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Spencer Gibb

Spencer Gibb

Spring Cloud co-founder and co-lead

Salt Lake City UT

Spencer is an industry veteran with experience in e-commerce platforms, government and non-profit organizations to business intelligence startups.
Blog Posts by Spencer Gibb

Spring Cloud Dalston SR2 is available now

On behalf of the community, I am pleased to announce that the Service Release 2 (SR2) of the Spring Cloud Dalston Release Train is available today. The release can be found in Maven Central. You can check out the Dalston release notes for more information.

This release is primarily a bug fix release and users are encouraged to upgrade.

End of Life for Angel and Brixton release trains

The Angel and Brixton release trains have reached their end of life. As such, there will be no more releases to those trains. The community is encouraged to upgrade to Camden.SR7 or Dalston.SR2.

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Spring Cloud Finchley M1 is available.

On behalf of the community, I am pleased to announce that the Milestone 1 (M1) of the Spring Cloud Finchley Release Train is available today. The release can be found in Spring Milestone repository. You can check out the Finchley release notes for more information.

Notable Changes in the Finchley Release Train

Finchley is based on the Spring Boot 2.0.0 line. Finchley.M1 is based on Spring Boot 2.0.0.M2. This is largely a compatibility build with no new features with the exception of Spring Cloud Gateway. Finchley will follow Spring Boot’s milestones and release candidates with a corresponding Finchley release soon after. General Availability is targeted for after Spring Boot 2.0 GA, likely in Dec. 2017.

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Spring Cloud Dalston SR1

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

The following modules were updated as part of Dalston.SR1:

Module Version
Spring Cloud Aws 1.2.1.RELEASE
Spring Cloud Bus 1.3.1.RELEASE
Spring Cloud Commons 1.2.2.RELEASE
Spring Cloud Config 1.3.1.RELEASE
Spring Cloud Consul 1.2.1.RELEASE
Spring Cloud Contract 1.1.1.RELEASE
Spring Cloud Netflix 1.3.1.RELEASE
Spring Cloud Security 1.2.1.RELEASE
Spring Cloud Sleuth 1.2.1.RELEASE
Spring Cloud Stream Chelsea.SR2
Spring Cloud Vault 1.0.1.RELEASE
Spring Cloud Zookeeper 1.1.1.RELEASE
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Spring Cloud Dalston Released

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

Notable Changes in the Dalston Release Train

Vault

Spring Cloud Vault Config is a new project that provides client-side support for externalized secret management in a distributed system via Hashicorp Vault.

Config Server

Config Server now has support for multiple backends via a Composite pattern. This allows for combinations of backend types that was not possible before, such as: Vault and git or multiple git backends. Authentication to git repositories hosted by AWS Codecommit is now supported. In the previous (Camden) release, Hashicorp Vault was already added as a backend to Config Server to go along with the VCS based backends.

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Spring Cloud Dalston M1 Released

On behalf of the community, I am pleased to announce that Milestone 1 (M1) of the Spring Cloud Dalston Release Train is available today. The release can be found in our Spring Milestone repository. You can check out the Dalston release notes for more information.

Notable Changes in the Dalston Release Train

Spring Cloud Vault Config is a new project that provides client-side support for externalized secret management in a distributed system via Hashicorp Vault.

Config Server

Hashicorp Vault was previously added as a backend to Config Server to go along with the VCS based backends. Config Server now has support for multiple backends via a Composite pattern. This allows for combinations of backend types that was not possible before, such as: Vault and git or multiple git backends. Authentication to git repositories hosted by AWS Codecommit is now supported.

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Introducing the Spring Cloud CLI Launcher

Getting started with Spring Cloud can be daunting. If you have seen the great Josh Long give his Cloud Native Java presentation, you will notice that you need to create several supporting applications before you can see your application at work.

Spring Cloud CLI Launcher

As part of the transition from Spring XD to Spring Cloud Dataflow, one of the extracted projects is called the Spring Cloud Deployer. The Deployer allows for launching applications on various platforms, including launching on a developer machine.

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Spring Cloud Camden.RELEASE and Brixton.SR6 are available

On behalf of the team, I am happy to announce the general availability of the Spring Cloud Camden Release Train along with Service Release 6 of Brixton. Camden.RELEASE can be found in our Spring Release repository. You can check out the Camden release notes for more information. Brixton.SR6 is largely a bug-fix release and is recommended for use with the Brixton Release Train.

Highlights of the Camden Release Train

Spring Cloud Contract is a new project that provides support for Consumer Driven Contracts and service schemas in Spring applications. Spring Cloud Netflix supports customization of Ribbon component classes via properties, uses the new community-maintained OpenFeign and includes various fixes and improvements to Zuul. Spring Cloud Consul adds support for Spring Cloud Bus using Consul’s event API. The CLI adds a spring cloud command to start various Spring Cloud servers with a single command. Supported servers include Eureka, Config Server and Hystrix Dashboard.

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Spring Cloud Camden RC1 is Available

On behalf of the team, I am pleased to announce that Release Candidate 1 (RC1) of the Spring Cloud Camden Release Train is available today. The release can be found in our Spring Milestone repository. This is mostly a bug fix release as Camden prepares for General Availability (GA). You can check out the Camden release notes for more information.

Notable Changes in the Camden Release Train

Spring Cloud Contract is a new project that provides support for Consumer Driven Contracts and service schemas in Spring applications. Spring Cloud Netflix supports customization of Ribbon component classes via properties, uses the new community maintained OpenFeign and made various fixes and improvements to Zuul. Spring Cloud Consul adds support for Spring Cloud Bus using Consul’s event api. The CLI adds a spring cloud command to start various Spring Cloud servers with a single command. Supported servers include Eureka, Config Server and Hystrix Dashboard.

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Spring Cloud Brixton.SR2 is available

On behalf of the team, I am pleased to announce that Service Release 2 of the Spring Cloud Brixton Release Train is available today. The release can be found in our Spring Release repository and Maven Central.

This is primarily a bug fix release.

The following modules were updated as part of Brixton.SR2:

And, as always, we welcome feedback: either on GitHub, on gitter, on Stack Overflow, or on Twitter.

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Spring Cloud Brixton.SR1 is available

On behalf of the team, I am pleased to announce that Service Release 1 of the Spring Cloud Brixton Release Train is available today. The release can be found in our Spring Release repository and Maven Central.

This is primarily a bug fix release with a few small features. Of particular note is a change that allows Brixton Eureka Servers to work with Angel Eureka clients.

The following modules were updated as part of Brixton.SR1:

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