Welcome to the latest monthly overview of events from the Apache community. Here's a summary of what happened in January  [video highlights available] :

New This Month --

- Apache in 2021 - By The Digits – a look at the achievements from the Apache Community over the past 12 months
   -- Summary and stats at https://s.apache.org/Apache2021Digits
   -- Video highlights https://youtu.be/GU0SV_2tWkU

- Apache Software Foundation statement on White House Open Source Security Summit 

- Apache Month in Review: December 2021

- ASF Security Report 2021 – the annual state of security across all Apache

- The Apache Software Foundation Announces Open Source data orchestration platform Apache® Hop™ as a Top-Level Project

Important Dates --

- Next Board Meeting: 16 February 2022. Board calendar and minutes

Infrastructure --

Our seven-member Infrastructure team on three continents oversees our highly-reliable, distributed network under the leadership of VP Infrastructure David Nalley and Infrastructure Administrator Greg Stein. ASF Infrastructure supports 300+ Apache projects and their communities across ~200 individual machines, 1,400+ repositories, 5-6PB in traffic annually, ~75M downloads per month, and 2-3M daily emails on 2,000+ lists. ASF Infra performs 7M+ weekly checks to ensure services are available around the clock. The average uptime in January was 100%.

Committer Activity --

In January, 672 Apache Committers changed 14,033,278 lines of code over 15,480 commits. The Committers with the top 5 highest contributions, in order, were: Gary Gregory, Claus Ibsen, Mark Thomas, Jarek Potiuk, and Sebastian Bazley.

Project Releases and Updates --

New releases from Apache Airflow (Workflow); APISIX (API); Avro (Big Data); Camel (Integration); DolphinScheduler (Workflow); Flink (Big Data); Geode (Database); Guacamole (Network Client); Hop (Orchestration); Ignite (Big Data); Jackrabbit (Content); James (Mail); Kafka (Big Data); Karaf (Application Servers/Middleware); Knox (Big Data); Log4j (Libraries); MINA (Network Client/Server); NiFi (Big Data); OFBiz (Enterprise Processes Automation / ERP); POI (Content); Portals (Web Frameworks); ShardingSphere (Big Data); ShenYu (Incubating; API); Skywalking (Application Performance Management); Struts (Web Frameworks); Tomcat (Servers); Tuweni (Incubating; Blockchain); and TVM (Machine Learning).

Apache Project Anniversaries in January: Apache Cocoon, James, and Web Services (18 years); Lucene (16 years);
ActiveMQ (14 years); Hadoop (13 years); River (10 years); Empire-db and
Gora (9 years); OpenMeetings (8 years); Samza (6 years); Arrow (5
years); Ranger (2 years); and Gobblin (1 year). Many happy returns!

The Apache Incubator is the primary entry path for projects wishing to become an official part of the ASF. More than three dozen projects are currently undergoing development in the Apache Incubator.

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