We are pleased to announce Sedna 3.2 is available for download at:
Most important internal improvements include:
* Persistent heap discarded. All metadata is stored just the same way as data does. CDB option "-persistent-heap-size" removed. * Completely rewritten parser (in Flex/Bison). Means slightly improved XQuery conformancy and much easier enhancement in the future. * Deadlock detection algorithm was rewritten.... [read more](/p/sedna/news/2009/07/sedna-32-released/)
* Sedna Terminal has been significantly improved: o Tab-completion for commands and queries (Linux, Mac OS, Solaris). o Aliases for frequently used commands (e.g. \q instead of \quit). For details see  or type \set? in terminal. o There is history now in Linux, Mac OS, Solaris, which is saved in terminal user's home directory. * SEDNA_LOG_AMMOUNT option for driver  and corresponding \LOG_LESS_MODE for terminal . These options allow severely reduced logical log size during bulk-loads at the expense of longer commits. * Added new option to stop Sedna. Use "se_stop -hard" command to rollback all running transactions immediately. See  for details.... [read more](/p/sedna/news/2009/02/sedna-31-new-stable-build-31175/)
Sedna 3.1.126 is available for download at http://modis.ispras.ru/sedna:
* Full Support for Solaris (x86) operating system. Binaries and sources for Solaris are available at the download page (http://modis.ispras.ru/sedna/download.html). * Keep Alive Timeout option . It specifies number of seconds session waits for the next request from the same client on the same connection. * Two new options to tune logical log file size (-log-file-size) and count (-max-log-files). This allows more control on recovery and logical log size. See  for details. * C API library is now provided in multiple versions under Windows: static /MT, static /MD and dynamic. See  or  for details.... [read more](/p/sedna/news/2008/12/sedna-31-new-stable-build-31126/)
We are pleased to announce a version 3.1 of the Sedna XML database system http://www.modis.ispras.ru/sedna
New (since the previous release 3.0):
* Incremental hot backup (Sedna Administration Guide, section 2.5.3 Hot Backup ); * Rename collection statement (Sedna Programming Guide, section 2.5.2 Managing Collections ); * Bug fixes.
Databases created with previous versions of Sedna will not work properly with Sedna 3.1.
Please, use Export/Import utility to migrate your data to Sedna 3.1 (see Sedna Administration Guide, section 2.5.1 Export/Import Utility ).... read more