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

New This Month --

- Apache Software Foundation moves to CDN distribution for software.


The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® OpenOffice® 4.1.11

- Presentations from ApacheCon 2021 events are available on the ASF's YouTube channel.  

- Apache Month in Review: September 2021

Important Dates --

- Next Board Meeting: 17 November 2021. Board calendar and minutes

Apache CloudStack Collaboration Conference 2021 - 8-12 November 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 October was 100.00%. http://www.apache.org/uptime/

Committer Activity --

In October, 643 Apache Committers changed 47,071,028 lines of code over 11,309 commits. The Committers with the top 5 highest contributions, in order, were: Claus Ibsen, Andi Huber, Gary Gregory, Andrea Cosentino, and Alex Herbert.   

Project Releases and Updates --

New releases from Apache Airflow (Big Data); Ant (Build Management); APISIX (API); Bigtop (Big Data); Calcite (Big Data); Camel (Integration); CouchDB (Big Data); DB (Database); Flink (Big Data); Geode (Database); HBase (Big Data); Hop (Orchestration); HttpComponents (Servers); HTTP Server (Servers); Jackrabbit (Content); James (Mail); Kyuubi (Incubating; Big Data); Log4cxx (Libraries); Lucene (Search); OpenMeetings (Web Conferencing); OpenOffice (Content); PLC4X (IoT); Qpid (Messaging); ShardingSphere (Big Data); ShenYu (Incubating; API); SIS (Geospatial); Skywalking (Application Performance Management); Solr (Search); Storm (Big Data); Syncope (Identity Management);Tomcat (Servers); Traffic Control (Servers); XMLBeans (Library).

Apache Project Anniversaries in October: 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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