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This is documentation for a previous version of ClustrixDB. Documentation for the latest version can be found here

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New Features

ClustrixDB 9 is a major release that includes:

  • Support for multiple Zones: You can now deploy ClustrixDB across multiple fault tolerant zones (e.g. AWS availability zones, racks in a data center, etc). Once ClustrixDB is configured to be zone-aware, there is no data loss if a zone or zone(s) become unavailable. 

  • Support for Generated Columns that can be calculated based on other columns.

  • Support for RHEL/ CentOS 7.4+. Clustrix recommends migrating to a cluster running RHEL/CentOS 7.4 Upgrading the OS version on nodes already running ClustrixDB is not supported. New installs only.

  • Non-root: Support for running as a user other than the root OS user. New CentOS 7.4 installs only. 

  • Support for i3 instances in AWS: Clustrix has completed platform qualification for the i3 instance type running CentOS 7.4. CentOS 7.4 includes official support for the i3 instance type including NVMe. Please check with AWS to review their support for CentOS 7 and i3 instances
    • Search in any region in Public Images for CentOS Linux 7 x86_64 HVM EBS 1708_11.01-b7ee8a69-ee97-4a49-9e68-afaee216db2e
  • The version global variable is now configurable. Please see ClustrixDB Version and MySQL Version Compatibility.
  • Support for Invisible Indexes, which can be used to evaluate impact of indexes. 
  • Support for JSON (beta): including support for the JSON data type, indexing, and supporting functions.

as well numerous enhancements to performance, stability, and supportability.

Upgrade Alerts

Please review the release notes for a list of upgrade alerts

Full release notes for ClustrixDB 9.0 here.

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