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Release Notes: 3/17/2021

As a part of the overall feature and functionality updates to the Ascend Platform, we’ve released a number of improvements and features.

:rocket: New FEATURE :rocket:

  • Added Delta Lake connection type
  • Added Partition log viewer on UI
  • Add Delta Lake connection for Azure
  • Add read connector support for BigQuery range partitioned table

:sparkles: ENHANCEMENTS :sparkles:

  • Improve performance by fetching queries in batches from the database when listing queries
  • Improve performance by optimizing state and statistics requests for components
  • Added support for MySQL connections with SSL using server client certifications
  • Make connection testing and schema preview more reliable
  • Kafka Connector: Added capability to consume offsets from earliest and latest
  • Kafka Connector: Handle special characters in topic name without them confusing the RegExp matcher
  • Ensure blob based connections are running the schema coercion properly
  • Add Metadata Columns for incoming source file updatedAt (S3/GCS/ABFSS) and createdAt (GCS/ABFSS)
  • Address Spark issue (https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/SPARK-22113) from client side by adding HiveDialect support
  • SDK: Generate OS-independent paths in downloaded Dataflow or Data Service
  • SDK: Add API endpoint to access logs for a partition or error
  • Improve performance by auto scaling JDBC server
  • Improve performance on reading from streaming/CDC source
  • Under the Build’ tab, keep the most recently selected (“Create”/”Browse”) as active while navigating to other parts of the UI
  • Improve on clickable area in UI

:wrench: BUGFIXES :wrench:

  • Fix display of record count and partition information for MySQL Write Connectors
  • SDK: explicit use of UTF-8 when downloading Dataflow or Data Service
  • Fix a display issue where schema form sits on top of quick view component
  • Fix display issues with Connection Browser fields
  • Fix an issue with schema/records sometimes not auto updating when component comes up to date
  • Fix code editor behavior where interactive query was not expanding/shrinking as expected
  • Set FORCE = TRUE for Snowflake loads to ensure tables are completely loaded when running on the same files
  • Stop occasional extra reprocessing of recursive transforms
  • Fix CSV default line ending from CR (Macintosh) to LF (Unix)
  • Fix GCS and ABS write connectors using “As part of file” organization credential not set properly issue
  • Fix some partition record links not showing at Partitions tab bug
  • Fix statistics for Data feed
  • Fix HiveDialect for spark when loading from Hive Server
  • Fix dark mode display issue in the data service setting page
  • UI: Fix schema occasionally not loading correctly
  • UI: Fix boolean values not displaying in the partition profile
  • Ensure that site admins default to having full access to all Data Services across the Ascend account

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