11 Jul 2018

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Stable Release - Latest Version


Released at July 11th, 2018

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Changes in lastest Version

UI -> Collector GraphQL query protocol

  • Add order and status in trace query.

Agent Changes

  • Add SOFA plugin.
  • Add witness class for Kafka plugin.
  • Add RuntimeContext in Context.
  • Fix RuntimeContext fail in Tomcat plugin.
  • Fix incompatible for getPropertyDescriptors in Spring core.
  • Fix spymemcached plugin bug.
  • Fix database URL parser bug.
  • Fix StringIndexOutOfBoundsException when mysql jdbc url without databaseName。
  • Fix duplicate slash in Spring MVC plugin bug.
  • Fix namespace bug.
  • Fix NPE in Okhttp plugin when connect failed.
  • FIx MalformedURLException in httpClientComponent plugin.
  • Remove unused dependencies in Dubbo plugin.
  • Remove gRPC timeout to avoid out of memory leak.
  • Rewrite Async http client plugin.
  • [Incubating] Add trace custom ignore optional plugin.

Collector Changes

  • Topology query optimization for more than 100 apps.
  • Error rate alarm is not triggered.
  • Tolerate unsupported segments.
  • Support Integer Array, Long Array, String Array, Double Array in streaming data model.
  • Support multiple entry span and multiple service name in one segment durtaion record.
  • Use BulkProcessor to control the linear writing of data by multiple threads.
  • Determine the log is enabled for the DEBUG level before printing message.
  • Add static modifier to Logger.
  • Add AspNet component.
  • Filter inactive service in query.
  • Support to query service based on Application.
  • Fix RemoteDataMappingIdNotFoundException
  • Exclude component-libaries.xml file in collector-*.jar, make sure it is in /conf only.
  • Separate a single TTL in minute to in minute, hour, day, month metric and trace.
  • Add order and status in trace query.
  • Add folder lock to buffer folder.
  • Modify operationName search from match to match_phrase.
  • [Incubating] Add Zipkin span receiver. Support analysis Zipkin v1/v2 formats.
  • [Incubating] Support sharding-sphere as storage implementor.

UI Changes

  • Support login and access control.
  • Add new webapp.yml configuration file.
  • Modify webapp startup script.
  • Link to trace query from Thermodynamic graph
  • Add application selector in service view.
  • Add order and status in trace query.


  • Add architecture design doc.
  • Reformat deploy document.
  • Adjust Tomcat deploy document.
  • Remove all Apache licenses files in dist release packages.
  • Update user cases.
  • Update UI licenses.
  • Add incubating sections in doc.

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