Product Updates

Last updated: 2020-08-25 10:35:55

    July 2020

    Update Description Release Date Document
    Supported monitoring dashboard The monitoring dashboard feature supports dashboard customization and allows you to link, compare, and view the monitoring data of multiple instances and metrics. July 2020 Monitoring Dashboard
    Supported performance trends The performance trends feature supports selection of multiple performance metrics and multiple ways to view performance trends, such as fine-grained view of one single performance metric trend, link comparison view of multiple performance metric trends, and time comparison view of multiple performance metric trends. July 2020 Performance Trends
    Supported quick execution for database account authentication and common OPS commands The SQL optimization feature helps you authorize database accounts, batch execute SQL statements, query history records, and identify transactions. It also provides common OPS commands for quick execution. July 2020 SQL Optimization
    Added SQL throttling and hotspot update protection The SQL throttling feature is now available to help you downgrade business at database level. The hotspot update protection feature is under beta test. It can improve database concurrency performance. July 2020 Real-Time Session
    Added physical file size measurement The space analysis feature calculates the sizes of physical files and provides trend curves of top tables and databases. July 2020 Space Analysis
    Added exception alarm notification push The exception alarm notification push service and exception diagnosis history list are added in the console for MySQL, making it easier for you to stay on top of database problems. July 2020 Alarm Notification

    May 2020

    Update Description Release Date Document
    Supported database inspection The database inspection feature regularly automates health inspection of full instances. You can also set up custom inspections based on your own needs to help troubleshoot potential instance issues and provide solutions. May 2020 Database Inspection
    Launched the SQL optimization effect prediction and comparison engine The SQL optimization feature can display execution plan and overheads comparison before and after SQL optimization as well as performance improvement rate. May 2020 SQL Optimization
    Added database account security scan The database account security scan feature is launched to ensure account/password security. May 2020 -
    Upgraded database health scoring system The database health scoring system is upgraded to get more accurate running status of user's database by using AI. May 2020 -
    Added new exception diagnosis items New exception diagnosis items are added, including availability exception diagnosis (OOM, source-replica switch, failover, and delayed elimination) and root cause analysis. May 2020 Exception Diagnosis

    March 2020

    Update Description Release Date Document
    Supported MySQL read-only and disaster recovery instances DBbrain now supports MySQL read-only instances and disaster recovery instances to provide source-replica delay monitoring (time/distance), source-replica delay diagnosis items, advice, etc. March 2020 -

    February 2020

    Update Description Release Date Document
    Added statistics to slow SQL analysis Statistics are available in slow SQL analysis, including time consumed distribution and source IP analysis. February 2020 Slow SQL Analysis
    Supported instance list management The instance management feature displays the information of the database instances currently supporting DBbrain. It mainly shows the basic information of database instances (instance name/ID, status, etc.) and their access sources, groups, exception alarms, health scores, and operations. February 2020 Instance Management
    Supported exception alarm The exception alarm feature displays the information overview of exception alarms (exceptions detected by "24/7 Exception Diagnosis") generated by database instances connected to DBbrain, including the basic information of the database instance (instance name/ID, private IP, AZ), risk level, diagnosis items, duration, and operations. February 2020 Exception Alarm

    December 2019

    Update Description Release Date Document
    Supported full instance monitoring The full instance monitoring feature gives you an overview of the database monitoring metrics of all instances. The unified monitoring view displays the cross-sectional view of single metrics of all instances, enabling you to view and detect database exceptions and providing a new holistic point of view for monitoring information. December 2019 Full Instance Monitoring

    November 2019

    Update Description Release Date Document
    Supported health score and health report The health score is used as a measure of the overall health of a database instance to show its health status. The health report feature can routinely perform health checks on the database instance and output the corresponding health reports for the specified time period. November 2019 Health Report
    Supported instance dashboard The instance dashboard feature displays the summary of your instances. You can view information such as task execution, region distribution, real-time performance, and health assessment of all connected instances, which helps you stay up to date with all your database instances. November 2019 Instance Overview
    Supported SQL optimization The SQL optimization feature allows you to optimize SQL statements in just a few clicks and provides the corresponding execution plan interpretation and optimization advice. November 2019 SQL Optimization
    Supported real-time session The real-time session feature supports viewing real-time session information of the current instance, including performance and connection monitoring, running threads, and online killed sessions. November 2019 Real-Time Session
    Supported WeChat Mini Program DBbrain can be used on mobile devices based on the WeChat Mini Program ecosystem, which means that you can stay on top of your database running conditions anytime, anywhere and manage and optimize your databases with just a few clicks. November 2019 -

    August 2019

    Update Description Release Date Document
    Supported audit log analysis (formerly SQL insight) The audit log analysis feature can carry out in-depth SQL analysis for a database instance. It can collect the statistics of, sample, and aggregate all SQL statements and their execution information based on the audit logs generated by the database within a specified time period.
    It analyzes the SQL performance based on the execution plan result, comprehensive resource consumption, sizes of scan set and result set, and index usage rationality of the aggregated SQL statements. Then, it provides optimization advice for poorly performing SQL statements by taking into account the index conditions and database/table design.
    August 2019 Audit Log Analysis
    Supported exception diagnosis The exception diagnosis feature offers the real-time and historical view modes. It provides you with real-time performance monitoring, health inspection, and failure diagnosis and optimization features, so that you can intuitively know the real-time operation status of database instances, locate newly appeared performance exceptions in real-time, and optimize the system based on the optimization advice. August 2019 Exception Diagnosis
    Supported slow SQL analysis The slow SQL analysis feature collects the statistics of, samples, and aggregates records and execution information (source information, number of executions, execution duration, etc.) of slow SQL statements on the instance.
    It analyzes the performance of slow SQL statements based on the execution plan result, comprehensive resource consumption, sizes of scan set and result set, and index usage rationality of the aggregated SQL statements and then provides optimization advice.
    August 2019 Slow SQL Analysis
    Supported disk space analysis The disk space analysis feature enables you to view the utilization of instance space, including data and log spaces, daily increase in space utilization, estimated number of available days, and space used by tablespaces under the instance. August 2019 Space Analysis

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