Announcing MariaDB ColumnStore 1.2.1 Beta


We are happy to announce the beta release of MariaDB ColumnStore 1.2.1. Beta is an important time in our release and we encourage you to download this release today! Please note that we do not recommend running beta releases in production.

Notable changes in MariaDB ColumnStore 1.2.1 include:

  • Based on MariaDB Server 10.3.10.
  • Non-root install now does not require sudo for the installation tools
  • Multi-Server  quick installer and Singler Server quick installer.
  • Amazon AMI support for Instances with ENA drivers
  • Time datatype support.
  • Support for milli and microseconds in Time and DateTime types.
  • Support for multi parameter user defined aggregate functions allowing development of more complex custom logic.
  • Building on this, distributed regression function providing native SQL high performance regression analysis. The following functions may be used as window and aggregation functions: regr_avgx(Y, X), regr_avgy(Y, X), regr_count(Y, X), regr_slope(Y, X), regr_intercept(Y, X), regr_r2(Y, X) and more.
  • Many syntax support improvements.
  • Bulk data loading tool ‘mcsimport’ enabling data loading from remote servers.
  • Microsoft Windows 10 support for the ColumnStore Bulk Data API, Pentaho Data Adapter and mcsimport.

For additional details, please see the release notes and our getting started guide.

Try MariaDB ColumnStore 1.2.1 Beta software and share your feedback. For any questions on the new features of MariaDB ColumnStore 1.2.1, please email me at [email protected].