Documentation Overview

This page provides some general information about the Payara Platform Community Edition.

Release Strategy

The Payara Platform Community Edition project is released frequently (every 4 to 8 weeks on average). Each release incorporates new features, fixes, and enhancements from multiple sources.

Versioning Scheme

The format for a Payara Server Community version is Major Version Number . Year . Release Number

Major Version Number

The Major Version of the Payara Platform product. There is currently no set cadence for this version change.


The year that release was made available. This will increment annually

Release Number

The release number of the current year. The release number will reset to 1 when the year number is incremented.