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- Remove WalkValidator cache of tips that are below max depth (#903)
- Rework of the Tip Selection algorithm (#778)
- Validate the alpha value (#817)
- TipSelection: update API reference (#773)
- Inserted check for number of available processors. (#758)
- Improved Docker support (#744)
- Faster PearlDiver (PoW) (#733)
- Kerl hashing speed improvement (#628)
- Logging routing rework (#727)
Minor changes and fixes
This version will only function after April 29, 2018 23:00 UTC
More details on this version can be found here: https://blog.iota.org/the-april-29-2018-iota-snapshot-and-iri-1-4-2-4-behind-the-scenes-7e034babcd44
How to upgrade?
Clean database. remove your existing database entirely and start fresh. In this case, you should delete your
mainnetdb folder and replace
iri.jar with this latest version, then restart the node normally.
Keeping Your Database Post-Snapshot please follow the detailed instructions in the blog post above in order to keep your old database, but still benefit from the latest performance enhancements and bug fixes.
Tag indexing (#728) - now when you query a node to
findTransactions based on
tags filter, both
ObsoleteTag fields are scanned.
Running node on testnet with a single flag (#610) - now mainnet and testnet share the exact same codebase, and launching a node on the testnet is just a single flag, which the ability to configure private testnets - used to streamline IRI Development Lifecycle by having the same version from initial testing all the way to the mainnet.
TCP networking issues (#592) - over the course of this month we received quite a few contributions from community members improving TCP reliability and performance - most notably has been @footloosejava's contribution lately to IRI.
ZMQ sending issues (#569) - issues with ZMQ connections closing and IRI error messages are resolved, by having a single thread manage the socket.
Improved milestone solidity tracking (#486) - fixes node syncing issues and issues related to restarting, where the solid milestone incorrectly initialized to a high milestone number and seems stuck.
- Fixes implicit cast error (#515)
If you've previously upgraded to 18.104.22.168, we recommend you to backup & then delete your IRI database before migrating to this version as it will contain a few irrelevant tips.