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GridGain 8.7.17 Release Notes

New Features

Fixed Issues

Community Edition Changes

GG-28153

Control Script

Fixed a bug that caused the validate_indexes command to terminate when the connection to the initiator breaks.

GG-19140

Data Structures

Fixed critical failure occurring when trying to create a cache in a non-existing data region.

GG-29108

Deployment

Fixed an issue when a node could fail during concurrent class deployment via pear class loading.

GG-28828

Platforms & Thin Clients

Added support for partition awareness in Java thin client.

GG-26434

SQL

Added new security permissions:

  • GET_QUERY_VIEWS — query the LOCAL_SQL_RUNNING_QUERIES or LOCAL_SQL_QUERY_HISTORY system views,

  • KILL_QUERY — execute the KILL QUERY command.

GG-26047

SQL

Added support for inlining BigDecimal values into indexes.

GG-13936

Storage Engine

Added validation for the number of WAL segments configuration parameter. If the value is less than 2, the node will not start.

GG-28299

Storage Engine

Extended logging for historical rebalance.

GG-28246

Storage Engine

Improved payload detection logic for the idle_verify and validate_indexes commands of the control script.

GG-28740

Storage Engine

The binary metadata folders are now located under the {WORK_DIR}/db directory.

GG-28749

Storage Engine

Fixed a possible index tree corruption in case the same composite object is used both as the key and as a part of the value.

GG-28558

Web Console

Web console: always show the data region name in the cache configuration.

Enterprise Edition Changes

GG-25984

Data Replication

Introduced a separate shared thread-pool for internal DR tasks. The pool replaces per-cache control threads.

GG-27177

Data Replication

Introduced new configuration options for background replication batch size (in bytes) and full-state transfer batch size (in bytes).

Ultimate Edition Changes

GG-29159

Snapshot utility

Added snapshot throttling support to the schedule command.

GG-27227

Snapshots & PITR

Removed requirement for the "WRITE" file permission in WAL iterator.

Installation and Upgrade Information

See the Rolling Upgrades page for information about how to perform automated upgrades and for details about version compatibility.

Below is a list of versions that are compatible with the current version. You can rolling-upgrade from any of those. Compatibility with other versions is not guaranteed. If you are on a version that is not listed, contact GridGain for the information on upgrade options.

8.4.2-p11, 8.4.3-p1, 8.4.4, 8.4.5, 8.4.6, 8.4.7, 8.4.8, 8.4.8-p8, 8.4.9, 8.4.10, 8.4.11, 8.4.12, 8.4.13, 8.4.14, 8.4.14-p2, 8.4.15, 8.4.16, 8.5.3, 8.5.5, 8.5.6, 8.5.7, 8.5.8, 8.5.8-p6, 8.5.9, 8.5.10, 8.5.11, 8.5.12, 8.5.13, 8.5.14, 8.5.15, 8.5.16, 8.5.17, 8.5.18, 8.5.19, 8.5.20, 8.7.2, 8.7.2-p12, 8.7.3, 8.7.4, 8.7.5, 8.7.6, 8.7.7, 8.7.8, 8.7.9, 8.7.10, 8.7.11, 8.7.12, 8.7.13, 8.7.14, 8.7.15, 8.7.16

Known Limitations

There is a compatibility issue that affects upgrade from version 8.7.13 and earlier to this version. The issue affects GridGain Enterprise and Ultimate clusters with GridGain Authentication and Authorization enabled. The issue will be fixed in a future version. If your cluster is affected and you’re planning to upgrade to this version, please contact GridGain Support for details.

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