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Friday May 21, 2021

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 21 May 2021

Welcome, Friday --the Apache community has had another great week. Let's review what's going on:

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 16 June 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. Two events held in 2021 are: ApacheCon Asia (6-8 August) and ApacheCon@Home (21-23 September).
 - Registration is open for both ApacheCons https://www.apachecon.com/
 - Sponsor ApacheCon https://www.apachecon.com/acah2021/2021_ApacheCon_prospectus.pdf

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. http://www.apache.org/uptime/

Apache Code Snapshot – Over the past week, 359 Apache Committers changed 1,198,596 lines of code over 3,072 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Tellier Benoit, Hugh Miles, Andrea Cosentino, Claus Ibsen, and Mark Thomas.             

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Application Servers/Middleware --
 - Apache Karaf runtime 4.3.2 released https://karaf.apache.org/

Big Data --
 - Apache Calcite Avatica 1.18.0 released https://calcite.apache.org/
 - Apache Kafka 2.7.1 released https://kafka.apache.org/

Content --
 - Apache Allura 1.13.0 released https://allura.apache.org/
 - Apache UIMA Ruta 3.1.0 released https://uima.apache.org/

Libraries --
 - Apache Daffodil 3.1.0 https://daffodil.apache.org/

Messaging --
 - Apache Qpid Dispatch 1.16.0 released https://qpid.apache.org/

Observability --
 - Apache SkyWalking Client JS 0.5.1 released https://skywalking.apache.org/

Did You Know?

- Did you know that Ignite Summit kicks off next week? Join the Apache Ignite community online on 25 May https://ignite-summit.org/

- Did you know that Berlin Buzzwords features dozens of Apache Projects in data scalability, search, storage, and streaming? Presentations by many members of Apache Projects, PMCs, and communites. This year's event will be taking place online 14-17 June https://2021.berlinbuzzwords.de/

- Did you know that the Tuvalu Vodafone Web app is powered by Apache Wicket? http://wicket.apache.org/


Apache Community Notices

- The Apache Month in Review: April 2021 https://s.apache.org/Apr2021 and video highlights https://youtu.be/EOA1L1PjCYg

- The Apache® Software Foundation Celebrates 22 Years of Open Source Leadership – world’s largest Open Source foundation advances community-led innovation "The Apache Way" https://s.apache.org/22ndAnniversay

- The Apache Software Foundation Operations Summary: Q3 FY2021 (November 2020 - January 2021) https://s.apache.org/Q3FY2021 + Video highlights https://youtu.be/S6FWqAuA_8M

- Apache in 2020 - By The Digits https://s.apache.org/Apache2020Digits + Video highlights https://s.apache.org/Apache2020Digits-vid

- ASF Security Report 2020 https://s.apache.org/SecurityReport2020 + Video highlights https://youtu.be/Z7yudar_da0

- ASF FY2020 Annual Report https://s.apache.org/FY2020AnnualReport

- "Trillions and Trillions Served" documentary on the ASF: 1) full feature https://s.apache.org/Trillions-Feature 2) "Apache Everywhere" https://s.apache.org/ApacheEverywhere 3) "Why Apache" https://s.apache.org/ASF-Trillions 4) “Apache Innovation” https://s.apache.org/ApacheInnovation 

 - The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success https://s.apache.org/GhnI

 - Foundation Reports and Statements http://www.apache.org/foundation/reports.html

 - All presentations from ApacheCon@Home are available at https://www.youtube.com/c/TheApacheFoundation/ 

 - "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 
    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

 - 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 https://deals.manning.com/the-latest-apache-innovations/

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