Greetings all. It's time to review the Apache community's activities from the past week:

ASF Board – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 20 May 2020. Board calendar and minutes

ApacheCon™ – the ASF's official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow's Technology Today since 1998.
 - Notice on Apache 2020 Conferences 
 - CFP EXTENDED for ApacheCon North America: submissions due 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 99.99%. Performance checks across 50
different service components spread over more than 250 machines in data
centers around the world.

Apache Code Snapshot – this week, 950 Apache contributors changed 2,932,004 lines of code over 4,001 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Andrea Cosentino, Mark Thomas, Tellier Benoit, Colm O hEigeartaigh, and Andrey Zagrebin.

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data --
 - Apache Arrow 0.17.0 released
 - Apache Druid 0.18.0 released
 - Apache SAMOA (Incubating) 0.5.0 released

Content --
 - Apache Jackrabbit Oak 1.22.3 released
 - Apache Tika 1.24.1 released

Messaging --
 - Apache Pulsar 2.5.1 released 

Network Client/Server --
 - Apache Directory Studio 2.0-0-M15 released

Version Control --
 - Apache Subversion 1.14.0-rc2 released

Did You Know?

 - Did you know that Feathercast, the voice of The Apache Software Foundation, has new sessions on Apache Airflow, OFBiz, Sling, and more?

 - Did you know that Apache SkyWalking now officially supports Java 8~14, both agent and backend side, as well as both run-time and compile time? 

 - Did you know that Apache Mahout and Spark are used to help denoise CT scans to improve COVID-19 detection at early stages of infection? 

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

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