FoundationDB 6.2.7 ReleasedPublished October 28, 2019
FoundationDB 6.2.7 is now officially available! This release focuses on improving the overall performance and reliability of the database.
The latest FoundationDB release can be downloaded and installed as binaries from the downloads page (available for macOS, Windows, Linux), or as source from our GitHub repository. If you're already running FDB, also see our upgrade instructions.
Some highlights from this release include:
- Improved read throughput: Performance improvements to the SSD storage engine increased read throughput by over 25%.
- Cheaper client connections: The 6.2 release significantly reduces the impact connected clients have on clusters. These changes also improve the overall scalability of FoundationDB, because clients no longer keep connections open with the cluster controller.
- Smarter data distribution: FoundationDB’s method of balancing data across servers now does a better job avoiding write hotspots.
A full list of features, fixes, and other changes are documented in our release notes.