April 12, 2024

Tanzu What’s New - Apr 13,2024 Edition

Congratulations to all teams for successfully launching TAS 6.0, TKGI 1.19, and TAP 1.9,  These releases bring valuable new features to our customers and inspire confidence. Check out an insightful article on Automation scripts for Small footprint TAS 6.0. Dive deep into learning TAS 6.0 in this week’s Cloud Foundry series. Don’t miss the latest blogs on all new releases. Bala's VMware Tanzu OSS Health assessment blog is featured. Save the date for the upcoming Spring webinar and RabbitMQ innovations. Did you know Spring Academy Pro is now free for all? Get ready to elevate your skills to the next level.  


"Keep going. Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life." - Roy T. Bennett

Check out Tanzu Product releases for this week with release notes and relevant links for more information. 

Product Name Version Release Date Related Links
VMware Tanzu Application Platform
This release has the following security fixes, listed by component and area.
TAP 1.9 is now GA, to deliver faster innovation for highly regulated environments! Also check blogs section




 1.9.0 New GA



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VMware Tanzu Application Service (TAS)

Release Notes has all the exciting details on new features and breaking changes. Also check the latest blog on this in the blog section.

6.0.0+LTS-T New GA



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VMware Tanzu Application Service [Windows] (TASW)
Release Notes has new features and Breaking Changes
New GA
2024-04-09 Release Notes
New Features
VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Integrated Edition (TKGI)
Support for the Google Cloud Platform removed and Flannel CNI is no longer supported and many more breaking changes and new enhancements. Check Release Notes. 
1.19.0 New GA 2024-04-09 Release Notes
New Features
Tanzu Data Solutions
VMware SQL with MySQL for Tanzu Application Service™
Several high and critical CVEs are addressed by updating components to the latest version. “MySQL Default Version” of “5.7” must be updated. Check Release Notes.



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Other Releases
Spring Cloud Gateway for VMware Tanzu
Enhancements included in this release. Details in Release Notes.
2.1.6 2024-04-10 Release Notes
Isolation Segment (ISO)
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Check out the troubleshooting Tips and Resolutions on various Tanzu Products. This section is a great resource for you to bookmark and quickly prevent issues before pushing applications to Production.

VMware Tanzu Application Service (TAS)
Automation scripts for upgrading Small Footprint TAS for VMs 6.0 to 'full' TAS for VMs 6.0 - This article contains a download link to Bash scripts that can help automate the process of upgrading a Small Footprint TAS for VMs 6.0 deployment to a 'full' TAS for VMs 6.0 deployment. 
Route Emitter Condition Causes Routes to Not be Emitted - A rare bug has been discovered with the route-emitter service that sometimes prevents it from connecting to the nats service. Check the workaround in this article. 

Perform Blobstore Benchmark No Output - Recently there was an update that caused the utility to have no output. Check the article for patch and workaround detail. 

cf-java-client Timeout Workaround - This Knowledge Base (KB) article details a timeout error that may be experienced while pushing an app with cf-java-client.  Check the workaround in this article.

VMware RabbitMQ for TAS 
RabbitMQ Smoke Test exceeds 60 minutes and fails due to timeout - When running the On Demand Smoke test for RabbitMQ, smoke test will fail if it exceeds 1 hour. This can happen when a large number of plans have been configured on the platform, as the smoke test will test each of these plans.

VMware Tanzu Application Platform (TAP)
New in TAP 1.9: Innovating in Highly Regulated Environments  - (Blog) Lefteris Marakas With Tanzu Application Platform 1.9, available today, we boost innovation for highly regulated companies by further improving the experience of installing and running TAP in air- gapped environments and by reducing our release cycles.

VMware Tanzu Application Service (TAS)
Cloud Foundry Weeklies Series  -  Subscribe  | RSS Feed
Episode 6 - TAS 6.0 Brings GenAI Updates and Boosts Developers and Platform Engineer Efficiencies - (Video) Cloud Foundry Weekly deep dives into various aspects of the Cloud Foundry ecosystem. Join Nick and Nicky as they interview special guests from the community and deep dive inenAI Updates and Boosts Developers and Platform Ento special features within the VMware Tanzu and Cloud Foundry ecosystem. Don't miss this week's episode of Cloud Foundry Weekly, to get a deep dive on TAS 6.0!

VMware Tanzu Application Service 6.0 Brings GenAI Updates and Boosts Developers and Platform Engineer Efficiencies  - (Blog) Nick Kuhn and Mia Villarreal the release of Tanzu Application Service 6.0 encompasses the Tanzu ‘5 S’ framework that includes speed, stability, scalability, security, and savings. 

VMware Tanzu Application Catalog (TAC)
Gain Insights into the Risks You Face from Open Source Dependencies with VMware Tanzu OSS Health Assessment - (Blog) Bala Bharathy The OSS Health Assessment can help you effectively identify, remediate, and mitigate risks in your application by making you aware of the potential vulnerabilities and misconfigurations that exist in the OSS your developers use. 

Spring Updates
Spring Cloud Gateway for Kubernetes 2.2: A Focus on Enhanced GraphQL API Support - (Blog) Michelle Sebek, this release includes advancements that cater to the evolving needs of Kubernetes implementations while improving API management through enhanced GraphQL support. 

Spring Academy Pro Content Now Free to Access - (Blog) Denise Martinez, we’re excited to share some great news! Spring Academy Pro will no longer require a paid subscription. It is available here to everyone who registers a work, vocational, or educational email address. 

Upcoming Events and Webinars sorted in Date order below for your convenience with relevant links and information for you to not miss these key happenings.

Apr 18 - Exploring RabbitMQ 4.0: Innovations and enhancements in messaging and streaming This session delves into the significant enhancements that redefine messaging and streaming for a new generation of modern data architectures.

Spring Webinar
Tanzu Spring Runtime (TSR)
Apr 24 - Enhancing Compliance and Security with Tanzu Spring Runtime - Learn how you can utilize Tanzu Spring Consulting to provide your organization with hands-on support to help upgrade a portfolio of apps to the latest version of Spring, build new Spring apps, or migrate an existing application portfolio to Spring.

Tanzu What's New Series - Landing page  - Weekly Tanzu digest on Tanzu product Releases, KB Articles, Success Stories, Updates, Blogs, Videos & More. RSS feed is also available.
Tanzu Customer Newsletters - Monthly Product Feature Updates, Demos, Office Hours, Tips, Announcements. 

Tanzu Academy - An on-demand, comprehensive learning hub for platform and application operators to become experts at achieving meaningful outcomes with Tanzu products.
Spring Academy - The new Spring Academy Pro FREE is live! Check out the details here

Tanzu Fundamentals (Videos)
Tanzu Learning Resources
Tanzu Courses

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Thanks and Regards,
Aruna Srinivasan (She/Her)
Client Services Consultant - Tanzu Customer Success

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