September 19, 2019

Direct Data Distribution from the Google BigQuery Data Warehouse

Automated Data Distribution can now load data directly from your Google BigQuery cloud data warehouse into one or multiple GoodData projects. With the provided tooling, you can simply connect GoodData to your Google BigQuery project, prepare tables and views that you want to use for reporting, generate a logical data model in your workspace, and configure data load and distribution frequency.

That's it! Starting today, you can use your Google BigQuery data and accelerate analytics for all your users.

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Direct Data Distribution from Data Warehouses

 

Organize Your Data Catalog in Analytical Designer

To help users find related items in Analytical Designer and group these visually, administrators can organize measures and attributes into groups.

Use the ADCatalogGrouping platform setting to group items by:

  • Folders which enables localization for the group names, or
  • Tags which enables you to have one item in multiple groups.

By default, the platform setting is set to Disabled and users will not see any changes in their Data Catalog.

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Learn more:
Data Catalog in Analytical Designer

 

Life Cycle Management: Release, Provisioning, Rollout Bricks Available

If you are managing projects via Life Cycle Management, you can now deploy and schedule the following bricks in addition to already available Users brick and User Filters brick:

  • Release brick, which creates master workspaces for segments based on a predefined template (see Release Brick)
  • Provisioning brick, which creates clients' workspaces under the appropriate segments, and deploys the reports, dashboards, filters, logical data model, ETL, and metadata from the master workspace to the clients' workspaces within a segment (see Provisioning Brick)
  • Rollout brick, which synchronizes a segment's master workspace and its clients' workspaces: the changes that you made in a master workspace (LDM, ETL, dashboards, and so on) are propagated to all the clients' workspaces within the corresponding segment (see Rollout Brick)

Learn more:
Managing Projects via Life Cycle Management
How to Use a Brick

 

REMINDER: Deprecation and Upcoming End-of-life: JDBC Driver Version 3.0.2 through 3.1.2

The JDBC driver version 3.0.2 through 3.1.2 is deprecated and will stop working on January 16, 2020.

How will this affect you?
If you are using version 3.0.2 through 3.1.2 of the JDBC driver, it will stop working on January 16, 2020. 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 https://secure.gooddata.com/downloads.html.

Please note that the end-of-life date has changed and is now set to January 16, 2020.

ACTION REQUIRED!
Before January 16, 2020, check the version of your JDBC driver.
If your version is 3.0.2 through 3.1.2, upgrade to the latest version, 3.3.0:

  • If you are using the driver directly, download and install the latest version of the driver from the Downloads page at https://secure.gooddata.com/downloads.html. If you are a white-labeled customer, log in to the Downloads page from your white-labeled domain: https://my.domain.com/downloads.html.
  • If you are using the driver via CloudConnect, upgrade your CloudConnect to the latest version: from the menu bar, click Help -> Check for Updates.

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