Vector v0.7.0 Release Notes

The Great Omelet
Jan 22nd, 2020 /

The Vector team is pleased to release 0.7.0. This is a initial dev release. Checkout the Highlights, Changelog, and What's Next section for more detail.



  • 10 Enhancements

    • cliHandle interruptions on Windows

    • datadog_metrics sinkSend min for distributions

    • kubernetes sourceParse additional metadata

    • splunk_hec sourceProvide timestamp

    • docker sourceAdd additional container filters

    • docker sourceUse shiplift's since for filtering logs

    • networkingUse fibonacci instead of fixed backoff

    • splunk_hec sourceRename `line` field to `message`

    • splunk_hec sinkAdd a new option for specifying indexed fields to `splunk_hec` sink

    • aws_cloudwatch_logs sinkadd assume_role

  • 13 New Features

    • new sourceInital `kubernetes` source implementation

    • new transformInitial `concat` transform implementation

    • new transformInitial `aws_ec2_metadata` transform implementation

    • networkingAdd custom DNS option

    • new sinkInitial `gcp_pubsub` sink implementation

    • new sinkInitial `aws_kinesis_firehose` sink

    • new sinkMove existing 'tcp' sink into 'socket' sink.

    • new sourceMerge existing 'tcp' and 'udp' sources into a single 'socket' source

    • new sourceInitial `prometheus` source implementation

    • socket sourceAdd unix domain socket support to the 'socket` source

    • journald sourceSwitch from libsystemd to piping journalctl

    • new transformInitial `logfmt_parser` transform impl

    • new sourceInitial `logplex` source implementation

  • 12 Bug Fixes

    • operationsFix `release-github` job

    • regex_parser transformmake truncation utf8-aware

    • websiteFix performance comparison link

    • splunk_hec sinkStop testing with ext host

    • operationsUse Bundler 2.0.x for the checker and releaser images

    • operationsFix `rustup` for `x86_64-pc-windows-msvc` in CI

    • operationsEnsure that all files are checked by ``

    • buffersDon't ack with zero items

    • buffersRe-enable buffering reclaim test

    • operationsFix newline style

    • operationsFix tests for NixOS

    • operationsRemove trailing spaces to fix `check-fmt`

  • 1 Perf Improvement

    • file sourceBackoff reads to inactive files

What's Next

The Vector roadmap is publicly available and represents forward looking progress. Vector is open-source and community driven. Your feedback is welcome!

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