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Friday July 31, 2020

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 31 July 2020

Farewell, July --we're wrapping up the month with another great week. Here are the latest updates on the Apache community's activities:

ASF Annual Report – a look back at our many achievements during the 2020 Fiscal Year
 - Press release https://s.apache.org/FY2020AnnualReport-PR
 - Full report https://s.apache.org/FY2020AnnualReport

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 https://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html

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! https://www.apachecon.com/acna2020/ 
 - Sponsorships available for ApacheCon@Home https://www.apachecon.com/acna2020/sponsors.html 

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, 414 Apache Committers changed 4,407,598 lines of code over 3,792 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Mark Miller, Andrea Cosentino, Gary Gregory, Guillaume Nodet, and Shen Yi.  

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Application Performance Monitor --
 - Apache SkyWalking CLI 0.3.0 and SkyWalking Python 0.2.0 released https://skywalking.apache.org/

Big Data --
 - Apache Arrow 1.0.0 released https://arrow.apache.org/
 - Apache Calcite 1.24.0 released https://calcite.apache.org/
 - Apache Beam 2.23.0 released https://beam.apache.org/

Content --
 - Apache Jackrabbit 2.21.3 released https://jackrabbit.apache.org/

Libraries --
 - Apache Commons Text 1.9 released https://commons.apache.org/proper/commons-text/

Messaging --
 - Apache Qpid Proton-J 0.33.6 and JMS 0.53.0 released https://qpid.apache.org/


Did You Know?

 - Did you know that there were 150TB+ in source code downloads from Apache mirrors (excludes convenience binaries) in FY2020? https://s.apache.org/FY2020AnnualReport 

 - Did you know that workflows for the Creative Commons Catalog project are powered by Apache Airflow? https://opensource.creativecommons.org/blog/entries/data-flow-API-to-DB/ 

 - Did you know that, after two years in development, Apache Cayenne v4.1 GA is now available? https://cayenne.apache.org/ 

Apache Community Notices

- Apache Month In Review: June 2020 – overview of events that have taken place within the Apache community https://s.apache.org/June2020 

- "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 https://s.apache.org/Trillions-Feature 2) "Apache Everywhere" short https://s.apache.org/ApacheEverywhere 3) "Why Apache" teaser https://s.apache.org/ASF-Trillions 4) “Apache Innovation” shorts 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

 - The Apache Software Foundation Operations Summary: Q3 FY2020 (November 2019 - January 2020) https://s.apache.org/r6s5u

 - 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 Christ 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

 - Did you know that Beam Summit 2020 will be held 24-28 August online and free of charge? https://beamsummit.org/

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