It’s release roundup time here at Percona!
We publish quite a few updates to our software and services every week, so we wanted to make it a little easier for you to keep track of our latest releases. It’s been a busy couple of weeks here at Percona!
Today’s post includes Percona releases and updates from December 2 – December 17, 2019. Every few weeks, each roundup showcases the latest in software updates, tools, and features to help you manage and deploy our software, with highlights and critical information, as well as links to the full release notes and direct links to the software or service itself.
In this edition, we highlight the recent updates to Percona Server for MongoDB and Percona XtraDB Cluster, as well as new features in Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona Server for MongoDB 1.3.0, and some new features and bug fixes for Percona XtraBackup.
Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.46-28.38
On December 4, 2019, we released Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.46-38. This is now the current release, based on Percona Server 5.6.46, Codership WSREP API release 5.6.46, and Codership Galera library 3.28. It is is an open source, cost-effective, and robust MySQL clustering solution for businesses.
Percona XtraBackup 2.4.17
On December 9, 2019, Percona XtraBackup 2.4.17 was released. These tools provide a method of performing a hot backup of your MySQL data while the system is running. This release fixes bug PXB-1968 where it could crash when making a backup for Percona Server 5.7.28-31 where the tablespace encryption was used.
Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona Server for MongoDB 1.3.0
December 11, 2019, saw the release of Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona Server for MongoDB. This release is now the current GA release in the 1.3 series. The Operator simplifies the deployment and management of the Percona Server for MongoDB in Kubernetes-based environments. New features and improvements include non-default cluster domains can now be specified with the new
ClusterServiceDNSSuffix Operator option, image size decreased by 42%, and a helm chart for Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) 2.0 has been provided.
Percona Server for MySQL 8.0.18-9
On December 11, 2019, we were happy to announce the release of Percona Server for MySQL 8.0.18-9. This is now the current GA release in the 8.0 series and includes fixes to bugs found in previous releases of Percona Server for MySQL 8.0.
Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.28-31.41
Monday, December 16, 2019, started off the week with the release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.28-31.41. This is now the current release, based on Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.28-31, Galera/Codership WSREP API Release 5.7.28, and Galera Replication library 3.28.
Percona XtraBackup 2.4.18
On December 16, 2019, we released Percona XtraBackup 2.4.18 was released. The Percona XtraBackup tools provide a method of performing a hot backup of your MySQL data while the system is running. Bug PXB-1978 was fixed, where a change was introduced in AWS that caused an incompatibility with our Percona XtraBackup
Percona XtraBackup 8.0.9
Also on December 16, 2019, Percona XtraBackup 8.0.9 was released. It enables MySQL backups without blocking user queries, making it ideal for companies with large data sets and mission-critical applications that cannot tolerate long periods of downtime. Sometime between December 3rd and December 10th, a change was introduced in AWS that caused an incompatibility with our Percona XtraBackup
xbcloud utility. This release fixes this bug.
Percona Server for MongoDB 3.6.16-3.6
On Tuesday, December 17, 2019, we released Percona Server for MongoDB 3.6.16-3.6. It is a fully-compatible, drop-in replacement for MongoDB 3.6 Community Edition and extends Community Edition functionality by including the Percona Memory Engine storage engine, as well as several enterprise-grade features.
That’s it for this roundup, and be sure to follow us on Twitter to stay up-to-date on the most recent releases! Percona is a leader in providing best-of-breed enterprise-class support, consulting, managed services, training and software for MySQL, MariaDB, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, and other open source databases in on-premises and cloud environments.