github duckdb/duckdb v0.1.6
0.1.6 Preview Release

This is the fifth preview release of DuckDB. Feedback is very welcome.
Binary builds can be found here: http://download.duckdb.org/alias/v0.1.6/

SQL

  • #455 Table renames ALTER TABLE tbl RENAME TO tbl2
  • #457 Nested list type can be created using LIST aggregation and unpacked with the new UNNEST operator
  • #463 INSTR string function, #477 PREFIX string function, #480 SUFFIX string function

Engine

  • #442 Optimized casting performance to strings
  • #444 Variable return types for table-producing functions
  • #453 Rework aggregate function interface
  • #474 Selection vector rework
  • #478 UTF8 NFC normalization of all incoming strings
  • #482 Skipping table segments during scan based on min/max indices

Python client

  • #451 date / datetime support
  • #467 description field for cursor
  • #473 Adding read_only flag to connect
  • #481 Rewrite of Python API using pybind11

R client

  • #468 Support for prepared statements in R client
  • #479 Adding automatic CSV to table function read_csv_duckdb
  • #483 Direct scan operator for R data.frame objects
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