Qdrant v0.6.0 engine with gRPC interface has been released

We’ve released a new engine, version 0.6.0.

The main feature of the release in the gRPC interface — it is much faster than the REST API and ensures higher app performance due to the following features:

  • re-use of connection;
  • binarity protocol;
  • separation schema from data.

This results in 3 times faster data uploading on our benchmarks:

REST API vs gRPC upload time, sec

Read more about the gRPC interface and whether you should use it by this link.

The release v0.6.0 includes several bug fixes. More information is available in a changelog.

New version was provided in addition to the REST API that the company keeps supporting due to its easy debugging.