The Apache Helix would like to announce the release of Apache Helix 0.6.0-incubating

This is the first release in Apache umbrella.

Helix is a generic cluster management framework used for the automatic management of partitioned, replicated and distributed resources hosted on a cluster of nodes. Helix provides the following features:

  • Automatic assignment of resource/partition to nodes
  • Node failure detection and recovery
  • Dynamic addition of Resources
  • Dynamic addition of nodes to the cluster
  • Pluggable distributed state machine to manage the state of a resource via state transitions
  • Automatic load balancing and throttling of transitions



  • [HELIX-1] - Use org.apache.helix package for java sources.
  • [HELIX-2] - Remove jsqlparser dependency from Helix
  • [HELIX-3] - Fix license headers in sources.
  • [HELIX-12] - Issue with starting multiple controllers with same name
  • [HELIX-14] - error in helix-core ivy file


  • [HELIX-4] - Remove deprecated file based implementation
  • [HELIX-5] - Remove deprecated Accessors
  • [HELIX-13] - New usecase to replicate files between replicas using simple rsync
  • [HELIX-15] - Distributed lock manager recipe

Have Fun -- The Apache Helix Team

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