Release Notes for the Splice Machine Database-as-a-Service Product

This topic includes any release notes that are specific to the Splice Machine Database-as-Service product, in these sections:

Current Release Notes

The current AWS and Azure versions of our Splice Machine Database-as-a-Service product are running release 2.7.0.1915 of the Splice Machine database.

These are the major updates in the current version, which was released on August 20, 2019:

Category Note
New Features Added the ability to make another user a Primary user.
SSL and Authentication were enabled for the Spark user interface.
Support was added for multiple %splicemachine interpreter settings.
Bug Fixes An issue with the password not being correctly set is fixed.

Features Not Yet Available

These features are not yet available, but will be very soon:

  • VPC Settings are not yet enabled but will be in a near future release.
  • You currently cannot cancel queries that are running through Zeppelin or JDBC tools; you can use the Spark User Interface to cancel Spark queries.

Current Limitations

These limitations exist in this release, and will be removed in the near future:

  • On a JDBC connection, individual queries or actions will time out after one hour; you can run long-running queries within a Zeppelin notebook.

Important Notes

These are important notes about issues you need to be aware of when using our Database Service:

  • The timestamps displayed in Zeppelin will be different than the timestamps you see in the Splice Machine Spark User Interface, depending upon your time zone.

Major Updates in Previous Releases

The following table summarizes the major updates in the previous release of the Splice Machine Database-as-a-Service product:

Category Note
New Features Dedicated HDFS is now available.
Slider added for Notebook Spark.
Bug Fixes The display of the memory graph is fixed.
The display of the CPU graph is fixed.
An issue with exporting to S3 has been fixed.