robert Scholte, Andrea Cosentino, Gary Gregory, Mykola Bodnar, and Kaxil Naik.  

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

 – Apache APISIX 2.0 released

Application Performance Monitor —
 – Apache SkyWalking Nginx LUA 0.3.0 released

Blockchain —
 – Apache Tuweni (Incubating) 1.2.0 released

Data Management Platform —
 – Apache Ignite 2.9.0 released

IoT —
 – Apache StreamPipes (Incubating) 0.67.0 released

Did You Know?

– Did you know that Oak Ridge National Laboratory uses Apache Spark and Parquet to solve high-performance computing solutions on some of the world’s fastest supercomputers? 

– Did you know that Orange’s media center is powered by Apache Wicket?

– Did you know that “Success at Apache” features the personal and project perspectives on the people and processes behind why Apache “just works”? Contributions accepted by all ASF Committers!

Apache Community Notices

– Apache Month In Review: September 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
    Chris Thistlethwaite
    Drew Foulks
    Greg Stein Part I
      …Part II and Part III
    Daniel Gruno Part I and Part II

 – 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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