Apache ActiveMQ 5.9.0 resolves more than 200 issues, mostly bug fixes and improvements. It has the following new features:

  • Replicated LevelDB Store for shared nothing Master/Slave.
  • Runtime Configuration
  • Hawtio web console
  • Generic JMS XA connection pool in activemq-jms-pool module (has no ActiveMQ dependency)
  • MQTT over WebSockets support
  • broker Apache Camel component
  • Broker auto-restart upon losing master status
  • AMQP Hardening
  • LevelDB Hardening
There are some changes in 5.9 that may require user intervention
  1. Schema change to JDBC Persistence Adapter. XID column type change.
  • If you use XA transactions you need to ensure there are no XA transactions pending completion before you upgrade. Some mode detail in AMQ-4628

Getting the Binary Distributions

Description

Download Link

PGP Signature file of download

Windows Distribution

apache-activemq-5.9.0-bin.zip

apache-activemq-5.9.0-bin.zip.asc

Unix/Linux/Cygwin Distribution

apache-activemq-5.9.0-bin.tar.gz

apache-activemq-5.9.0-bin.tar.gz.asc

Verify the Integrity of Downloads

It is essential that you verify the integrity of the downloaded files using the PGP or MD5 signatures. The PGP signatures can be verified using PGP or GPG. Begin by following these steps:

  1. Download the KEYS
  2. Download the asc signature file for the relevant distribution
  3. Verify the signatures using the following commands, depending on your use of PGP or GPG:
    or
    or

(Where <version> is replaced with the actual version, e.g., 5.1.0, 5.2.0, etc.).

Alternatively, you can verify the MD5 signature on the files. A Unix program called md5 or md5sum is included in most Linux and Unix distributions. It is also available as part of GNU Textutils. Windows users can utilize any of the following md5 programs:

Getting the Binaries using Maven 2

To use this release in your maven project, the proper dependency configuration that you should use in your Maven POM is:

Getting the Source Code

Source Distributions

Description

Download Link

PGP Signature file of download

Source Release

activemq-parent-5.9.0-source-release.zip

activemq-parent-5.9.0-source-release.zip.asc

SVN Tag Checkout

Changelog

For a more detailed view of new features and bug fixes, see the release notes

Also see the previous ActiveMQ 5.8.0 Release

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