There are two release branches of GraalVM: 19.x and 20.x. 20.3 is the latest Annual release with 19.3 in maintenance and no longer under active development. Critical bugs to 19.x branch will be backported for the next 12 months. Consult GraalVM Community Version Roadmap. The most notable changes between the versions can be found in the release notes.
|GraalVM Community builds available|
|GraalVM Community 20.1.0 based on OpenJDK 8u252|
|GraalVM Community 20.1.0 based on OpenJDK 11.0.7|
|GraalVM Community 19.3.3 based on OpenJDK 8u262|
|GraalVM Community 19.3.3 based on OpenJDK 11.0.8|
GraalVM consists of core and additional components and is distributed as an archive. Check the distribution components list to understand what is included in the base GraalVM bundle. The GraalVM Updater tool provided by default can add support for optional components and install third party languages and tools.