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Ryan Baxter

Ryan Baxter

Spring Cloud Engineer

Concord, NH

Currently, Ryan is working as a software engineer as part of the Spring Cloud team. Ryan has a passion for sharing what he learns via social media, including Twitter and his blog (http://ryanjbaxter.com), as well as in person at conferences. When he’s not coding, Ryan likes spending time with his daughter, ice fishing, running obstacle course races, and watching the Red Sox.
Blog Posts by Ryan Baxter

Spring Cloud Greenwich.SR3 Released

On behalf of the community, I am pleased to announce that the Service Release 3 (SR3) of the Spring Cloud Greenwich Release Train is available today. The release can be found in Maven Central. You can check out the Greenwich release notes for more information. All issues closed in this release across all projects can be found in the Spring Cloud Greenwich.SR3 project on GitHub

Notable Changes in the Greenwich Release Train

New Load Balancer Implementations

Spring Cloud Greenwich.M3 is the first release containing both blocking and non-blocking load balancer client implementations as an alternative to Netflix Ribbon which has entered maintenance mode.

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Spring Cloud Hoxton.M2 Released

On behalf of the community, I am pleased to announce that the Milestone 2 (M2) of the Spring Cloud Hoxton Release Train is available today. The release can be found in Spring Milestone repository. You can check out the Hoxton release notes for more information. In addition you can view the GitHub Project For Hoxton.M2.

Notable Changes in the Hoxton Release Train

Spring Cloud Hoxton.M2 builds upon Spring Boot 2.2.0.M5.

Documentation Changes

The Hoxton.M2 docs have a new landing page as well as a new theme. The landing page will link you to the documentation for the specific project you are interested in.

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Spring Cloud Edgware.SR6 Released

On behalf of the community, I am pleased to announce that the Service Release 6 (SR6) of the Spring Cloud Edgware Release Train is available today. The release can be found in Maven Central. You can check out the Edgware release notes for more information.

Edgware End Of Life Reminder

As a reminder, the Edgware release train will reach EOL status on August 1st, 2019.

Notable Changes in the Edgware Release Train

Spring Cloud Netflix

Spring Cloud Sleuth

Spring Cloud Config

Spring Cloud Commons

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Introducing Spring Cloud Circuit Breaker

Background

When using a microservices architecture to build our applications, it is very common to end up with a pretty complex dependency tree amongst services. If the service down the dependency tree encounters an issue that causes it to start to respond slowly, it ends up causing a set of issues that cascade up the dependency tree. As more and more requests come in to the application, more and more resources may be consumed by waiting for the slow service to respond. Even worse, the additional load being put on the slow service may exacerbate the problem. To help alleviate the effect of these types of cascading failures, it is common practice to use circuit breakers as part of microservice applications.

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Spring Cloud Greenwich.SR1 is now available

On behalf of the community, I am pleased to announce that the Service Release 1 (SR1) of the Spring Cloud Greenwich Release Train is available today. The release can be found in Maven Central. You can check out the Greenwich release notes for more information.

Notable Changes in the Greenwich Release Train

Spring Cloud Netflix

Spring Cloud Stream

  • Bug fixes

Spring Cloud Cloudfoundry

Spring Cloud Commons

Spring Cloud OpenFeign

  • Added Spring Data pagable support
  • Issues

Spring Cloud Task

  • Bug fixes
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Spring Cloud Finchley.SR3 Now Available

On behalf of the community, I am pleased to announce that the Service Release 3 (SR3) of the Spring Cloud Finchley Release Train is available today. The release can be found in Maven Central. You can check out the Finchley release notes for more information.

Notable Changes in the Finchley Release Train

Spring Cloud Config

  • Spring Cloud Config server now honors the if-modified-since header in requests before
    retrieving data and returns last-modified header in response
  • Issues

Spring Cloud Stream

*Elmhurst.SR2 Release

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Spring Cloud Greenwich.RELEASE is now available

On behalf of the community, I am pleased to announce that the General Availability (RELEASE) of the Spring Cloud Greenwich Release Train is available today. The release can be found in Maven Central. You can check out the Greenwich release notes for more information.

End of Life (EOL) Reminder

The Edgware release train will reach EOL status on August 1st, 2019. You can read the formal announcement here.

The Spring Cloud Finchley release train is considered a major release and is tied to the Spring Boot 2.0.x release. Therefore, the Spring Cloud Finchley release train will reach EOL status when the Spring Boot 2.0.x release branch is marked EOL. An announcement about this will be made on this blog once a date has been determined.

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Spring Cloud Greenwich.RC2 is now available

On behalf of the community, I am pleased to announce that the Release Candidate 2 (RC2) of the Spring Cloud Greenwich Release Train is available today. The release can be found in Spring Milestone repository. You can check out the Greenwich release notes for more information.

Notable Changes in the Greenwich Release Train

For a complete list of issues in this release across all projects see the project page on GitHub.

Spring Cloud Contract

  • Added support for binary payloads (GH-818)

Spring Cloud Security

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Spring Cloud Finchley.SR2 Is Available

On behalf of the community, I am pleased to announce that SR2 (Service Release) of the Spring Cloud Finchley Release Train is available today. The release can be found in Maven Central. You can check out the Finchley release notes for more information.

Spring Cloud Gateway

  • Support WebFlux error handling in Hystrix timeouts #553
  • Read multiple certificates in PEM file #583
  • Support for configuring TLS timeouts #578
  • ModifyRequestBodyGatewayFilterFactory updates headers appropriately #492
  • Support relative redirects in redirect filter #468
  • Bug Fixes
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Spring Cloud Edgware.SR5 Has Been Released

On behalf of the community, I am pleased to announce that the Service Release 5 (SR5) of the Spring Cloud Edgware Release Train is available today. You can find the release in Maven Central. You can also check out the Edgware release notes for more information.

Notable Changes in the Edgware Release Train

Spring Cloud Commons

Spring Cloud Config

Spring Cloud Contract

Via #707 we’ve a test listener that handles issues with closing and starting WireMock servers. Thanks to this change you no longer need to set the @DirtiesContext on your tests if you want to reuse the same ports for your stubs.

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