The Apache News Round-up: week ending 21 May 2021

Welcome, Friday –the Apache community has had another great week. Let’s review what’s going on:

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation’s bylaws.
 – Next Board Meeting: 16 June 2021. Board calendar and minutes

ApacheCon™ – the ASF’s official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow’s Technology Today since 1998. Two events held in 2021 are: ApacheCon Asia (6-8 August) and ApacheCon@Home (21-23 September).
 – Registration is open for both ApacheCons
 – Sponsor ApacheCon

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF’s infrastructure running around the clock.
 – 7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at 100.00%. 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, 359 Apache Committers changed 1,198,596 lines of
code over 3,072 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Tellier Benoit, Hugh Miles, Andrea Cosentino, Claus Ibsen, and Mark Thomas.             

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Application Servers/Middleware —
 – Apache Karaf runtime 4.3.2 released

Big Data —
 – Apache Calcite Avatica 1.18.0 released
 – Apache Kafka 2.7.1 released

Content —
 – Apache Allura 1.13.0 released
 – Apache UIMA Ruta 3.1.0 released

Libraries —
 – Apache Daffodil 3.1.0

Messaging —
 – Apache Qpid Dispatch 1.16.0 released

Observability —
 – Apache SkyWalking Client JS 0.5.1 released

Did You Know?

– Did you know that Ignite Summit kicks off next week? Join the Apache Ignite community online on 25 May

– Did you know that Berlin Buzzwords features dozens of Apache Projects in data scalability, search, storage, and streaming? Presentations by many members of Apache Projects, PMCs, and communites. This year’s event will be taking place online 14-17 June

– Did you know that the Tuvalu Vodafone Web app is powered by Apache Wicket?

Apache Community Notices

– The Apache Month in Review: April 2021 and video highlights

– The Apache® Software Foundation Celebrates 22 Years of Open Source Leadership – world’s largest Open Source foundation advances community-led innovation “The Apache Way”

– The Apache Software Foundation Operations Summary: Q3 FY2021 (November 2020 – January 2021) + Video highlights

– Apache in 2020 – By The Digits + Video highlights

– ASF Security Report 2020 + Video highlights

– 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 Way to Sustainable Open Source Success

 – Foundation Reports and Statements

 – All presentations from ApacheCon@Home are available at 

 – “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
    Andrew Wetmore Part I and Part II
    Chris Lambertus Part I  and Part II

 – ASF Targeted Sponsor Manning Publications is offering special deals on the latest books on Apache Airflow, Pulsar, Spark, and Thrift, among other titles and eBooks

 – Follow the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter ( and on LinkedIn at

 – Follow the Apache Community on Facebook and Twitter

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