The Apache News Round-up: week ending 4 June 2021

Hello, June –let’s take a look at what the Apache community has been up to over the past week:

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 are being held in 2021: ApacheCon Asia (6-8 August) and ApacheCon@Home (21-23 September).
 – Registration and sponsorship opportunities available for both events

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, 357 Apache Committers changed 2,152,074 lines of code over 2,986 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Albumen Kevin, Andrea Cosentino, Gary Gregory, Gilles Sadowski, and Daniel Gruno.     

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data —
 – Apache Flink 1.13.1 released

Content —
 – Apache Tika 2.0.0-BETA released

 – Apache NetBeans 12.4 released

Integration —
 – Apache Camel 2.25.4 released

Libraries —
  – Apache Commons IO 2.9.0 released

Messaging —
 – Apache Qpid ProtonJ2 1.0.0-M2 released

Observability —
 – Apache SkyWalking NodeJS 0.3.0 released

Servers —
 – Apache HTTP Server 2.4.48 released

Web Frameworks —
 – Apache MyFaces Core v2.3-next-M6 released

Did You Know?

– Did you know that Pulsar Virtual Summit North America 2021 (16-17 June) is offering 20 free tickets to the Apache community on a first come, first served basis? Sign up at

– Did you know that registration is open for SkyWalking Day (19 June), co-organized with Tengyuan Club and hosted by Tencent?

– Did you know that the program for Airflow Summit 2021 (8-16 July) is now available? 

Apache Community Notices

– The Apache Month in Review: May 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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