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Friday June 26, 2020

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 26 June 2020

Farewell, June --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: 15 July 2020. Board calendar and minutes

ApacheCon™ – the ASF's official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998.
 - Notice on Apache 2020 Conferences 

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at 100%. Performance checks across 50 different service components spread over more than 250 machines in data centers around the world.

Apache Code Snapshot – this week, 917 Apache contributors changed 3,498,501 lines of code over 3,692 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Manfred Moser, Sebastian Bazley, Andrea Cosentino, Gary Gregory, and Claus Ibsen.      

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Application Performance Monitor --
 - Apache SkyWalking 8.0.1 and Nginx LUA 0.2.0 released

Big Data --
 - Apache Calcite Avatica 1.17.0 released

Build Management --
 - Apache Archiva 2.2.5 released

Libraries --
 - Apache CXF Fediz 1.5.0 released

Messaging --
 - Apache Pulsar 2.6.0 released

Servers --
 - Apache Traffic Server 8.0.8 and 7.1.11 released

Did You Know?

 - Did you know that Apache Cordova released OSX 6.0.0? 

 - Did you know that Apache Royale released the new, nifty Tour De Jewel component to demonstrate progress on pages? 

 - Did you know that the Python agent for Apache SkyWalking is in development? 

Apache Community Notices

 - "Trillions and Trillions Served" – the feature documentary on the ASF filmed onsite at ApacheCon Las Vegas and Berlin in 2019  

 - The Apache Software Foundation Statement on the COVID-19 Coronavirus Outbreak  

 - The Apache Software Foundation Celebrates 21 Years of Open Source Leadership

 - Apache Month In Review: May 2020 – overview of events that have taken place within the Apache community

 - The Apache Software Foundation Operations Summary: Q3 FY2020 (November 2019 - January 2020)  

 - "Trillions and Trillions Served", the documentary on the ASF, is in post-production. Catch the teaser at and "Apache Everywhere", the first "Trillions" "short" filmed onsite at ApacheCon Las Vegas and Berlin this past year

 - Apache in 2019 - By The Digits

 - The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success

 - ASF Operations Summary: Q2 FY2020 (August - October 2019)

 - ASF Founders look back on 20 Years of the ASF

 - Foundation Reports and Statements

 - ApacheCon: Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998

 - "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 Drew Foulks

- Did you know that Airflow Summit 2020 will be held 6-17 July online?

- Did you know that Beam Summit 2020 will be held 24-28 August online and free of charge?

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 - Find out how you can participate with Apache community/projects/activities --opportunities open with Apache Camel, Apache HTTP Server, and more!

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