This section includes new features and enhancements.
If a new feature or enhancement relates to a Zendesk request, the associated Zendesk reference number is displayed, for example (10118).
A sub-set of these features may be available in maintenance releases for prior versions.
The new database metrics are:
For more information, see Metrics Published by Database Processes.
sql-results logging category logs query results to facilitate debugging and diagnostics.
For more information, see Description of Logging Options.
The SM write throttle mechanism was improved to use memory more efficiently allowing for greater overall SM reliability and resilience by reducing memory oscillation and out of memory related process shutdown events. (12214, 12237, 12238)
The Administrative Process (AP) and JDBC driver can now use the Java 17 Runtime Environment. For more information, see System Requirements.
Improved runtime performance for queries with parameterized
LIKE predicates through outer to inner join optimization when applicable, and applied further optimizations if the parameter started without a wildcard.
The following JSON built-in functions were added:
For more information, see SQL JSON String Functions.
Added support for the RapidJSON library which delivers significantly improved runtime performance when executing JSON functions.
REOPTIMIZE ALWAYS|NEVER query hint to allow application control of SQL recompilation behavior
For more information, see REOPTIMIZE Hint.
For more information, see NuoDB command
Upgraded the Fabric8 Kubernetes client to version 5.12.2 in the NuoDB container image. The new support allows the creation of two NuoDB Admin domains in the same Kubernetes namespace.
Archive synchronization performance has been improved for a new or out-of-date archive. Database load imposed by archive synchronization has been reduced by:
Reducing writes to the journal on the SYNCING Storage Manager (SM)
Reducing memory overhead for archive synchronization on both the SYNCING SM and the RUNNING SMs
Reducing the processing of messages on both the SYNCING SM and the RUNNING SM
For more information, see SQL Date and Time Types.