Akka Persistence JDBC 5.0.0 released

Dear Hakkers,

The Akka contributors are happy to announce Akka Persistence JDBC 5.0 !

The full release notes can be found on GitHub release page.

This is a major release as it changes the database schema and serialization format. If you have an existing database you need to update the configuration or migrate your data to the new schema. See Migration


  • Schema changes for tags and using Akka Serialization for payloads #467 by @chbatey
  • Introduces SchemaUtils to programmatically drop and create schemas #465 by @octonato


For this release we had the help of 9 contributors – thank you all very much!

commits  added  removed
     17   1514     1303 Enno Runne
      7    669      266 Renato Cavalcanti
      2   1505      653 Christopher Batey
      1      5        2 Patrik Nordwall
      1      5        0 Justin Pihony
      1     10        7 Kostya
      1     11       11 Lukasz Zuchowski
      1      1        1 Johan Andrén
      1      3        1 Rémy DUBOIS

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