Spring Boot 2.5.0-RC1 available now

Releases | Phil Webb | April 16, 2021 | ...

In preparation for the GA release on May 20 2021, I am pleased to announce that Spring Boot 2.5.0-RC1 has been released and is available from our milestone repository. This release adds a number of new features and bug fixes.

Highlights of the RC include:

  • A new actuator endpoint for Quartz
  • Support for database initialization with R2DBC
  • Micometer metrics support for Spring Data repositories and MongoDB
  • Support for Gradle 7.0

For a complete list of changes and upgrade instructions, please see the Spring Boot 2.5.0-RC1 Release Notes on the wiki and the updated reference documentation.

If you want to get started with 2.5 and try out the new features, you can bootstrap a new project on start.spring.io.

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