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Release Notes for Couchbase Server 7.0 Beta

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    Couchbase Server 7.0, now in Beta, introduces scopes and collections that provide new database organizaion structures within Couchbase. It also brings new capabilities to the Query Service in addition to support for scopes and collections.

    Take a look at What’s New? for a list of new features and improvements in this release.

    Release 7.0.0 Beta (Updated March 2021)

    Couchbase Server 7.0 Beta was released in November 2020 and has been updated in March 2021.

    New Supported Platforms

    This release adds support for the following platforms:

    • Ubuntu 20.04

    See Supported Platforms for the complete list of supported platforms.

    Deprecated Features and Platforms

    Deprecated and Removed Features

    • The 'cbdocloader' tool used to load sample datasets is deprecated in this release. You can use the 'cbimport' tool with the '--format sample' flag as the 'cbimport' tool provides an equivalent feature set and is collection-aware.

    • The MOSS index type, available in the full-text search service, is deprecated in this release.

    • Support for passwordless buckets in the query service is deprecated.

    Known Issues

    This section highlights some of the known issues in this release.

    Cluster Manager

    Issue Description

    MB-40654

    Summary: Operations to create or drop a scope or collection sometimes fail with a 503 status error.

    Data Service

    Issue Description

    MB-44660

    Summary: The disk consumption on Data(KV) nodes was observed to be high, which is caused by FTS having multiple open DCP streams which backfill over time.

    Tools, Web Console (UI), and REST API

    Issue Description

    MB-44613

    Summary: In cases where the node list is long, the ability to upload logs from the UI may be hampered.

    Workaround: Use alternate ways to capture logs such as cbcollect via REST or CLI.