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Tuesday June 01, 2021

Apache Month in Review: May 2021

Welcome to the latest monthly overview of events from the Apache community. Here's a summary of what happened in May (video highlights available at ):

New this month --

 - The Apache Attic provides process and solutions when an Apache project has reached its end of life. Apache Trafodion has retired

 - Apache Month in Review: April 2021 + Video highlights

Important Dates --

 - Next Board Meeting: 16 June 2021. Board calendar and minutes

 - ApacheCon™ --the ASF's official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998-- will be held twice in 2021:
   --ApacheCon Asia - 6-8 August
   --ApacheCon@Home - 21-23 September
  Registration and sponsorship opportunities for both events available at

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 May was 99.95%.

Committer Activity --

In May, 699 Apache Committers changed 6,744,402 lines of code over 13,427 commits. The Committers with the top 5 highest contributions, in order, were: Jean-Baptiste OnofrĂ©, Andrea Cosentino, Mark Thomas, Albumen Kevin, and Daniel Haywood.  

Project Releases and Updates --

New releases from Apache ActiveMQ (Messaging); Airflow (Big Data); Allura (Content); APISIX (API); Calcite (Big Data); Camel (Integration); Daffodil (Libraries); Fineract (FinTech); Flink (Big Data); HttpComponents (Servers); Jackrabbit (Content); Kafka (Big Data); Karaf (Application Servers/Middleware); Log4cxx (Libraries); MyFaces (Web Frameworks); OpenOffice (Content); Pulsar (Messaging); Qpid (Messaging); Skywalking (Application Performance Management); Tomcat (Servers); UIMA (Content).

The Apache Incubator is the primary entry path for projects wishing to become an official part of the ASF. New to the Apache Incubator in May is ShenYu, a Microservices API gateway. We invite you to review the many projects currently in development in the Apache Incubator, including recent additions in the advertising, Big Data, geospatial, machine learning, messaging, natural language understanding, orchestration, and scheduling categories .

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