Summary Of New Features in Greenplum Database 4.3.X.X

posted Apr 28, 2017, 8:05 AM by Sachchida Ojha
1. Query Optimizer and Management of query execution (4.3.5.0, 4.3.4, 4.3.2 )

2. Incremental Analyze (4.3.5.0)

3. High Availability (4.3)

4. Append-Optimized Tables and compaction information (4.3 and 4.3.5)

5. Workfile Disk Spill Space (4.3, 4.3.1, 4.3.2)

6. Database Security, Authentication and Encryption (4.3.2, 4.3.4, 4.3.5.1)

7. Utilities ( gpload, gpfdist, gpssh) enhancements
(4.3.3, 4.3.4,  4.3.4.1, 4.3.5.1)

8. New Server Configuration parameters
(4.3.3 and 4.3.4.1)

9. Table storage options and distribution policy
(4.3.4)

10. External table support to Hadoop distributions and MapR
(4.3.1, 4.3.2, 4.3.3, 4.3.4, 4.3.4.1, 4.3.5.1)

11. Greenplum Database Extension Enhancements (4.3.3)

12. Enhancements in Managing and Migrating Greenplum Database Objects and Data (4.3.1, 4.3.2, 4.3.3)

13. Improved Command Center Performance (4.3.2 and 4.3.4.1)

14. Enhancement in Restoring Data (4.3.1)

15. Organization of Greenplum Database Administration Documentation (4.3.1)


Summary Of New Features in Greenplum Database (Family 4.3.X.X)

1. Query Optimizer and Management of query execution (4.3.5.0, 4.3.4, 4.3.2 )  

2. Incremental Analyze (4.3.5.0) 

3. Workfile Disk Spill Space (4.3, 4.3.1, 4.3.2) 

4. Table storage options and distribution policy
(4.3.4)

5. Enhancements in Managing and Migrating Greenplum Database Objects and Data (4.3.1, 4.3.2, 4.3.3)

6. Append-Optimized Tables and compaction information (4.3 and 4.3.5)

7. Utilities ( gpload, gpfdist, gpssh) enhancements
(4.3.3, 4.3.4,  4.3.4.1, 4.3.5.1)

8. New Server Configuration parameters
(4.3.3 and 4.3.4.1)

9. Enhancement in Restoring Data (4.3.1)

10. Database Security, Authentication and Encryption (4.3.2, 4.3.4, 4.3.5.1)

11. Greenplum Database Extension Enhancements (4.3.3)

12. Improved Command Center Performance (4.3.2 and 4.3.4.1)

13. High Availability (4.3)

14. External table support to Hadoop distributions and MapR
(4.3.1, 4.3.2, 4.3.3, 4.3.4, 4.3.4.1, 4.3.5.1)

15. Organization of Greenplum Database Administration Documentation (4.3.1)


Family 4.3.5.X

Greenplum Database 4.3.5.1 
  1. Encrypting Communication Between Greenplum Hosts
  2. gpload Utility Can Capture Errors in an Error Log
  3. gpfdist Utility Minimizes Message Logging
  4. External Table Support for Hadoop Distributions
Greenplum Database 4.3.5.0 
  1. Pivotal Query Optimizer
  2. Utility to ANALYZE Incrementally and Concurrently
  3. Append-optimized Compaction Information

Family 4.3.4.X

Greenplum Database 4.3.4.2  
No New Feature. Only Bug Fixes.

Greenplum Database 4.3.4.1
  1. Greenplum Database Server Configuration Parameter for Vacuum Operations
  2. Greenplum Database Utility gpssh Updates Target Host Environment
  3. Greenplum Command Center Performance
  4. External Table Support for Hadoop Distributions
Greenplum Database 4.3.4
  1. Management of Query Execution
  2. Database Table Storage Options
  3. Default Database Table Distribution Policy
  4. Enhancement for Encrypting Data
  5. Control of Client Connections to Greenplum Database
  6. Greenplum Database Utilities
  7. External Table Support for MapR
  8. Estimating the Time to Migrate from 4.2.x to 4.3.x

Family 4.3.3.X

Greenplum Database 4.3.3.1
No New Feature. Only Bug Fixes.

Greenplum Database 4.3.3
  1. Managing Greenplum Database Objects and Data
  2. New Server Parameter to Control Reading External Data Error Limit
  3. Greenplum Database Extension Enhancements
  4. The gpload Utility Supports Table Schema Names
  5. External Table Support for Hadoop Distributions

Family 4.3.2.X

Greenplum Database 4.3.2.1 
No New Feature. Only Bug Fixes.

Fixes the problem of incorrect conversion of append-only tables to append-optimized tables during an upgrade from Greenplum Database 4.2.x to a Greenplum Database 4.3.x release prior to 4.3.2.1. The incorrect conversion causes append-optimizied table inconsistencies in the upgraded Greenplum Database system.

Greenplum Database 4.3.2 
  1. Managing and Migrating Greenplum Database Objects and Data
  2. Managing Spill Files That Are Generated During Query Execution
  3. Improved Handling of SQL Queries That Read From External Tables
  4. Support of the CSV Format for HDFS External Tables
  5. Enhanced Support for Encrypted LDAP Authentication
  6. Enhanced Greenplum Command Center Performance

Family 4.3.1.X


Greenplum Database 4.3.1 
  1. Simplified Configuration to Access HDFS Data with gphdfs
  2. Enhancements for Accessing External Data with Greenplum Database
  3. Enhancement for Restoring Data from a Greenplum Database Backup
  4. Query Memory Accounting Framework
  5. Organization of Greenplum Database Administration Documentation

Family 4.3.X
Greenplum Database 4.3
  1. Greenplum Database High Availability Read More
  2. Append-Optimized Tables
  3. Workfile Disk Spill Space Information

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