The Apache News Round-up: week ending 3 September 2021

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

ASF Annual Report – a look back at our many achievements during the 2021 Fiscal Year
 – Press release
 – Full report

Apache Month in Review – a round-up of our Round-ups and other newsworthy bits over the past month.
 – August Month in Review

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation’s bylaws.
 – Next Board Meeting: 15 September 2021. Board calendar and minutes

ApacheCon™ – the ASF’s official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow’s Technology Today since 1998. ApacheCon Asia was held online 6-8 August; ApacheCon@Home is coming up next on 21-23 September:
 – The Apache® Software Foundation Announces Program for ApacheCon@Home 2021
 – Learn about the Community Track from Sharan Foga and Swapnil M Mane
 – Register for ApacheCon@Home

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, 340 Apache Committers changed 2,033,185 lines of code over 3,224 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Jean-Baptiste Onofré, Mark Thomas, Andrea Cosentino, Andi Huber, Harikrishna Patnala, and Albumen Kevin.         

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

APIs —
 – Apache APISIX 2.9 released

Big Data —
 – The Apache Drill Project Announces Apache® DrillTM v1.19 Milestone Release
 – Apache Qpid Broker-J 8.0.6 and Proton-J 0.33.9 released
 – Apache Hudi 0.9.0 released
 – Apache Zeppelin CVE-2021-36090: Bash command injection in spark interpreter
   — CVE-2020-13929: Notebook permissions bypass
   — CVE-2021-27578: Cross Site Scripting in markdown interpreter

Content —
 – Apache Tika 2.1.0 released

Libraries —
 – Apache Commons DBCP 2.9.0 released

Servers —
 – Apache Tomcat Native 1.2.31 released

Did You Know?

 – Did you know that the following projects are celebrating anniversaries in September? Congratulations to Apache ServiceMix (14 years); Hive, Pig, and Shiro (11 years); Airavata, Bigtop, and SIS (9 years); Curator (8 years); Storm (7 years); Yetus (6 years); RocketMQ and Royale (4 years); Pulsar (3 years); Rya (2 years); IoTDB (1 year)

 – Did you know that Apache Cordova will be archiving all older translated documentation?

 – Did you know that Flink Forward will be held 26-27 October?

Apache Community Notices

– Watch “Trillions and Trillions Served”, the documentary on the ASF 1) full feature [49 min] 2) “Apache Everywhere” [6 min] 3) “Why Apache” [2.5 min] 4) “Apache Innovation” [40 min]

 – The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success

 – Foundation Reports and Statements

 – Presentations from ApacheCon Asia 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

 – 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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