Welcome to the latest monthly overview of events from the Apache community. Here's a summary of what happened in November:

New this month --

 - ApacheCon™ – the ASF's official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998.
   -- ApacheCon@Home 2020 was a huge success https://blogs.apache.org/conferences/entry/apachecon-home-2020-was-a
   -- Videos of all sessions, including Plenaries and Keynotes, are available https://www.youtube.com/c/TheApacheFoundation/

 - Apache Software Foundation Operations Summary: Q1 FY2021 (May - July 2020) https://s.apache.org/2mefr

 - The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® TVM™ as a Top-Level Project https://s.apache.org/59g4a 

 - "Inside Infra" – the interview series featuring members of the ASF Infrastructure team
   -- Meet Gavin McDonald --Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Gavin and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Gavin2
   -- Meet Andrew Wetmore --Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Andrew 

 - Apache Month in Review: October 2020 https://s.apache.org/Oct2020

Important Dates --

  - Next Board Meeting: 16 December 2020. Board calendar and minutes http://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html

Infrastructure --

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 November was 99.91%. http://www.apache.org/uptime/

Committer Activity --

In November, 762 Apache Committers changed 11,586,940 lines of code over 14,829 commits. The Committers with the top 5 highest
contributions, in order, were: Jarek Potiuk, Jean-Baptiste Onofré, Gary Gregory, Andrea Cosentino, and Kaxil Naik.      

Project Releases and Updates --

New releases from Apache APISIX (API); BookKeeper (Big Data); Commons VFS (Libraries); CXF(Libraries); HBase (Big Data); Jackrabbit (Content); Log4j (Libraries); Lucene (Search); Oak (Content); Qpid Proton (Messaging); ShardingSphere (Big Data); Shiro (Security Framework); Skywalking (Application Performance Management); Tomcat (Servers); Unomi (Data Management Platform); Wicket (Web Frameworks);

Apache Incubator is the primary entry path for projects wishing to become an official part of the ASF. We invite you to review the many projects currently in development in the Apache Incubator http://incubator.apache.org/ . New releases from incubating podlings include: Apache Daffodil (Incubating; Libraries); NLPCraft (Incubating; Natural Language Processing); Tuweni (Incubating; Blockchain);

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