This topic describes the release notes for Tablestore and provides links to the relevant references.

May 2022

Feature Description Release date Supported region References
Support for data of the Date type by search indexes Data of the Integer or String type in a data table can be indexed as data of the Date type. This provides better performance in range queries. 2022-05-20 China (Hangzhou), China East 1 Finance, China (Shanghai), China (Beijing), China (Zhangjiakou), China (Shenzhen), China (Hong Kong), Singapore (Singapore), Australia (Sydney), Indonesia (Jakarta), Japan (Tokyo), Germany (Frankfurt), UK (London), US (Silicon Valley), US (Virginia), India (Mumbai), and Philippines (Manila) Types of date data

April 2022

Feature Description Release date Supported region References
Support for Grafana Tablestore can be connected to Grafana. Grafana is an open source visualization and analytics platform. After Tablestore is connected to Grafana, you can use Grafana to display data in Tablestore. 2022-04-28 China (Hangzhou), China (Shanghai), China (Beijing), China (Zhangjiakou), China (Shenzhen), and Singapore (Singapore) Connect Tablestore to Grafana
SQL query optimization A mapping table can be created for a search index, and an index can be selected by specifying parameters such as parameters related to data accuracy and table-level consistency. 2022-04-28 China (Hangzhou), China (Shanghai), China (Beijing), China (Zhangjiakou), China (Shenzhen), and Singapore (Singapore)
SQL query optimization Tablestore driver for Go can be used to access Tablestore. 2022-04-19 Use the Tablestore driver for Go to access Tablestore

March 2022

Feature Description Release date Supported region References
Support for mapping tables in the multi-value model by the TimeSeries model Mapping tables in the multi-value model can be used to query time series data. When SQL is used to query time series data, a mapping table in the multi-value model can be manually created for a time series table. 2022-03-25 China (Hangzhou), China (Shanghai), and China (Shenzhen) Use SQL to query time series data
Public preview of the backup and restoration of Tablestore data by using HBR Hybrid Backup Recovery (HBR) can be used to regularly back up data in Tablestore instances and restore lost or damaged data. HBR supports the backup of full data and incremental data and data redundancy. This improves the reliability of data in backup vaults. 2022-03-18 China (Hangzhou), China (Shanghai), and China (Beijing)
SQL query optimization Search indexes can be used to query data that matches a specified string. This allows you to perform full-text search. 2022-03-09 China (Hangzhou), China (Shanghai), China (Beijing), China (Zhangjiakou), China (Shenzhen), and Singapore (Singapore) Full-text search

January 2022

Feature Description Release date Supported region References
SQL query optimization Tablestore can be accessed by using Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) through Hibernate or MyBatis. 2022-01-20 China (Hangzhou), China (Shanghai), China (Beijing), China (Zhangjiakou), China (Shenzhen), and Singapore (Singapore)
Data synchronization from Apache Kafka to time series tables in Tablestore The kafka-connect-tablestore package can be used to synchronize data from Apache Kafka to a time series table in Tablestore. 2022-01-07 China (Hangzhou), China (Shanghai), and China (Shenzhen)

December 2021

Feature Description Release date Supported region References
TTL of search indexes The time to live (TTL) can be configured for search indexes. TTL is an attribute of search indexes that specifies the retention period of data in search indexes. When data in a search index is retained for a period of time that exceeds the TTL value, Tablestore automatically deletes the data to free up storage space and reduce costs. 2021-12-07 China (Hangzhou), China East 1 Finance, China (Shanghai), China (Beijing), China (Zhangjiakou), China (Shenzhen), China (Hong Kong), Singapore (Singapore), Australia (Sydney), Indonesia (Jakarta), Japan (Tokyo), Germany (Frankfurt), UK (London), US (Silicon Valley), US (Virginia), India (Mumbai), and Philippines (Manila) TTL of search indexes
Fuzzy tokenization Fuzzy tokenization can be used to perform a wildcard query by using *word*. This ensures high performance in fuzzy queries. 2021-12-02 China (Hangzhou), China East 1 Finance, China (Shanghai), China (Beijing), China (Zhangjiakou), China (Shenzhen), China (Hong Kong), Singapore (Singapore), Australia (Sydney), Indonesia (Jakarta), Japan (Tokyo), Germany (Frankfurt), UK (London), US (Silicon Valley), US (Virginia), India (Mumbai), and Philippines (Manila) Fuzzy query

November 2021

Feature Description Release date Supported region References
Support for JDBC in SQL queries JDBC or SDKs can be used to access Tablestore. 2021-11-17 China (Hangzhou), China (Shanghai), China (Beijing), China (Zhangjiakou), China (Shenzhen), and Singapore (Singapore)
New version of the Tablestore CLI The new version of the Tablestore CLI is released. The Tablestore CLI allows you to perform operations on time series tables and time series data and query time series data by executing SQL statements. 2021-11-11 China (Hangzhou), China (Shanghai), and China (Shenzhen)
The new version of the Tablestore CLI is released. The Tablestore CLI allows you to perform operations on data tables, data, search indexes, and Tunnel Service, and query data by executing SQL statements. 2021-11-11
Public preview of the TimeSeries model The TimeSeries model can be used to store, query, and analyze time series. 2021-11-10 China (Hangzhou), China (Shanghai), and China (Shenzhen)

September 2021

Feature Description Release date Supported region References
Data synchronization from Apache Kafka to data tables Tablestore Sink Connector can be used to batch import data in Apache Kafka to a Tablestore data table. 2021-09-22

August 2021

Feature Description Release date Supported region References
Public preview of SQL query The SQL query feature is available. The SQL query feature can be used to perform complex queries and analysis on data in Tablestore in an efficient manner. Tablestore provides a unified access interface for multiple data engines. 2021-08-23 China (Hangzhou), China (Shanghai), China (Beijing), China (Zhangjiakou), China (Shenzhen), and Singapore (Singapore)

July 2021

Feature Description Release date Supported region References
Virtual columns of search indexes Virtual columns of search indexes are supported. The schema of a search index can be modified or a search index can be created to query new fields and data of new field types without the need to modify the storage schema and the data of Tablestore. 2021-07-28 China (Hangzhou), China East 1 Finance, China (Shanghai), China (Beijing), China (Zhangjiakou), China (Shenzhen), China (Hong Kong), Singapore (Singapore), Australia (Sydney), Indonesia (Jakarta), Japan (Tokyo), Germany (Frankfurt), UK (London), US (Silicon Valley), US (Virginia), India (Mumbai), and Philippines (Manila) Virtual columns
Percentile statistics Percentile statistics can be collected. A percentile value indicates the relative position of a value in a dataset. For example, when you collect statistics about the response time of each request during routine O&M of your system, you must analyze the response time distribution by using percentiles such as p25, p50, p90, and p99. 2021-07-23 Percentile statistics
Query by histogram Query by histogram is supported. Query by histogram is an aggregation method that can be used to group query results based on specific data intervals. Field values that are within the same range are grouped together. The value range of each group and the number of values in each group are returned. 2021-07-23 Query by histogram
Support for regular expression match by filters Regular expression match and conversion of data types before filtering results are supported. 2021-07-09 Configure a filter

June 2021

Feature Description Release date Supported region References
Dynamic modification of the schemas of search indexes The schema of a search index can be dynamically modified. For example, you can add, update, or delete indexed columns for the search index and modify the routing key of the search index. 2021-06-18 China (Hangzhou), China East 1 Finance, China (Shanghai), China (Beijing), China (Zhangjiakou), China (Shenzhen), China (Hong Kong), Singapore (Singapore), Australia (Sydney), Indonesia (Jakarta), Japan (Tokyo), Germany (Frankfurt), UK (London), US (Silicon Valley), US (Virginia), India (Mumbai), and Philippines (Manila) Dynamically modify schemas