What's New in beta-20170216

Feb 16, 2017

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SQL Language Changes

  • The search path for table names can now be set with SET SEARCH_PATH. #13313
  • All built-in functions are now in the global namespace (instead of pg_catalog). #13404
  • The pg_extension table and the current_database function are now supported. The pg_type and pg_namespace tables have had some changes to improve compatibility with ActiveRecord. #13429
  • The columns used in foreign keys are now tracked more accurately. #13439

Admin UI Changes

  • The correct fonts are now used. #13539

Bug Fixes

  • Replicas that fall too far behind no longer get stuck in a state in which they can no longer catch up. #13515
  • The cockroach.LEVEL symlinks created in the log directory now work. #13585

Performance Improvements

Doc Updates


This release includes 60 merged PRs by 18 authors. We would like to thank first-time contributor Jason Chu from the CockroachDB community.

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