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Friday October 30, 2020

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 30 October 2020

Farewell, October --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.
 - 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.
 - ApacheCon@Home was a success https://s.apache.org/d3stb All sessions now online at 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 100%. 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, 391 Apache Committers changed 3,264,512 lines of code over 3,468 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Robert Scholte, Andrea Cosentino, Gary Gregory, Mykola Bodnar, and Kaxil Naik.  

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

API --
 - Apache APISIX 2.0 released https://apisix.apache.org/

Application Performance Monitor --
 - Apache SkyWalking Nginx LUA 0.3.0 released https://skywalking.apache.org/

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

Data Management Platform --
 - Apache Ignite 2.9.0 released http://ignite.apache.org/

IoT --
 - Apache StreamPipes (Incubating) 0.67.0 released https://streampipes.apache.org/

Did You Know?

- Did you know that Oak Ridge National Laboratory uses Apache Spark and Parquet to solve high-performance computing solutions on some of the world's fastest supercomputers? https://youtu.be/b5fpiDzScRU 

- Did you know that Orange's media center is powered by Apache Wicket? http://wicket.apache.org/

- Did you know that "Success at Apache" features the personal and project perspectives on the people and processes behind why Apache "just works"? Contributions accepted by all ASF Committers! https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/category/SuccessAtApache

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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