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ScyllaDB release: version 1.6.1

ScyllaDB Release
The ScyllaDB team is pleased to announce the release of ScyllaDB 1.6.1, a bugfix release of the ScyllaDB 1.6 stable branch. Release 1.6.1, like all past and future 1.x.y releases, is backward compatible and supports rolling upgrades. ScyllaDB 1.6.1 is the latest and greatest of ScyllaDB releases, and you are encouraged to upgrade.

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The following bugs were fixed in this release

  • Prometheus: multiple metric families with the same name my hide ScyllaDB metrics (not  affecting scylla-grafana-monitoring)  #2077
  • Prometheus: metric generation has quadratic behavior, affects latency  #2078
  • ScyllaDB may crash under some circumstances when disk can’t keep up with writes for a long period: #2021

About Tzach Livyatan

Tzach Livyatan has a B.A. and MSc in Computer Science (Technion, Summa Cum Laude), and has had a 15 year career in development, system engineering and product management. In the past he worked in the Telecom domain, focusing on carrier grade systems, signalling, policy and charging applications.