Today, we published a new maintenance release of Hibernate ORM 5.4: 5.4.14.Final.
This release contains performance improvements and bug fixes.
A noteworthy improvement is: https://hibernate.atlassian.net/browse/HHH-13930 that speeds up Quarkus build time.
Another change introduced by this release is related to the build process where
gradle version is upgraded from 4.10.3 to 6.3, this gives us the ability to correctly test bytecode enhancement in Java 11 and above.
All details are available and up to date on the dedicated page on hibernate.org.