Greetings everyone --it's time to review the Apache community's activities from the past week:

Success at Apache – the monthly blog series that focuses on the people and processes behind why the ASF "just works".

 - "Welcoming Communities Strengthens the Apache Way" by Jarek Potiuk

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Announcing New ASF Board of Directors 
 - Next Board Meeting: 15 April 2020. Board calendar and minutes

ApacheCon™ – the ASF's official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998.
 - Event status details posted at: Notice on Apache 2020 Conferences
 - CFP EXTENDED for ApacheCon North America to 1 June

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at 99.77%. Performance checks across 50
different service components spread over more than 250 machines in data
centers around the world.

Apache Code Snapshot – this week, 936 Apache contributors changed 1,465,430 lines of code over 4,180 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Andrea Cosentino, Alex Herbert, Hunter Lee, Matt Sicker, and Wu Sheng.                  

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data --

 - Apache NiFi Registry 0.6.0 released
 - Apache HBase 2.1.10 released
 - Apache Flink Stateful Functions 2.0.0 released

Content --

 - Apache Jackrabbit 2.16.6 released

Embedded OS --
 - Apache Mynewt 1.8.0 and Apache NimBLE 1.3.0 released

Libraries --

 - Apache Commons Numbers 1.0-beta1 released

Messaging --

 - Apache Qpid Proton-J 0.33.4 released

Servers --

 - Apache Tomcat 8.5.54, 9.0.34, and 10.0.0-M4 released

Web Framework --

 - Apache Wicket 9.0.0-M5 released

Did You Know?

Did you know that the following Apache projects are celebrating
anniversaries this month? Many happy returns to Apache CXF (12 years);
Avro, HBase, Mahout, Nutch, Tika, and Traffic Server (10 years); Creadur
and Jena (8 years); DeltaSpike (7 years); ORC and Parquet (5 years);
AsterixDB and Johnzon (4 years); CarbonData, Fineract, and Metron (3
years); NetBeans, PLC4X, and SkyWalking (1 year).

Did you know that due to COVID19, Spark + AI Summit’s 200+ talks and
keynotes will be virtual and free for all attendees this year?

 - Did you know that due to the coronavirus, Druid Summit is virtual and
free this year? Catch use cases from Athena Health, BT, Cisco, DBS Bank,
Twitter, and more

Apache Community Notices:

 - The Apache Software Foundation Statement on the COVID-19 Coronavirus Outbreak  

 - The Apache Software Foundation Celebrates 21 Years of Open Source Leadership

 - Apache Month In Review: March 2020 – overview of events that have taken place within the Apache community

 - The Apache Software Foundation Operations Summary: Q3 FY2020 (November 2019 - January 2020)  

 - "Trillions and Trillions Served", the documentary on the ASF, is in post-production. Catch the teaser at

 - Apache in 2019 - By The Digits

 - The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success

 - ASF Operations Summary: Q2 FY2020 (August - October 2019)

 - ASF Founders look back on 20 Years of the ASF

 - Foundation Reports and Statements

 - ApacheCon: Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998

 - "Success at Apache" focuses on the people and processes behind why the ASF "just works".

 - Inside Infra: the new interview series with members of the ASF infrastructure team --meet Chris Thistlethwaite

 - Please follow/like/re-tweet the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter ( and on LinkedIn at

 - Do friend and follow us on the Apache Community Facebook page and Twitter account

 - Find out how you can participate with Apache
community/projects/activities --opportunities open with Apache Camel,
Apache HTTP Server, and more!

 - Are your software solutions Powered by Apache? Download & use our "Powered By" logos

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