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Scylla release: version 1.6.2

The ScyllaDB team is pleased to announce the release of Scylla 1.6.2, a bugfix release of the Scylla 1.6 stable branch.
Release 1.6.2, like all past and future 1.x.y releases, is backward compatible and supports rolling upgrades. If you are upgrading from 1.5.x to 1.6.2, make sure to read Scylla 1.6 release notes first. In particular, some of the metrics have changed.

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The following bugs were fixed in this Scylla release:

  • Error during sstable flush may cause Scylla to exit #2121
  • Adding a new node with authentication set – causes system_auth keyspace RF to be set to 1 #2129
  • Scanning and flush memtable may cause bad_alloc even if there is enough memory #2138
  • When running with cache disabled (a non-default and non-recommended configuration), Scylla could get in an invalid state after flushing a large memtable to disk, resulting in allocation failures even while memory was available #2139
  • Streaming might fail when using compressed files, generating the following error message: stream_transfer_task: Fail to send to ….: std::out_of_range (deque::_M_range_check: __n (which is 64)>= this->size() (which is 64)) #2143
  • Scylla may exit during repair process #2148
Tzach Livyatan

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.