It’s release roundup time again here at Percona!
Our Release Roundups showcase the latest Percona software updates, tools, and features to help you manage and deploy our software. It offers highlights and critical information, as well as links to the full release notes and direct links to the software or service itself to download.
Today’s post includes those releases and updates that have come out since February 1, 2021, including new features like support for point-in-time recovery in Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona XtraDB Cluster 1.7.0, improvements to Percona Server for MongoDB, and the final release in the Percona Server for MySQL 5.6 series.
Percona Distribution for MongoDB 4.2.12
On February 4, 2021, Percona Distribution for MongoDB 4.2.12 was released. It is a collection of solutions to run and operate your MongoDB efficiently with the data being consistently backed up. This release is based on Percona Server for MongoDB 4.2.12-13, a fully-compatible, open source, drop-in replacement for MongoDB, and Percona Backup for MongoDB 1.4.1.
Percona Server for MongoDB 4.2.12-13
Percona Server for MongoDB 4.2.12-13 was released on February 3, 2021. It is a drop-in replacement for MongoDB 4.2.12 Community Edition and supports MongoDB 4.2.12 protocols and drivers. Improvements for this release include support for multiple LDAP servers for authentication and the addition of
validateLDAPServerConfig config option.
Percona Server for MySQL 5.6.51-91.0
February 8, 2021, saw the release of Percona Server for MySQL 5.6.51-91.0, which includes all the features and bug fixes available in MySQL 5.6.51 Community Edition in addition to enterprise-grade features developed by Percona. Note: Percona Server for MySQL 5.6.51-91.0 is the last release of the Percona Server for MySQL 5.6 series, and further updates will only be available to MySQL 5.6 Post EOL Support subscribers.
Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona XtraDB Cluster 1.7.0
Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona XtraDB Cluster 1.7.0 was released on February 2, 2021. The Operator contains all necessary Kubernetes settings to provide a proper and consistent Percona XtraDB Cluster. New features in this release include support for point-in-time recovery, automatic recovery from a full crash when Pods are stuck in CrashLoopBackOff status, and support for Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) v.2. In addition, there are many improvements and bug fixes, so please review the release notes for a full list.
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