ScyllaDB Open Source 2.3.6

The ScyllaDB team announces the release of ScyllaDB Open Source 2.3.6, a bugfix release of the ScyllaDB 2.3 stable branch. ScyllaDB Release 2.3.6, like all past and future 2.3.y releases, is backward compatible and supports rolling upgrades.

Note that the latest stable branch of ScyllaDB Open Source is ScyllaDB 3.0; you are encouraged to upgrade to it.

Related links:

Issues solved in this release:

Stability: ScyllaDB may hang or even segfaults when querying system.size_estimates #4689

Stability: Potential undefined behavior in sstables cleanup, which may cause a segmentation fault #4718

Stability: Catch SSTable unclosed partition format error in the write path, not in the read path. A new command line flag: --abort-on-internal-error make ScyllaDB exit as soon a such an error occurs, making it easier to catch and debug. #4786

ScyllaDB try to stop view builder even if it is disabled, resulting in a core dump #4589

Time Window Compaction Strategy: on some very rare cases, a use after free may hurt performance #4465

Stability: In some cases, when --abort-on-lsa-bad-alloc is enabled, ScyllaDB aborts even though it’s not really out of memory #2924

22 August 2019