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Monday October 04, 2021

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 1 October 2021

Welcome October --we've closed September with another great week. Here are the latest updates on the Apache community's activities:

Apache Month in Review – a round-up of our Round-ups and other newsworthy bits over the past month.
 - September Month in Review https://s.apache.org/September2021 --video highlights at https://youtu.be/v3GdwUmevog

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 20 October 2021. 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.
 - Our 2021 events are complete: thanks to all speakers, sponsors, participants, and planners for their great turnout!
 - Presentations for ApacheCon Asia are available on the ASF YouTube channel. ApacheCon@Home presentations will be posted shortly.

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at 99.78%. Performance checks across 50 different service components spread over more than 250 machines in data centers around the world. View the Apache Infrastructure Uptime site to see the most recent averages.

Apache Code Snapshot – Over the past week, 298 Apache Committers changed 11,412,487 lines of code over 2,739 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Jean-Baptiste Onofré, Andi Huber, Mark Thomas, Gary Gregory, and Claus Ibsen.

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

APIs --
 - Apache APISIX 2.10.0 released

Big Data --
 - Apache Storm 2.3.0 released
 - Apache Flink 1.14.0 released

Database --
 -
Apache DB DdlUtils CVE-2021-41616: 1.0 readobject vulnerability

Integration --
 - Apache Camel 3.12.0 released

Libraries --
 - Apache Log4cxx 0.12.1 released

Mail --
 - Apache James MIME4J 0.8.6 released

Messaging --
 - Apache Qpid JMS 1.2.0 released

Observability --
 - Apache SkyWalking 8.8.0 and 8.8.1 released

Search --
 - Apache Lucene 8.10.0 released
 - Apache Solr 8.10.0 released

Servers --
 - Apache HttpComponents Core 5.1.2 GA released


Did You Know?

 - Did you know that the following Apache Projects are celebrating Top-level Project (TLP) anniversaries this month? Congratulations to the Apache Incubator (19 years); Xalan and XML Graphics (17 years); MINA and Velocity (15 years); PDFBox (12 years); Thrift (11 years); JMeter (10 years); Cordova, Isis, and OpenOffice (9 years); jclouds (8 years); Calcite (6 years); Juneau and Kibble (4 years); Joshua and ServiceComb (3 years); SINGA and Submarine (2 years); Ozone (1 year)! https://projects.apache.org/committees.html?date

 - Did you know that the latest Feathercast interview features Apache NLPCraft (incubating)?

 - Did you know that Druid Summit will be held 9-10 November 2021?

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] 

 - ASF Annual Report: FY2021 -- Press release and Report (PDF)

 - The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success 

 - Foundation Reports and Statements

 - Presentations from ApacheCon Asia are available on YouTube

 - "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 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
    Gavin McDonald Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Gavin and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Gavin2
    Andrew Wetmore Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Andrew and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Andrew2
    Chris Lambertus Part I  https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-ChrisL  and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-ChrisL2

 - Follow the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter and The ASF page LinkedIn

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