Spring Cloud Skipper 1.0 GA Released

On behalf of the team, I am pleased to announce the release of Spring Cloud Skipper 1.0 GA

Skipper is a lightweight tool that allows you to discover Spring Boot applications and manage their lifecycle on multiple Cloud Platforms. You can use Skipper standalone or integrate it with Continuous Integration pipelines to help implement the practice of Continuous Deployment.

The getting started section in the reference guide is the best place to start kicking the tires.

Release Highlights:

  • Introduction of Flyway to manage schema along with various schema tweaks.

  • Option to delete a release along with its package.

  • Refined the REST API.

  • Updated properties to YAML converter.

  • Add resource metadata in manifest template.

  • Separate platform deployers into multiple maven modules.

  • Support passing to the shell commands to execute.

  • Updated documentation.

  • Various bug fixes.

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Spring Cloud Stream Elmhurst.M4 /2.0.0.M4 Release Announcement

We are pleased to announce the 2.0.0.M4 release of the Spring Cloud Stream Elmhurst release train.

Spring Cloud Stream Elmhurst 2.0.0.M4 is available for use in the Spring Milestone repository. The release notes include relevant information about version compatibility with Spring Boot, Spring Cloud, Spring AMQP, and Spring for Apache Kafka.

The following sections list the summary of features and improvements included in this release:

  • Continuing performance improvements around Content-type resolution
  • Introduction of Polling Source as an alternative to the event-driven message consumption
  • StreamListener Infrastructure enhancements to primarily deal with multiple destination (details to follow)
  • Continuing Documentation improvements
  • Various other enhancements and bug fixes
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