Key New features proposed for 3.1.0 are:
Multi-tenancy/Team Concept for Hudson
Performance and Memory Consumption
The first of these - Team concept, is hugely important for many large organizations that wish to maintian a single Hudson infrastructure and yet sub-divide access control and job maintance for different teams. this is also very important for Cloud Infrastruct vendors that use Hudson as a backbone for provisioning or build services. Documentation on this new feature can be found on the Team Concept Wiki Page
This release also focused on anothert key enterprise feature with a large amount of deep architectural work aimed at reducing the overall memory footprint of Hudson as it manages large sets of Jobs and multiple builds. Significant gains of up to a 75% reduction in memeory footprint for a given workload have been generated from this work. Read more in the Memory Performance Wiki Page.