SkyWalking Events

Release Apache SkyWalking APM 6.5.0

Nov. 15th, 2019

6.5.0 release. Go to downloads page to find release tars.

  1. New metrics comparison view in UI.
  2. Dynamic Alert setting supported.
  3. JDK9-12 supported in backend.

Welcome Wei Zhang as new committer

Nov. 14th, 2019

Based on his continuous contributions, Wei Zhang (a.k.a arugal) has been voted as a new committer.

Welcome Haochao Zhuang as new committer

Oct. 20th, 2019

Based on his continuous contributions, Haochao Zhuang (a.k.a dmsolr) has been voted as a new committer.

Release Apache SkyWalking APM 6.4.0

Sep. 9th, 2019

6.4.0 release. Go to downloads page to find release tars.

  1. Highly recommend to upgrade due to Pxx metrics calculation bug.
  2. Make agent working in JDK9+ Module system.

Read changelog for the details.

Welcome Weijie Zou as a new committer

September 10th, 2019

Based on his contributions to the skywalking ui project, Weijie Zou (a.k.a Kdump) has been accepted as a new committer.

Welcome Yuguang Zhao to join the PMC

August 27th, 2019

Based on his continuous contributions, Yuguang Zhao (a.k.a zhaoyuguang) has been invited to join the PMC. Welcome aboard.

Welcome Zhenxu Ke to join the PMC

August 23rd, 2019

Based on his continuous contributions, Zhenxu Ke (a.k.a kezhenxu94) has been invited to join the PMC. Welcome aboard.

Release Apache SkyWalking APM 6.3.0

Aug. 8th, 2019

6.3.0 release. Go to downloads page to find release tars.

  1. Improve ElasticSearch storage implementation performance again.
  2. OAP backend re-install w/o agent reboot required.

Read changelog for the details.

Release Apache SkyWalking APM 6.2.0

July 2nd, 2019

6.2.0 release. Go to downloads page to find release tars. ElasticSearch storage implementation changed, high reduce payload to ElasticSearch cluster.

Read changelog for the details.

Welcome Zhenxu Ke as a new committer

June 17th, 2019

Based on his continuous contributions, Zhenxu Ke (a.k.a kezhenxu94) has been voted as a new committer.

Release Apache SkyWalking APM 6.1.0

May 5th, 2019

6.1.0 release. Go to downloads page to find release tars. This is the first top level project version.

Key updates

  1. RocketBot UI
  2. OAP performance improvement

RocketBot UI has been accepted as SkyWalking primary UI

April 23rd 2019

Apache SkyWalking PMC accept the RocketBot UI contributions. After IP clearance, it will be released in SkyWalking 6.1 soon.

SkyWalking graduated as Apache Top Level Project

April 17th 2019

Apache board approved SkyWalking graduated as TLP at April 17th 2019.

Welcome Yuguang Zhao as a new committer

April 15th, 2019

Based on his continuous contributions, he has been accepted as a new committer.

Transfer Docker Images to Apache Official Repository

Feb 17th, 2019

According to Apache Software Foundation branding policy all docker images of Apache Skywalking should be transferred from skywalking to apache with a prefix skywalking-. The transfer details are as follows

  • skywalking/base -> apache/skywalking-base
  • skywalking/oap -> apache/skywalking-oap-server
  • skywalking/ui -> apache/skywalking-ui

All of repositories in skywalking will be removed after one week.

Welcome Jian Tan as a new PPMC.

Jan 29th, 2019

Based on his contributions to the project, he has been accepted as SkyWalking PPMC. Welcome aboard.

Release Apache SkyWalking APM 6.0.0-GA

Jan 29th, 2019

6.0.0-GA release. Go to downloads page to find release tars. This is an important milestone version, we recommend all users upgrade to this version.

Key updates

  1. Bug fixed
  2. Register bug fix, refactor and performance improvement
  3. New trace UI

Welcome Jinlin Fu as new committer

Jan. 10th, 2019

Jinlin Fu has contributed 4 new plugins, including gson, activemq, rabbitmq and canal, which made SkyWalking supporting all mainstream OSS MQ. Also provide several documents and bug fixes. The SkyWalking PPMC based on these, promote him as new committer. Welcome on board.

Release Apache SkyWalking APM 6.0.0-beta

Dec 25th, 2018

6.0.0-beta release. Go to downloads page to find release tars.

Key updates

  1. Bugs fixed, closed to GA
  2. New protocols provided, old still compatible.
  3. Spring 5 supported
  4. MySQL and TiDB as optional storage

Welcome Yao Wang as a new PPMC.

Dec. 22th, 2018

Based on his contributions. Including created RocketBot as our secondary UI, new website and very cool trace view page in next release. he has been accepted as SkyWalking PPMC. Welcome aboard.

Welcome Yixiong Cao as a new committer.

Dec. 10th, 2018

Based on his contributions to the project, he has been accepted as SkyWalking committer. Welcome aboard.

Welcome Lang Li as a new committer.

Dec. 6th, 2018

Based on his contributions to the project, he has been accepted as SkyWalking committer. Welcome aboard.

Welcome Jian Tan as a new committer.

Dec. 2rd, 2018

Based on his contributions to the project, he has been accepted as SkyWalking committer. Welcome aboard.

Release Apache SkyWalking 6.0.0-alpha

Nov. 14th, 2018

APM consistently compatible in language agent(Java, .Net, NodeJS), 3rd party format(Zipkin) and service mesh telemetry(Istio). Go to downloads page to find release tars.

Release Apache SkyWalking 5.0.0-GA

Oct. 17th, 2018

A stable version of 5.x release. Go to downloads page to find release tars.

Release Apache SkyWalking 5.0.0-RC2

Sep. 12th, 2018

5.0.0-RC2 release. Go to downloads page to find release tars.

Release Apache SkyWalking 5.0.0-beta2

July 11th, 2018

5.0.0-beta2 release. Go to downloads page to find release tars.

Release Apache SkyWalking 5.0.0-beta

May 23rd, 2018

5.0.0-beta release. Go to downloads page to find release tars.

Release Apache SkyWalking APM 5.0.0-alpha

April 3rd, 2018

5.0.0-alpha release. Go to downloads page to find release tars.