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Friday May 28, 2021

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 28 May 2021

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: 16 June 2021. 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. Two events held in 2021 are: ApacheCon Asia (6-8 August) and ApacheCon@Home (21-23 September).
 - Registration is open for both ApacheCons https://www.apachecon.com/
 - Sponsor ApacheCon https://www.apachecon.com/acah2021/2021_ApacheCon_prospectus.pdf

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at 99.86%. 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 – Over the past week, 372 Apache Committers changed 2,873,998 lines of code over 3,580 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Mark Thomas, Jean-Baptiste Onofré, Andrea Cosentino, Albumen Kevin, and Hugh Miles.             

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

APIs --
 - Apache APISIX 2.6 released https://apisix.apache.org/

FinTech --
 - Apache Fineract 1.5.0 released http://fineract.apache.org/

Messaging --
 - Apache Qpid JMS 0.59.0 and 1.0.0 released https://qpid.apache.org/
 - Apache Pulsar 2.7.2 released https://pulsar.apache.org/

Did You Know?

- Did you know that Apache Cassandra powers thousands of nodes, petabytes of data, and tens of millions of queries per second across Instagram's five data centers? https://cassandra.apache.org/

- Did you know that Apache NLPCraft (incubating) now supports the new Intent Definition Language (IDL)? https://nlpcraft.apache.org/

- Did you know that Apache Pinot (incubating) now offers geospatial support? http://pinot.apache.org/


Apache Community Notices

- The Apache Month in Review: April 2021 https://s.apache.org/Apr2021 and video highlights https://youtu.be/EOA1L1PjCYg

- The Apache® Software Foundation Celebrates 22 Years of Open Source Leadership – world’s largest Open Source foundation advances community-led innovation "The Apache Way" https://s.apache.org/22ndAnniversay

- The Apache Software Foundation Operations Summary: Q3 FY2021 (November 2020 - January 2021) https://s.apache.org/Q3FY2021 + Video highlights https://youtu.be/S6FWqAuA_8M

- Apache in 2020 - By The Digits https://s.apache.org/Apache2020Digits + Video highlights https://s.apache.org/Apache2020Digits-vid

- ASF Security Report 2020 https://s.apache.org/SecurityReport2020 + Video highlights https://youtu.be/Z7yudar_da0

- ASF FY2020 Annual Report https://s.apache.org/FY2020AnnualReport

- "Trillions and Trillions Served" documentary on the ASF: 1) full feature https://s.apache.org/Trillions-Feature 2) "Apache Everywhere" https://s.apache.org/ApacheEverywhere 3) "Why Apache" https://s.apache.org/ASF-Trillions 4) “Apache Innovation” https://s.apache.org/ApacheInnovation 

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

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

 - All presentations from ApacheCon@Home are available at https://www.youtube.com/c/TheApacheFoundation/ 

 - "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
    Drew Foulks https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Drew
    Greg Stein Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg
      ...Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg2 and Part III https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg3
    Daniel Gruno Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Daniel1 and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Daniel2
    Gavin McDonald Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Gavin and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Gavin2
    Andrew Wetmore Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Andrew and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Andrew2
    Chris Lambertus Part I  https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-ChrisL  and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-ChrisL2

 - 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 https://deals.manning.com/the-latest-apache-innovations/

 - Follow 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

 - Follow the Apache Community on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ApacheSoftwareFoundation/ and Twitter https://twitter.com/ApacheCommunity

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Friday May 21, 2021

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 21 May 2021

Welcome, Friday --the Apache community has had another great week. Let's review what's going on:

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 https://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html

ApacheCon™ – the ASF's official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998. Two events held in 2021 are: ApacheCon Asia (6-8 August) and ApacheCon@Home (21-23 September).
 - Registration is open for both ApacheCons https://www.apachecon.com/
 - Sponsor ApacheCon https://www.apachecon.com/acah2021/2021_ApacheCon_prospectus.pdf

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. http://www.apache.org/uptime/

Apache Code Snapshot – Over the past week, 359 Apache Committers changed 1,198,596 lines of code over 3,072 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Tellier Benoit, Hugh Miles, Andrea Cosentino, Claus Ibsen, and Mark Thomas.             

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Application Servers/Middleware --
 - Apache Karaf runtime 4.3.2 released https://karaf.apache.org/

Big Data --
 - Apache Calcite Avatica 1.18.0 released https://calcite.apache.org/
 - Apache Kafka 2.7.1 released https://kafka.apache.org/

Content --
 - Apache Allura 1.13.0 released https://allura.apache.org/
 - Apache UIMA Ruta 3.1.0 released https://uima.apache.org/

Libraries --
 - Apache Daffodil 3.1.0 https://daffodil.apache.org/

Messaging --
 - Apache Qpid Dispatch 1.16.0 released https://qpid.apache.org/

Observability --
 - Apache SkyWalking Client JS 0.5.1 released https://skywalking.apache.org/

Did You Know?

- Did you know that Ignite Summit kicks off next week? Join the Apache Ignite community online on 25 May https://ignite-summit.org/

- Did you know that Berlin Buzzwords features dozens of Apache Projects in data scalability, search, storage, and streaming? Presentations by many members of Apache Projects, PMCs, and communites. This year's event will be taking place online 14-17 June https://2021.berlinbuzzwords.de/

- Did you know that the Tuvalu Vodafone Web app is powered by Apache Wicket? http://wicket.apache.org/


Apache Community Notices

- The Apache Month in Review: April 2021 https://s.apache.org/Apr2021 and video highlights https://youtu.be/EOA1L1PjCYg

- The Apache® Software Foundation Celebrates 22 Years of Open Source Leadership – world’s largest Open Source foundation advances community-led innovation "The Apache Way" https://s.apache.org/22ndAnniversay

- The Apache Software Foundation Operations Summary: Q3 FY2021 (November 2020 - January 2021) https://s.apache.org/Q3FY2021 + Video highlights https://youtu.be/S6FWqAuA_8M

- Apache in 2020 - By The Digits https://s.apache.org/Apache2020Digits + Video highlights https://s.apache.org/Apache2020Digits-vid

- ASF Security Report 2020 https://s.apache.org/SecurityReport2020 + Video highlights https://youtu.be/Z7yudar_da0

- ASF FY2020 Annual Report https://s.apache.org/FY2020AnnualReport

- "Trillions and Trillions Served" documentary on the ASF: 1) full feature https://s.apache.org/Trillions-Feature 2) "Apache Everywhere" https://s.apache.org/ApacheEverywhere 3) "Why Apache" https://s.apache.org/ASF-Trillions 4) “Apache Innovation” https://s.apache.org/ApacheInnovation 

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

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

 - All presentations from ApacheCon@Home are available at https://www.youtube.com/c/TheApacheFoundation/ 

 - "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
    Drew Foulks https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Drew
    Greg Stein Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg
      ...Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg2 and Part III https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg3
    Daniel Gruno Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Daniel1 and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Daniel2
    Gavin McDonald Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Gavin and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Gavin2
    Andrew Wetmore Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Andrew and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Andrew2
    Chris Lambertus Part I  https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-ChrisL  and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-ChrisL2

 - 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 https://deals.manning.com/the-latest-apache-innovations/

 - Follow 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

 - Follow the Apache Community on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ApacheSoftwareFoundation/ and Twitter https://twitter.com/ApacheCommunity

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Friday May 14, 2021

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 14 May 2021

Hello, Friday --let's take a look at the Apache community's activities from 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: 19 May 2021. 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. Two events held in 2021 are: ApacheCon Asia (6-8 August) and ApacheCon@Home (21-23 September).
 - Register today for both ApacheCons https://www.apachecon.com/
 - Sponsor ApacheCon https://www.apachecon.com/acah2021/2021_ApacheCon_prospectus.pdf

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. http://www.apache.org/uptime/

Apache Code Snapshot – Over the past week, 358 Apache Committers changed 1,048,796 lines of code over 3,149 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Dan Haywood, Andrea Cosentino, Tilman Hausherr, Haonan Hou, and Claus Ibsen.          

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Apache Attic --provides process and solutions when an Apache project has reached its end of life. http://attic.apache.org/
 - Apache Trafodion is now retired https://s.apache.org/57y49

Content --
 - Apache UIMA uimaFIT 3.2.0 released https://uima.apache.org/

Libraries --
 - Apache Log4cxx 0.12.0 released https://logging.apache.org/

Messaging --
 - Apache ActiveMQ 5.15.15, 5.16.2 released https://activemq.apache.org/

Observability --
 - Apache SkyWalking Kong 0.1.1 released https://skywalking.apache.org/

Servers --
 - Apache HttpComponents Client 5.1 GA released https://hc.apache.org/
 - Apache Tomcat 8.5.66, 9.0.46, 10.0.6 released https://tomcat.apache.org/

Web Frameworks --
 - Apache MyFaces Core 2.0.25 released http://myfaces.apache.org/


Did You Know?

- Did you know that those interested in Big Data scheduling and distributed data sharding can join the joint Apache DolphinScheduler - ShardingSphere Global *Online* co-MeetUp tomorrow --Saturday, 15 May 2-5PM PT (UTC -7)? Participation is FREE and open to all https://meetup.com/dolphinscheduler/events/277413098/ 

- Did you know that the Apache CloudStack community will be holding the European CloudStack User Group virtually on 27 May? More information and registration is available at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/3916172600434/WN_-zsXhTq_Ttu1Ktz82my06Q

- Did you know that Apache APISIX, CarbonData, DolphinScheduler, Dubbo, ECharts, EventMesh (Incubating), IoTDB, Pulsar, RocketMQ, ShardingSphere, SkyWalking, and the Apache Local Community/Beijing are all mentoring communities for the Summer 2021 of Open Source Promotion Plan? https://summer.iscas.ac.cn/help/en/


Apache Community Notices

- The Apache Month in Review: April 2021 https://s.apache.org/Apr2021 and video highlights https://youtu.be/EOA1L1PjCYg

- The Apache® Software Foundation Celebrates 22 Years of Open Source Leadership – world’s largest Open Source foundation advances community-led innovation "The Apache Way" https://s.apache.org/22ndAnniversay

- The Apache Software Foundation Operations Summary: Q3 FY2021 (November 2020 - January 2021) https://s.apache.org/Q3FY2021 + Video highlights https://youtu.be/S6FWqAuA_8M

- Apache in 2020 - By The Digits https://s.apache.org/Apache2020Digits + Video highlights https://s.apache.org/Apache2020Digits-vid

- ASF Security Report 2020 https://s.apache.org/SecurityReport2020 + Video highlights https://youtu.be/Z7yudar_da0

- ASF FY2020 Annual Report https://s.apache.org/FY2020AnnualReport

- "Trillions and Trillions Served" documentary on the ASF: 1) full feature https://s.apache.org/Trillions-Feature 2) "Apache Everywhere" https://s.apache.org/ApacheEverywhere 3) "Why Apache" https://s.apache.org/ASF-Trillions 4) “Apache Innovation” https://s.apache.org/ApacheInnovation 

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

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

 - All presentations from ApacheCon@Home are available at https://www.youtube.com/c/TheApacheFoundation/ 

 - "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
    Drew Foulks https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Drew
    Greg Stein Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg
      ...Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg2 and Part III https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg3
    Daniel Gruno Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Daniel1 and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Daniel2
    Gavin McDonald Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Gavin and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Gavin2
    Andrew Wetmore Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Andrew and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Andrew2
    Chris Lambertus Part I  https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-ChrisL  and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-ChrisL2

 - 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 https://deals.manning.com/the-latest-apache-innovations/

 - Follow 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

 - Follow the Apache Community on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ApacheSoftwareFoundation/ and Twitter https://twitter.com/ApacheCommunity

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Friday May 07, 2021

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 7 May 2021

Welcome, May --we're opening the month with another great week. Here's what the Apache community has 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: 19 May 2021. 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. Two events held in 2021 are: ApacheCon Asia (6-8 August) and ApacheCon@Home (21-23 September).
 - Registration is open for both ApacheCons https://www.apachecon.com/
 - Sponsorships available https://www.apachecon.com/acah2021/2021_ApacheCon_prospectus.pdf

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at 99.95%. 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 – Over the past week, 339 Apache Committers changed 1,251,406 lines of code over 2,937 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Jean-Baptiste Onofré, Tilman Hausherr, Andrea Cosentino, Claus Ibsen, and Sylwester Lachiewicz.         

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data --
 - Apache Flink 1.13.0 released https://flink.apache.org/

Content --
 - Media Alert: Apache OpenOffice Recommends upgrade to v4.1.10 to mitigate legacy vulnerability https://s.apache.org/4gj2y
 - Apache OpenOffice 4.1.10 released https://www.openoffice.org/
 - Apache UIMA Java SDK 3.2.0 released https://uima.apache.org/
 - Apache Jackrabbit 2.12 retired http://jackrabbit.apache.org/

Integration --
 - Apache Camel 3.7.4 released https://camel.apache.org/

Servers --
 - Apache HttpComponents Core 5.1.1 GA released https://hc.apache.org/

Workflow --
 - Apache Airflow
 CVE-2021-28359: Apache Airflow Reflected XSS via Origin Query Argument in URL https://s.apache.org/f5bfx

Did You Know?

- Did you know that the following Apache projects are celebrating anniversaries this week? Many happy returns to Geronimo (17 years); Tomcat (16 years); OpenJPA, POI, TomEE, and Turbine (14 years); Libcloud (10 years); Giraph and ManifoldCF (9 years); Phoenix (7 years); Whimsy (6 years); Bahir, TinkerPop, and Zeppelin (5 years); SystemDS (4 years); Dubbo (2 years); Hudi and Iceberg (1 year). https://projects.apache.org/committees.html?date

- Did you know that eBay uses Apache Flink to power Big Data streaming for its recommendation engine in real-time? https://flink.apache.org/

- Did you know that Norwegian business management solutions provider Visma powers its Enterprise Suite to serve more than 1 Million customers and 12,500+ employees using Apache Wicket? http://wicket.apache.org/

Apache Community Notices

- The Apache Month in Review: April 2021 https://s.apache.org/Apr2021 and video highlights https://youtu.be/EOA1L1PjCYg

- The Apache® Software Foundation Celebrates 22 Years of Open Source Leadership – world’s largest Open Source foundation advances community-led innovation "The Apache Way" https://s.apache.org/22ndAnniversay

- The Apache Software Foundation Operations Summary: Q3 FY2021 (November 2020 - January 2021) https://s.apache.org/Q3FY2021 + Video highlights https://youtu.be/S6FWqAuA_8M

- Apache in 2020 - By The Digits https://s.apache.org/Apache2020Digits + Video highlights https://s.apache.org/Apache2020Digits-vid

- ASF Security Report 2020 https://s.apache.org/SecurityReport2020 + Video highlights https://youtu.be/Z7yudar_da0

- ASF FY2020 Annual Report https://s.apache.org/FY2020AnnualReport

- "Trillions and Trillions Served" documentary on the ASF: 1) full feature https://s.apache.org/Trillions-Feature 2) "Apache Everywhere" https://s.apache.org/ApacheEverywhere 3) "Why Apache" https://s.apache.org/ASF-Trillions 4) “Apache Innovation” https://s.apache.org/ApacheInnovation 

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

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

 - All presentations from ApacheCon@Home are available at https://www.youtube.com/c/TheApacheFoundation/ 

 - "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
    Drew Foulks https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Drew
    Greg Stein Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg
      ...Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg2 and Part III https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg3
    Daniel Gruno Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Daniel1 and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Daniel2
    Gavin McDonald Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Gavin and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Gavin2
    Andrew Wetmore Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Andrew and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Andrew2
    Chris Lambertus Part I  https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-ChrisL  and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-ChrisL2

 - 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 https://deals.manning.com/the-latest-apache-innovations/

 - Follow 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

 - Follow the Apache Community on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ApacheSoftwareFoundation/ and Twitter https://twitter.com/ApacheCommunity

 - 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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Saturday May 01, 2021

Apache Month in Review: April 2021

Welcome to the latest monthly overview of events from the Apache community. Here's a summary of what happened in April (video highlights available at https://youtu.be/EOA1L1PjCYg ):

New this month --

 - The Apache Software Foundation Welcomes 40 New Members https://s.apache.org/2021NewMembers

 - ApacheCon™ (the ASF's official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998) will be held twice in 2021: ApacheCon Asia (6-8 August) and ApacheCon@Home (21-23 September). Registration and sponsorship opportunities at https://www.apachecon.com/ --CFP closes 3 May!

 - New Sponsor Success at Apache post (the blog series that focuses on the people and processes behind why the ASF "just works", featuring insights and experiences from the perspective of select ASF Sponsors): "The Fork" by Wei Zhou https://s.apache.org/snobd

 - The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® DolphinScheduler™ as a Top-Level Project https://s.apache.org/yavpt

 - The Apache Attic provides process and solutions when an Apache project has reached its end of life. 19 Apache projects --Apex, Aurora, Chukwa, Crunch, DRAT, Eagle, Forrest, Hama, Labs, Lens, Marmotta, Metron, Open Climate Workbench, PredictionIO, Sentry, Stanbol, Tajo, Twill, and VXQuery-- have retired in April http://attic.apache.org/

 - Apache Month in Review: March 2021 https://s.apache.org/Mar2021 + Video highlights https://youtu.be/wq2HXN4z9W0


Important Dates --

 - CFP closes for ApacheCon Asia and ApacheCon@Home: 3 May 2021 https://www.apachecon.com/ 

 - Next Board Meeting: 19 May 2021. Board calendar and minutes http://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html


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 March was 99.95%. http://www.apache.org/uptime/

Committer Activity --

In April, 738 Apache Committers changed 8,108,869 lines of code over 13,898 commits. The Committers with the top 5 highest contributions, in order, were: Andrea Cosentino, Mark Thomas, Shad Storhaug, Sebastian Rühl, and Stephen Mallette.  

Project Releases and Updates --

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The Apache Incubator is the primary entry path for projects wishing to become an official part of the ASF. We invite you to review the many projects currently in development in the Apache Incubator, including recent additions in the advertising, Big Data, geospatial, machine learning, messaging, natural language understanding, orchestration, and scheduling categories http://incubator.apache.org/ .

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