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

New This Month --

- Sponsor Success at Apache - the blog series that focuses on the people and processes behind why the ASF "just works", featuring insights and experiences from the perspective of select ASF Sponsors. The latest entry is "Exploration and Practice of the Apache Way in Tencent" by Mark Shan.

- Apache Month in Review: October 2021

Important Dates --

- Next Board Meeting: 15 December 2021. Board calendar and minutes

- Apache TVM TVMCon - 15-17 December 2021

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 November was 100.00%. http://www.apache.org/uptime/

Committer Activity --

In November, 628 Apache Committers changed 39,505,956 lines of code over 18,511 commits. The Committers with the top 5 highest contributions, in order, were: Krist Wongsuphasawat, Jesse Yang, Ville Brofeldt, Yongjie Zhao, and Mark Thomas. 

Project Releases and Updates --

New releases from Apache Airflow (Big Data); APISIX (API); Arrow (Big Data); Avro (Big Data); Beam (Big Data); Camel (Integration); CloudStack (Cloud Computing); Commons CLI (Libraries); DolphinScheduler (Workflow); Groovy (Programming Languages); HttpComponents (Servers); IoTDB (IoT); Jackrabbit (Content); JSPWiki (Content); Kafka (Big Data); Lucene (Search); MINA (Network Client/Server); NiFi (Big Data); OFBiz (Enterprise Processes Automation / ERP); Ozone (Big Data); POI (Content); Qpid (Messaging); ShardingSphere (Big Data); Skywalking (Application Performance Management); Solr (Search); Struts (Web Frameworks); Superset (Big Data); Tomcat (Servers); Traffic Control (Servers); Traffic Server (Servers); Wicket (Web Frameworks).

Apache Project Anniversaries in November: Apache Ant (19 years); HttpComponents (14
years); Attic, Buildr, CouchDB, and Qpid (13 years); Community
Development ("ComDev", 12 years); OODT and ZooKeeper (11 years); Kafka
and Syncope (9 years); Ambari (8 years); BookKeeper, Drill, and
MetaModel (7 years); Brooklyn, Groovy, Kylin, and REEF (6 years); Geode
(5 years); Guacamole, Impala, and Mnemonic (4 years); Griffin (3 years);
Petri (2 years);
and Superset and TVM (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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