This Week in Spring - October 6th, 2020

Hi, Spring fans! Welcome to another installment of This Week in Spring! It’s been a fun week thus far - I spoke Monday at the first ever Garden State JUG event on testing Spring-based application and services and then today I spoke at the NYJava SIG about RSocket. Thank you so much for having me!

I can’t believe it’s already October 6th! We’re closer to 2021 than 2019. Crazy. A quarter of a year to go. I just write these roundups and things seem to fly as a result.

We’ve got a lot to get to, so let’s dive right in

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Spring Data Azure Cosmos DB V3 – Generally Available

The Spring on Azure team, in partnership with the Azure Cosmos DB team, are proud to have just made the Spring Data Azure Cosmos DB v3 generally available. This is the latest version of Azure Cosmos DB’s SQL API Spring Data connector.

Azure Cosmos is a highly-available globally-distributed multi-model database with competitive performance SLAs. With Spring Data Azure Cosmos DB, developers may use Spring Data natively on top of the Azure Cosmos DB SQL API to manipulate documents and issue custom or derived queries.

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This Week in Spring - September 29th, 2020

Hi, Spring fans! Welcome to another awesome week in Spring! Can you believe we’re staring down October, 2020 already? I can’t. Time sure flies…. or something. There’s a lot to get to so let’s get to it.

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Spring Cloud Data Flow 2.7.0-M1 and 2.6.3 Released

Spring Cloud Data Flow team is pleased to announce the release of 2.7.0-M1 and 2.6.3

While the release 2.6.3 has the bug fixes, the first milestone of 2.7.0 has the following enhancements:

SCDF dashboard re-design using VMware Clarity toolkit

SCDF dashboard is re-designed using VMware Clarity design system. This is a complete rewrite of SCDF dashboard GUI to get the benefits of the Clarity design.

Spring Boot 2.3.2 Update

SCDF server components are now updated to use Spring Boot 2.3.2 release.

Wavefront integration

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Case Study: Remote File Ingest with Spring Cloud Data Flow

This article is part of a blog series that explores the newly redesigned Spring Cloud Stream applications based on Java Functions. In this chapter, we explore how to use Spring Cloud Stream Applications and Spring Cloud Data Flow to implement a very common ETL use case: Ingesting files from a remote service. Specifically, we will look at how to ingest files from S3, SFTP, and FTP.

Here is what is included in the blog series to date:

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This Week in Spring - September 22, 2020

Hi, Spring fans! Welcome to another fun-filled and fantastic installment of This Week in Spring where we review the week that was in the Java ecosystem. It’s been quite a week indeed. SOoo many new releases and so many interesting things going on in the larger Spring, Java, Azure, and VMware ecosystems, that we don’t have a moment to waste so: onward!

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Spring Security SAML Extensions 1.x EOL on October 6, 2021

With the recent release of Spring Security 5.4, we’d like to announce that maintenance for Spring Security SAML Extensions 1.x will end on 6 October 2021.

SAML 2.0 support has been added to the core Spring Security framework over the last three minor releases. There are two main reasons for this.

First, the extension project is based on a version of OpenSAML that the OpenSAML team no longer supports. This version has known CVEs that make it unsafe for use in a production system.

Second, moving the support to the core Spring Security framework allowed us to simplify the API, use the latest OpenSAML, and add long-requested support for features like multi-tenancy and Spring Boot integration.

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