Bamboo 5.8 upgrade notes
We’ve collected some important notes on upgrading to Bamboo 5.8. For details on all the new features and improvements we’ve introduced in this release, see the Bamboo 5.8 release notes.
Here’s some important information you should know about before upgrading.
If you are upgrading from Bamboo versions earlier than Bamboo 4.0, you must upgrade to releases 5.0–5.7 before upgrading to Bamboo 5.8.
Hibernate dialect upgrade
When you upgrade to Bamboo 5.8, an upgrade task will run that changes the Hibernate dialect in the
The new dialects are:
org.hibernate.dialect.PostgreSQLDialect org.hibernate.dialect.HSQLDialect org.hibernate.dialect.Oracle10gDialect org.hibernate.dialect.MySQL5Dialect com.atlassian.bamboo.hibernate.SQLServerIntlDialect
See what changes are in store for the supported platforms in Bamboo. For more information about what the latest stable release of Bamboo supports, see Supported platforms.
In this release of Bamboo, we're deprecating support for the following software platforms and plan to remove support for them in a future release of Bamboo:
- Java 1.7
- Microsoft SQL Server 2005 and 2008
- MySQL 5.1
- PostgreSQL 9
Bamboo 5.8 adds support for Java 8.
How to upgrade Bamboo
See the Bamboo upgrade guide for a complete walk-through of the upgrade process that includes descriptions of all the available upgrade paths, prerequisites, and methods.