Bamboo releases

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The list below is a summary of the Bamboo releases. The change logs included in the release notes (linked below) have details of the related bug-fix releases.

Bamboo 6.2

28 September 2017

  • Changes to permissions 
  • Artifact handler
  • Repository-stored Bamboo Specs

  • Support for Bitbucket Server Smart Mirroring

  • Bamboo YAML

For more information, see Bamboo 6.2 Release Notes

Bamboo 6.1 

20 July 2017

  • Improvements to Bamboo Specs for plans
  • Bamboo Specs for Deployments

For more information, see Bamboo 6.1 Release Notes

Bamboo 6.0

26 April 2017

  • Configuration as Code
  • SQL Server JDBC driver update
  • Pull request in the branch status page
  • Fastlane and Xcode support

Fore more information, see Bamboo 6.0 Release Notes.

Bamboo 5.15

14 February 2017
  • Git LFS support
  • System-wide encryption
  • Improvements to the Branch Status page
  • Spring Scanner 2 support

For more information, see Bamboo 5.15 Release Notes.

Bamboo 5.14

27 October 2016

  • Platform upgrades
  • New Branch status page
  • Build plans and deployment projects in YAML (beta)
  • Override of repository settings for plan branches
  • Enhancements for Subversion repository configuration
  • New API for VCS repositories
  • Bug fixes

For more information, see Bamboo 5.14 Release Notes.

Bamboo 5.13

24 August 2016

  • Platform upgrades
  • Deployment requirements
  • SSH support for Bitbucket Cloud
  • Improvements for the script task
  • Absolute paths for artifacts
  • Bug fixes
  • API changes

For more information, see Bamboo 5.13 Release Notes.

Bamboo 5.12

24 May 2016

  • Platform upgrades
  • Quick Filters
  • User deactivation directly from Bamboo
  • Bug fixes

For more information, see Bamboo 5.12 Release Notes.

Bamboo 5.11

26 April 2016

  • Platform upgrades
  • Application Links upgrade to version 5.0.7
  • Bamboo Instance Health check

  • New Create repository permission
  • REST API deployment triggers

For more information, see Bamboo 5.11 Release Notes.

Bamboo 5.10

19 January 2016

  • Platform upgrades
  • Bamboo build status for Bitbucket

For more information, see Bamboo 5.10 Release Notes.

Bamboo 5.9

11 June 2015

  • Improved automatic branch management 
  • Improved Docker task customization
  • AWS Code Deploy task for Bamboo
  • Easier shared credentials management
  • Future changes to on-disk directory layout: plan directory information REST API
  • Bamboo Clover Plugin improvements

Read more in  Bamboo 5.9 Release Notes.

For more information, see Bamboo upgrade guide.

Bamboo 5.8

17 March 2015

  • Docker task for builds and deployments
  • Improved integration with AWS
  • Bamboo analytics added
  • Support for Java 8
  • Support for Java 7 is deprecated
  • Support for Microsoft SQL Server 2005 and 2008 is deprecated
  • Support for MySQL 5.1 is deprecated
  • Support for PostgreSQL 8 is deprecated

Read more in the Bamboo 5.8 Release Notes.

See the Bamboo upgrade guide.

Bamboo 5.7

11 November 2014

  • Control storage demands of deployment artifacts
  • Take charge of build and release variables
  • Manage remote Bamboo agents with Docker
  • Use Bamboo with Node.js projects
  • New Bamboo search tool for projects and plans
  • Bamboo now supports Microsoft SQL Server 2012
  • Support for Java 6 is deprecated
  • Legacy Stash integration features removed

Read more in the Bamboo 5.7 Release Notes.

See the Bamboo upgrade guide.

Bamboo 5.6

29 July 2014

  • Improved Stash integration:
    • Bamboo builds are triggered by Stash repo events
    • Bamboo plan branches update when branches are created or deleted in Stash
    • Bamboo build status is notified automatically to Stash
  • Dedicated agents
  • Clone deployment projects
  • Deployments now appear in the activity streams for agents and builds
  • Build queue improvements
  • Project name is now editable
  • The legacy Stash notifications and web repository type are deprecated in Bamboo 5.6, and will be removed in Bamboo 5.7.

Read more in the Bamboo 5.6 Release Notes.

See the Bamboo upgrade guide.

Bamboo 5.5

28 April 2014

  • Improved Stash integration
  • Share repositories renamed to 'linked' repositories
  • Stash legacy web repositories deprecated
  • Bamboo menu layout change
  • Subversion 1.8 is now supported
  • Tomcat 5.5 and 6.0 are no longer supported.
  • Internet Explorer 8 is no longer supported.

Read more in the Bamboo 5.5 release notes.

See the Bamboo upgrade guide.

Bamboo 5.4

11 February 2014

  • Administration access navigation change
  • Deployment workflow
  • Deployment dashboard
  • Reliability and stability
  • Tomcat 5.5 and 6.0 deprecated.

Read more in the Bamboo 5.4 release notes.

See the Bamboo upgrade guide.

Bamboo 5.3

11 December 2013

  • XSRF protection
  • Deployment preview

Read more in the Bamboo 5.3 release notes.

See the Bamboo upgrade guide.

Bamboo 5.2

15 October 2013

  • Branch deployments
  • Advanced Gravatar support
  • Branch checking interval editing

Read more in the Bamboo 5.2 release notes.

See the Bamboo upgrade guide.

Bamboo 5.1

13 September 2013

  • JIRA issue deployment reporting

Read more in the Bamboo 5.1 release notes.

See the Bamboo upgrade guide.

Bamboo 5.0

28 August 2013

  • Deployment projects and environments
  • Release versioning

Read more in the Bamboo 5.0 release notes.

See the Bamboo upgrade guide.

Bamboo 4.4

29 January 2013

  • Jenkins importer
  • Enhanced performance
  • TestNG reports parser
  • Selective task running
  • Quick build number copying
  • Server pausing

Read more in the Bamboo 4.4 release notes.

See the Bamboo upgrade guide.

Bamboo 4.3

30 October 2012

  • Simple deployments to Tomcat
  • Deploy to the Cloud with Heroku
  • Upload files using SCP
  • Build from any revision
  • Runtime variables for Manual Stages
  • Rebuild with one click
  • Multiple build Triggers
  • Build dependencies after all Stages
  • Automatic dependencies for Maven 3
  • Dashboard filtering
  • Amazon Virtual Private Cloud for Elastic Bamboo
  • Wallboard for Branches

Read more in the Bamboo 4.3 release notes.

See the Bamboo upgrade guide.

Bamboo 4.2

21 August 2012

  • Notifications, build strategies and dependencies for plan branches
  • Automatic linking of JIRA issues to feature branches
  • Bamboo build artifacts are linked from JIRA issues
  • Git support in the Bamboo Bitbucket connector
  • Subversion 1.7 support
  • UX improvements
  • Mercurial commit isolation

Read more in the Bamboo 4.2 release notes.

See the Bamboo upgrade guide.

Bamboo 4.1

29 May 2012

  • Get builds fixed faster with responsibilities
  • Take action with JIRA issue creation
  • Get your team communicating with Hipchat notifications
  • Welcome to the family, Stash!

Read more in the Bamboo 4.1 release notes.

See the Bamboo upgrade guide.

Bamboo 4.0

27 March 2012

  • Automatically Build Branches
  • Automatically Merge Branches using Gatekeeper and Branch Updater
  • Manage Build Failures by Quarantining Intermittent Tests
  • Fresh New User Experience

Read more in the Bamboo 4.0 release notes.

See the Bamboo upgrade guide.

Bamboo 3.4

14 December 2011

  • Git Submodule Support
  • Shared Repositories
  • Agent Security Improvements
  • New Email Templates
  • Elastic Bamboo support for Microsoft Windows®

Read more in the Bamboo 3.4 release notes.

See the Bamboo upgrade guide.

Bamboo 3.3

11 October 2011

  • Multiple Source Repositories
  • Reload-able Plugins
  • Source Repository User Aliases
  • Automatic Agent Upgrades
  • Fast, history-friendly tabbed navigation
  • Commit Centric View 

Read more in the Bamboo 3.3 release notes.

See the Bamboo upgrade guide.

Bamboo 3.2

26 July 2011

  • Release Management
  • Manual Stages
  • Rerunning a Failed Stage
  • Plan Filters on the Dashboard and Wallboard
  • User Management via JIRA
  • Improved Application Linking

Read more in the Bamboo 3.2 release notes.

See the Bamboo upgrade guide.

Bamboo 3.1

10 May 2011

  • Tasks
  • Parameterized Builds
  • .Net Support
  • Bitbucket Support
  • GitHub Support
  • New Plugin Manager
  • Support for Amazon EC2 Spot Instances
  • Gravatar Support
  • Improved Windows process handling

Read more in the Bamboo 3.1 release notes.

See the Bamboo upgrade guide.

Bamboo 3.0

16 February 2011

  • Artifact Sharing
  • Git Support
  • User Interface Overhaul — Redesigned Plan Summary, Job Summary and Build Results. New look and feel.
  • Scheduled Repository Polling
  • Configuration Changes Captured in Audit Logs

Read more in the Bamboo 3.0 release notes.

See the Bamboo upgrade guide.

Bamboo 2.7

9 Nov 2010

  • Build Stages — Map Your Build Process, Parallel Builds, Enhanced Plan Structure
  • Simplified Plan Creation
  • Concurrent Builds
  • Mercurial Support
  • Improved Wallboards
  • New Plan and Job Configuration Summaries
  • Recent History on Plan and Job Summaries
  • Other User Interface Enhancements — New Breadcrumb Trail, Build Histories, Improved Build Result Summary Tabs

Read more in the Bamboo 2.7 release notes.

See the Bamboo upgrade guide.

Bamboo 2.6

1 June 2010

  • Support for up to 100 Remote Agents
  • Revamped Dashboard Pages and Other Usability Enhancements
  • Performance and Security Improvements
  • Automatically Managed Elastic Instances
  • Grails Integration

Read more in the Bamboo 2.6 release notes.

See the Bamboo upgrade guide.

Bamboo 2.5

4 January 2010

  • Maven Dependency Management
  • Plan Import from a pom.xml
  • Additional Bulk Actions
  • Streamlined Plan Creation
  • Express Setup Wizard

Read more in the Bamboo 2.5 release notes.

See the Bamboo upgrade guide.

Bamboo 2.4

6 October 2009

  • Bamboo Gadgets in JIRA
  • Clover Enhancements
  • REST Improvements
  • Runtime Log4j Configuration

Read more in the Bamboo 2.4 release notes.

See the Bamboo upgrade guide.

Bamboo 2.3

6 August 2009

  • Dependency Blocking Strategies
  • New Build Notifications and Queue Reordering
  • Bulk Actions
  • Multiple Elastic Images
  • Elastic Instance Scheduling
  • PHPUnit Builder
  • Bamboo REST APIs
  • Plugins Changes

Read more in the Bamboo 2.3 release notes.

See the Bamboo upgrade guide.

Bamboo 2.2

9 March 2009

  • Elastic Bamboo
  • Customizable Email Templates
  • Build Comment Notification Event
  • Hanging Build Detection Event
  • Faster Artifact Transfer
  • Dependent Builds
  • Agent Improvements

Read more in the Bamboo 2.2 release notes.

See the Bamboo upgrade guide.

Bamboo 2.1

5 August 2008

  • Link Issues and Builds
  • Specify the Issues that are Fixed by a Build
  • Track the Builds for your Projects and Versions
  • View Issues under Development
  • Post Change Detection Plugin Point

Read more in the Bamboo 2.1 release notes.

See the Bamboo upgrade guide.

Bamboo 2.0

14 April 2008

  • Distributed builds
  • Capability matching
  • Memory usage improvements
  • Parallel VCS updates and checkouts
  • Ability to force a 'clean build'
  • Quiet Period functionality supported for Subversion & Perforce
  • Bamboo Plugin for Confluence
  • Support for Oracle and MS SQL Server databases
  • Status Summary screens

Read more in the Bamboo 2.0 release notes.

See the Bamboo upgrade guide.

Bamboo 1.2

09 July 2007

  • Permissions (global and plan-based)
  • External database support
  • Perforce triggering support
  • Scheduled backups
  • New Bundled NAnt plugin

Read more in the Bamboo 1.2 release notes.

See the Bamboo upgrade guide.

Bamboo 1.1

07 May 2007

  • Advanced notifications - rules, triggers, preferences, dynamic recipients
  • Build Metadata - pass them to your build, global variables, view them
  • File Trigger Inclusions/Exclusions
  • More pluggability
  • Improved Maven 2 error log parsing
  • LDAP and external user management support
  • Dashboard loading has been improved

Read more in the Bamboo 1.1 release notes.

See the Bamboo upgrade guide.

Bamboo 1.0

20 February 2007

  • All Plans tab

Read more in the Bamboo 1.0 release notes.

See the Bamboo upgrade guide.

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