What's New

Check out the exciting new features and improvements we've been working on!

September 22, 2021

New Features

Improvements

  • Optimized Spark Cluster configurations based on machine type and size

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue with Spark Cluster billing to be more precise

  • Fixed an issue when cloning a notebook with Spark Clusters

  • Fixed an issue with test connections not working with MaxCompute data source

  • Fixed an issue with Snowflake SSO if the username and password specified are different from the one used to authenticate with SSO

  • Fixed an issue where published paragraphs using z.show tables and graphs don’t use the full width

September 17, 2021

Improvements

  • Added various security enhancements

  • Optimizations for executors and worker nodes when using Spark Clusters

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where 128GB containers would show not available

September 7, 2021

Improvements

  • Added a notification that a notebook is published (static) vs interactive

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where the General Purpose Cluster image was mistakenly assigned by default

  • Fixed an issue where publishing a paragraph redirects to the frontend and shows an error

  • Fixed an issue where publishing a paragraph in an iFrame was blocked by a security restriction

  • Fixed various issues around Spark Cluster stability

  • Fixed an issue where Shell commands were not working with Spark Clusters

  • Fixed an issue where the IPython interpreter failed to start with Spark Clusters

  • Fixed an issue where running a container shows stopped state then executes

  • Fixed an issue where R code in an Image caused a build error

  • Fixed an issue with permissions for deleting notebooks and spaces

August 24, 2021

New Features

  • Importing Private Library JAR files for Spark, Python, and R

Improvements

  • Added more statuses for Spark Clusters

  • Changed the Favicon to the DataRobot icon

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where where the Spark UI had an HTTP 400 error

  • Fixed an issue with the create notebook modal for Spark Clusters

  • Fixed an issue with large paragraph outputs that could crash a notebook

  • Fixed an issue with link this paragraph returning a 404 error

  • Fixed an issue where a notebook may crash if a paragraph is running and a user selects the run button again

  • Fixed an issue with Images when creating a BigQuery data source

  • Fixed an issue when toggling on a Spark Cluster which had a slight delay in the status

  • Fixed an issue where disabled paragraphs run the first time a notebook is run

  • Fixed various issues around Spark Cluster state management

August 11, 2021

New Features

  • Edge Execution Engine enables the control plane and data plane (compute) to be located in different regions (Limited Preview)

Improvements

  • New Image (General Purpose - Summer 2021) includes IRkernel for R, Snowflake Snowpark 0.7.0, and Zeppelin 0.9 support (Limited Preview)

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where container history is not showing any runs

  • Fixed an issue where a BigQuery data source times out after ~60 min

  • Fixed an issue where the progress bar for a paragraph was not running

  • Fixed an issue where the run button in a paragraph may be enabled while a paragraph is executing

  • Fixed an issue where a Spark Template was not providing any additional information in the Notebook Settings

  • Fixed an issue where the paragraph status was skipping pending and running which did not provide users the ability to stop a paragraph while executing

  • Fixed an issue when cloning an image “*library* is already installed to the image - please remove from the list above [HTTP 500]”

  • Fixed an issue with syntax highlighting not working properly

  • Fixed an issue when using native Plotly where the modebar may not render properly

  • Fixed an issue where a Spark Cluster could be created without a template assigned

  • Fixed an issue where the LaTeX equation editor was not formatting consistently

  • Fixed an issue where Snowflake Datasource Consumption not tracked properly so logging was added

July 27, 2021

Improvements

  • Updated button to start and stop a container or cluster

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where deleting a notebook did not delete the association with an Image

  • Fixed an issue where deleting a notebook did not delete any scheduled jobs

  • Fixed an issue where horizontal scroll bars were appearing all the time and now they only show when needed

July 13, 2021

Improvements

  • Added data range filter, triggered by and total cost fields to container and cluster monitoring

  • Updated button to start and stop a container or cluster

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where Plotly charts were not rendering through code

  • Fixed an issue where an abort message was displaying after stopping a container

  • Fixed an issue where the output of a notebook would clear after the notebook was closed

  • Fixed an issue which started two Spark clusters when clicking the run paragraph button while a Spark cluster is already starting

June 29, 2021

New Features

  • Spark Cluster Monitoring (Running & History)

Improvements

  • Auto-provision SSO users on successful sign-in

  • Changed invite screen to a modal

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where the default interpreter is not applied properly to new paragraphs

  • Fixed an issue printing data frames with many columns where the output could exceed the width of the paragraph

  • Fixed an issue when clicking on an ellipsis menu incorrectly shows an oval

  • Fixed an issue where a Spark Cluster appeared to run even though the user did not have permission

June 23, 2021

New Features

  • Start / stop a container or Spark Cluster for a notebook without running the notebook or paragraph(s)

Improvements

  • Open Spark UI in new browser tab

  • Enhanced sample notebook service

  • Publish paragraph permissions

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where Spark UI links were broken

June 2, 2021

Improvements

  • Enhanced sample notebook service

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where the interpreter output was not saved when using Zeppelin 0.9 image

  • Fixed an issue where the schedule modal doesn’t schedule from the Spaces page

  • Fixed an issue where the data source details page doesn’t show shared vs private detail

May 18, 2021

Improvements

  • New execution engine (GA) is the default going forward for any organizations that are created

  • Show Pendo guide for invited users

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue for 'Test All Connections' in a notebook

  • Fixed an issue for Clone notebook not working from Spaces page

April 15, 2021

New Features

  • Publish paragraphs for anyone to access

Improvements

  • New execution engine for containers (Preview)

  • Idle timeout for containers moved to Notebook Settings

  • Removed New Container button on Resources > Containers page

  • Aligned Clone Notebook modal with Create Notebook modal

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue when permissions for Spark Clusters were visible when Spark Clusters is not enabled

  • Fixed an issue to disable the Run button in a notebook if a user is not authorized

  • Fixed an issue to remove the Cluster radio button in Create Notebook modal when Spark Clusters is not enabled

February 10, 2021

New Features

  • Spark Clusters (Preview)

Improvements

  • New UI for Monitoring Containers (Running & History)

February 9, 2021

Improvements

  • Updated pricing ($100 worth of free Zepl credits, Scalable compute from 4GB to 128GB)

  • Miscellaneous improvements with Authentication Providers modal, Invite new member performance, Scheduled jobs modal

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed API links

  • Fixed Org Switcher state issues

February 2, 2021

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed error "exceeded number of concurrent notebooks allowed for this resource" [404]

  • Fixed Authentication Provider links to documentation

January 15, 2021

New Features

  • Firewall with Inclusion List and Exclusion List

Improvements

  • Added Conda support in Images

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed java.lang.OutofMemoryError: Java heap space with SparkR

  • Fixed inviting an existing user

January 8, 2021

Bug Fixes

  • Data Source credentials can not be updated by a user who did not create the data source

December 17, 2020

New Features

  • Batch querying for Google BigQuery

  • Block countries from accessing your organization

Improvements

  • Renamed 'Resources' to 'Containers'

  • Renamed 'Custom Images' to 'Images'

December 8, 2020

New Features

  • Access tokens available for API's in My Profile page

Improvements

  • Data source redesign

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed logout

  • Fixed adding members to teams

December 1, 2020

New Features

  • Secret Store for private storage of credentials, for example environment variables (passwords, secrets, and tokens) that are data source independent and can be accessed by any data source API

Improvements

  • SAP HDBCLI driver update to 2.6.61

  • TA-Lib library for python added to General Purpose image

  • Pendo guide for invited users

  • Removed list of running containers from home page

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed deleted notebooks in the job scheduler

November 20, 2020

Improvements

  • Added list of attached Notebooks to a custom image

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed Organization Owner can't create Teams or Resources

  • Fixed shared data sources should allow editing for the owner of the data source

  • Fixed switching orgs breaks publish

  • Fixed cannot click on "Upgrade Today"

  • Fixed data source private fields disappear on update

  • Fixed "Add" button greyed out in data source add screen

  • Fixed some CSS styling

  • Fixed list sort order in scheduled jobs list page

  • Removed TZ label in scheduled jobs list page

November 19, 2020

New Features

  • Swagger (OpenAPI) YAML for consumption

  • Scheduled Jobs (GA)

Improvements

  • UX improvements to user management screens, including:

    • Profile page

    • Password editing page

    • Security policy assignment page

    • Invite user page

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed notebooks do not get sorted by Last Update correctly

  • Fixed 'Rename this Notebook' dialog box which was using the old pop up design

  • Fixed starting a container with Snowflake data source attached

November 16, 2020

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed polling only changes

  • Fixed Socket.IO to resolve 502 and other errors

  • Fixed billing page not loading

  • Fixed login loop (for good this time :))

November 13, 2020

Bug Fixes

  • Infinite loop when logging in

  • Login only works in incognito mode

  • Must clear cookies to login

  • Notebook sharing logs user out

  • Organizations not being populated into local storage

October 29, 2020

New Features

  • User filters available on Usage page

  • Scheduled Jobs (Preview)

  • Authorizations for Organization level Permissions & Policies

Improvements

  • Removed JWT session cookie

  • Monitor > Usage page styling improved

  • Unified My Profile page with new design

  • Removed ability to delete interpreters

Bug Fixes

  • Usage (User filter) retained when navigating away

  • Usage report csv returns incomplete data

  • Avatar path doesn’t work on component

  • Editing scheduler repeat pattern did not save

  • Usage report frontend doesn't reload when changing filters

  • Fixed UX of ‘New Invite Member’

  • Invited member doesn’t receive notebooks

  • Share notebook search fails when trying to add second person in the same modal

  • Avatar path doesn’t work on component

  • Editing scheduler repeat pattern did not save

  • Hide the “Remove users from the organization” permission

  • Fixed ‘Test Connection’ for SAP HANA Cloud data source

October 16, 2020

New Features

  • Private (aka Service Accounts) data source

  • Redshift data source

  • Option to restrict download file types (.tsv, .csv, .svg, .png)

Improvements

  • Updated General Purpose Image

  • Updated Guides persona carousel

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed import notebook modal

September 22, 2020

New Features

  • Job Scheduler (Preview)

Improvements

  • Hover snippet for S3 with Spark and R

  • Added Time Zone to My Account page

  • New design for the notebook sidebar

  • New UI for authentication providers (Preview)

Bug Fixes

  • Trial countdown not working properly

  • Notebook shows ‘invalid date’ in paragraph

  • Area chart resets to stacked when user reloads the notebook

  • Search indexing for inviting new users

  • Onboarding creating sample resource error

  • New line characters breaking table visualization

  • Deleting a user from an org and then re-inviting them does not work