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Friday July 17, 2020

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 17 July 2020

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

"Trillions and Trillions Served" – the feature documentary on the ASF filmed onsite at ApacheCon Las Vegas and Berlin in 2019
 - Watch “Apache Innovation”, the fourth and final segment of the series

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 19 August 2020. Board calendar and minutes

ApacheCon™ – the ASF's official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998.
 - Registration is OPEN (and free) for ApacheCon@Home taking place online 29 September - 1 October. Join us! 
 - Sponsorships available for ApacheCon@Home 

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at 99.88%. Performance checks across 50 different service components spread over more than 250 machines in data centers around the world.

Apache Code Snapshot – Over the past week, 405 Apache Committers changed 3,321,417 lines of code over 3,483 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Mark Miller, Shad Storhaug, Andi Huber, Andrea Cosentino, and Gary Gregory.  

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

API --
 - The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® APISIX™ as a Top-Level Project

Big Data --
 - Apache HBase 2.3.0 released

Blockchain --
 - Apache Tuweni (Incubating) 1.1.0 released

Content --
 - Apache Jackrabbit Oak 1.32.0 released

Enterprise Processes Automation / ERP --
 - Apache OFBiz 17.12.04 released

Libraries --
 - Apache Annotator (Incubating) 0.1.0 released
 - Apache BVal 2.0.4 released
 - Apache Daffodil (Incubating) 2.7.0

Machine Learning --
 - Apache TVM (Incubating) 0.6.1 released

Messaging --
 - Apache Curator 5.1.0 released

Web Frameworks --
 - The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® Wicket™ v9
 - Apache Wicket 8.9.0 released
 - Apache MyFaces Core 2.2.13 released

Did You Know?

 - Did you know that, as the world's largest Open Source foundation, the ASF is 7,800 Committers strong? 

 - Did you know that the "Trillions and Trillions Served" feature documentary is now available with Chinese subtitles? 

 - Did you know that your employer can join companies such as American Express, Bloomberg, IBM, and Microsoft in matching contributions and volunteer hours made by their employees? ?

Apache Community Notices

 - "Trillions and Trillions Served" – the documentary on the ASF filmed onsite at ApacheCon Las Vegas and Berlin in 2019 have been released: 1) full feature 2) "Apache Everywhere" short 3) "Why Apache" teaser 4) “Apache Innovation” shorts 

 - Apache Month In Review: June 2020 – overview of events that have taken place within the Apache community

 - The Apache Software Foundation Statement on the COVID-19 Coronavirus Outbreak 

 - The Apache Software Foundation Celebrates 21 Years of Open Source Leadership

 - The Apache Software Foundation Operations Summary: Q3 FY2020 (November 2019 - January 2020)

 - Apache in 2019 - By The Digits

 - The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success

 - Foundation Reports and Statements

 - "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 Christ Thistlethwaite | Drew Foulks | Greg Stein Part I and Part II 

 - Did you know that Beam Summit 2020 will be held 24-28 August online and free of charge?

 - Please follow/like/re-tweet the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter ( and on LinkedIn at

 - Do friend and follow us on the Apache Community Facebook page and Twitter account

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