TiDB Cloud Release Notes in 2021

This page lists the release notes of TiDB Cloud in 2021.

December 28, 2021

New feature:

Bug fixes:

  • Fix the import error that occurs when importing more than 1000 files to TiDB Cloud
  • Fix the issue that TiDB Cloud allows to import data to existing tables that already have data

November 30, 2021

General change:

New feature:


  • 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 TiFlashbeta 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 a 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
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