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The Apache News Round-up: week ending 23 July 2021
Happy Friday! Let's review at what's happened with the Apache community over 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: 18 August 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. ApacheCon Asia (6-8 August) and ApacheCon@Home (21-23 September) are being held online and free-of-charge:
- The Apache® Software Foundation Welcomes its Global Community Online at ApacheCon Asia https://s.apache.org/ACAsia2021
-- Learn more about the ApacheCon Asia from Sheng Wu and Willem Jiang at https://youtube.com/watch?v=hfRCrpnbDhc
- Program, registration, and Sponsorship opportunities available for both events https://www.apachecon.com/
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, 321 Apache Committers changed 2,697,642 lines of code over 2,627 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Mark Thomas, Hugh Miles, Tilman Hausherr, Gary Gregory, and Andrea Cosentino.
Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.
- Apache APISIX Java Plugin Runner 0.1 and Go Plugin Runner 0.1.0 released https://apisix.apache.org/
Big Data --
- Apache NiFi 1.14.0 released http://nifi.apache.org/
- Apache Tika 2.0.0 released https://tika.apache.org/
- Apache Commons Numbers 1.0 released https://commons.apache.org/
- Apache Commons VFS 2.9.0 released http://commons.apache.org/proper/commons-vfs/
- Apache James MIME4J 0.8.5 released https://james.apache.org/
Web Conferencing --
- Apache OpenMeetings 6.1.0 released https://openmeetings.apache.org/
Did You Know?
- Did you know that the ASF's Infrastructure team are hiring a new sysadmin to the team? Do you or someone you know have what it takes? Learn more and apply at https://www.indeed.com/job/infrastructure-systems-administrator-e4048d477e40ae7e
- Did you know that Apache Cassandra powers the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution's Ocean Observatories Initiative network that provides real-time data delivery from 800+ instruments to address the world's oceans' critical scientific issues? http://cassandra.apache.org/
- Did you know that the "Trillions and Trillions Served" documentary on The Apache Software Foundation comprised 65 hours of filming over 8 terrabytes of footage? https://youtube.com/watch?v=JUt2nb0mgwg&feature=youtu.be
Apache Community Notices
- 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
- 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-WhyApache 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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Posted at 10:37AM Jul 23, 2021 by Sally Khudairi in Newsletter | |