The Apache News Round-up: week ending 27 November 2020

Farewell, November –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: 16 December 2020. Board calendar and minutes

ApacheCon™ – the ASF’s official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow’s Technology Today since 1998.
 – all videos from ApacheCon@Home now available 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, 291 Apache Committers changed 503,622 lines of code over 2,498 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Gary Gregory, Oleg Kalnichevski, Pavel Tupitsyn, Till Rohrmann, and Andrea Cosentino.                

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

 – Apache APISIX Dashboard 2.0 and Dashboard 2.1 released

Application Performance Monitoring —
 – Apache SkyWalking Python 0.4.0 released

Big Data —
 – Apache ShardingSphere UI 5.0.0-alpha released

Blockchain —
 – Apache Tuweni (Incubating) 1.3.0 released

Data Management Platform —
 – Apache Unomi CVE-2020-13942 Remote Code Execution in Unomi

Libraries —
 – Apache Daffodil (Incubating) 3.0.0

Messaging —
 – Apache Qpid Proton 0.33.0 and JMS 0.55.0 released

Servers —
 – Apache Tomcat 7.0.107 available

Web Frameworks —
 – Apache Wicket 8.11.0 and 9.2.0 released

Did You Know?

– Did you know that you can help secure the future of Apache? Your tax-deductible contribution helps the ASF steward, develop, incubate, and make $20B+ worth of Apache software free to all at 100% no cost. Thank you for making a one-time or monthly donation

– Did you know that Pulsar Summit Asia is taking place this weekend? Join the Apache Pulsar community 28-29 November online: sign up today –free-of-charge

– Did you know that the Apache TVM (incubating) community is holding its annual TVM Conference online 2-4 December 2020? Register for this free-to-participate event 

Apache Community Notices

– Apache Month In Review: October 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
    Gavin McDonald Part I and Part II

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