The Apache News Round-up: week ending 25 June 2021

So long, June –let’s review the Apache community’s weekly activities:

Success at Apache – the blog series that focuses on the people and processes behind why the ASF “just works”.
 – Security in Practice by Jarek Potiuk

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation’s bylaws.
 – Next Board Meeting: 21 July 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@Home (21-23 September) – program and registration are live
 – ApacheCon Asia (6-8 August) – program, registration, keynotes, and sponsors announced
 – 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 99.72%. 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, 338 Apache Committers changed 2,475,387 lines of code over 2,883 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Mark Thomas, Jarek Potiuk, Claus Ibsen, Otavio Rodolfo Piske, and Dan Haywood.        

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data —
 – Apache ShardingSphere 5.0.0-beta released
 – Apache Arrow 4.0.1 released
 – Apache Qpid Broker-J 8.0.5 released
 – Apache Kudu 1.15.0 released

Integration —

 – Apache Camel 3.4.6 released
IoT —
 – Apache IoTDB 0.11.4 and 0.12.1 released

Search —

 – Apache Lucene 8.9.0 and Solr 8.9.0 released
Workflow —
 – Apache Airflow CVE-2021-29621: User enumeration in database authentication in Flask-AppBuilder <= 3.2.3

Did You Know?

– Did you know that the Apache Pinot (incubating) injests with Apache Kafka, Spark, HDFS or Cloud storages, and is ideal for real-time analytics when scaling to billions of records?

– Did you know that Apache ECharts has more than three dozen chart types (plus dark mode) to choose from?

– Did you know that the Airflow Summit will be held 8-16 July?

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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