We are happy to announce the 6.5 Final release of OptaPlanner. OptaPlanner is a lightweight, embeddable planning engine written in Java™ to solve constraint satisfaction problems efficiently. It is released alongside the Drools rule engine and the jBPM workflow engine.
Each of these videos demonstrates an example and/or a special feature:
Conference scheduling: Integration with Excel
Employee rostering: Web application in the cloud
Hospital bed planning: Overconstrained planning
Task assigning: Real-time and continuous planning
Meeting scheduling: Time grain design pattern
Exam timetabling: User defined score parametrization
Dinner party scheduling: Decision tables
Cloud optimization: Decision tables
Cloud optimization: Real time planning
Course scheduling: Immovable planning entities
Project job scheduling: Built-in hard constraints
Tennis club scheduling: Fairness and load balancing constraints
Vehicle routing with time windows: Shadow variables and real-time planning
Vehicle routing scoring: Score function flexibility
Employee rostering: Continuous planning
The BRMS / RHDM version does NOT match the OptaPlanner version:
|BRMS / RHDM version||OptaPlanner version|
We’re focusing all forward development on 7.0, which you can find in the download section. So this release only contains bugfixes.
The best and easiest way to upgrade to this new version of OptaPlanner is by following the upgrade recipe.
Read the previous release notes to learn about the new and noteworthy in previous releases.