Release Date: 2 January 2018
Neo4j 3.2.9 is a maintenance release, with important improvements for backup and recovery.


  • Neo4j Admin: Add --pagecache parameter with a default value of 8 MiB that now overrides the page cache setting in neo4j.conf
  • Kernel: Keeps fewer transactions in memory during recovery
  • Causal Clustering: pre-election stage in Raft protocol

Detailed Changes

  For the complete list of all changes, please see the changelog.


When upgrading to Neo4j 3.2.9 from Neo4j 3.2.0, a clean shutdown is required or ensuring that absolutely no updates are made during the upgrade. Rolling upgrades from Neo4j 3.2.5 and newer to 3.2.9 are supported.