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From Sally Khudairi ...@apache.org>
Subject The Apache® Software Foundation Announces Annual Report for 2015-2016 Fiscal Year
Date Mon, 06 Jun 2016 12:08:07 GMT
>> this announcement is available online at https://s.apache.org/pTMX

Trusted community recognized for accelerating Open Source innovation and advancing the future
of open development.

Forest Hill, MD —6 June 2016— The Apache® Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer
developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350 Open Source projects and initiatives,
announced today the availability of its annual report for its 2015-2016 fiscal year, which
ended 30 April 2016. Highlights include:

Open Source Leadership -- 

- 21st anniversary of the Apache HTTP Server Project
- 17th anniversary of The Apache Software Foundation
- 175 committees managing 291 Top-level Projects (TLPs) and dozens of sub-projects
- Millions of people worldwide access the ASF's two dozen servers and 75 distinct hosts each
- Apache featured more than 400 times in Gartner Magic Quadrant reports

Innovation --

- 20 new Apache Top-level Projects (TLPs) - Record 55 podlings undergoing development in the
Apache Incubator, plus 39 initiatives in the Apache Labs
- Apache Hadoop® ecosystem continues to dominate the Big Data marketplace
- 743 repositories managed
- 33% increase in signed Individual Contributor License Agreements (CLAs)
- 3,425 ASF Committers and 5,922 Apache code contributors (21% increase) added nearly 20M
lines of code; average 18,000 code commits per month
- 315,533,038 Lines of code changed (65% increase)

Community --

- 58 new individual ASF Members elected - Apache projects overseen by 2,000+ Project Management
Committee (PMC) members
- Launched new "Help Wanted" application to match volunteers with Apache projects and activities
seeking assistance
- Held hundreds of events globally, including ApacheCon Europe and North America, plus countless
conferences, workshops, and regional MeetUps
- Participated in the Google Summer of Code as a Mentoring Organization for 12 consecutive

Operations --

- Apache services running 24x7x365 at near 100% uptime on an annual budget of less than US$5,000
per project - Launched new home.apache.org and lists.apache.org services
- Initiated experiment with Github to automate user management and group permissions for 5,000+
Apache users
- Launched new ASF brand identity
- Ongoing trademarks, brand management, and legal support for dozens of existing and new projects
- Bolstered organizational backing, with 37 ASF Sponsors and 11 Infrastructure partners
- The ASF exited FY 2015 with revenue at $996K, ahead of projected budget

The full report is available online at https://s.apache.org/Ccml

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