Spring One 2021

If you did not attend Spring One, here’s a little recap for you (from my perspective).

Keynote Announcements:

  • Spring Framework 6.0 and Spring Boot 3.0
  • Java 17 baseline
  • JakartaEE 9
  • Spring Native
  • Spring Observability
  • The State of Spring 2021 survey results are available

Spring Framework 5.x

  • Java 8 baseline, Java 17 support is coming
  • Java EE 7 baseline, Java EE 8 focus
  • see more details

Spring Boot 2.x

  • Java 8 baseline, Java 17 support is coming (2.6, November 2021)
  • see more details

Spring Framework 6.0

Spring Native and AOT

  • GraalVM native image support
  • Spring Boot starter
  • Build plugins
  • more details

Spring Observability

  • Unified, Recorder API (in Spring Core)
  • Instrument Once, decide what data you want later
  • Support for Micrometer, Zipkin and Brave, OpenTelemetry
  • more details

Roadmap

  • Spring Framework 6.0 M1: Q4 2021
  • Spring Framework 6.0 RC1: Q3 2022
  • Spring Framework 6.0 GA: Q4 2022
  • more details

Jürgen Höller’s Keynote on Spring One 2021


RSocket Keynote


Observability Keynote


Closing notes

Please do not SSH to production! :)

ssh-to-prod