release notes062321

Release Notes: 6/23/2021

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

:rocket: FEATURES :rocket:

  • Support for aggregate schema types such as struct, array, and map, in Transforms.
  • Google ads connector support.

:sparkles: ENHANCEMENTS :sparkles:

  • Infrastructure improvements – improved pod uptimes for core k8s services using pod disruption budgets.
  • Ability to share connections across multiple data services in the site admin section.
  • SDK 0.2.21: automatic retries-on-failure when SDK clients are created.
  • Added aggregate type support (Arrays, Structs, Maps) in Snowflake and Google BigQuery Write Connectors
  • Improve BigQuery connection error parsing
  • Increase reliability of Spark Worker’s connectivity within the cluster

:wrench: BUGFIXES :wrench:

  • Fix UI rendering of records with decimal types by using string representation.
  • Fix records view for null values
  • Fix intermittent issue of records view not loading additional records when scrolling
  • Fix type casting in loading data to MSSQL
  • Add escaping for some column names that are reserved keywords for BigQuery Read Connector
  • Avoid spurious “Running” states by fixing race condition with ephemeral partition state tracking
  • Fix UI stack trace with certain Spark SQL statements
  • Fix edge case in cleaning up old partition ids in Snowflake Write Connectors
  • Fix Connection Browser not auto-filling some fields in the Connector form

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