Nutanix Database Service (NDB) 2.5.3

Today, 2023-11-06, Nutanix released a new version of Nutanix Database Service, NDB, meaning the latest available version is 2.5.3. Even though this is a dot dot release it brings, in addition to bug fixes, enhanced capabilities and also a new feature which is SSL Support for PostgreSQL. This means NDB can manage databases with SSL/TLS enabled for Patroni, etcd, and HAProxy.

Below is a list of enhancements included in 2.5.3:

  • Support for new database engine versions and operating system versions:
    • RHEL 8.7 support for Oracle, PostgreSQL, and MongoDB database engines.
    • PostgreSQL – Support for PostgreSQL version 15.
    • PostgreSQL – Support for EDB version 15.
    • SQL Server – Support for SQL Server version 2022
  • Enhanced log drive expansion mechanism for Linux-based database engines.
  • Log catchup optimisation.
  • Oracle – Renaming of a clone directory based on a configuration parameter.
  • PostgreSQL – Configuration of HugePages as part of provisioning.
  • PostgreSQL – Preservation of the contents of configuration files during a clone refresh operation.
  • SQL Server – Support for the soft removal of databases from a database group.
  • Deduplication of alerts on the alerts dashboard.
  • Capability to resolve multiple alerts together based on the alert policy or the entity.

The following software versions are supported with NDB 2.5.3

  • AOS – 6.7, 6.6, 6.5, 6.1.1, 6.1, 6.0.x, 5.20.x, 5.15.x
  • AHV versions bundled with AOS 6.7, 6.6, 6.5, 6.1.1, 6.1, 6.0.x, 5.20.x, 5.15.x
  • vSphere 7.0, 6.7, and 6.5

Useful links

Era 2.5.3 Download or download via NDB UI

Era 2.5.3 Release Notes

ERA 2.5 User Guide

Njoy the new NDB version ….