TiDB Monthly Update for June 2020

Releases

We have four releases this month:

  • TiDB 4.0.1 Release Notes

    • New features
      • Add the --advertise-status-addr start flag to specify the status address to advertise #8046
      • Support the internal proxy for the built-in TiDB Dashboard #2511
      • Support the TiDB new collation framework
    • Bug fixes
  • TiDB 3.1.2 Release Notes

    • Bug fixes
  • TiDB 3.0.15 Release Notes

    • New features
      • Support the admin recover index and admin check index statements on partitioned tables #17315 #17390
      • Add a policy in which PD performs scheduling in terms of the number of leaders #2479
      • Optimize the output of SHOW CREATE TABLE and add quotation marks to the partition name #16315
    • Bug fixes
  • TiDB Cloud Beta

Blog posts

Siddon Tang, the Chief Architect at PingCAP, in his article TiDB 4.0 GA, Gearing You Up for an Unpredictable World with a Real-Time HTAP Database announces that TiDB 4.0 has reached general availability (GA).

In Announcing TiDB as a Service, Fully-Managed TiDB Offering, we are thrilled to announce the beta release of TiDB Cloud, the fully-managed TiDB service delivered by PingCAP.

VLDB 2020: TiDB, A Raft-based HTAP Database introduces how we will contribute our novel ideas on databases and distributed systems back to the academic community.

Wei Liu's article How We Improved TPC-C Performance by 50% and TPC-H Performance by 100% shows you how we significantly enhanced TiDB 4.0's TPC-C and TPC-H performance.

Brian Anderson has written Rust's Huge Compilation Units and Generics and Compile-Time in Rust to explore Rust's compile times within the context of TiKV, the key-value store behind the TiDB database.

Notable pull requests

Planner

DDL

TiDB Dashboard

Tools

Engine

Scheduling

TiUP

Notable issues

Planner

DDL

Tools

Engine

To support RocksDB-Cloud

Scheduling

TiUP

Call for participation

Wanna participate with us? Take a look at the following help-wanted issues, which are mentoring available:

TiUP

DDL

Scheduling

Tools

New contributors

We'd like to welcome the following new contributors to TiDB and thank them for their work!

tidb:

docs:

docs-cn:

parser:

pd:

This Monthly in TiKV

For more detailed and comprehensive information about TiKV, we have TiKV Monthly Update. The following covers June.

This Month in TiKV - June 2020