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Friday September 10, 2021

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 10 September 2021

We're wrapping up another great week with the following activities from the Apache community:

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

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 all about ApacheCon with Rich Bowen and Swapnil M Mane
 - 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, 326 Apache Committers changed 9,187,985 lines of code over 2,985 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Harikrishna Patnala, Andi Huber, Yann Ylavic, Andrea Cosentino, and Benoit Tellier.     

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

APIs --
 - Apache APISIX Go Plugin Runner 0.2.0 released

Application Servers --
 - Apache Geronimo Arthur 1.0.3 released

Databases --
 - Apache Geode 1.14.0 released

Content --
 - Apache Jackrabbit 2.14.10 released

Programming Languages --
 - Apache Groovy 2.5.15, 3.0.9, and 4.0.0-beta-1 released

Workflow --
 - Apache DolphinScheduler 1.3.8 released
 - Apache Airflow CVE-2021-38540: Variable Import endpoint missed authentication check

Did You Know?

 - Did you know that ByteDance uses Apache Hudi to build exabyte-scale data lakes for services such as TikTok?

 - Did you know that the Netherlands and Japan Pulsar MeetUp groups are having meetups in September?

 - Did you know that Kafka Summit will be held online and free of charge 14-15 September?

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 Month in Review: August 2021

 - 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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