A release candidate means the official release is just round the corner. If you haven’t had time to test Jira 8.9, now’s the last chance! However, if you’ve already tested Jira 8.9 EAP 02, you can put your feet up because it’s practically the same as this RC.
The main feature of the 8.9 release are the new options to monitor your Data Center cluster. Have a look at the details here . Feel free to download the RC from this page .
If you’re using maven.atlassian.com , make sure to download 8.9.0-m0003.
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The Jira team