TiDB Cloud Release Notes

This page lists the release notes of TiDB Cloud.

November 30, 2021

New features:


  • Improve the monitoring ability for Developer Tier
  • Support setting the auto backup time the same as the creation time of a Developer Tier cluster

Bug fixes:

  • Fix the TiKV crash issue due to full disk in Developer Tier
  • Fix the vulnerability of HTML injection

November 8, 2021

  • Launch Developer Tier, which offers you a one-year free trial of TiDB Cloud.

    Each Developer Tier cluster is a full-featured TiDB cluster and comes with the following:

    • One TiDB shared node
    • One TiKV shared node (with 10 GiB of OLTP storage)
    • One TiFlash shared node (with 10 GiB of OLAP storage)

    Get started here.

October 21, 2021

October 11, 2021

September 16, 2021

  • Upgrade the default TiDB version from 5.2.0 to 5.2.1 for newly deployed clusters. See 5.2.1 release notes for detailed changes in 5.2.1.

September 2, 2021

  • Upgrade the default TiDB version from 5.0.2 to 5.2.0 for newly deployed clusters. See 5.2.0 and 5.1.0 release notes for details of TiDB 5.1.0 and 5.2.0 features.
  • Fix several issues of TiDB Cloud internal features.

August 19, 2021

  • Fix several issues of TiDB Cloud internal features. This release does not bring any user behavior changes.

August 5, 2021

  • Support organization role management. Organization owners can configure permissions of organization members as needed.
  • Support the isolation of multiple projects within an organization. Organization owners can create and manage projects as needed, and the members and instances between projects support network and authority isolation.
  • Optimize the bill to show the billing of each item in the current month and previous month.

July 22, 2021

  • Optimize the user experience of adding credit cards
  • Strengthen the security management of credit cards
  • Fix the issue that the cluster recovered from backup cannot be charged normally

July 6, 2021

  • Upgrade the default TiDB version from 4.0.11 to 5.0.2 for newly deployed clusters. The upgrade brings significant performance and functionality improvements. See here for details.

June 25, 2021

June 24, 2021

  • Fix the parse errors of the parquet files when importing the Aurora snapshot into a TiDB instance
  • Fix the Estimated Hours not being updated issue when POC users create a cluster and change the cluster configuration

June 16, 2021

  • China is added to the Country/Region drop-down list when you sign up for an account

June 14, 2021

  • Fix the mounting EBS error when importing the Aurora snapshot into a TiDB instance

May 10, 2021


  • TiDB Cloud is now in Public Preview. You can sign up and select one of the trial options:

    • 48-Hour Free Trial
    • 2-Week PoC Free Trial
    • Preview On-Demand

Management Console

  • Email verification and anti-robot reCAPTCHA have been added to the sign up process
  • TiDB Cloud Service Agreement and PingCAP Privacy Policy have been updated
  • You can apply for PoC by filling out an application form in the console
  • You can import sample data into TiDB Cloud cluster through UI
  • Clusters with the same name are not allowed to avoid confusion
  • You can give feedback by clicking Give Feedback in the Support menu
  • Data backup and restore features are available for PoC and on-demand trial options
  • Points calculator and points usage dashboard have been added for Free Trial and PoC. Data storage and transfer costs are waived for all trial options

December 30, 2020

  • Upgrade the default TiDB version to v4.0.9
  • Support upgrading and scaling in TiDB gracefully to achieve zero client failures
  • Recover cluster configuration after restoring a new cluster from backup

December 16, 2020

  • Adjust the minimum number of TiDB nodes to one for all cluster tiers
  • Prohibit executing system command on the SQL web shell
  • Enable redact-log for TiDB clusters by default

November 24, 2020

  • Allow the traffic filter IP list of a TiDB cluster's public endpoint to be empty to disable public access
  • Improve the delivery rate of invitation emails sent to customers with Outlook or Hotmail
  • Polish the error notification message for sign-up
  • New clusters will run on CentOS VM instead of Ubuntu
  • Fix the issue that the cluster does not show in the recycle bin when the corresponding backup still exists

November 4, 2020

  • Implement the function of changing the organization name
  • Prevent users from accessing TiDB during data restoring
  • Update Terms of Service and Privacy location in the Sign Up page
  • Add a feedback form entrance widget
  • Prevent Members from deleting owner(s) in the Preference tab
  • Change TiFlash and TiKV storage chart metrics
  • Upgrade the default TiDB cluster version to 4.0.8

October 12, 2020

  • Change the SQL webshell client from Oracle MySQL client to usql client
  • Upgrade the default TiDB version to 4.0.7
  • Extend the manual backup retention period from 7 days to 30 days

October 2, 2020

  • Fix TiFlash disk storage configuration

September 14, 2020

  • Fix monitoring metrics by adding the region label
  • Fix the issue that non-HTAP clusters cannot be scaled

September 11, 2020

  • Customers now can access TiDB using a public endpoint with traffic filters
  • Add the time zone indicator at the auto backup settings dialog
  • Fix the broken invitation link when registration is not finished

September 4, 2020

  • Fix an incorrect URL in invitation Email

August 6, 2020

  • Change email support to visiting TiDB Cloud Customer Support
  • Add the simple 2fa feature for custom email login
  • Add the feature of setting up VPC peering
  • Add custom email support for signup/login

July 17, 2020

  • Adjust the default retention of automated daily backup to 7 days
  • Add reasons at tooltip for clusters in unhealthy status
  • Fix the issue that when the initial credit is 0, users can still create a cluster
  • Optimize the integration of Dashboard
  • Send emails when adding credits for customers
  • Add the tenant ID in the tenant preference page
  • Optimize the reasonable notice message for user's quota limit
  • Fix backup/restore metrics