Spring Data Elasticsearch 1.0 M1 Released

Releases | Oliver Drotbohm | February 11, 2014 | ...

On behalf of the development team around Mohsin Husen at BioMed Central I am happy to announce the first milestone of the Spring Data Elasticsearch community module.

The release of the module implements the well-known Spring Data programming model on top of Elasticsearch includes support for dynamic mapping (nested type, object, parent child), index and search API, facets, highlighting, aliasing, more-like-this, scan & scroll etc.

From a Spring Data perspective this release features support for templates, repositories, CDI, Java and XML-style configuration. Entities will be automatically…

Spring for Apache Hadoop 2.0 M5 released

Releases | Thomas Risberg | February 06, 2014 | ...

We are pleased to announce the Spring for Apache Hadoop 2.0 M5 milestone releases. We are moving closer to a release candidate, so this is a good time to highlight what is new in this 2.0 version and how it compares to 1.0.

Spring for Apache Hadoop 1.0 primarily targets using HDFS and MapReduce with either MapReduce v1 or MapReduce v2 (YARN). The default distribution is Apache Hadoop 1.2.1 with additional "flavors" provided for other distributions: Hadoop 2.2.0, Pivotal HD 1.1, Cloudera CDH4 MR1 or MR2 YARN and Hortonworks HDP 1.3.

The main focus for Spring for Apache Hadoop 2.0 is to add YARN…

Spring Data Couchbase 1.0 RC1 released

Releases | Oliver Drotbohm | February 06, 2014 | ...

On behalf of Michael Nitschinger I'm pleased to announce the availability of the first release candidate of the Spring Data module for Couchbase.

The highlights of this release are (usual bugfixes and stability improvements aside) the support for custom repository queries backed by views, the possibility to customize view queries through the @View annotation and @Version support on entities for optimistic locking. Also - when XML configs are used - the beans can now be configured through SpEL expressions. This RC1 release is available from the Spring IO milestone repository. The complete changelog can be found here

Spring Tool Suite and Groovy/Grails Tool Suite 3.5.0.M2 released

Releases | Martin Lippert | February 05, 2014 | ...

Dear Spring Community,

I am happy to announce the second milestone release 3.5.0.M2 of the Spring Tool Suite (STS) and the Groovy/Grails Tool Suite (GGTS).

Highlights from this milestone build include:

  • improved new dashboard
  • improved Jar-type content assist for Spring Boot
  • initial support for Spring Groovy CLI apps
  • major performance improvements for Gradle tooling (refresh dependencies)
  • updated to Grails 2.3.5

Both tool suites ship on top of the latest Eclipse Kepler SR1 release.

To download the distributions, please go visit:

Detailed new and noteworthy notes can be found here: STS/GGTS 3.5.0.M2 New & Noteworthy.

The 3.5.0 release is scheduled for early March 2014 - shortly after the Eclipse Kepler SR2 release.


Migrating from Spring Framework 3.2 to 4.0.1

Releases | Juergen Hoeller | January 30, 2014 | ...

After this week's 4.0.1 release, I'd like to take the opportunity to point out our recently revised migration guide on GitHub: That document contains a lot of detailed system requirements etc for your migration to the Spring Framework 4 line. If you haven't already, now is a great time to give this a try, since the 4.0.1 release contains fixes for all known production-impacting issues that have been reported against the 4.0 GA release.

I'd particularly like to invite all WebSphere users to give the upgrade a try. We carefully designed Spring Framework 4 to be compatible with WebSphere 7.0.0.…

Spring Data Redis 1.1.1 Released

Releases | Thomas Darimont | January 28, 2014 | ...

Dear Spring Community,

I am pleased to announce release of Spring Data Redis 1.1.1! This maintenance release contains some bugfixes and improvements, especially in the handling of connections, threads and the test harness setup.

This version is tested against Java 6, 7 and 8, for compatibility with Redis 2.4, 2.6 and 2.8 as well as Spring Framework 4.0.

Run this Jira Query for a complete list of changes.

We look forward to your feedback on the forum or in the issue tracker.

Spring Framework 4.0.1 & 3.2.7 released - and 3.1.x retired

Releases | Juergen Hoeller | January 28, 2014 | ...

Dear Spring community,

It's my pleasure to announce that Spring Framework 4.0.1 is finally available now, accompanied by a 3.2.7 release. Both releases come with significant bug fixes and improvements over their immediate predecessors and are strongly recommended for an upgrade. Please see JIRA for details on the issues addressed in each release.

Note that the 3.2.7 release officially turns the Spring Framework 3.2.x line into maintenance mode. A 3.2.8 release is planned for later this year; however, it will only contain bug fixes and is intended to be the last regular 3.2.x release. Further…

Spring Boot 1.0.0.RC1 Released

Releases | Phil Webb | January 22, 2014 | ...

We are pleased to announce the first release candidate of Spring Boot v1.0.0. This release contains a number of bug fixes and enhancements over the previous milestone.

Binaries have been published to the Spring Maven Repository, please take a look at the project page for download instructions and Maven/Gradle co-ordinates.

Please raise an issue if you find any problems, or want to suggest some future improvements.

The Spring Framework 4.1 plan - and 4.0.1 & 3.2.7 releases coming up next week

Releases | Juergen Hoeller | January 14, 2014 | ...

Following up on my Spring Framework 4 webinar last week, I'd like to share the Spring Framework 4.1 plan introduced there. We have a few key themes that are being prepared towards 4.1, for a timely GA delivery in August 2014, with a 4.1 RC to appear in June:

Comprehensive web resource handling - resource pipelining, cache control refinements
Caching support revisited - aligned with JCache 1.0 final, user-requested enhancements
JMS support overhaul - aligned with our messaging module, annotation-driven endpoints
Performance improvements - application startup, SpEL expression evaluation


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