TiDB 2.1.1 Release Notes

On December 12, 2018, TiDB 2.1.1 is released. Compared with TiDB 2.1.0, this release has great improvement in stability, SQL optimizer, statistics information, and execution engine.

TiDB

  • SQL Optimizer/Executor
    • Fix the round error of the negative date #8574
    • Fix the issue that the uncompress function does not check the data length #8606
    • Reset bind arguments of the prepare statement after the execute command is executed #8652
    • Support automatically collecting the statistics information of a partition table #8649
    • Fix the wrongly configured integer type when pushing down the abs function #8628
    • Fix the data race on the JSON column #8660
  • Server
    • Fix the issue that the transaction obtained TSO is incorrect when PD breaks down #8567
    • Fix the bootstrap failure caused by the statement that does not conform to ANSI standards #8576
    • Fix the issue that incorrect parameters are used in transaction retries #8638
  • DDL
    • Change the default character set and collation of tables into utf8mb4 #8590
    • Add the ddl_reorg_batch_size variable to control the speed of adding indexes #8614
    • Make the character set and collation options content in DDL case-insensitive #8611
    • Fix the issue of adding indexes for generated columns #8655

PD

  • Fix the issue that some configuration items cannot be set to 0 in the configuration file #1334
  • Check the undefined configuration when starting PD #1362
  • Avoid transferring the leader to a newly created peer, to optimize the possible delay #1339
  • Fix the issue that RaftCluster cannot stop caused by deadlock #1370

TiKV

  • Avoid transferring the leader to a newly created peer, to optimize the possible delay #3878

Tools

  • Lightning
    • Optimize the analyze mechanism on imported tables to increase the import speed
    • Support storing the checkpoint information to a local file
  • TiDB-Binlog
    • Fix the output bug of pb files that a table only with the primary key column cannot generate the pb event