BOARD REPORT - July 2016

  • The ActiveMQ Broker continues to see continued bug fixes and feature additions
    • Support added for AMQP over WebSockets added for inclusion in 5.14.0
    • Improvements to the KahaDB message store allowing for better store clean up.
    • Important fixes continue to be ported to the 5.13.x branch and a new 5.13.4 release is nearing release readiness.
  • ActiveMQ Artemis¬†continues working towards adding ActiveMQ 5.x equivalent features, client compatibility and improvements:
    • The OpenWire protocol implementation is now feature complete
    • The Database journal has been improved and support added for:
      • MySQL
      • PostgreSQL
    • Database storage for large messages has been added
    • HA using replication has been heavily tested and had several improvements
    • The AMQP protocol has had a lot of attention including many fixes and support for AMQP link drain and subscription addresses
    • MQTT protocol has been updated to support interceptors and cross protocol communication
    • Dual-authentication is now supported so SSL and non-SSL connections can be authenticated by different JAAS login modules.
    • The broker's SSL keystores can now be reloaded on demand without stopping the broker.
    • JMS topics are now auto-created by default when a producer sends a message or a client subscribes.
    • The name of the authenticated user can now be automatically added to the messages it sends.
    • STOMP clients can now have their authentication and authorization based on their SSL certificate.
    • Lots of smaller bug fixes and performance improvements
PMC changes
  • Currently 23 PMC members
  • Martyn Taylor was added to the PMC on Sun Jul 10 2016
  • Last PMC addition:¬†Sun Jul 10 2016 (Martyn Taylor)
Committer base changes
  • Currently 56 committers
  • No new committers added in the last 3 months
  • Last committer addition was Matt Richard Hogstrom at Thu Jan 28 2016
  • 5.13.3 was released on Sun May 01 2016
  • ActiveMQ Artemis 1.3.0 was released on Tue Jun 14 2016
  • Apache.NMS.ActiveMQ v1.7.2 was released on Wed Apr 06 2016
Mailing list activity
JIRA activity
  • 261 JIRA tickets created in the last 3 months
  • 262 JIRA tickets closed/resolved in the last 3 months

(Most of this information is pulled from

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