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Friday August 06, 2021

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 6 August 2021

Welcome, August --we're opening the month with another great week. Here's what the Apache community has been up to:

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

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 18 August 2021. Board calendar and minutes

ApacheCon™ – the ASF's official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998. ApacheCon Asia (6-8 August) and ApacheCon@Home (21-23 September) are being held online and free-of-charge:
 - LIVE: ApacheCon Asia
    -- Learn more about ApacheCon Asia from Sheng Wu and Willem Jiang at
 - 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, 305 Apache Committers changed 1,999,558 lines of code over 3,149 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Bertrand Delacretaz, Alex Herbert, Tellier Benoit, Claus Ibsen, and Jarek Potiuk.       

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data --
 - The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® Pinot™ as a Top-Level Project

Databases --
 - Apache Geode 1.13.4 released

Integration --
 - Apache Camel 3.11.1 released

Libraries --
 - Apache Commons CSV 1.9.0 released
 - Apache Commons DBCP 2.9.0 released

Did You Know?

- Did you know that the following Apache Projects are celebrating anniversaries in August? Three cheers to jUDDI (11 years); Any23, Lucene.Net, Oozie (9 years); Ignite, Serf, Usergrid (6 years); HAWQ (3 years).

- Did you know that the presentations from the Airflow Summit 2021 are now online?

- Did you know that you can learn the latest on Apache TVM (incubating) in their monthly community report?

Apache Community Notices

- 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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