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Scylla release: version 1.6.6

The Scylla team is pleased to announce the release of Scylla 1.6.6, a bugfix release of the Scylla 1.6 stable branch. Note that the latest stable release is Scylla 1.7.2 and you are encouraged to upgrade to it. Release 1.6.6, 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 1.6.6, make sure to read Scylla 1.6 release notes first. In particular, some of the metric names have changed.

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The following bugs were fixed in this release:

  • CQL: Using User Defined Type (UDT) may cause a minor memory leak #2468
  • CQL: Query after altering a table replication factor can, on rare occasions, cause Scylla to exit unexpectedly #2593 #2531
  • nodetool: running major compaction using nodetool compact, does not go through compaction manager and can hurt client requests performance #1156
  • nodetool: nodetool cleanup works on many sstable in parallels, taking a lot of extra disk space and may cause out of disk space error #159fa22
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.