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Friday May 14, 2021

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 14 May 2021

Hello, Friday --let's take a look at the Apache community's activities from the past week:

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 19 May 2021. Board calendar and minutes

ApacheCon™ – the ASF's official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998. Two events held in 2021 are: ApacheCon Asia (6-8 August) and ApacheCon@Home (21-23 September).
 - Register today for both ApacheCons
 - Sponsor ApacheCon

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at 100.00%. 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, 358 Apache Committers changed 1,048,796 lines of code over 3,149 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Dan Haywood, Andrea Cosentino, Tilman Hausherr, Haonan Hou, and Claus Ibsen.          

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

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

Content --
 - Apache UIMA uimaFIT 3.2.0 released

Libraries --
 - Apache Log4cxx 0.12.0 released

Messaging --
 - Apache ActiveMQ 5.15.15, 5.16.2 released

Observability --
 - Apache SkyWalking Kong 0.1.1 released

Servers --
 - Apache HttpComponents Client 5.1 GA released
 - Apache Tomcat 8.5.66, 9.0.46, 10.0.6 released

Web Frameworks --
 - Apache MyFaces Core 2.0.25 released

Did You Know?

- Did you know that those interested in Big Data scheduling and distributed data sharding can join the joint Apache DolphinScheduler - ShardingSphere Global *Online* co-MeetUp tomorrow --Saturday, 15 May 2-5PM PT (UTC -7)? Participation is FREE and open to all 

- Did you know that the Apache CloudStack community will be holding the European CloudStack User Group virtually on 27 May? More information and registration is available at

- Did you know that Apache APISIX, CarbonData, DolphinScheduler, Dubbo, ECharts, EventMesh (Incubating), IoTDB, Pulsar, RocketMQ, ShardingSphere, SkyWalking, and the Apache Local Community/Beijing are all mentoring communities for the Summer 2021 of Open Source Promotion Plan?

Apache Community Notices

- The Apache Month in Review: April 2021 and video highlights

- The Apache® Software Foundation Celebrates 22 Years of Open Source Leadership – world’s largest Open Source foundation advances community-led innovation "The Apache Way"

- The Apache Software Foundation Operations Summary: Q3 FY2021 (November 2020 - January 2021) + Video highlights

- Apache in 2020 - By The Digits + Video highlights

- ASF Security Report 2020 + Video highlights

- ASF FY2020 Annual Report

- "Trillions and Trillions Served" documentary on the ASF: 1) full feature 2) "Apache Everywhere" 3) "Why Apache" 4) “Apache Innovation” 

 - The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success

 - Foundation Reports and Statements

 - All presentations from ApacheCon@Home are available at 

 - "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
    Drew Foulks
    Greg Stein Part I
      ...Part II and Part III
    Daniel Gruno Part I and Part II
    Gavin McDonald Part I and Part II
    Andrew Wetmore Part I and Part II
    Chris Lambertus Part I  and Part II

 - ASF Targeted Sponsor Manning Publications is offering special deals on the latest books on Apache Airflow, Pulsar, Spark, and Thrift, among other titles and eBooks

 - Follow the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter ( and on LinkedIn at

 - Follow the Apache Community on Facebook and Twitter

 - Are your software solutions Powered by Apache? Download & use our "Powered By" logos

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