This timeline shows the highlights of the previous releases, alongside the current stable version. Keep in mind that this list does not include all the functionalities released, check out the detail of each release for more information.

Version Release date Feature Areas
Version 2021.R2: Glamorous Goldspur 29 Sep 2021 Data intake functional and performance improvements Core
Client Applications UI assistant from Web and Client Applications detail page UI, Core
Multiple DSUs installation process Core
Plugin visibility management UI, Core
Type Translations versioning and handling by plugins Core, Plugins
Optimizations for handling tables in Databricks Core
ML Model Serving updates Core, ML
Oracle pipeline v1 Core
Inclusion and exclusion modes in metadata extraction UI, Core, Plugin
API automation account for health monitoring Core
DB2 connector plugin UI, Plugin
SQL Server metadata extraction for multiple databases Plugin
Sidra CLI improvements Core
Sidra Provider Core
Attributes popularity UI
API endpoint for EntityDeltaLoad Core
Sidra Ideas portal -
Version 2021.R1: Inquisitive Idared 27 Apr 2021 Data connectors UI support UI, Core
Azure SQL connector UI, Core
SQL Server connector UI, Core
Provider import/export Core
Data Catalog Attributes view UI
Improved telemetry Core
Web UI improvements UI
Version 2020.R3: Hallowed Honeycrisp 4 Nov 2020 New Sidra deployment tool Core
Operational DW and Reports improvements Core
New Web UI section for Authorization Management UI, Security
Improvements to the Azure Cognitive Search pipelines Core, ML
Metadata inference API for CSV files Core
New Application Insights Custom Events Core, UI
Improvements in Change Tracking for incremental load Core
Updated Batch Account API version Core
Updated Databricks to latest 7.2 runtime version Databricks
Unified SignalR hubs for generic handling of notifications Integration
Automatic creation of staging tables for SQL client pipeline Apps
Version 2020.R2: Foolish Flamenco 25 May 2020 Improvements to the Transfer Query generation Core
Major Data Catalog Improvements Data Catalog, UI
Incremental Load using SQL Server Change Tracking Tables Core
New Master Data module Apps
New Data Labs module Apps
Operational Expense reduction measures Core
Support Views in Databricks Core
New Security Model on the Extract Security
VPN Injection Support Security
Databricks external tables enabled Core
API for Linked Services creation Core
Greatly simplified default pipelines Core
New Authorization model with Balea Security
Consolidation of Application Insights for Client Applications Apps
New deployment model with Multi-Stage Pipelines Core
PySidra: the new Python package for Sidra Core
Minor UI Improvements UI
Version 2020.R1: Early Elstar 10 March 2020 Improvements to the Web UI UI
DataFactoryManager performance optimizations Core, Data Catalog
New Intake ML models for Anomaly Detection ML
Performance benchmark Core
Documentation Improvements Documentation
Version 2019.R5: Defeated Dougherty 23 December 2019 New Web UI UI
Asset Registration without custom activities Core
New Encryption Model Security
Improvements to the Knowledge Store Knowledge Store
Integration Hub Core
Version 2019.R4: Concerned Crispin 4 October 2019 Identity Server added to the Core template Security
New notification system Integration
Automatic Maintenance of SQL Core Databases Core
Metadata security overhaul Security
Version 2019.R3: Brash Bramley 26 July 2019 Migration to .NET Core Core
Integration with Identity Server Security
Data Catalog API Data Catalog
Upgrade to Databricks 5.4 Databricks
Improved Logging Framework Core
Version 2019.R2: Alluring Admiral 12 March 2019 Databricks support Databricks
Dashboard APIs Core
DW data extraction updated Core
Support DW database in DatabaseBuilder Core
Methods to wait for the result of a Databricks job Core
Allow to change the authentication token in AzureDataBricksHelper Core
New selection methods in EntityRepository Core
Naming refactor Core
Test environment Core

Coming soon

In this section you can explore the upcoming features expected to be released soon. It lists some of the significant features committed for the next release and an estimated time for when you can expect to see them.

This list does not include all the functionalities planned, but aims to give visibility into our principal road-map. The features listed and the estimated release date are subject to change.

Target version Estimated release date Feature Area
2021.R3 Connectors and plugin life-cycle (plugin update) UI, Core
2021.R3 DSU Management UI , Core


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