Welcome (again) to 6.9 release development!
This release marks hopefully the last beta before moving to -rc phase. The reason we still mark beta is because we'd like to get wider testing of new multiple-pool feature, as well as perhaps sneak in a couple more refinements. With that in mind, the obligatory disclaimer:
Important: Beta code is not fully tested and not feature-complete. We recommend running on test servers only!
That said, here's what's new in t