In addition to significant performance and resilience enhancements Sync Gateway 2.8 introduces enhanced support for inter-Sync Gateway replication and a developer preview of metrics API that allows integration with Prometheus/Grafana.
Couchbase Sync Gateway’s Inter-Sync Gateway Replication feature supports cloud-to-edge synchronization use cases, where data changes must be synchronized between a centralized cloud cluster and a large number of edge clusters whilst still enforcing fine grained access control. This is an increasingly important enterprise-level requirement.
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This release gives developers the chance to try-out Couchbase Sync Gateway’s new metrics API, which exposes stats in a Prometheus compatible format. This enables the integration of Sync Gateway’s metrics with one of the most popular monitoring and alerting solutions, without resorting to external data transformation.
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This release also contains a number of bug fixes and enhancements for Sync Gateway.
Highlights include the addition of a new OpenID Connect (OIDC) library, which broadens Sync Gateway’s support of OIDC providers. This includes enabling developers to configure token attributes to use as the Sync Gateway user name (username_claim).
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