The upcoming platform update is scheduled for August 25th, 2015.
Chromedriver gets an update with version 2.16 which supports Chrome versions v42-45.
Git has been updated to version 2.5.0.
MongoDB is now on version 2.6.11.
MySQL has been updated to version 5.6.26.
Oracle JDK 8 gets and update with version 8u51.
Qt 5.2.1 gets and update with version 5.4.1.
Redis is now on version 3.0.3.
Trying the new platform
You can evaluate the new platform right away by selecting Ubuntu 14.04 LTS v1508 (release candidate) from the Platform section of Project Settings. We encourage you to try it out, so that we can fix the issues you may encounter until the final release on the next Tuesday.
Changes in the final release
Oracle JDK 8 is updated to version 8u60.
Ruby 2.2.3 has been added to the platform.
A full list of changes is available in the platform changelog.