BOARD REPORT - January 2017

Activity
  • ActiveMQ
    • Continued hardening of AMQP protocol support
    • Fixes to some memory leaks and deadlocks added
    • Latest release now supports Jetty releases in the 9.3.x family.
  • ActiveMQ Artemis
  • Apache Artemis 1.5.0 released with follow up of 1.5.1 maintenance release. ¬†Highlights:
    • Outgoing AMQP connections supported
    • The ability to broker to detect network failures was added
    • CDI Integration was added
  • Apache Artemis 2.0.0 is planned which includes major overhaul of the Artemis addressing model
  • New model has been proposed and implemented, highlights include:
    • Better support for address naming across protocols added
    • Ability to define prefixes for specifying pub/sub and point to point messaging requirements added
    • Consolidation of JMS and other protocol management/configuration
  • Both projects are now base-lined on Java 8
  • Begin blogging about the ActiveMQ project on¬†https://blogs.apache.org/
PMC changes
  • Currently 23 PMC members
  • Clebert Suconic was added to the PMC on Thu Oct 27 2016
Committer base changes
  • Currently 58 committers
  • Christian Schneider was added as a committer on Wed Jan 04 2017
Releases
  • 5.13.5 was released on Mon Dec 19 2016
  • 5.14.2 was released on Wed Dec 07 2016
  • 5.14.3 was released on Wed Dec 21 2016
  • ActiveMQ Artemis 1.5.0 was released on Mon Nov 07 2016
  • ActiveMQ Artemis 1.5.1 was released on Thu Dec 08 2016

(Most of this information is pulled from reporter.apache.org)

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