The Apache Software Foundation Blog

Thursday October 01, 2020

Apache Month in Review: September 2020

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

New this month --

 - ApacheCon™ – the ASF's official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998.
  -- ApacheCon @Home 2020: all 2020 events have been combined and held online (free of charge!) 29 September - 1 October 2020
   -- The Apache® Software Foundation Welcomes its Global Community Online at ApacheCon@Home 
   -- ApacheCon 2020 features Natural Language Processing for Electronic Medical Records in dedicated track on Apache cTAKES

 - "Inside Infra" – a new interview series with members of the ASF Infrastructure team
   -- Meet Daniel Gruno --Part I

 - Apache Month in Review: August 2020

Important Dates --

 - Next Board Meeting: 21 October 2020. Board calendar and minutes

 - ApacheCon @Home 29 September - 1 October 2020

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 September was 100%.

Committer Activity --

In September, 808 Apache Committers changed 10,547,457 lines of code over 15,444 commits. The Committers with the top 5 highest contributions, in order, were: Andrea Cosentino, Mark Miller, Mark Thomas, Claus Ibsen, and Jean-Baptiste Onofré.

Project Releases and Updates --

New releases from Apache Accumulo (Big Data); Beam (Big Data); Commons Codec (Libraries); Commons Daemon (Libraries); Commons IO (Libraries); CouchDB (Big Data); Fineract (FinTech); Flink (Big Data);  Geode (Database); HttpComponents Core (Servers); IoTDB (IoT); Jackrabbit (Content); Kudu (Big Data); Kylin (Big Data); Libcloud (Cloud Computing); Lucene (Search); MyFaces (Web Frameworks); NetBeans (Integrated Development Environment); Oak (Content); OpenMeetings (Web Conferencing); OpenJPA (Libraries); OpenWebBeans (Libraries);Proton (Messaging); Ranger (Big Data); Qpid Dispatch (Messaging); Qpid Broker (Messaging); Solr (Search); Syncope (Identity Management); Tomcat (Servers); ZooKeeper (Databases).

The Apache Incubator is the primary entry path for projects we invite you to review the many projects currently in development in the Apache Incubator . New releases from incubating podlings include: Apache MXNet (Incubating; Libraries). Congratulations to Apache IoTDB™, which graduated as a Top-Level Project this month

# # #

To see our Weekly News Round-ups, visit and click on the calendar in the upper-right side (published every Friday) or hop directly to . For real-time updates, sign up for Apache-related news by sending mail to and follow @TheASF on Twitter. We appreciate your support!



Hot Blogs (today's hits)

Tag Cloud