Cryostat 2.3 Release

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May 25, 2023, 4:13:30 PM5/25/23
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Hello everyone,

We are pleased to announce the release of Cryostat 2.3!

What’s new in 2.3?

  • Cryostat Agent: an agent can be included in your deployment, which facilitates application discovery and JFR operations over HTTP API

  • Cross-namespace target discovery: a ClusterCryostat custom resource can be configured to communicate with applications deployed across multiple namespaces

  • Web interface enhancements:

    • Quick starts and Guided Tour: short tutorials on how to navigate and perform basic functions in Cryostat

    • Topology view with bulk actions: view your deployed applications in a topology view and create JFR recordings in bulk

    • Customizable dashboards: view and configure cards displaying your JVM metrics on a dashboard

  • Podman API: Discover target applications using Podman HTTP API

What’s next?

  • Additional types of analyses and visualizations

  • Smart triggering of JFR start/stop based on JVM conditions

Where can I get the latest version of Cryostat?

You can install Cryostat using our Kubernetes operator on or via a Helm Chart.

Upstream guide


This is a big release with many new features, including several that have been long requested by the community. Keep an eye on the Cryostat blog for feature spotlights on the “What’s new” items and more.


Our team is very excited to present this update to Cryostat and we look forward to your feedback. Please reach out to the Cryostat group at or create a discussion in GitHub with any questions or comments.
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