Skytable 0.7.2 is here: Pipelined querying, improved REPL and much more

Skytable 0.7.2 is here: Pipelined querying, improved REPL and much more
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The Skytable Team is extremely happy to announce the release of Skytable 0.7.2. Skytable is a free and open-source NoSQL that aims to provide flexible data modeling at scale. Let's jump right into the new stuff in this release!

Pipeline it

Pipelines are way of sending multiple queries to the database server instead of sending each of them over individually. This has the advantage of avoiding round-trip-times, saving bandwidth and ultimately reducing your application's latency. Pipelines – one of the most requested features, is finally here. Go ahead and roger 'em! You can read more about querying here.

Shell it out

The command-line experience has undergone a major overhaul with Skytable 0.7.2. Now you can:

  • Copy and paste uniformly across all platforms
  • See which keyspace/table you're currently in. It looks cool though:
    skysh@mykeyspace:mytbl> heya
  • Use comments beginning with #
  • Split a query across multiple lines with \
  • And several other handy things ...

Final notes and what's next

There's something brewing in Skytable's brewery. Our current tasks include a new storage driver for better reliability with write acknowledgement, system native endian storage, optimizing memory usage further and several other things. But apart from that, we're working on a new data model, and the big spoiler is: it's one of the most requested things at Skytable. Go ahead and download the latest release here and read the docs here.

With that said – see you at the next release!