What's New in beta-20160721

Jul 21, 2016

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New Features

  • Metrics are now exported on /_status/vars in a format suitable for aggregation by Prometheus. #7895

Build Changes

  • Go 1.6.3 and 1.7rc2 are now supported. #7811
  • The versions of Docker built for Mac and Windows are now supported. Users of a docker-machine VM may need to set environment variables by hand as this case is no longer detected automatically. #7820

UI Changes

  • The Admin UI now displays a warning when there are fewer than three nodes. #7783

Performance Improvements

  • Writes to different ranges are now performed in parallel. #7860
  • The first range descriptor is kept more up-to-date. #7766
  • Ranges are now considered for splits after any replication or rebalancing change. #7800
  • An existing table lease can now be reused without writing to the lease table as long as it has enough time left before expiration. #7781
  • The rebalancing system now avoids moving the current leader of a range. #7918
  • Transaction records related to splits are now garbage-collected promptly. #7903

Bug Fixes

Doc Updates


This release includes 76 merged PRs by 21 authors. We would especially like to thank first-time contributors Christian Meunier and Dharmesh Kakadia from the CockroachDB community.

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