The Apache Flink community is very happy to announce the release of Apache Flink 1.6.1, which is the first bug fix release for the Apache Flink 1.6 series.

Apache Flink® is an open-source stream processing framework for distributed, high-performing, always-available, and accurate data streaming applications.

The release is available for download at:

Please check out the release blog post for an overview of the improvements for this bug fix release:

The full release notes are available in Jira:

We would like to thank all contributors of the Apache Flink community who made this release possible!