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Top features

8.3
  • Secret scanning to notify you of accidentally exposed secrets
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot Bitbucket on the fly with the Java Flight Recorder
  • Create repository available in default project permissions
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8.2
  • The new Create repository permission
  • Bitbucket Mesh changes and improvements
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8.1View deployment and build information in Jira CloudRelease notes
8.0
  • Introducing Bitbucket Mesh
  • Declutter unused repositories
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7.21

Bitbucket Server and Data Center 7.21 is a Long Term Support release

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7.20Make your integrations more secure with OAuth 2.0Release notes
7.19
  • Consistent URLs for primary and mirror
  • Exclude projects from the data pipeline
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7.18
  • View deployment information in Bitbucket
  • HTTP access tokens for projects and repositories
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7.17

Bitbucket Server and Data Center 7.17 is a Long Term Support release

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7.16
  • Require Jira issues in commit messages
  • View whitespace characters in the diff
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7.15
  • Control what happens with source branches when merging a pull request
  • Analyze your pull request activity over time
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7.14
  • Enhanced integration with Jira Software Cloud
  • Required builds merge check
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7.13
  • Unlock data and insights about your instance
  • Reviewer groups for pull requests
  • Pull request description templates
  • Advanced repository management
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7.12
  • Configure multiple IdPs
  • Disable basic authentication
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7.11See your Jira issues on the dashboardRelease notes
7.10

Update pull requests to the latest version

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7.9
  • Upgrade without downtime
  • Be better prepared for upgrades
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7.8
  • Rerun builds from Bitbucket
  • Database password encryption
  • Graceful shutdowns (Linux only)
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7.7
  • New code review workflow - Batch and publish comments

  • Rendering of Jupyter notebooks

  • Automatically decline inactive pull requests

  • Comment reactions are here

  • Accessible colors for the diff view

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7.6

Bitbucket Server and Data Center 7.6 is a Long Term Support release

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7.5
  • Integrated CI/CD optimizations
  • View hidden comments
  • Audit log filtering by summary
  • Just-in-time user provisioning
  • Customize the default branch name
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7.4
  • Streamline your workflow with Integrated CI/CD
  • More management options for your audit log
  • Control over who can delete repositories
  • Scalability enhancements for Git hosting
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7.3
  • Expiring personal access tokens
  • Source branches are now deleted after merging by default
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7.2
  • Locate pull requests by searching for text and selecting a reviewer
  • Prioritization of exact branch name matches
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7.1Track every push to a specific branch in a repositoryRelease notes
7.0
  • Pull requests get a makeover

  • Code coverage in code insights

  • More auditing capabilities for admins

  • Single sign-on with OpenID Connect

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8.3

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Supported platforms changes

8.3

Now supported

  • Git 2.37
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8.2

Now supported

  • MariaDB 10.8
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8.1

Now supported

  • OpenSearch 1.3
  • Amazon OpenSearch Service 1.2

Supported platforms

8.0

Now supported

  • Git 2.36
  • MariaDB 10.7.3+

Ended support for

  • Bitbucket hosting on Windows
  • PostgreSQL 9.4, 9.5, and 9.6

  • MySQL 5.5 and 5.6

  • MariaDB 10.0, 10.1, 10.2

  • Microsoft SQL Server/Microsoft SQL Server Express 2012

  • Oracle 12c R1 and 11g

  • Amazon Aurora (Data Center only) PostgreSQL 9.6

  • Git (installed on Bitbucket instance) 2.30.x and below

  • Elasticsearch versions below 7.10.2

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7.21

Now supported

  • OpenSearch 1.2
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7.20

Now supported

  • Git 2.35

  • Elasticsearch 6.8.22

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7.19

Now supported

  • Git 2.34
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7.18

Now supported

  • MariaDB 10.5
  • MariaDB 10.6
  • PostgreSQL 14
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7.17

Now supported

  • Elasticsearch 6.8.23, 7.16.3
Supported platforms
7.16

Now supported

  • Git 2.33 for server
  • Elasticsearch 7.10.2
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7.15

No changes

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7.14

Now supported

  • Git 2.32 for server
  • PostgreSQL 13
  • Elasticsearch 6.8.22, 7.16.2
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7.13No changesSupported platforms
7.12

Now supported

  • Git 2.31 for server
Supported platforms
7.11No changesSupported platforms
7.10No changesSupported platforms
7.9

Now supported

  • Git 2.30 for server
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7.8No changesSupported platforms
7.7

Now supported

  • Git 2.29 for server
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7.6

Now supported

  • Elasticsearch 6.8.22, 6.8.23, 7.16.2, 7.16.3 (6.8.22, 6.8.23, 7.16.2 and 7.16.3 backported to 7.6 LTS only)
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7.5

Now supported

  • Git 2.28 for Server

Deprecated

  • Java versions 11.0.0 - 11.0.7 are no longer recommended due to the Java bug,  JDK-8241054 .

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7.4

Now supported

  • PostgreSQL 12
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7.3

Now supported

  • Git 2.27 for server
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7.2

Now supported

  • Git 2.26 for Server

  • MariaDB 10.4.6+

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7.1

Now supported

  • Elasticsearch 7.5.2
Supported platforms
7.0

Ended support for:

  • Internet Explorer 11
  • MariaDB 10.0

Added support for:

  • Git 2.25 for Server
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2019
Supported platforms


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Upgrade path

Upgrading from 5.0 or later

You can upgrade to any 5.x version at any time! Check the upgrade notes above to make sure everything is compatible, and you're prepared for the transition.

Last modified on Jan 24, 2022

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