September 20, 2018

Dates Are Exported to XLSX as Date Data Types

Previously, all dates in your reports were transformed into strings during the export to XLSX.

From this release, the dates are exported as date data types so that you can further analyze all the data.

If you are using, for example, any custom macros based on strings, make sure to update them.


New Version of GoodData Ruby SDK

A new version of the GoodData Ruby SDK is available. The current version is now 1.3.1

Learn more:
GoodData Ruby SDK Changelog


REMINDER: Upcoming End-of-life of JDBC Driver Version 2.8.0 through 2.9.0

On October 4, 2018, the JDBC driver version 2.8.0 through 2.9.0 will stop working.

How will this affect you?
If you are using version 2.8.0 through 2.9.0 of the JDBC driver, it will stop working on October 4, 2018. You will receive the following error message:

You are using an unsupported version of the JDBC driver. Download and install the latest version of the driver itself or CloudConnect from

Action needed:
Before October 4, 2018, check the version of your JDBC driver.
If your version is 2.8.0 through 2.9.0, upgrade to the latest version, 3.1.2:

  • If you are using the driver directly, download and install the latest version of the driver from the Downloads page.
  • If you are using the driver via CloudConnect, upgrade your CloudConnect to the latest version: from the menu bar, click Help -> Check for Updates.

We will post a separate announcement when the end-of-life happens for the JDBC driver version 2.8.0 through 2.9.0.

Learn more:
For more information about the end-of-life rules for the JDBC driver, see Data Warehouse Driver Version.

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