Spring Cloud Data Flow 1.1 M2 Released

On behalf of the team, I am pleased to announce the release of the second milestone of Spring Cloud Data Flow 1.1. You can download the local server that is part of this release here.

The 1.1 M2 release includes the following new features and improvements:

  • Builds upon Boot 1.4.1 and Spring Cloud Camden improvements

  • Task application properties can now be referenced using non-prefixed property names

  • Add visual representation for related streams. This representation also includes nested TAPs and the downstream processing nodes in an overall topology view.

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Spring Cloud Pipelines

On behalf of the Spring Cloud team it is my pleasure to announce a new project called Spring Cloud Pipelines. Unlike most of Spring projects this one is not available at any repository since it’s not a library, but instead it is available as a github repo for you to download and use as template for creating a deployment pipeline.

Without any further ado let’s get into some details related to the project.

Problem we’re trying to solve

Spring, Spring Boot and Spring Cloud are tools that allow developers speed up the time of creating new business features. It’s common knowledge however that the feature is only valuable if it’s in production. That’s why companies spend a lot of time and resources on building their own deployment pipelines.

This project tries to solve the following problems:

  • Creation of a common deployment pipeline

  • Propagation of good testing & deployment practices

  • Speed up the time required to deploy a feature to production

A common way of running, configuring and deploying applications lowers support costs and time needed by new developers to blend in when they change projects.

Currently we support the following CI / CD systems out of the box

  • Concourse

  • Jenkins

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This Week in Spring - October 18, 2016

Welcome to another installment of This Week in Spring! It’s been another crazy wonderful week. This week I’m in London and Cambridge, UK visiting with customers and speaking (in particular, at the O’Reilly Software Architecture Conference) If you’re about be sure to say hi! Now then, let’s get to it!

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