Datalore 2024.2 Help

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The page lists keys features and updates of currently implemented Datalore Enterprise releases.

Full description of the latest release is available on the Datalore Enterprise landing page.

2024

Version

Fixes/Improvements

2024.2.1

Home page:

  • Improved usability of notebooks files view

  • Fixed folder, trash, and report search

  • Fixed issue of specific workspace names

  • Fixed URLs inside Data section

2024.2

  • New Home page:

    • Links to respective reports in the Notebooks list

    • All workspaces listed together and easily accessible

    • Data section with quick access to all data sources in the workspace

    • Option to enable workspace-level management of SSH keys and Git libraries

  • Editor:

    • Enhanced Ask AI

    • AI-powered Autopilot used to get code suggestions based on a custom notebook objective or notebook content analysis

    • Support for variables in Markdown cells

    • Code syntax highlighting for Markdown cells

  • Data:

    • Windows native authentication for Microsoft SQL Server databases

    • Azure OAuth2 authentication for Snowflake databases

  • Reports: option to restrict downloading or editing copies of report notebooks

  • Administration:

    • Customizable full storage alerts

    • Custom PyPi server configuration support

    • Customizable notebook code import limit

2024.1

  • Editor:

    • Download file interactive control added

    • Option to load HTML outputs form a separate domain for security and performance purposes

    • Optimized performance for large notebooks

    • More edit options for interactive table outputs

    • Vim text editor preinstalled for Terminal

  • Data:

    • configurable mounts for Docker agents

    • Instance-wide data connections created and managed by admins

  • Collaboration: keeping report calculation results within the user session

  • Administration:

    • Option to add custom time intervals to background computation settings

    • Environment tab for advanced environment configuration

    • Group plans option for user group management

2023

Version

Fixes/Improvements

2023.6

  • Editor:

    • New UI design (tool icons and menu layout)

    • Sticky Table of Contents with active section highlighting

    • Soft-wrapping for text outputs

  • Computation: Notebook ID and notebook owner ID as environment variables

  • Administration:

    • Dashboard tab for status monitoring

    • Limitation for viewer type users dropped

  • Data visualization: lets-plot library support for air-gapped environments

  • SQL cell: proactively starting sessions for each data source when opening the report

  • Database connections: ability to import connection parameters in XML format, Okta OAuth authentication for Snowflake

  • Scheduled runs: starting agents without using the agent pool

2023.5.1

A security fix that handles XSS vulnerabilities

2023.5

  • Editor: improved interface for opening recent notebooks from the editor main menu

  • Data:

    • Custom JDBC drivers support

    • Snowflake and BigQuery OAuth authentication method

    • Fixed issue of multiple Git repos with different authentication keys

  • SQL cells:

    • Table name parametrisation

    • Proactive start of SQL sessions to ensure faster execution of SQL cells

  • Collaboration: mentions enabled for comments in reports and notebooks

  • Report builder: dynamic height enabled for more than one cell in a row

  • Admin panel: note field for profile deletion action

  • Interactive reports: notifying users of recalculations without time delay

  • Home page: option to empty all trash

2023.4

  • Comments feature for notebook and report collaboration

  • SQL cell: option to query dataframes

  • Export to database cell

  • Databases: cloning data sources between workspaces

  • New data source type: SMB/CIFS folders support

  • Collaboration: Viewer user role, report sharing by email invitations, STARTTLS support for sending emails

  • Interactive cells: file uploader control, improved usability of dropdowns

  • Admin panel: improved user list view, background computation management on user level

  • Scheduling: parameterized runs

  • Cells: full width mode for cells, improved display of cell elements/fonts

  • Reports: fixed behaviour of dependent interactive controls

  • Report builder: cells multiselect and multidrag, UX improvements

2023.3.1

A security fix that resolves session authentication vulnerabilities and improves session cookie management

2023.3

  • Data: Vault AppRole authentication method for Athena and other database types

  • Scheduling: multiple schedules for one notebook

  • Report builder: layout improvements, more flexible drag and drop

  • Fixed variable selection in the dropdown interaction control settings

  • Shared notebooks cloned now together with attached files

  • Improved file saving when executing scheduled runs

  • Fixed value setting for the slider interactive control

2023.2

  • Report Builder: Undo/Redo support

  • Search for notebook content option

  • Environment:

    • Secrets deprecated, replaced by Environment variables

    • Native R packages support

  • Fixed agents recovery after plans disablement

  • Fixed issue of ToC not displayed properly after configuring Datalore to a non-default port

  • Improved Scala kernel performance

  • DataFrames download issue fixed for Firefox

  • Swipe left gesture disabled in the editor

  • Admins allowed to access all Datalore workspaces

  • IPywidgets rendering issues fixed

2023.1

  • Support for several API requests

  • Computation:

    1. Fixed issue of stopping computations for scheduled runs

    2. Fixed machine performance in case of Internet outage

    3. Reactive kernel improvements

  • Data sources:

    1. Bucket content now visible to viewers

    2. Ability to create cloud storage data sources on workspace level

  • Improved report builder performance

  • Ability to download workspace content as .zip files

  • Fixed procedure of public link revoking

  • Fixed metric cell issues

  • Fixed issue of ipywidget rendering

  • Improved procedure of data source connection checking

  • Fixed issue of terminal unresponsiveness after system sleep

2022.3

Version

Fixes/Improvements

Release updates

2022.3.1

  • Data output: Table and Raw tabs improved, table viewing and editing issues fixed

  • Auditing: improved server data logs

  • Statistics tab: support for Kotlin, Scala, and R fixed

  • Code execution: fixed cell linking in output after re-evaluation

  • Reports: fixed display of scheduled runs

  • Scheduling: reports not affected by stopping associated scheduled runs

  • Computation management: fixed scheduled runs started in the background and concluded after re-opening the notebook

Major release details

2022.3

  • Sharing and collaboration: designing and publishing reports with the Report builder tool

  • Editor:

    1. Interactive table output

    2. Metric cells

  • Logging:

    1. Head dump and thread dump download options

    2. Server logs accessible from the Admin panel

  • User management:

    1. Group management interface (including Hub-attached groups)

    2. Option to disable user registration

    3. Option to create user accounts from the Admin panel

    4. Contact system support (search and auto-completion)

  • New landing page

  • Interactivity controls: date picker control added

  • Database integration:

    1. SSH tunneling

    2. BigQuery database connection support

    3. Improved S3 bucket integration interface

  • Background computation: default option support

  • Administration: advanced user activity logging

2022.2

Release updates

Minor version

Fixed/Improved

2022.2.3

New licensing: free license for groups of 1-4 users (not available now)

2022.2.2

  • Databases: URL field input limit extended in database connection interface

  • Collaboration: interactive reports made available to unauthorized users

2022.2.1

  • Login after adding Hub enabled

  • One-by-one execution of multiple SQL cells on the Run all action

  • 5-minute limit for SQL query execution removed

  • Ability to stop database querying by explicitly stopping SQL cell calculation

  • Presto database support via SSL

  • Default database schemas displayed in detailed view

  • Ability to fix database credentials inside the notebook without reattaching

  • Scheduled runs fixed

  • Improved S3 datasource interface to support custom options

Major release details

New features

  • New installation option: possible to install Datalore Enterprise using easy-to-set-up Docker-based configuration

  • Coding and execution:

    1. Scheduled runs for notebooks

    2. Parameterized SQL statements

    3. Computation tab

  • Collaboration: collaborative editing of attached files

  • Databases:

    1. Limiting database schemas for introspection

    2. MS SQL Server support

Improvements

  • Meaningful names of files downloaded from interactive reports

  • Database passwords no longer exposed in Test Connection pod

  • Collaborators allowed to change machine type in shared notebooks

  • More cut-off timer options for background computation

2022.1

Release updates

Minor version

Fixed/Improved

2022.1.4

  • Added instance and storage gift codes

  • Jedi disabled by default to speed up kernel completion

  • Improved kernel stability following non-critical code errors

  • Fixed opening of notebooks with erroneous syntax info

  • Fixed dropdown value update in interactive reports

  • Improved kernel stability when using interactive controls in Reactive mode

2022.1.3

  • Improved overall performance, especially when working with big DataFrames and using Statistics tab or Variable viewer

  • Fixed analysis server

2022.1.2

  • Restarting kernel when detecting out of memory status to ensure uninterrupted cell execution

  • Faster DataFrame rendering

  • Data output download allowed to unauthorized users

2022.1.1

Fixed Spring Core RCE vulnerability

Major release details

New features

  • Statistics tab: used to provide in-depth information on DataFrames

  • Table viewer: editor component for reviewing and editing CSV and TSV files from Attached data

  • Visibility control: cell type for collapsing other cells in interactive reports

  • –°ut-off timer for background computation: option for setting the machine to shut down after a specific period of inactivity

  • User activity logging: feature used to track cell execution by a specific user

  • Reactive mode in interactive reports: automatic recalculation following user interaction with the report

Improvements

  • Enhanced reports:

    1. Full width mode

    2. Automatically hidden empty code cells

    3. Checkbox control (for interactive reports only)

  • Variable viewer: providing information on notebook object sizes

  • Notebook structure: ability to use duplicated worksheets

  • Improved editor experience:

    1. Viewport extended when scrolling past the notebook last cell

    2. Better indication of cells queued for processing

2021.3

Release updates

Minor version

Fixed/Improved

2021.3.5

  • Hub updated to 2021.1.14194

  • Database connection sharing options:

    Shared workspace

    • Editors can create and edit database connections, and attach them to the notebooks of the shared workspace.

    • Editors can create and execute SQL cells for any connected database.

    • Viewers can view database connection lists and respective database schemas.

    Home workspace notebook

    Editors can create and execute SQL cells for any connected database.

2021.3.4

  • Hiding worksheet inputs and outputs

  • Improved matrix rendering for the R kernel

  • Latest Lets-Plot library version

  • Visualize tab:

    1. Bigger charts, improved chart settings layout

    2. One-click chart export to a chart cell

    3. R kernel support

2021.3.3

log4j-related security issue in Hub

2021.3.2

  • Rendering of Pandas series with custom indexing

  • Reactive mode for Kotlin

2021.3.1

log4j-related security issue

Major release details

New features

  • Database connection: interface for connecting to databases from the Home page and the editor

  • Native SQL cells: cell type used to retrieve data from connected databases without passing user's credentials to the environment

  • Interactive reports: feature for publishing notebooks as pages that collaborators can dynamically change using interactivity elements

  • Chart cells: cell type used to build customizable visualizations based on dataframes in your notebooks

  • Interactive controls: dropdown, slider, and text input elements to quickly customize output without manually changing the code

  • Cell visibility control: interface used to select what input and output to hide from viewers

  • More language support: R and Scala available as notebook languages

  • Reactive mode: top-down evaluation with automatic recalculation of cells below the modified one

Improvements

  • Environment: customization via initialization scripts in the init.sh file

  • Expanded Python support: Python 3.6 and later versions available with respective code insight features for each

  • Visualize tab: more plot types added (point, bar, area, correlation)

  • More bucket types: Google Cloud Storage buckets attachable to notebooks

  • Last cell execution info: last execution time shown when hovering over a cell

  • Cell collapsing: ability to collapse specific cell inputs and outputs for better coding experience

Last modified: 24 April 2024