1.1. 3.1.x Branch

1.1.1. Version 3.1.0 Features and Enhancements

  • #2648: Authentication via JSON Web Token (JWT). Full documentation is at the friendly link.

  • #2770: CouchDB now supports linking against SpiderMonkey 68, the current Mozilla SpiderMonkey ESR release. This provides direct support for packaging on the latest operating system variants, including Ubuntu 20.04 “Focal Fossa.” Performance

  • #2754: Optimized compactor performance, resulting in a 40% speed improvement when document revisions approach the revs_limit. The fixes also include additional metrics on size tracking during the sort and copy phases, accessible via the :get:`GET /_active_tasks </active_tasks>` endpoint.

  • A big bowl of candy! OK, no, not really. If you got this far…thank you for reading.