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Discover the latest features released in SonarQube

SonarQube 9.9 LTS

February 07, 2023

SonarQube 9.9 - Scale, Security, Speed: Best LTS Ever

  • Faster Pull Request Analysis - PR analysis gets a significant speed boost for all programming languages
  • Secure CloudNative Applications - In-depth analysis to build and deploy secure CNApps with your preferred cloud provider and technology 
  • Enterprise-grade features for your scaling organization - Authentication, reporting, and operational improvements for secure and easy instance management
  • Android taint analysis; better precision & accuracy - Lots of new rules including rules for Kotlin, Java to deliver safe, compliant Android apps. Plus improved precision, speed, and coverage of the taint analysis engine
  • UX improvements in-app & IDE - Better issues clarity & focus; significant accessibility upgrades; real-time synch of Quality Profiles in the IDE & easier Connected Mode setup for a streamlined Clean Code delivery

Full SonarQube 9.9 LTS Announcement -->

SonarQube 9.8

December 19, 2022

SonarQube 9.8 - Fast Kotlin PRs; SARIF import; C++20 concepts; JS + AWS CDK; SCIM deprovisioning

  • PRs more accurate & faster for Kotlin
  • JavaScript rules to master security in the AWS CDK
  • New rules help you master C++20 concepts
  • SARIF report import
  • Ops: Okta/SCIM integration & more

Full SonarQube 9.8 Announcement -->


October 17, 2022

SonarQube 9.7 - Fast JavaScript, TypeScript PR analysis, GitHub Security & OWASP ASVS reporting

  • Faster analysis for JS/TS PRs, COBOL
  • Vulnerabilities reported in GitHub Security & OWASP ASVS reports
  • Easier SAML config, PII deletion, user messages
  • Rules more helpful, understandable than ever

Full SonarQube 9.7 Announcement -->


August 15, 2022

SonarQube 9.6 - K8S analysis, Azure Function support, Incremental Java PR analysis & more

  • Azure Function rules & deconstruction support
  • Incremental Java PR analysis
  • React: New rules, improved accuracy for JS/TS
  • PCI DSS security report

Full SonarQube 9.6 Announcement -->

SonarQube 9.5

June 07, 2022

SonarQube 9.5 - Faster first analysis, updated Issues UI, project release reporting

  • Issue UI improves focus, clarity
  • Advanced bug rules prevent Java runtime crashes in Developer and Enterprise editions
  • Python rules for CDK S3 buckets and Java secret detection
  • Detailed project release reporting for Enterprise and Data Center editions

Full SonarQube 9.5 Announcement --> 

SonarQube 9.4

April 04, 2022

SonarQube 9.4 - Terraform for GCP, faster Java analysis, OWASP Top 10 2021 support, and more

  • 18 new GCP Terraform rules and better Security Hotspot review
  • Java analysis 30% faster on average
  • OWASP Top 10 2021 Support
  • Java Taint Analysis goes deeper for Developer, Enterprise and Data Center editions
  • SonarLint gets even better

Full SonarQube 9.4 Announcement --> 

SonarQube 9.3

January 31, 2022

SonarQube 9.3 - Terraform for Azure Cloud, BIDI detection, Android taint analysis and more

  • Terraform for Azure Cloud & DB injection in Python AWS Lambdas
  • Bidirectional character detection sees what you can't
  • Taint analysis for Android in Developer, Enterprise and Data Center editions
  • Analyze your SalesForce Lightning Components
  • New rules help you master C++20 coroutines

Full SonarQube 9.3 Announcement --> 

SonarQube 9.2

November 22, 2021

SonarQube 9.2 - CloudFormation & Terraform, Python Lambda taint analysis; Android rules and more

  • New cloud-native support: find security problems in Terraform, CloudFormation IaC files
  • Taint analysis for Python AWS Lambdas in Developer, Enterprise and Data Center editions
  • Secure your Android development across Kotlin, Java and XML languages
  • Advanced regex rules for Kotlin and Python
  • Metric badges for private projects
SonarQube 9.1

September 20, 2021

SonarQube 9.1 - Product PDFs, JS AWS Lambda taint analysis, Kotlin coroutine rules...

  • Project PDF reports delivered daily to your inbox - plus CWE 2021 report & full issue export
  • Taint analysis for JavaScript AWS Lambdas in Developer, Enterprise and Data Center editions
  • Kotlin rules for coroutines, data storage and privacy
  • Advanced regex rules for JS/TS, PHP
  • Beta: manage your cluster with K8S in Data Center edition
SonarQube 9.0

July 05, 2021

SonarQube 9.0 - Official Bitbucket Pipes & GitHub Actions, Kotlin security for mobile devs, C++20

  • Full support for Bitbucket Cloud, plus official Pipes & GitHub Actions
  • Kotlin security for mobile development
  • Taint analysis precision honed across languages in Developer, Enterprise and Data Center editions
  • C++20 parsing, rules and Compilation Database support for Developer, Enterprise and Data Center editions
SonarQube 8.9 LTS

May 04, 2021

SonarQube 8.9 LTS - Developer-led Code Security, integrations for everyone & So. Much. More!

  • SAST added for JavaScript, TypeScript, Python, C & C++. With more rules, better detection and improved workflows for all!
  • In-cloud? On-prem? Your platform is covered!
  • Operating SonarQube is easier than ever with Official Docker support plus image hardening, hot DB backups, and faster recovery.
  • Python gets full support with in-depth analysis and high performance with minimal configuration
  • C++ brings the rules and performance developers want in Developer, Enterprise and Data Center editions

Read the full 8.9 LTS announcement -->