New nomenclature for RUDDER versions

RUDDER is in continuous development: new versions are released at a steady pace. Until now, their historical naming was not so clear to all our users.

We have therefore decided to adopt a more accessible template, based on largely used standards. We were inspired by the nomenclature of

Since the 6.0 version, RUDDER is based on the following versioning semantics:

Version Example Description
Major 6.x.x Version with major innovations, greatly affecting the use of RUDDER.
Example: new RUDDER feature
Minor x.1.x Version with minor innovations, including all the security and stability fixes of the previous version.
Example: improvement or development of an existing feature.
Patch x.x.8 Corrective version of bugs and security issues.

As a preview of our major and minor versions, we release beta versions and RC (release candidates). They have an appropriate suffix, such as version 6.1.0~beta1.

We seize the opportunity of this announcement to also clarify the maintenance duration of these versions:

  • For the users without subscription, each major and minor version is maintained for 3 months. In this period, patch versions are released. It means that you have 3 months to upgrade your RUDDER instance to the next version.
  • For the customers with a subscription, a guaranteed maintenance and a larger upgrade window is offered. If this is your case, please contact us for more information. Find out more about the subscription.
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