We announced in January
that Jenkins would be upgrading its Java runtime dependency to Java 8 this
year. After a sizable amount of preparation, this week’s release of
Jenkins 2.54 is the first weekly release to require
a Java 8 runtime.
For users of the weekly release, this means that Jenkins 2.54 must have
a Java 8 runtime installed on the system in order to
run. Those using the
Docker container won’t...
In the next few months, Jenkins will require Java 8 as its runtime.
we discussed interesting statistics showing that Jenkins was now running Java 8
on a majority of its running instances.
Here is how we plan to roll that baseline upgrade in the next few months.
Now: Announce the intention publicly.
April, 2017: Drop support for Java 7 in Jenkins weekly.
With the current rhythm, that means...
Java 11 Support preview.
We will show how to run Jenkins with Java 11, discuss known compatibility issues, and explain how to investigate and report any issues you find.
Austin JAM: Jenkins Performance Tuning and Troubleshooting
Continuous Integration with Blue Ocean
First Montreal Jenkins Area Meetup