MariaDB Galera Cluster 5.5.37 Release Notes
Release date: 30 Apr 2014
For a list of changes made in MariaDB Galera Cluster 5.5.37, with links to detailed information on each push, see the MariaDB Galera Cluster 5.5.37 Changelog.
Notes about this release
- MariaDB Galera Cluster 5.5.37 includes MariaDB 5.5.37 with Codership
3980) and Galera 25.3.5.
- This version of MariaDB Galera Cluster supports
wsrepAPI v25 which means MariaDB Galera Cluster can be used with either a 25.2.x or 25.3.x Galera
wsrepprovider. A 25.3.x
wsrepprovider is included in the MariaDB repositories and both 25.3.x and 25.2.x wsrep providers are available on the downloads page.
- This release includes a new method for snapshot state
wsrep_sst_xtrabackup-v2. This method of state snapshot transfer can be configured using the
--wsrep_sst_method=xtrabackup-v2option. Its use requires Percona Xtrabackup (>= 2.1.6) and other software packages like socat, nc, and tar.
Note: If Galera 25.2.x and 25.3.x are both being used in the cluster, MariaDB
with Galera 25.3.x must be started with
wsrep_provider_options='socket.checksum=1' in order to make it backward
compatible with Galera v2. Galera wsrep providers other than 25.3.x or 25.2.x
are not supported.
Important: wsrep_sst_rsync (sst script) in MariaDB Galera Cluster 5.5.37 uses
lsof which might not be installed by default on some linux distributions. It has to be installed if the
wsrep_sst_method is set to
rsync (default). Future MariaDB Galera Cluster releases will address this by adding a dependency on lsof.
This release contains fixes for bugs, compiler errors/warnings and improvements in existing scripts.
A list of all the bugs fixed can be found in the changelog.
- Fixes for the following security vulnerabilities:
Thanks, and enjoy MariaDB Galera Cluster!
Be notified of new MariaDB Server releases automatically by subscribing to the MariaDB Foundation community announce 'at' lists.mariadb.org announcement list (this is a low traffic, announce-only list). MariaDB plc customers will be notified for all new releases, security issues and critical bug fixes for all MariaDB plc products thanks to the Notification Services.
MariaDB may already be included in your favorite OS distribution. More information can be found on the Distributions which Include MariaDB page.