There are three release branches of GraalVM: 19.x, 20.x and 21.x. 21.1 is the latest Annual release. Both 20.3 and 19.3 releases are in maintenance and no longer under active development. Consult GraalVM Community and GraalVM Enterprise version roadmaps. The most notable changes between the versions can be found in the release notes.
|GraalVM Community Builds Available|
|GraalVM Community 21.1.0 based on OpenJDK 8u292|
|GraalVM Community 21.1.0 based on OpenJDK 11.0.11|
|GraalVM Community 21.1.0 based on OpenJDK 16.0.1|
|GraalVM Community 20.3.2 based on OpenJDK 8u292|
|GraalVM Community 20.3.2 based on OpenJDK 11.0.11|
|GraalVM Community 19.3.6 based on OpenJDK 8u292|
|GraalVM Community 19.3.6 based on OpenJDK 11.0.11|
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.