X.Org Server 1.17 was released in early 2015 as a significant update to the xorg-server with GLAMOR optimizations, integration of the xf86-video-modesetting, and other changes.

X.Org Server 1.17 Articles & Reviews

Radeon GLAMOR vs. Radeon EXA vs. Catalyst On X.Org Server 1.17   Display Drivers   2015-03-18

X.Org Server 1.17 Linux & Open-Source News

NixOS 16.09 Released, Reduced Disk Space & Package Hardening   Operating Systems   2016-10-03
Some Fresh Radeon EXA/GLAMOR 2D Acceleration Benchmarks   Radeon   2016-02-11
FreeBSD Ended 2015 With A Lot Of Open-Source Progress   BSD   2016-02-04
X.Org Server Development Slows To Lowest Point In A Decade   X.Org   2016-01-04
AMD Crimson Linux Release Notes: Glxgears Stuttering Fixed   AMD   2015-11-24
Mesa's DRI3 Support For EGL Still Baking, The State Of DRI3 For X.Org Drivers   Mesa   2015-10-30
Two X.Org Vintage Drivers Finally Ship With X Server 1.17 Support   X.Org   2015-09-26
Mesa 11.0 Support Lands In Ubuntu 15.10   Mesa   2015-09-23
RadeonSI With OpenGL 4 Showing Nice Performance Against Catalyst   Radeon   2015-08-22
X.Org Server 1.18 Will Require Updated Video Drivers   X.Org   2015-07-17
X.Org Server Lands More Mode-Setting/GLAMOR Improvements, But No Sign Of 1.18   X.Org   2015-06-30
X.Org Server 1.17.2 Released   X.Org   2015-06-16
OpenELEC 6.0 Beta 2 Packs In Linux 4.0, Mesa 10.6, Kodi 15.0 Beta 2   Multimedia   2015-06-16
XWayland Hit By Its First Security Advisory: Missing Authentication   Linux Security   2015-06-10
GNOME 3.16 On Fedora 22: Wayland vs. X.Org   Fedora   2015-05-14
Vintage X.Org DDX Drivers Updated   X.Org   2015-05-09
Ubuntu 15.04 Released, Now Available For Download   Ubuntu   2015-04-23
Intel Works On Page-Flipping For The Mode-Setting Driver   X.Org   2015-04-22
Ubuntu 15.04 Now Under Final Freeze   Ubuntu   2015-04-16
X.Org Server 1.17 Makes It Into Ubuntu 15.04   X.Org   2015-03-13
Ubuntu 15.04 Receives Early Release Of Catalyst 15.3 Linux Driver   AMD   2015-03-11
X.Org Server 1.17.1 Released To Fix Yet Another X Security Vulnerability   X.Org   2015-02-10
X.Org Server 1.17 Officially Released   X.Org   2015-02-04
X.Org Server 1.17 Pre-Release "TimTam" Is Out   X.Org   2015-01-23
VMWare X.Org Driver Updated To v13.1   Virtualization   2015-01-19
NVIDIA 346.35 Linux Driver Supports Maxwell Mobile GPUs   NVIDIA   2015-01-18
X.Org Server 1.17 Should Ship Soon, X.Org Server 1.18 Likely To Be A Quicker Cycle   X.Org   2015-01-05
X.Org Server Saw More Code In 2014 Than 2013, But Its Heydays Are Over   X.Org   2015-01-03
Mode-Setting Driver Now Supports VBlanks With Present   X.Org   2014-12-26
NVIDIA 346.22 Beta Adds X.Org Server 1.17 Support, Fixes   NVIDIA   2014-12-08
NVIDIA 343.36 Updates Stable Drivers With Bug Fixes, New Kernel/X.Org Support   NVIDIA   2014-12-05
X.Org Server 1.17 ABI Bumped   X.Org   2014-10-30
GLAMOR Acceleration Continues To Be Cleaned Up   X.Org   2014-10-30
X.Org Server 1.17 RC1 Released, Exciting For GLAMOR & Modesetting   X.Org   2014-10-29
DRI2 Support Proposed For The Generic Mode-Setting Driver   X.Org   2014-10-27
xf86-video-modesetting Gets The GLAMOR Treatment   X.Org   2014-10-09
X.Org Server 1.16.1 Released   X.Org   2014-09-21
The KMS Mode-Setting Driver Was Imported For X.Org Server 1.17   X.Org   2014-09-17
New Code Starts Lining Up For X.Org Server 1.17   X.Org   2014-09-16
X.Org Server 1.17 Likely To Have Built-In KMS Modesetting Driver   X.Org   2014-09-12
There's One Month Until XDC2014 In Bordeaux   X.Org   2014-09-09
GLAMOR Changes Already Get Queued For X.Org Server 1.17   X.Org   2014-07-18
X.Org Server 1.17 Is Planned For A New Year's Release   X.Org   2014-07-17