November

Aiven Kafka

2017-11-21

  • Aiven Kafka 0.11.0.2 version support now available. All existing Kafka versions will be upgraded to this version over time. Includes several bug fixes. To see what's new see the release notes.
  • Topic retention times are no longer limited and can be set to any value. Setting retention time to -1 `will disable time-based retention altogether.

Aiven Elasticsearch

2017-11-17

  • Aiven Elasticsearch 5.6.4 version support now available. All new Elasticsearch services will be using this version and older customers will be upgraded to it over time. To see what's new see the release notes for Elasticsearch and Kibana

2017-11-10

  • Aiven Elasticsearch 5.6.3 version support now available. All new Elasticsearch services will be using this version and older customers will be upgraded to it over time. To see what's new see the release notes for Elasticsearch and Kibana

Aiven Grafana

2017-11-17

  • Added support for version 4.6.1 and update all available plugins to the latest versions. Please refer to the changelog for what's new.  

Aiven PostgreSQL

2017-11-14

  • Aiven PostgreSQL updated to latest minor releases 9.3.20, 9.5.10 9.6.6 and 10.1. To see what's changed please refer to the releases notes for 9.3, 9.5, 9.6 and 10 respectively. 

2017-11-09

  • Added support for using local PCIe NVMe SSDs on Amazon Web Services. (AWS) This results in much higher IO performance in your Aiven PostgreSQL service running on top of AWS. See our blog post for news about the change.

October

Aiven Kafka

2017-10-16

  • Added support for Aiven Kafka minor bug fix release 0.11.0.1. All new services will start using it, our existing customers will be upgraded over time to the new version. To see what's new check out the release notes.

2017-10-14

  • Aiven ZooKeeper: Added a new service type ZooKeeper for invite only beta-testing. Send an email to sales@aiven.io if you'd like an invite to the beta program. 

Aiven PostgreSQL

2017-10-20

  • Increase diskspace in all PostgreSQL plans. The diskspace increase in the plans is between 12% and 75% depending on the plan type. All new services will have the larger diskspace immediately available, our existing services will be upgraded soon to take advantage of the new increased disk sizes.

2017-10-11

  • Add support for PostgreSQL 10 as the first Database As a Service provider. Aiven PostgreSQL 10 features support for builtin partitioning and enhanced parallel query among other new features.
  • Added support for PostGIS 2.4 for Aiven PostgreSQL 10.
  • Upgraded pg_partman to 3.1.0 for Aiven PostgreSQL 10.

For more information about the release, please take a look at our blog post.

Aiven Elasticsearch

2017-10-03

  • Added support for kuromoji analysis plugin for Aiven Elasticsearch 5.x versions.

Aiven InfluxDB

2017-10-16

  • Added support for forking your Aiven InfluxDB plan to a new service.

2017-10-12

  • Allow setting custom_domain to be able to use InfluxDB underneath your own domain. This allows having your Aiven InfluxDB service under a domain like myinflux.mycompany.com.

Cloud platforms

2017-10-20

  • Added support for Google Cloud Platform (GCP) southamerica-east1 region in São Paulo, Brazil. All Aiven services are now available in the region.

2017-10-16

  • Google Compute Platform (GCP): started using Local SSDs for much improved performance in plans with larger disk sizes. Disk performance improvements of up to 700% have been seen in some workloads.

2017-10-13

  • DigitalOcean: add support for larger plan types  in Bangalore and London regions. The addition of volume support to these regions has made it possible to support larger plan types.   

September

Aiven Kafka

2017-09-21

  • Allow setting min.insync.replicas  and retention.bytes  options for Kafka topics through the user_config interface. These can be set through user_config  with the Aiven command-line client. For a description of what they control see the Apache Kafka documentation

Aiven PostgreSQL

2017-09-15

  • Allow adjusting log_min_duration_statement  through the user_config  interface. You can use the Aiven command-line client to configure this.

2017-09-07

  • Add support for  PL/Perl procedural language usage in PostgreSQL 9.5 and 9.6.

2017-09-01

  • Updated to latest minor releases 9.3.19, 9.5.9 and 9.6.5. To see what's changed please refer to the releases notes for 9.3, 9.5 and 9.6 respectively. 

Aiven Elasticsearch

2017-09-05

  • Aiven Elasticsearch 5.5.2 version support now available. All new Elasticsearch services will be using this version and older customers will be upgraded to it over time. To see what's new see the release notes for Elasticsearch and Kibana

Aiven InfluxDB

2017-09-04

  • Added support for version 1.3.5. To see what's new, check out the InfluxDB Changelog

Aiven Grafana

2017-09-30

  • Added support for version 4.5.2 and update all available plugins to the latest versions. Please refer to the changelog for what's new. 

2017-09-07

  • Added support for external_image_storage  Amazon Web Services S3 for alerts. This allows you to take screenshots of your graphs automatically to an S3 bucket. 

August

Aiven Kafka

2017-08-14

  • Added support for version 0.11.0.0. Please refer to the release notes for what's new in the release. 

2017-08-04

  • Added support for larger seven node plans. Note that it is possible to also request much larger custom plans than this.

Aiven PostgreSQL

2017-08-10

  • Aiven PostgreSQL updated to latest minor releases 9.3.18, 9.5.8 and 9.6.4. To see what's changed please refer to the releases notes for 9.3, 9.5 and 9.6 respectively. 

Aiven Elasticsearch

2017-08-08

  • Added support for version 5.5.1. To find out what's changed please see the release notes for Kibana and Elasticsearch.

Aiven InfluxDB

2017-08-03

  • Upgraded to minor release 1.3.1. To see what's new, check out the InfluxDB Changelog.

Aiven Grafana

2017-08-30

  • Support the latest version 4.4.3. To see what's new refer to the Grafana changelog.

2017-08-29

  • Added support for alexanderzobnin-zabbix-app plugin.

Cloud platforms

2017-08-24

  • Added support for Google Cloud Platform (GCP) europe-west3 region in Frankfurt, Germany. All Aiven services are now available in the region. 

July

Aiven platform

2017-07-13

  • Added support for two factor authentication. This allows you to configure your login to require two different authentication sources for enhanced security. To learn more see our help article.

Aiven Kafka

2017-07-16

  • Aiven Kafka Connect add support for the JDBC Kafka Connector. This allows you to automatically load data to and from a JDBC compatible database like Aiven PostgreSQL.

2017-07-15

  • Aiven Kafka user and topic Access Control List (ACL) support now available. Username and topic both accept a glob with *  and ?  wildcards. Permission granted can be one of read , write  or readwrite . By default, we allow readwrite  to all topics for all users. Please refer to our help article for more details. 

Aiven PostgreSQL

2017-07-23

  • Added support for the extension dblink_fdw . dblink_fdw  allows you to connect to remote PostgreSQL services from within your database and to run queries on them. To see our full list of extensions see our help article.

Aiven InfluxDB

2017-07-11

  • Added support for major version 1.3.0. To see what's new, check out the InfluxDB changelog.  

Aiven Grafana

2017-07-11

  • Updated to version 4.4.1, also update all Grafana plugins to latest versions.  To see what's new see the Grafana changelog

Cloud platforms

2017-07-19

  • Added support for Azure regions Germany Central and Northeast. All Aiven services are available in both regions.

June

Aiven platform

2017-06-12

  • Added support for Service termination protection. An administrator can now set a flag to a service to protect it from accidental termination. To terminate a service the flag must first be removed before termination is allowed.

Aiven PostgreSQL

2017-06-07

  • Removed all database and service user account limits. Previously there was a limit to the amount of USERs and DATABASEs that a customer could create.

Aiven Elasticsearch

2017-06-26

  • Added support for version 5.4.2. All new plans will now use the new version and all existing customer will be upgraded to this version in the future. To check what's changed please see the release notes for Kibana and Elasticsearch

Aiven Redis

2017-06-12

  • Added support for startup-224 and business-224 plans in Amazon Web Services. (AWS) Note that if you need an even larger custom plan, these are available on request. 

Cloud platforms

2017-06-28

  • Added support for Google Cloud Platform (GCP) australia-southeast1 region as Australia, New South Wales - Google Cloud: Sydney. All Aiven services are now available in the region. 

2017-06-14

  • Added support for larger plan types in DigitalOcean (DO) Toronto tor1 region.

2017-06-12

  • Add support for Google Cloud Platform (GCP) europe-west2 London region. All Aiven services are now available in the region.

2017-06-05

  • Added support for VPC peering in Google Compute Platform (GCP). This allows direct access from your own GCP private network to Aiven Services. To set VPC peering up, please check out our VPC peering help article

May

Aiven Kafka

2017-05-30

  • Added support for Aiven Kafka  -32 and -64 plan tiers in all Azure regions.

2017-05-02

  • Added support for Aiven Kafka bug fix release 0.10.2.1. Please refer to the release notes for what's new in the release. 
  • Added support for using cleanup compaction for topics. This new capability exists in addition to the existing topic cleanup deletion policy.

Aiven PostgreSQL

2017-05-30

  • Added support for Aiven PostgreSQL plan tiers -120 and -160 in all Azure regions.

2017-05-15

  • Now allows the use of the "postgres" database, commonly used for maintenance purposes by some applications. Previously the use of this database was restricted.

2017-05-11

  • Updated to latest minor releases 9.3.17, 9.5.7 and 9.6.3. To see what's changed please refer to the releases notes for 9.3, 9.5 and 9.6 respectively.  

2017-05-08

  • Timezone and temp_file_limit are now configurable through user_config. Note that you can set these easily with the Aiven command-line client.
  • Added create role permissions for avnadmin user. The avnadmin user can now CREATE ROLEs directly without using the web console.

Aiven Grafana

2017-05-25

  • Added support for Aiven Grafana 4.3.1 and updated all Grafana plugins to latest versions. To see what's new refer to the changelog.

Aiven Redis

2017-05-09

  • Can now allow EVAL and EVALSHA feature use based on request. To turn the feature on for your Aiven Redis service please send a request to: support@aiven.io

Cloud platforms

2017-05-19

  • Added support for Google Cloud Platform (GCP) us-east4 US Virginia region. All Aiven services are now available within the region.

April

Aiven platform

2017-04-22

  • Added support add CREATE DATABASE permissions for avnadmin user. Previously, database creation and deletion were only possible through Aiven Web console.

Aiven Kafka

2017-04-28

  • Added support for configuring offset topic retention through a user_config value. Allowed values range between 1 and 14400 minutes. Default value remains the same at 1440 minutes.

2017-04-20

  • Add support for Elasticsearch Kafka Connect connector. The connector allows you to insert automatically all the data in a Kafka topic to an Elasticsearch service. 

Aiven Elasticsearch

2017-04-17

  • Added support for the major release 5.3.0. Please refer to the Elasticsearch and Kibana release notes for what's new. 

Cloud platforms

2017-04-17

  • Added support for the new Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Singapore region, all services are now available in the region.

2017-04-11

  • Added support for new Azure Australia East and Azure Australia Southeast regions. All service types are now available in both regions.

March

Aiven Kafka

2017-03-24

  • Added support for the new major release 0.10.2.0. Please refer to the release notes for what's new. 

2017-03-13

  • Added an unlimited_topic_retention  feature that can be turned on for a service based on a customer request. The features allows setting unlimited retention time for a topic.

Aiven PostgreSQL

2017-03-16

  • Added Startup, Business and Premium -240 plans for Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Amazon Web Service (AWS).

Aiven Elasticsearch

2017-03-02

  • Updated to minor version 5.2.2. Please refer to the release notes of Kibana and Elasticsearch for what's new.

Aiven InfluxDB

2017-03-23

  • Updated to minor version 1.2.2. lease see the Changelog for what's new in this release. 

Aiven Grafana

2017-03-07

  • Updated to release 4.1.2 and updated all Grafana plugins to latest versions.  To see what's new please refer to the changelog.
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