Madrid, August 2023

Fast DDS updatesFast DDS has released its communication middleware's latest updates, v2.11.2, v2.10.2, and v2.6.6. These releases have a fix addressing a shared memory transport reconnection issue, thereby enhancing stability in testing environments where applications are frequently opened and closed using the (ctrl-c) command.

The Fast DDS development team has worked hard to rectify issues and improve performance. Among the highlights of these releases are:

  1. Shared Memory Transport Stability: Fast DDS v2.11.2 and v2.6.6 tackle a critical concern by resolving a shared memory transport glitch. This achievement translates to smoother operation in testing environments, ensuring seamless communication and reliability when applications are frequently terminated and launched.
  2. Performance Enhancements: Significant performance boost achieved when simultaneously utilizing intraprocess and data-sharing features. This way, it achieves heightened efficiency and optimized communication, making Fast DDS the best option for resource-intensive applications.
  3. ROS 2 Integration: The new releases have already been integrated into the ROS 2 sources, particularly in the Humble and Rolling distributions. This integration underscores Fast DDS's commitment to collaborating with the broader robotics and open-source software communities, providing them access to improved tools and solutions.
  4. Upcoming Binary Sync: Users interested in the updated binaries can be assured that the Fast DDS team is gearing up for the next ROS 2 synchronization, ensuring the improved versions become widely accessible for implementation.



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Please also visit the eProsima Fast DDS product page for more information or download Fast DDS here.



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