Release date: 25 May 2018
Thanks, and enjoy MariaDB!
Notable changes of this release include:
- MyRocks Storage Engine is now Stable (GA)
- Spider Storage Engine is now Stable (GA)
- Two new ALTER TABLE ... ALGORITHM options, INSTANT and NOCOPY, which allow operations that would require any data files to be modified, or that would require rebuilding the clustered index respectively, to be refused rather than potentially perform slowly, as well as other ALTER TABLE improvements. (MDEV-13134, MDEV-14168)
- The embedded server library now supports SSL when connecting to remote servers.
- New system variable secure_timestamp for restricting the direct setting of a session timestamp (MDEV-15923)
- New status variables feature_json for monitoring JSON functionality usage and feature_system_versioning for system versioning.
- Remove InnoDB 5.7 version number from MariaDB 10.3 onwards (MDEV-16172)
- Fixes for instant ADD COLUMN (MDEV-14906, MDEV-15060, MDEV-15871, MDEV-16065)
- Various performance fixes and code cleanup, including clean up InnoDB parameter validation (MDEV-12218)
- Fixed hangs on shutdown (MDEV-13779) and EXPORT (MDEV-13987)
- As per the MariaDB Deprecation Policy, this will be the last release of MariaDB 10.3 for Debian 7 Wheezy and Fedora 26
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