Announcing SLOB 2.3. Tarry Not, Get It While It’s Hot!

BLOG UPDATE 2015.07.16: SLOB 2.3.0.3-1 is now the current version.

This is just a quick post to announce SLOB 2.3. Please visit the SLOB Resources page to download the gzipped tar archive. The SLOB Resources page also has a link the SLOB 2.3 Documentation. SLOB Resources Page: Click Here. New in this release:

  1. The documentation is now also included in the tar archive under SLOB/doc in PDF form.
  2. SLOB 2.3 introduces the SLOB Single Schema feature. Please see the documentation.
  3. Because of SLOB Single Schema the kit now supports SLOB Threads. Note, however, SLOB Threads can be used in either Single or Multiple Schema Model.
  4. SLOB 2.3 has two types of “Hot Spots”
    1. In Multiple Schema Model there are both per-schema Hot Spots and a Hot Schema. Please see the SLOB 2.3 documentation for descriptions of these features.
  5. Improved error handling for both the SLOB Data Loader (setup.sh) and Test Execution program (runit.sh).
  6. Licensing. Prior releases of SLOB consisted of copyrighted programs with unclear licensing. Please don’t be alarmed. SLOB is still free to use. The LICENSE file defines the word “use.”

3 Responses to “Announcing SLOB 2.3. Tarry Not, Get It While It’s Hot!”


  1. 1 Maciej Przepiorka (@mPrzepiorka) July 13, 2015 at 1:58 am

    Great news, Kevin! Gonna use new SLOB release soon!
    Thanks, Maciek

  2. 3 Alexandro Podkopaev July 15, 2015 at 10:20 pm

    Single-schema SLOB released!!
    Thank You Kevin!


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