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Key Security, Maintenance, and Features Releases


Non-Security Updates

Spring Framework 5.3.1
Expose a public method "isClosed" to indicate whether the connection has been closed in WebSocketSession (WebFlux) #26043
WebFlux missing programmatic handling of MappingJacksonValue #26035
Optimize locking in AspectJProxyFactory for concurrent aspect instantiation #26034
Upgrade SpelCompiler bytecode level to 1.8 and optimize for concurrent access #26033

Spring Security 5.4.2
Tests should not combine Authentication and @AuthenticationPrincipal #9255
Remove empty Appendix Section from docs #9253
CookieRequestCache handles URL encoded query parameters incorrectly #9252
Improve Metadata URL Documentation #9251

SQLite 3.34.0
Added the sqlite3_txn_state() interface for reporting on the current transaction state of the database connection.
Enhance recursive common table expressions to support two or more recursive terms as is done by SQL Server, since this helps make queries against graphs easier to write and faster to execute.
Improved error messages on CHECK constraint failures.


Kubernetes 101

Kubernetes, as the most popular container orchestration platform, plays an integral role in orchestrating many enterprise applications. For those considering Kubernetes, it's good to have a basic understanding of how Kubernetes works, and why it has managed to claim such a large market share. In this blog we give an overview of Kubernetes, how it works, what it's used for, and the features and benefits that make it popular.

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