This section includes fixes that change existing functionality. Fixes that don’t involve changes to functionality are documented in Resolved Issues.
It is an overview of the changes included in NuoDB 5.0 compared to the original NuoDB 4.3 release. A subset of these changes may also be available in maintenance releases for prior versions.
If a change relates to a Zendesk issue, the associated Zendesk reference number is displayed, for example (10118).
During an insert or update operation on a table, if the structure or format of the data being inserted or updated does not match the structure and format of the table in the database, the operation is rejected with an error "operation failed due to an invalid table format, to repair run: ALTER TABLE <table_name> REBUILD FORMAT".
For more information, see ALTER TABLE.
The NuoDB base OS image is updated to Red Hat Universal Base Image (UBI) 8.7 and the crypto policy is changed from
DEFAULT to improve security and compatibility with the latest versions of software components.
CREATE VIEW statement that includes a user-defined parameter will return, "Error 42000: Use of parameters is not allowed in CREATE VIEW statements."
For more information, see CREATE VIEW.
For RHEL 8 and later, NuoDB will now start database processes if the Transparent HugePage (THP) feature is set to [always] and will attempt to opt-out of THP automatically
NuoDB attempts to disable THP for NuoDB database processes if the host forced THP to be always on at the OS level. If an Out-of-Memory (OOM) condition occurs, then disable THP at the OS level to resolve the issue.
Increased the WEAK RSA key size from 512 bits to 1024 bits
Increased the MEDIUM RSA key size from 1024 bits to 2048 bits
In the previous releases, for database deployments with three or more Storage Managers (SMs), the archive synchronization process synchronized database archives sequentially causing delays in completion. Now archives will synchronize concurrently allowing the synchronization process to complete sooner. (8679)