Product updates

Get the latest updates on features, fixes and improvements.

Feb 2, 2023

TimescaleDB extension 2.9.2 for Aiven for PostgreSQL released

TimescaleDB extension 2.9.2 is now available for Aiven for PostgreSQL. TimescaleDB is an open-source relational database extension running on top of PostgreSQL for time-series and analytics purposes. Upgrade to the latest version at your earliest convenience so that you can get major new features and bug fixes to the previous version.

Key features introduced with this release are the following:

  • Hierarchical Continuous Aggregates (aka Continuous Aggregate on top of another Continuous Aggregate)
  • Improved time_bucket_gapfill function to allow specifying the timezone to bucket
  • Fixed schedules for background jobs and the ability to check job errors
  • alter_data_node() to change the data node configuration and configure the data node availability.

Feb 2, 2023

Aiven for PostgreSQL 15.1 released

Aiven for PostgreSQL 15.1 is now available on the Aiven platform.

This release comes with a wealth of new capabilities and performance enhancements, such as

  • Improved sort performance and compression
  • Expressive developer features
  • More options for logical replication
  • New public schema permissions.

Learn more on the release in PostgreSQL release notes. For information on Aiven for PostgreSQL, see the service’s documentation.

Jan 27, 2023

Karapace has been upgraded to version 3.4.4.

Along with other bug fixes, Karapace version 3.4.4 contains the fix for a bug affecting the authorization configuration file updates. Any new Aiven for Apache Kafka service created will now include Karapace version 3.4.4. The existing Aiven for Apache Kafka service users will need to run the maintenance upgrade to use Karapace 3.4.4. To view the complete list of fixes in this version, see Karapace release notes.

Jan 27, 2023

Aiven for Grafana version 9.3.4 is now available.

Aiven for Grafana version 9.3.4 is now available. Along with minor version updates, this version also includes the fix for the security vulnerability CVE-2022-23552, a Stored XSS issue affecting the core Geomap and Canvas plugins. To learn more, see Grafana changelog, and Aiven for Grafana.

Jan 24, 2023

Aiven for Grafana version 9.3.1 is now available.

Aiven for Grafana version 9.3.1 is now available. Along with minor version updates, this version also includes the fix for the security vulnerability, CVE-2022-31097, which was a stored cross-site scripting (XSS) issue in the Unified Alerting feature of Grafana. To learn more, see Grafana changelog and Aiven for Grafana.

Jan 11, 2023

Reset default user password on Aiven for Redis® services

Aiven for Redis® services now includes the ability for users to reset their default password via the API. This is a crucial security measure that ensures the protection of user data in case of a suspected password compromise. For more information, see Aiven API documentation and Aiven for Redis documentation.

Jan 9, 2023

Karapace has been upgraded to version 3.4.3.

Karapace has been upgraded to version 3.4.3. Any new Aiven for Apache Kafka service created will now include Karapace version 3.4.3. The existing Aiven for Apache Kafka service users will need to run the maintenance upgrade to use Karapace 3.4.3. Along with various bug fixes, this version includes the fix for base_uri for REST API consumers, allowing separating intra-cluster Karapace connections from publicly exposed REST API base_uri. To view the complete list of fixes in this version, see Karapace release notes. To know how to enable and use Apache Kafka authorization via REST proxy, see Karapace documentation.

Jan 4, 2023

Stream Reactor has been updated to version 4.0.0

Stream Reactor, a collection of Apache Kafka Connect connectors, has been updated to version 4.0.0. This update includes a fix for an issue that prevented running the Apache Cassandra Sink connector due to upstream dependency issues. For more information, see Release notes and Stream Reactor documentation.

Dec 30, 2022

Aiven for OpenSearch 2.4.1 is now available on the Aiven platform.

This release includes improvements for search, analytics, and observability. OpenSearch Dashboards, in particular, have been enhanced with several new features, such as geospatial tools. Improvements include being able to: specify a point in time for queries giving you consistent results that are easier to analyze; upload your own machine learning models to power semantic search; visualize aggregated log data and Prometheus metrics; fine-tune your semantic search models using a query generator model that creates query-response pairs using your documents; index and search geographic points represented as Cartesian coordinates or shapes, and use H3 geospatial indexing system datasets for indexing and visualization with OpenSearch Dashboards coordinate maps. Seamlessly upgrade to OpenSearch 2.4.1 via the Aiven Console, Aiven API, Aiven CLI, or Terraform. For more information, see Aiven for OpenSearch documentation and OpenSearch release notes.