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Friday October 23, 2020

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 23 October 2020

And it's Friday! Let's take a look at what the Apache community has been up to over the past week:

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - The Apache Software Foundation Operations Summary: Q1 FY2021 (May - July 2020) https://s.apache.org/2mefr
 - Next Board Meeting: 18 November 2020. 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.
 - All sessions, including Plenaries and Keynotes from ApacheCon@Home are available https://www.youtube.com/c/TheApacheFoundation/ 

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, 380 Apache Committers changed 2,506,459 lines of code over 3,325 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Andrea Cosentino, Claus Ibsen, Andi Huber, Łukasz Dywicki, and Mark Miller.    

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data --
 - Apache Druid 0.20.0 released https://druid.apache.org/
 - Apache Kylin 3.1.1 released https://kylin.apache.org/
 - Apache Arrow 2.0.0 released https://arrow.apache.org/
 - Apache NiFi Registry 0.8.0 released https://nifi.apache.org/registry.html
 - Apache BookKeeper 4.11.1 released http://bookkeeper.apache.org
 - Apache Hadoop CVE-2018-11764 Privilege escalation in web endpoint https://s.apache.org/jjdpq

Blockchain --
 - Apache Tuweni (Incubating) 1.2.0 released https://tuweni.apache.org/

Content --
  - Apache Jackrabbit 2.21.4 released https://jackrabbit.apache.org/

Integration --
 - Apache Camel 3.6.0 released https://camel.apache.org/

Library --
 - Apache XMLBeans 4.0.0 released  https://xmlbeans.apache.org/
 - Apache Commons Net 3.7.2 released https://commons.apache.org/proper/commons-net/

Messaging --
 - Apache Qpid Broker J 7.1.10 and J 8.0.2 released https://qpid.apache.org/


Did You Know?

- Did you know that the ASF Infrastructure team have added more self-serve features to .asf.yaml? https://blogs.apache.org/infra/entry/even-more-github-features-added

- Did you know that Salesforce uses Apache Druid as their real-time analytical database to store application performance metrics extracted from billions to trillions of log lines per day? http://druid.apache.org/ 

- Did you know that the Apache OFBiz community is deliberating deployment on AWS production environments? http://s.apache.org/yvu54

Apache Community Notices

- Apache Month In Review: September 2020 https://s.apache.org/Sep2020

- 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 Software Foundation Statement on the COVID-19 Coronavirus Outbreak https://s.apache.org/COVID-19  

 - The Apache Software Foundation Celebrates 21 Years of Open Source Leadership https://s.apache.org/21stAnniversary

 - Apache in 2019 - By The Digits https://s.apache.org/Apache2019Digits

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

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

 - "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

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