Posts in announcements category

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November 15, 2019

By John Hammink

Aiven supports managed PostgreSQL 12

PostgreSQL 12 is now available on Aiven. Find out how it'll greatly improve space usage and partitioning, and how you can access it today!

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October 29, 2019

By John Hammink

Aiven to release M3 as a service

Aiven will be among the first to offer M3 time-series as a hosted, managed service.

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October 10, 2019

By John Hammink

Aiven adds SOC 2 to list of security standards

By achieving SOC 2 status, Aiven further demonstrates dedication to data assurance. Learn more about why this important in our latest post.

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October 07, 2019

By John Hammink

Aiven supports SAML login

Customers can now include their Aiven projects in their SAML authentication workflows; find out how to implement it in the Aiven platform.

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September 18, 2019

By Prem Nallasivampillai

Care to join us this 2019 fall and winter?

With 10 events this fall and winter, you’ll have unprecedented access to the Aiven team. Check out our event list, mark your calendars, and see you soon.

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September 11, 2019

By John Hammink

Aiven now provides Kafka Connect as separate service

With Kafka Connect as a Service, you can remove resource competition from your primary clusters, find out how.

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July 31, 2019

By John Hammink

Easily migrate your Cassandra data into Aiven with sstableloader

You can now simply and quickly migrate your external Apache Cassandra data into Aiven using sstableloader; learn about the specifics in this post.

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June 24, 2019

By John Hammink

Aiven Kafka now supports SASL authentication

Aiven Kafka users can now enable SASL authentication between their applications and Aiven Kafka; find out more about it in this post.

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June 04, 2019

By John Hammink

External Elasticsearch logging output now supported by Aiven

Aiven customers now send their service logs to external Elasticsearch services; find out more about it in this post.

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May 27, 2019

By Rauli Ikonen

Introducing MyHoard, your single solution to MySQL backups and restoration

Getting the details just right to fully automate MySQL backups isn't simple. Find out how we accomplished it with our Open Source tool, MyHoard.

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May 13, 2019

By Prem Nallasivampillai

Aiven is HIPAA compliant

Aiven is HIPAA, a US health care standard, compliant. Find out more about what it means in our latest post.

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May 08, 2019

By Prem Nallasivampillai

Aiven preparing for SOC 2 compliance

Aiven is on the road to achieving SOC 2 compliance within a few months; read this to learn more.

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April 30, 2019

By Kyle Buzzell

Syslog output supported on the Aiven platform

Aiven customers now have a third way to get their service logs; find out more about it in this post.

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April 22, 2019

By Kyle Buzzell

Aiven open sources Google Cloud Storage Kafka connector

Aiven's latest open source connector allows you stream Kafka data to GCS, read this post to learn more about it.

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April 16, 2019

By Kyle Buzzell

Kafka 2.2 now available on Aiven

Kafka's latest version is now available on Aiven; find out a little more about it in our latest post.

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March 20, 2019

By Kyle Buzzell

Aiven MySQL now ready for preview [UPDATE]

Aiven MySQL marks our 8th service on the platform, check out this post to see why we added it and how to launch your first cluster!

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March 14, 2019

By Kyle Buzzell

Aiven now supports GCP Zurich

GCP Zurich rounds our region count out at 80. Check this post out to get a quick rundown of our newest region.

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March 08, 2019

By Kyle Buzzell

Aiven now supports Google OAuth SSO

We're excited to announce that Aiven now supports Google Oauth SSO. Check out this post to get more information on why this is important.

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January 08, 2019

By Oskari Saarenmaa

Coming soon: MySQL on Aiven

MySQL is the next database engine to be launched on Aiven.

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December 04, 2018

By Kyle Buzzell

Get Apache Kafka 2.1 on Aiven

Apache Kafka 2.1 is now available on Aiven with even more performance thanks to some key updates. Find out what they are here.

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November 28, 2018

By Kyle Buzzell

Prometheus can now be integrated with Aiven

Prometheus is a popular open-source monitoring and alerting toolkit that can now be integrated with Aiven. Learn the ins and outs here.

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November 08, 2018

By Kyle Buzzell

Aiven Cassandra is now generally available

Aiven Cassandra is now generally available. Read this to see how it sets the foundation for building your data architecture with Aiven.

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November 05, 2018

By Kyle Buzzell

PostgreSQL 11 now generally available on Aiven

PostgreSQL 11 is now available on the Aiven platform. Read our latest post to find out what changes have been made to PG 11.

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November 01, 2018

By Kyle Buzzell

PostgreSQL major version in-place upgrades supported on Aiven

Now, Aiven users can perform PostgreSQL in-place major version upgrades in 60 seconds or less. Learn more in the latest blog post.

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October 03, 2018

By Kyle Buzzell

Reduce your Aiven infrastructure complexity with Terraform

The Aiven platform now supports Terraform, a fourth way to manage your Aiven infrastructure. Read this post to find out more.

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August 17, 2018

By Hannu Valtonen

Logical replication using publish/subscribe now supported by Aiven PostgreSQL

With the help of our open source extension, Aiven users can perform logical replication without superuser roles. Read this post to learn more.

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August 03, 2018

By Hannu Valtonen

Aiven Kafka users can now choose preferred major version

With the release of Kafka 1.1.1 and 2.0.0, we've updated our platform to give Aiven Kafka SaaS users the ability to select their preferred version. Learn more in our latest post.

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July 17, 2018

By Kyle Buzzell

GCP Los Angeles now available on Aiven

GCP Los Angeles marks the 17th GCP region made available on Aiven. Find out why GCP Los Angeles and what it means for Aiven users here.

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July 09, 2018

By Hannu Valtonen

Want greater command over your service logs?

We've added a few updates to our console UI and service integrations that'll give you exceptional insight into your logs. Read to find out more.

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June 19, 2018

By Kyle Buzzell

Google cloud is now over Finland

GCP is now in the Nordics with its first cloud region in Finland; find out why it's a big deal for Aiven and non-Aiven users.

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June 04, 2018

By Heikki Nousiainen

Aiven earns ISO 27001 certification

Aiven is now among the very few DBaaS providers to hold the ISO 27001 certification. Find out the what, how, and why.

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April 20, 2018

By Hannu Valtonen

Datadog meets Aiven

Aiven can now be integrated with the monitoring and analytics platform, Datadog. Read more to find out which Aiven services can be integrated.

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March 14, 2018

By Heikki Nousiainen

Introducing improved Aiven Kafka topic management

From options for creating topics automatically to a new ACL permission level, Aiven Kafka users now have greater control over topic management; learn more.

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March 07, 2018

By Kyle Buzzell

Finland thaws, revealing Aiven's spring conference lineup

Over two months in spring ‘18, Aiven travels to five conferences in four countries to share our expertise in PostgreSQL and Kafka. Find out where we’re going.

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March 01, 2018

By Kyle Buzzell

Aiven PostgreSQL gets latest update, new features, and plan sizes

From offering TimescaleDB to lowering our prices in AWS and DigitalOcean, our PostgreSQL has undergone a few changes. Learn more here.

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February 26, 2018

By Kyle Buzzell

Time to take stock as Aiven goes 2.0

2017 was a major year for Aiven culminating in an updated brand and new website. In this post, we review where we’ve been and where we’re going.

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January 22, 2018

By Hannu Valtonen

Introducing Aiven Elasticsearch 6 and new, bigger plans

To celebrate the release of Elasticsearch 6, we increased storage for current plans and added plans with even more nodes. Learn the specifics here.

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December 19, 2017

By Kyle Buzzell

Aiven Kafka 1.0 Is Now Ready

Kafka 1.0 is now available on the Aiven platform. Read our latest post to learn what’s new and why we waited a little while to release it.

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November 09, 2017

By Hannu Valtonen

Aiven PostgreSQL plans are now larger and faster with local SSDs

Aiven is the first DBaaS to support local SSDs. With performance increases of up to 400% over network-based SSDs, it’s a big deal. Read on to get the details.

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October 11, 2017

By Hannu Valtonen

Aiven is the first to offer PostgreSQL 10

PostgreSQL 10 is out and we’re the first to support it, not too bad for a small start-up from Finland. Find out what you get with the latest release here.

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August 23, 2017

By Heikki Nousiainen

Kafka Users and Access Control

Aiven Kafka now provides user and topic-level control. Find out how this feature will help you manage users and access more effectively.

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June 20, 2017

By Heikki Nousiainen

Kafka Connect Preview

Kafka Connect is now available in preview from Aiven. Find out which connectors we’re starting with and how to set them up.

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May 31, 2017

By Heikki Nousiainen

Larger Aiven PostgreSQL and Aiven Kafka plans in Azure

Microsoft Azure continues to grow and so does the demand of Aiven services there, which is why we’ve added larger PostgreSQL and Kafka plans; learn more.

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April 20, 2017

By Hannu Valtonen

Aiven Kafka 0.10.2 now available

With improved stability and enhancements, Kafka 0.10.2 adds incredible functionality for Aiven Kafka users. Read about the specific improvements and how to get it.

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March 16, 2017

By Hannu Valtonen

Bigger Aiven Kafka plans and introducing Amazon VPC peering

VPC peering in AWS and larger Kafka plans are only a couple improvements made to the Aiven platform. Get the details and find out what else we’ve done.

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March 07, 2017

By Hannu Valtonen

Aiven Elasticsearch 5 available with easy upgrade from 2.x

VPC peering in AWS and larger Kafka plans are only a couple improvements made to the Aiven platform. Get the details and find out what else we’ve done.

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February 28, 2017

By Oskari Saarenmaa

Handling the AWS US-EAST-1 outage

Thanks to our automated and manual actions, we’ve been able to mitigate the impact of the AWS US-EAST-1 outage to our users. Read this post to find out more.

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January 31, 2017

By Oskari Saarenmaa

Lower PostgreSQL pricing in AWS

When we win, our users win. Because of savings we’ve realized in AWS infrastructure costs, we’ve been able to reduce PostgreSQL prices by 10 - 30%. Learn more.

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December 28, 2016

By Hannu Valtonen

Aiven PostgreSQL read-only replicas

PostgreSQL read-only replicas increase read throughput and take some load off of your master node. We go into great detail in this latest post, check it out.

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December 21, 2016

By Hannu Valtonen

Aiven PostgreSQL connection pooling

Find out how to keep server resource usage low in spite of insanely large numbers of connections to your PostgreSQL database with connection pooling.

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December 20, 2016

By Oskari Saarenmaa

New AWS regions, Kafka topic management and PostgreSQL connection pooling

Our region count is now 51 and we’re celebrating by adding new features to Aiven Kafka and PostgreSQL. Find out what features we added.

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November 30, 2016

By Oskari Saarenmaa

Aiven in Google Tokyo & other updates

Aiven is now active in Google Tokyo and we’re planning some feature additions to our Kafka and PostgreSQL services. Find out more.

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October 01, 2016

By Oskari Saarenmaa

PostgreSQL 9.6 now available in AWS, Azure, Google Cloud with Aiven

PostgreSQL 9.6 is now available across Aiven, increasing its ability to handle large amounts of data. Get a quick summary from our latest post.

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September 23, 2016

By Oskari Saarenmaa

User management improvements and new Azure regions launched

As Microsoft Azure builds, so does Aiven. Find out what new regions are available and how we’ve improved project management for Aiven services.

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September 15, 2016

By Hannu Valtonen

Aiven brings easy, powerful hosted databases to Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure is positioning itself as a contender to AWS, which is why we’re offering all Aiven services on it. Find out which regions we’re starting with.

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July 22, 2016

By Oskari Saarenmaa

Backing up tablespaces and streaming WAL with PGHoard

Our open-source PGHoard’s latest version is now available. Find out what new features were added and how to get the most out of it.

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July 19, 2016

By Oskari Saarenmaa

New, bigger InfluxDB plans now available

InfluxDB continues to gain momentum, which is why Aiven InfluxDB plans have been added to provide even more storage. Find out the specifics here.

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July 13, 2016

By Hannu Valtonen

Aiven Kafka now publicly available!

Want open-source, vendor-neutral Apache Kafka? Look no further, Aiven Kafka is now available across 4 clouds. Find out the specifics here.

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June 16, 2016

By Oskari Saarenmaa

Even bigger PostgreSQL plans now available

Our bread and butter is PostgreSQL, which is why we continue to add bigger and better plans to Aiven. Find out the latest plan options here.

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May 12, 2016

By Oskari Saarenmaa

Help test PostgreSQL 9.6 via Aiven

Want to be the first to test PostgreSQL 9.6 and its new features? Check out how you can test the beta on the Aiven platform here.

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April 26, 2016

By Oskari Saarenmaa

SSL-enabled custom domains in Aiven Grafana and Kibana

Now your browser will immediately recognize your web frontend services launched from Aiven. Find out how you can set up SSL-enabled custom domains here.

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March 30, 2016

By Hannu Valtonen

Aiven Elasticsearch now available

Elasticsearch is the latest addition to the Aiven platform. Find out what plan sizes and regions we’re starting with here.

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March 07, 2016

By Oskari Saarenmaa

Aiven Redis available today

For your NoSQL and caching needs, we’ve just released Redis on the Aiven platform. Find out about the specifics in our latest blog post.

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March 01, 2016

By Oskari Saarenmaa

Aiven InfluxDB and Grafana now available

We use them to monitoring and visualization, so we thought we’d make them available to you. Introducing the latest additions to Aiven: InfluxDB and Grafana.

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February 10, 2016

By Mika Eloranta

Bigger, faster, cheaper Aiven PostgreSQL service plans!

Full daily backups, and real-time streaming of incremental backups are only a few of the improvements to Aiven PostgreSQL. Find out what else we’ve done.

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January 19, 2016

By Hannu Valtonen

Aiven PostgreSQL now available in UpCloud

UpCloud is our latest cloud vendor. Find out which regions are immediately available and what our future plans entail for Aiven PostgreSQL here.

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January 12, 2016

By Hannu Valtonen

Aiven PostgreSQL is now publicly available

Our first offer, Aiven PostgreSQL is now publicly available. First, we’d like to thank all beta users. Now, we’d like to invite you to find out how to get it.