The Apache News Round-up: week ending 11 June 2021

Happy Friday, everyone. The Apache community has had another great week. Let’s review what we’ve been up to:

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) – program, registration, keynotes, and sponsors announced
 – ApacheCon@Home (21-23 September) – registration is open 
 – 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 99.45%. 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, 371 Apache Committers changed 2,051,196 lines of code over 3,026 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Dan Haywood, Mark Thomas, Andrea Cosentino, Claus Ibsen and Andi Huber.     

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data —
 – Apache Calcite 1.27.0 released

Servers —
 – Apache Tomcat Native 1.2.30 released

Web Frameworks —
 – Apache MyFaces Core 3.0.1 released

Did You Know?

– Did you know that the following Apache projects are celebrating their anniversary this month? Many happy returns to Apache SpamAssassin (17 years); Santuario (15 years); Commons and Wicket (14 years); Sling (12 years); Karaf (11 years); Flume and VCL (9 years); Mesos (8 years); Atlas and Mynewt (4 years)!

– Did you know that the Apache SkyWalking Day, originally scheduled for 20 June in Shenzhen, has been cancelled?

– Did you know that Apache PLC4X has just received their vendor ID for the PROFIBUS and PROFINET standard specifications with the aim of providing the first truly Open Source Profinet Master driver?

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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