Release Date: 3 February 2014
The 1.9.6 release of Neo4j is a maintenance release. Notably, this release addresses:
  • A critical concurrency issue in the Cypher query language, that could lead to incorrect query results
  • Improvements to propagation of updates around a HA cluster
  • Improvements in stability when instances join, leave or fail in a HA cluster
Users of Neo4j 1.9 are strongly recommended to upgrade to this release. Neo4j 1.9.6 does not require any store-level upgrades. For a full summary of changes in this release, please review the CHANGES.TXT file contained within the distribution. As part of the Neo4j 1.9 release series, multiple behaviours and features of Neo4j have been declared as deprecated, in order to help users prepare for the removal of these in the next major Neo4j release. A list of deprecations can be found in the Neo4j manual.