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

New this month --

 - ApacheCon™ – the ASF's official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998.
  -- ApacheCon @Home 2020: all 2020 events have been combined and held online (free of charge!) 29 September - 1 October 2020 https://apachecon.com/acah2020
   -- The Apache® Software Foundation Welcomes its Global Community Online at ApacheCon@Home https://s.apache.org/74zbx 
   -- ApacheCon 2020 features Natural Language Processing for Electronic Medical Records in dedicated track on Apache cTAKES https://s.apache.org/x1051

 - "Inside Infra" – a new interview series with members of the ASF Infrastructure team
   -- Meet Daniel Gruno --Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Daniel1

 - Apache Month in Review: August 2020 https://s.apache.org/Aug2020

Important Dates --

 - Next Board Meeting: 21 October 2020. Board calendar and minutes http://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html

 - ApacheCon @Home 29 September - 1 October 2020 https://apachecon.com/acah2020

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 September was 100%. http://www.apache.org/uptime/

Committer Activity --

In September, 808 Apache Committers changed 10,547,457 lines of code over 15,444
commits. The Committers with the top 5 highest contributions, in
order, were: Andrea Cosentino, Mark Miller, Mark Thomas, Claus Ibsen, and Jean-Baptiste Onofré.

Project Releases and Updates --

New releases from Apache Accumulo (Big Data); Beam (Big Data); Commons Codec (Libraries); Commons Daemon (Libraries); Commons IO (Libraries); CouchDB (Big Data); Fineract (FinTech); Flink (Big Data);  Geode (Database); HttpComponents Core (Servers); IoTDB (IoT); Jackrabbit (Content); Kudu (Big Data); Kylin (Big Data); Libcloud (Cloud Computing); Lucene (Search); MyFaces (Web Frameworks); NetBeans (Integrated Development Environment); Oak (Content); OpenMeetings (Web Conferencing); OpenJPA (Libraries); OpenWebBeans (Libraries);Proton (Messaging); Ranger (Big Data); Qpid Dispatch (Messaging); Qpid Broker (Messaging); Solr (Search); Syncope (Identity Management); Tomcat (Servers); ZooKeeper (Databases).

Apache Incubator is the primary entry path for projects 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 MXNet (Incubating; Libraries). Congratulations to Apache IoTDB™, which graduated as a Top-Level Project this month https://s.apache.org/3xv3c

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