This message covers changes in this release. For a summary of critical release notices, see
05/14/2020 - 668-8927 - Compute Update
- New feature: qseq
- New feature: index-pull
- New feature: xform
- Enhancement: Improve index efficiency.
- Enhancement: Improve performance of pull in queries.
- Enhancement: Improve internal record keeping of active databases that could lead to spurious error messages.
- Enhancement: Base AMI is now sourced from Amazon Linux 2, and includes recent security updates
Upgrade: As recommended by AWS, we have upgraded our base AMI to Amazon Linux 2 [https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/update-on-amazon-linux-ami-end-of-life/]. This new AMI includes a breaking change to the linux netcat utility that Ions use to deploy new code to a cluster. We encourage all users of Ions to upgrade to version 0.9.265 or later of ion-dev prior to upgrading to this release.