TiDB Cloud Release Notes in 2022

This page lists the release notes of TiDB Cloud in 2022.

June 28, 2022

June 23, 2022

  • Increase the maximum storage capacity of TiKV on TiDB Cloud.

    • 8 vCPU or 16 vCPU TiKV: support up to 4 TiB storage capacity.
    • 4 vCPU TiKV: support up to 2 TiB storage capacity.

June 21, 2022

  • Add the support of the GCP region Taiwan for Dedicated Tier cluster creation.
  • Support updating user profiles on the TiDB Cloud console, including first name, last time, company name, country, and phone number.
  • Provide the connection strings for MySQL, MyCLI, JDBC, Python, Go, and Node.js on the TiDB Cloud console so you can easily connect to your TiDB cluster.
  • Support obtaining bucket regions from bucket URLs automatically during data import to save your effort to fill in such information.

June 16, 2022

  • Simplify the cluster creation process.

    • When you create a cluster, TiDB Cloud provides a default cluster name. You can either use the default name or update it.
    • When you create a cluster, you do not need to set the password on the Create a Cluster page.
    • During or after the cluster creation, you can set the root password to access the cluster and also the IP addresses to connect to the cluster in the Security Quick Start dialog box.

June 14, 2022

  • Upgrade TiDB Cloud to TiDB v6.1.0 for Developer Tier.
  • Optimize the entrance of Project Settings. From the TiDB Cloud console, you can choose a target project and go to its settings easily by clicking the Project Settings tab.
  • Optimize the experience of password expiration by providing expiration messages in the TiDB Cloud console.

June 7, 2022

  • Add the Try Free registration page to quickly sign up for TiDB Cloud.
  • Remove the Proof of Concept plan option from the plan selection page. If you want to apply for a 14-day PoC trial for free, go to the Apply for PoC page. For more information, see Perform a Proof of Concept (PoC) with TiDB Cloud.
  • Improve the system security by prompting users who sign up for TiDB Cloud with emails and passwords to reset their passwords every 90 days.

May 24, 2022

  • Support customizing TiDB port number when you create or restore a Dedicated Tier cluster.

May 19, 2022

  • Add the support of the AWS region Frankfurt for Developer Tier cluster creation.

May 18, 2022

  • Support signing up TiDB Cloud with a GitHub account.

May 13, 2022

  • Support signing up TiDB Cloud with a Google account.

May 1, 2022

  • Support configuring vCPU size of TiDB, TiKV, and TiFlashbeta when you create or restore a cluster.
  • Add the support of the AWS region Mumbai for cluster creation.
  • Update the compute, storage, and data transfer cost for TiDB Cloud billing.

April 7, 2022

March 31, 2022

TiDB Cloud is now in General Availability. You can sign up and select one of the following options:

  • Get started with Developer Tier for free.
  • Apply for a 14-day PoC trial for free.
  • Get full access with the Dedicated Tier.

March 25, 2022

New feature:

  • Support TiDB Cloud built-in alerting.

    With the TiDB Cloud built-in alerting feature, you can be notified by emails whenever a TiDB Cloud cluster in your project triggers one of TiDB Cloud built-in alert conditions.

March 15, 2022

General changes:

  • No cluster tier with the fixed cluster size any more. You can customize the cluster size of TiDB, TiKV, and TiFlashbeta easily.
  • Support adding TiFlashbeta nodes for an existing cluster without TiFlash.
  • Support specifying the storage size (500 to 2048 GiB) when creating a new cluster. The storage size cannot be changed after the cluster is created.
  • Introduce a new public region: eu-central-1.
  • Deprecate 8 vCPU TiFlashbeta and provide 16 vCPU TiFlash.
  • Separate the price of CPU and storage (both have 30% public preview discount).
  • Update the billing information and the price table.

New features:

March 04, 2022

New feature:

  • Support the Datadog integration.

    With the Datadog integration, you can configure TiDB Cloud to send metric data about your TiDB clusters to Datadog. After that, you can view these metrics in your Datadog dashboards directly.

February 15, 2022

General change:


January 11, 2022

General change:

  • Upgrade TiDB Operator to v1.2.6.


  • Add a suggested option --connect-timeout 15 to the MySQL client on the Connect page.

Bug fixes:

  • Fix the issue that a user cannot create a cluster if the password contains a single quote.
  • Fix the issue that even an organization only has one owner, the owner can be deleted or changed to another role.
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