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

Welcome, December –we’re opening the month with another great week. Here’s what the Apache
community has been up to:

Inside Infra – the interview series featuring members of the ASF Infrastructure team.
 – Andrew Wetmore –Part I

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, 407 Apache Committers changed 1,758,756 lines of code over 3,611 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Jean-Baptiste Onofré, Paul King, Daniel Sun, Hugh Miles, and Jarek Potiuk.                    

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

 – Apache APISIX 2.1 released

Application Performance Monitoring —
 – Apache SkyWalking 8.3.0 and CLI 0.5.0 released

Content —
 – Apache Tika 1.25 released
 – Apache Jackrabbit 2.18 released

IoT —
 – Apache IoTDB 0.11.0 released

Programming Languages —
 – Apache Groovy 2.4.21 released

Machine Learning —
 – The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® TVM™ as a Top-Level Project
 – Apache SINGA 3.1.0 released

Servers —
 – Apache HttpComponents Core 4.4.14, 5.0.3 GA, and 5.1 BETA2 released
 – Apache Traffic Server 8.1.1 and 7.1.12 released

Did You Know?

– Did you know that 17 Apache projects are celebrating anniversaries this month? Many happy returns to Apache Portable Runtime (APR; 20 years); Logging Services (17 years); Cayenne and OFBiz (14 years); Synapse (13 years); Camel (12 years); Axis, OpenWebBeans, Pivot (11 years); Aries (10 years); Flex (8 years); Helix (7 years); Flink (6 years); Beam (4 years); Trafodion (3 years); Airflow (2 years); and Druid (1 year)!

– Did you know that organizations wishing to support Apache do so through Sponsorship, Corporate Giving Programs, Matching Gifts, and more. Thank you for considering a one-time tax-deductible donation today! 

– Did you know that Apache TVM is the ASF’s first full stack software and hardware co-optimization project?

Apache Community Notices

– Apache Month In Review: November 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

 – 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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