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Friday May 29, 2020

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 29 May 2020

Farewell, May --we're wrapping up the month with another great week. Here are the latest updates on the Apache community's activities:

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 17 June 2020. Board calendar and minutes https://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html

ApacheCon™ – the ASF's official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998.
 - Notice on Apache 2020 Conferences https://s.apache.org/zgm8m 
 - CFP EXTENDED for ApacheCon North America: submissions due 1 June https://www.apachecon.com/

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at 99.74%. Performance checks across 50 different service components spread over more than 250 machines in data centers around the world. http://www.apache.org/uptime/

Apache Code Snapshot – this week, 900 Apache contributors changed 2,695,384 lines of code over 3,697 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Manfred Moser, Andrea Cosentino, Gary Gregory, Congxian Qiu, and Claus Ibsen.        

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data --
 - Apache Arrow 0.17.1 released https://arrow.apache.org/
 - Apache Calcite 1.23.0 released https://calcite.apache.org/
 - Apache Ignite 2.8.1 released https://ignite.apache.org/
 - Apache Beam 2.21.0 released https://beam.apache.org/

Cloud Computing --
 - The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache CloudStack v 4.14 https://s.apache.org/l5ps8

Content --
 - Apache Jackrabbit Oak 1.8.22 released https://jackrabbit.apache.org/

IoT --
 - Apache PLC4X 0.7.0 released https://plc4x.apache.org/ 

Search --
 - Apache Lucene 8.5.2 and Solr 8.5.2 released https://lucene.apache.org/

Version Control --
 - The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache Subversion 1.14.0-LTS https://s.apache.org/osr65


Did You Know?

 - Did you know that Apache OpenOffice now features new extensions for Danish spellcheck and hyphenation dictionaries? https://openoffice.apache.org/

 - Did you know that due to the coronavirus, Pulsar Summit is virtual this year? Catch live & interactive sessions by Splunk, Verizon Media, Iterable, Yahoo! JAPAN, TIBCO, OVHcloud, Clever Cloud and many more! https://pulsar-summit.org/

 - Did you know that Japanese work-life site Haken-EN is powered by Apache Wicket? https://wicket.apache.org/ 
 

Apache Community Notices

 - The Apache Software Foundation Statement on the COVID-19 Coronavirus Outbreak https://s.apache.org/COVID-19  

 - The Apache Software Foundation Celebrates 21 Years of Open Source Leadership https://s.apache.org/21stAnniversary

 - Apache Month In Review: April 2020 – overview of events that have taken place within the Apache community https://s.apache.org/Apr2020

 - The Apache Software Foundation Operations Summary: Q3 FY2020 (November 2019 - January 2020) https://s.apache.org/r6s5u  

 - "Trillions and Trillions Served", the documentary on the ASF, is in post-production. Catch the teaser at https://s.apache.org/ASF-Trillions and "Apache Everywhere", the first "Trillions" "short" filmed onsite at ApacheCon Las Vegas and Berlin this past year https://youtu.be/nXtIti9jMFI

 - Apache in 2019 - By The Digits https://s.apache.org/Apache2019Digits

 - The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success https://s.apache.org/GhnI

 - ASF Operations Summary: Q2 FY2020 (August - October 2019) https://s.apache.org/2kv2n

 - ASF Founders look back on 20 Years of the ASF https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/entry/our-founders-look-back-on

 - Foundation Reports and Statements http://www.apache.org/foundation/reports.html

 - ApacheCon: Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998 http://s.apache.org/ApacheCon

 - "Success at Apache" focuses on the people and processes behind why the ASF "just works". https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/category/SuccessAtApache

 - Inside Infra: the new interview series with members of the ASF infrastructure team --meet Drew Foulks https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Drew

 - Please follow/like/re-tweet the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter (https://twitter.com/TheASF) and on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-apache-software-foundation

 - Do friend and follow us on the Apache Community Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/ApacheSoftwareFoundation/ and Twitter account https://twitter.com/ApacheCommunity

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Friday May 22, 2020

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 22 May 2020

Happy Friday! 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: 17 June 2020. Board calendar and minutes https://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html

ApacheCon™ – the ASF's official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998.
 - Notice on Apache 2020 Conferences https://s.apache.org/zgm8m 
 - CFP EXTENDED for ApacheCon North America: submissions due 1 June https://www.apachecon.com/

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at 99.98%. Performance checks across 50 different service components spread over more than 250 machines in data centers around the world. http://www.apache.org/uptime/

Apache Code Snapshot – this week, 906 Apache contributors changed 30,740,023 lines of code over 3,548 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Liang Zhang, Andrea Cosentino, Jean-Baptiste Onofré, Claus Ibsen, and Peter Palaga.          

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data --
 - Apache Kudu 1.12.0 released https://kudu.apache.org/
 - Apache Kylin 2.6.6 and 3.0.2 released https://kylin.apache.org/

IoT --
 - Apache StreamPipes (Incubating) 0.66.0 released https://streampipes.apache.org/

Libraries --
 - Apache Log4j 2.13.3 released https://logging.apache.org/

Programming Languages --
 - Apache Groovy 2.5.12 and 3.0.4 released http://groovy.apache.org/

Servers --
 - Apache Tomcat 7.0.104 released https://tomcat.apache.org/

Testing --
 - Apache JMeter 5.3 released https://jmeter.apache.org/


Did You Know?

 - Did you know that the ASF is one of 10 organizations chosen by FOSS Responders to benefit from their first "UPLIFT!" Virtual Funding Event, being held on Friday 22 May? Thank you in advance for participating! https://fossresponders.com/#events 

 - Did you know that you can help Apache OpenOffice with their next release? Roll up sleeves and jump in! https://blogs.apache.org/OOo/entry/apache-openoffice-needs-your-help 

 - Did you know that Feathercast is back? The voice of the ASF features hundreds of recordings on Apache projects and their communities, ApacheCon presentations, and more! NEW: interviews with Apache Airflow, Ignite, Kafka, Mahou, OFBiz, Sling, and more. https://feathercast.apache.org 

Apache Community Notices

 - The Apache Software Foundation Statement on the COVID-19 Coronavirus Outbreak https://s.apache.org/COVID-19  

 - The Apache Software Foundation Celebrates 21 Years of Open Source Leadership https://s.apache.org/21stAnniversary

 - Apache Month In Review: April 2020 – overview of events that have taken place within the Apache community https://s.apache.org/Apr2020

 - The Apache Software Foundation Operations Summary: Q3 FY2020 (November 2019 - January 2020) https://s.apache.org/r6s5u  

 - "Trillions and Trillions Served", the documentary on the ASF, is in post-production. Catch the teaser at https://s.apache.org/ASF-Trillions and "Apache Everywhere", the first "Trillions" "short" filmed onsite at ApacheCon Las Vegas and Berlin this past year https://youtu.be/nXtIti9jMFI

 - Apache in 2019 - By The Digits https://s.apache.org/Apache2019Digits

 - The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success https://s.apache.org/GhnI

 - ASF Operations Summary: Q2 FY2020 (August - October 2019) https://s.apache.org/2kv2n

 - ASF Founders look back on 20 Years of the ASF https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/entry/our-founders-look-back-on

 - Foundation Reports and Statements http://www.apache.org/foundation/reports.html

 - ApacheCon: Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998 http://s.apache.org/ApacheCon

 - "Success at Apache" focuses on the people and processes behind why the ASF "just works". https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/category/SuccessAtApache

 - Inside Infra: the new interview series with members of the ASF infrastructure team --meet Drew Foulks https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Drew

 - Please follow/like/re-tweet the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter (https://twitter.com/TheASF) and on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-apache-software-foundation

 - Do friend and follow us on the Apache Community Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/ApacheSoftwareFoundation/ and Twitter account https://twitter.com/ApacheCommunity

 - Find out how you can participate with Apache community/projects/activities --opportunities open with Apache Camel, Apache HTTP Server, and more! https://helpwanted.apache.org/

 - Are your software solutions Powered by Apache? Download & use our "Powered By" logos http://www.apache.org/foundation/press/kit/#poweredby

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Friday May 15, 2020

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 15 May 2020

Happy Friday! Let's take a look at what the Apache community has been up to over the past week:

"Apache Everywhere" – the first "short" from the "Trillions" documentary filmed onsite at ApacheCon Las Vegas and Berlin this past year (just released!) https://youtu.be/nXtIti9jMFI 

Success at Apache – the monthly blog series that focuses on the people and processes behind why the ASF "just works".
 - "Remote Collaboration in the Time of Coronavirus" by Marvin Humphrey https://s.apache.org/dkffj

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 20 May 2020. Board calendar and minutes https://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html

ApacheCon™ – the ASF's official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998.
 - Notice on Apache 2020 Conferences https://s.apache.org/zgm8m 
 - CFP EXTENDED for ApacheCon North America: submissions due 1 June https://www.apachecon.com/

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at 99.93%. Performance checks across 50 different service components spread over more than 250 machines in data centers around the world. http://www.apache.org/uptime/

Apache Code Snapshot – this week, 898 Apache contributors changed 5,578,527 lines of code over 3,680 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Radu Cotescu, Adrian Cole, Claus Ibsen, Liang Zhang, and Andrea Cosentino.        

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data --
 - Apache Flink 1.10.1 released https://flink.apache.org/ 
 - The Apache Software Foundation Announces the 10th Anniversary of Apache HBase https://s.apache.org/m2pxf
 - Apache ShardingSphere UI 4.1.0 released https://shardingsphere.apache.org/
 - Apache Druid 0.18.1 released https://druid.apache.org/

Build Management --
 - Apache Ant 1.9.15 and 1.10.8 released https://ant.apache.org/ 

Cloud --
 - Apache jclouds 2.2.1 released https://jclouds.apache.org/

Content --
 - Apache Jackrabbit Oak 2.21.1 released https://jackrabbit.apache.org/
 - Apache UIMA uimaFIT 3.1.0 released https://uima.apache.org/

IoT --
 - Apache IoTDB (Incubating) 0.9.3 released https://iotdb.apache.org/

Messaging --
 - Apache Qpid Proton 0.31.0 released https://qpid.apache.org/

Natural Language Processing --
 - Apache NLPCraft 0.5.0 (incubating) released https://nlpcraft.apache.org/

Operating System --
 - Apache NuttX (Incubating) 9.0.0 released https://nuttx.apache.org/

Servers --
 - Apache Tomcat 8.5.55, 9.0.35, and 10.0.0-M5 released https://tomcat.apache.org/


Did You Know?

 - Did you know that Feathercast --the voice of Apache-- features hundreds of recordings on Apache projects and their communities, ApacheCon presentations, and more? New interviews include Apache Airflow, Ignite, Mahout, OFBiz, and Sling https://feathercast.apache.org 

 - Did you know that the permissive and commercially-friendly Apache License 2.0 is one of the most popular Open Source licenses? http://apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0 

 - Did you know that you can Support Apache –and help the ASF continue to provide $20B+ worth of software at 100% no cost– with a tax-deductible contribution? http://donate.apache.org/ 

Apache Community Notices

 - The Apache Software Foundation Statement on the COVID-19 Coronavirus Outbreak https://s.apache.org/COVID-19  

 - The Apache Software Foundation Celebrates 21 Years of Open Source Leadership https://s.apache.org/21stAnniversary

 - Apache Month In Review: April 2020 – overview of events that have taken place within the Apache community https://s.apache.org/Apr2020

 - The Apache Software Foundation Operations Summary: Q3 FY2020 (November 2019 - January 2020) https://s.apache.org/r6s5u  

 - "Trillions and Trillions Served", the documentary on the ASF, is in post-production. Catch the teaser at https://s.apache.org/ASF-Trillions

 - Apache in 2019 - By The Digits https://s.apache.org/Apache2019Digits

 - The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success https://s.apache.org/GhnI

 - ASF Operations Summary: Q2 FY2020 (August - October 2019) https://s.apache.org/2kv2n

 - ASF Founders look back on 20 Years of the ASF https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/entry/our-founders-look-back-on

 - Foundation Reports and Statements http://www.apache.org/foundation/reports.html

 - ApacheCon: Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998 http://s.apache.org/ApacheCon

 - "Success at Apache" focuses on the people and processes behind why the ASF "just works". https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/category/SuccessAtApache

 - Inside Infra: the new interview series with members of the ASF infrastructure team --meet Drew Foulks https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Drew

 - Please follow/like/re-tweet the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter (https://twitter.com/TheASF) and on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-apache-software-foundation

 - Do friend and follow us on the Apache Community Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/ApacheSoftwareFoundation/ and Twitter account https://twitter.com/ApacheCommunity

 - Find out how you can participate with Apache community/projects/activities --opportunities open with Apache Camel, Apache HTTP Server, and more! https://helpwanted.apache.org/

 - Are your software solutions Powered by Apache? Download & use our "Powered By" logos http://www.apache.org/foundation/press/kit/#poweredby

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Friday May 08, 2020

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 8 May 2020

Greetings everyone --it's time to review the Apache community's activities from the past week:

Support Apache – help the ASF continue to provide $20B+ worth of software –at 100% no cost– for the public good https://s.apache.org/GivingTuesdayNow2020

Success at Apache – the monthly blog series that focuses on the people and processes behind why the ASF "just works".
 - "Bringing the Apache Beam firefly to life" by Julián Bruno https://s.apache.org/bmq4l

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 20 May 2020. Board calendar and minutes https://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html

ApacheCon™ – the ASF's official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998.
 - Notice on Apache 2020 Conferences https://s.apache.org/zgm8m 
 - CFP EXTENDED for ApacheCon North America: submissions due 1 June https://www.apachecon.com/

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at 99.81%. Performance checks across 50 different service components spread over more than 250 machines in data centers around the world. http://www.apache.org/uptime/

Apache Code Snapshot – this week, 886 Apache contributors changed 15,655,389 lines of code over 3,437 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Manfred Moser, Mark Thomas, Claus Ibsen, Andrea Cosentino, and Andrija Panic.   

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data --
 - Apache CouchDB 3.0.1 and 3.1.0 released https://couchdb.apache.org/

Databases --
 - Apache ZooKeeper 3.6.1 released https://zookeeper.apache.org/

Identity Management --
 - Apache Syncope 2.0.15 and 2.1.6 released https://syncope.apache.org/

Messaging --
 - Apache Qpid Dispatch 1.12.0 released https://qpid.apache.org/

Did You Know?

 - Did you know that Apache projects support COVID-19 pandemic-related efforts in myriad ways, including training large-scale, distributed deep learning libraries over clusters of hospital machines? https://s.apache.org/GivingTuesdayNow2020 

 - Did you know that the community behind Apache TVM (incubating) --the ASF's first *hardware* oriented project (end-to-end open deep learning compiler stack)-- will be holding an online meetup on 21 May? https://twitter.com/ApacheTVM/status/1257745088186159104?s=20 

 - Did you know that you can jazz up your video-chat presence with swag from your favorite Apache projects? https://www.redbubble.com/people/comdev/shop --can't find your project? Grab the project logo from http://www.apache.org/logos/ and request it be added by emailing dev@community.apache.org! 


Apache Community Notices:

 - The Apache Software Foundation Statement on the COVID-19 Coronavirus Outbreak https://s.apache.org/COVID-19  

 - The Apache Software Foundation Celebrates 21 Years of Open Source Leadership https://s.apache.org/21stAnniversary

 - Apache Month In Review: April 2020 – overview of events that have taken place within the Apache community https://s.apache.org/Apr2020

 - The Apache Software Foundation Operations Summary: Q3 FY2020 (November 2019 - January 2020) https://s.apache.org/r6s5u  

 - "Trillions and Trillions Served", the documentary on the ASF, is in post-production. Catch the teaser at https://s.apache.org/ASF-Trillions

 - Apache in 2019 - By The Digits https://s.apache.org/Apache2019Digits

 - The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success https://s.apache.org/GhnI

 - ASF Operations Summary: Q2 FY2020 (August - October 2019) https://s.apache.org/2kv2n

 - ASF Founders look back on 20 Years of the ASF https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/entry/our-founders-look-back-on

 - Foundation Reports and Statements http://www.apache.org/foundation/reports.html

 - ApacheCon: Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998 http://s.apache.org/ApacheCon

 - "Success at Apache" focuses on the people and processes behind why the ASF "just works". https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/category/SuccessAtApache

 - Inside Infra: the new interview series with members of the ASF infrastructure team --meet Drew Foulks https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Drew

 - Please follow/like/re-tweet the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter (https://twitter.com/TheASF) and on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-apache-software-foundation

 - Do friend and follow us on the Apache Community Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/ApacheSoftwareFoundation/ and Twitter account https://twitter.com/ApacheCommunity

 - Find out how you can participate with Apache community/projects/activities --opportunities open with Apache Camel, Apache HTTP Server, and more! https://helpwanted.apache.org/

 - Are your software solutions Powered by Apache? Download & use our "Powered By" logos http://www.apache.org/foundation/press/kit/#poweredby

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Friday May 01, 2020

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 1 May 2020

Welcome, May! We've had a great week within the Apache community. Here's what happened:

The Apache Software Foundation – the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350 Open Source projects and initiatives.
 - The Apache Software Foundation Welcomes 34 New Members https://s.apache.org/q14mx

Inside Infra – the new interview series with members of the ASF Infrastructure team.
 - Meet Drew Foulks https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Drew

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 20 May 2020. Board calendar and minutes https://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html

ApacheCon™ – the ASF's official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998.
 - Notice on Apache 2020 Conferences https://s.apache.org/zgm8m 
 - CFP EXTENDED for ApacheCon North America: submissions due 1 June https://www.apachecon.com/

Apache Community Development – the committee that welcomes new participants to the Apache community and mentors them in "The Apache Way".
 - Budapest, Hungary, joins as the latest Apache Local Community (ALC) Chapter https://s.apache.org/yot34
 - About the Apache Local Community program https://s.apache.org/alc

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at 99.98%. Performance checks across 50 different service components spread over more than 250 machines in data centers around the world. http://www.apache.org/uptime/

Apache Code Snapshot – this week, 905 Apache contributors changed 4,556,300 lines of code over 3,929 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Jean-Baptiste Onofré, Tian Jiang, Mark Thomas, Andrea Cosentino, and Adrian Cole.    

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data --
 - Apache Ignite 2.8.0 released https://ignite.apache.org/ 

Content --
 - Apache UIMA uimaFIT 2.5.0 released https://uima.apache.org/ 

Enterprise Processes Automation / ERP --
 - Apache OFBiz 17.12.03 released https://ofbiz.apache.org/

Databases --
 - Apache Impala 3.4.0 released https://impala.apache.org

IoT --
 - Apache IoTDB (Incubating) 0.9.2 released https://iotdb.apache.org/

Libraries --
 - Apache Daffodil (Incubating) 2.6.0 https://daffodil.apache.org/

Messaging --
 - Apache Qpid JMS 0.51.0 released https://qpid.apache.org/

Search --
- Apache Lucene 7.7.3 and Solr 7.7.3 released https://lucene.apache.org/

Servers --
 - Apache Tomcat Native 1.2.24 released https://tomcat.apache.org/

Web Conferencing --
 - Apache OpenMeetings 5.0.0-M4 released https://openmeetings.apache.org/

Web Framework --
 - Apache Wicket 8.8.0 released https://wicket.apache.org/


Did You Know?

 - Did you know that the following Apache projects are celebrating anniversaries this month? Many happy returns to Apache Geronimo (17 years); Tomcat (16 years); OpenJPA, POI, TomEE, Turbine (14 years); Libcloud (10 years); Giraph and ManifoldCF (9 years); Phoenix (7 years); Whimsy (6 years); Bahir, TinkerPop, Zeppelin (5 years); SystemML (4 years); Traffic Control (3 years); Dubbo (2 years) https://projects.apache.org/committees.html?date  

 - Did you know that Apache Kudu is able to sustain high levels of ingest throughput whilst delivering fantastic scan performance? https://kudu.apache.org/

 - Did you know that Kafka Summit 2020 will be virtual and free? https://events.kafka-summit.org/2020  


Apache Community Notices:

 - The Apache Software Foundation Statement on the COVID-19 Coronavirus Outbreak https://s.apache.org/COVID-19  

 - The Apache Software Foundation Celebrates 21 Years of Open Source Leadership https://s.apache.org/21stAnniversary

 - Apache Month In Review: April 2020 – overview of events that have taken place within the Apache community https://s.apache.org/Apr2020

 - The Apache Software Foundation Operations Summary: Q3 FY2020 (November 2019 - January 2020) https://s.apache.org/r6s5u  

 - "Trillions and Trillions Served", the documentary on the ASF, is in post-production. Catch the teaser at https://s.apache.org/ASF-Trillions

 - Apache in 2019 - By The Digits https://s.apache.org/Apache2019Digits

 - The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success https://s.apache.org/GhnI

 - ASF Operations Summary: Q2 FY2020 (August - October 2019) https://s.apache.org/2kv2n

 - ASF Founders look back on 20 Years of the ASF https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/entry/our-founders-look-back-on

 - Foundation Reports and Statements http://www.apache.org/foundation/reports.html

 - ApacheCon: Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998 http://s.apache.org/ApacheCon

 - "Success at Apache" focuses on the people and processes behind why the ASF "just works". https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/category/SuccessAtApache

 - Inside Infra: the new interview series with members of the ASF infrastructure team --meet Chris Thistlethwaite https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Chris

 - Please follow/like/re-tweet the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter (https://twitter.com/TheASF) and on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-apache-software-foundation

 - Do friend and follow us on the Apache Community Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/ApacheSoftwareFoundation/ and Twitter account https://twitter.com/ApacheCommunity

 - Find out how you can participate with Apache community/projects/activities --opportunities open with Apache Camel, Apache HTTP Server, and more! https://helpwanted.apache.org/

 - Are your software solutions Powered by Apache? Download & use our "Powered By" logos http://www.apache.org/foundation/press/kit/#poweredby

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Apache Month in Review: April 2020

Welcome to the latest monthly overview of events from the Apache community. Here's a summary of what happened in April:

New this month --

 - Announcing New ASF Board of Directors https://s.apache.org/Board2020  

 - ASF Statement on the COVID-19 Coronavirus Outbreak https://s.apache.org/COVID-19 

 - Notice on Apache 2020 Conferences https://s.apache.org/zgm8m  

 - Success at Apache: Welcoming Communities Strengthens the Apache Way https://s.apache.org/tcs0m 

 - Apache Month in Review: March 2020 https://s.apache.org/Mar2020


Important Dates --

 - Next Board Meeting: 20 May 2020. Board calendar and minutes http://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html 

 - CFP EXTENDED for ApacheCon North America: submissions due 1 June https://www.apachecon.com/  


Infrastructure --

Our seven-member Infrastructure team on three continents oversees our highly-reliable, distributed network under the leadership of VP Infrastructure David Nalley and Infrastructure Administrator Greg Stein. ASF Infrastructure supports 300+ Apache projects and their communities across ~200 individual machines, 1,400+ repositories, 5-6PB in traffic annually, ~75M downloads per month, and 2-3M daily emails on 2,000+ lists. ASF Infra performs 7M+ weekly checks to ensure services are available around the clock. The average uptime in April was 99.94%.


Committer Activity --

In April, 783 Apache Committers changed 4,753,944 lines of code over 14,634 commits. The Committers with the top 5 highest contributions, in order, were: Hervé Boutemy, Andrea Cosentino, Tellier Benoit, Mark Thomas, and Alex Herbert.

Project Releases and Updates --

New releases from Apache Apache Arrow (Big Data); Commons Lang and Numbers (Libraries); Directory (Servers); Druid (Big Data); Flagon (Incubating; Libraries); Flink (Big Data); Groovy (Programming Languages); HBase (Big Data); HTTP Server (Servers); Jackrabbit (Content); Kafka (Big Data); Libcloud (Cloud Computing); Lucene (Search); MyNewt (Embedded OS); NiFi (Big Data); Qpid (Messaging); Pulsar (Messaging); SAMOA (Big Data); Skywalking (Application Performance Management); Subversion (Version Control); Tika (Big Data); Tomcat (Servers); Traffic Control (Servers); Traffic Server (Servers); Tuweni (Blockchain); Wicket (Web Frameworks).

The Apache Incubator is the primary entry path for projects and codebases wishing to become part of the efforts at The Apache Software Foundation. Congratulations to Apache ShardingSphere for graduating as a Top-Level Project https://s.apache.org/315iv  . No new podlings have entered the Incubator over the past month, but we invite you to review the many projects currently in development in the Apache Incubator http://incubator.apache.org/  

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