This version has some major improvements on AMQP Performance. We
performed extensive tests with AMQP and found a few minor changes that
made a huge impact in performance, especially around flow control.
There are other improvements that you can follow through the release notes:
The release is available from the website as above but there looks to
have been an issue with it being synced to Maven Central and so it
isn't available there yet, though it is in the ASF maven repo. I've
reported the issue to ASF Infra to look into.