SnapLogic February 2019 (4.16) Release

We are pleased to announce the February 2019 (4.16) release of the SnapLogic Intelligent Integration Platform. The first deployment to UAT will take place on Friday, January 18th, 2019 at 11:00 AM PT / 7:00 PM GMT. New features, enhancements, and documentation will be made available during this first UAT push.

The release is currently scheduled for deployment to production on Saturday, February 9th, 2019 at 9:00 PM PT / Sunday, February 10th at 5:00 AM GMT.

Join our product team for a live UAT webinar on Wednesday, January 23rd at 9:00 AM PT / 5:00 PM GMT as we walk through new features and enhancements. Please register here.

The release schedule is planned as follows:

Friday, January 18, 11:00 AM PT Release to UAT
Wednesday, January 23, 9:00 AM PT Register for UAT Webinar
Friday, January 25, 11:00 AM PT UAT Update #1
Friday, February 1, 11:00 AM PT UAT Update #2
Saturday, February 16, 9:00 PM PT 4.16 release to production (Up to 2-hour planned downtime)
Wednesday, February 19, 5:00 PM PT Register for Customer Webinar
Thursday, February 21, 9:00 AM PT Register for Customer Webinar
Saturday, March 23, 9:00 PM PT Update of remaining Snaplexes to 4.16

We’ll send an email on Friday, January 18th with more details on new features and enhancements. Stay tuned.

Thank you!

SnapLogic Product Team

Hi Diane,

We are looking to prepare our test cases for this release, just wondering if there are any release notes available yet for the 4.16 release (We have looked within the documentation area but it appears to only be up to 2018 4.15)

Many thanks,
Kareem.

The release notes usually go out with the first update to UAT.

Release notes are posted: https://docs-snaplogic.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/SD/pages/717684800/February+2019+4.16+Release+Notes

The first deployment to UAT is now complete. The release is currently scheduled for deployment to production on Saturday, February 9th, 2019 at 9:00 PM PT/Sunday, February 10th at 5:00 AM GMT.

Join our product team for a live UAT webinar on Wednesday, January 23rd at 9:00 AM PT/5:00 PM GMT as we walk through new features and enhancements. Please register here.

February Release Details:

SnapLogic API Management

  • An API Management layer is built into the SnapLogic Intelligent Integration Platform (IIP) to secure, manage, and publish APIs to internal or external consumers while enabling connected backend systems. With SnapLogic’s unified platform, you can use SnapLogic’s iPaaS and API management capabilities to create, publish, and manage APIs
  • The SnapLogic API Management solution is a subscription feature available for Cloudplexes only

Platform Enhancements

  • Resumable Pipelines supports exactly once guaranteed delivery
  • IP whitelisting support for all event-driven invocations
  • Additional methods for Public API: Snaplex Management

Snap Enhancements

  • New Snaps

    • As part of the Salesforce Snap Pack, new Snaps support Salesforce Platform Events and provide near real-time integrations as part of an event-driven architecture.Snaps include:
      • Salesforce Publisher Snap
      • Salesforce Subscriber Snap
  • Enhanced Snaps

    • Snowflake with Azure support
      • The Snowflake Snap Pack now supports connectivity to Snowflake instances that leverage Azure blob storage to effectively buery, bulk load and unload
    • NetSuite Snap Pack enhancement
      • NetSuite Snaps now display and reflect the appropriate custom fields. The Mapper Snap can be used as an upstream Snap to display custom fields
    • Added retry capabilities
      • Retry capabilities are added to the Salesforce Read and SOQL Snaps, REST Snaps and Database Snap Packs (MySQL, Postgres, SQL Server Amazon Redshift, Oracle, JDBC) to eliminate the need to manually rerun pipelines in case of transient network failures

SnapLogic eXtreme Enhancements

  • Enhanced capabilities in SnapLogic eXtreme
    • Hybrid Instances provide an intelligent combination of on-demand and spot instances for optimal cost management
    • Node Capacity to support volume size specification
    • Multiple eXtremeplex version support lets you run legacy pipelines in older eXtremeplex versions
  • New Spark Snaps to support Big Data
    • PySpark & JAR Submit Snaps help upload existing PySpark scripts and Spark Java JAR program as eXtreme Pipelines
    • Snowflake Select and Snowflake Insert Snaps help extract and insert data from and to a database in a Snowflake Data Warehouse

SnapLogic Data Science Enhancements

  • Added support for Automatic Machine Learning (Auto ML) automates the process of training a large selection of candidate machine learning models by providing minimal inputs
  • Added support for performing Principal Component Analysis for dimensionality reduction
  • New! NLP Snap Pack: Perform operations in natural language processing (NLP). Snaps include:
    • Tokenizer
    • Common Words
    • Bag of Words

More info can be found in release notes here.

How do I learn more?

Register for any of the webcasts scheduled on: January 23rd and February 13th.

Be sure to join in the conversation in the SnapLogic Community.

Lastly, contact us directly if you have questions about the release at support@snaplogic.com.

Thank you!

SnapLogic Product Team

The first update to UAT is now complete. The release is currently scheduled for deployment to production on Saturday, February 9th, 2019 at 9:00 PM PT/Sunday, February 10th at 5:00 AM GMT.

February Release Details:

SnapLogic API Management

  • An API Management layer is built into the SnapLogic Intelligent Integration Platform (IIP) to secure, manage, and publish APIs to internal or external consumers while enabling connected backend systems. With SnapLogic’s unified platform, you can use SnapLogic’s iPaaS and API management capabilities to create, publish, and manage APIs
  • The SnapLogic API Management solution is a subscription feature available for Cloudplexes only

Platform Enhancements

  • Resumable Pipelines supports exactly once guaranteed delivery
  • IP whitelisting support for all event-driven invocations
  • Additional methods for Public API: Snaplex Management

Snap Enhancements

  • New Snaps

    • As part of the Salesforce Snap Pack, new Snaps support Salesforce Platform Events and provide near real-time integrations as part of an event-driven architecture. Snaps include:
      • Salesforce Publisher Snap
      • Salesforce Subscriber Snap
  • Enhanced Snaps

    • Snowflake with Azure support
      • The Snowflake Snap Pack now supports connectivity to Snowflake instances that leverage Azure blob storage to effectively buery, bulk load and unload
    • NetSuite Snap Pack enhancement
      • NetSuite Snaps now display and reflect the appropriate custom fields. The Mapper Snap can be used as an upstream Snap to display custom fields
    • Added retry capabilities
      • Retry capabilities are added to the Salesforce Read and SOQL Snaps, REST Snaps and Database Snap Packs (MySQL, Postgres, SQL Server Amazon Redshift, Oracle, JDBC) to eliminate the need to manually rerun pipelines in case of transient network failures

SnapLogic eXtreme Enhancements

  • Enhanced capabilities in SnapLogic eXtreme
    • Hybrid Instances provide an intelligent combination of on-demand and spot instances for optimal cost management
    • Node Capacity to support volume size specification
    • Multiple eXtremeplex version support lets you run legacy pipelines in older eXtremeplex versions
  • New Spark Snaps to support Big Data
    • PySpark & JAR Submit Snaps help upload existing PySpark scripts and Spark Java JAR program as eXtreme Pipelines
    • Snowflake Select and Snowflake Insert Snaps help extract and insert data from and to a database in a Snowflake Data Warehouse

SnapLogic Data Science Enhancements

  • Added support for Automatic Machine Learning (AutoML) automates the process of training a large selection of candidate machine learning models by providing minimal inputs
  • Added support for performing Principal Component Analysis for dimensionality reduction
  • New! NLP Snap Pack: Perform operations in natural language processing (NLP). Snaps include:
    • Tokenizer
    • Common Words
    • Bag of Words

More info can be found in release notes here.

The release schedule is planned as follows:

Date Event
Friday, January 18, 11:00 AM PT Release to UAT
Wednesday, January 23, 9:00 AM PT Register for UAT Webinar
Friday, January 25, 11:00 AM PT UAT Update #1
Friday, February 1, 11:00 AM PT UAT Update #2
Saturday, February 16, 9:00 PM PT 4.16 release to production (Up to 2-hour planned downtime)
Wednesday, February 19, 5:00 PM PT Register for Customer Webinar
Thursday, February 21, 9:00 AM PT Register for Customer Webinar
Saturday, March 23, 9:00 PM PT Update of remaining Snaplexes to 4.16

How do I learn more?

Register for the webcast scheduled for February 14th.

Be sure to join in the conversation in the SnapLogic Community.

Lastly, contact us directly if you have questions about the release at support@snaplogic.com.

Thank you!

SnapLogic Product Team

The following notice was sent to admins on Fri, Feb 1, 2019 at 10:25 PM PT


The final deployment to UAT is now complete. The release is currently scheduled for deployment to production on Saturday, February 9th, 2019 at 9:00 PM PT/Sunday, February 10th at 5:00 AM GMT.

Join our product team for a live webinar on Thursday, February 14 at 9:00 AM PT/5:00 PM GMT as we walk through new features and enhancements. Please register here.

February Release Details:

New! SnapLogic Resumable Pipelines

SnapLogic Resumable Pipelines provide an alternate method to pipeline resiliency that allows data processing in an exactly-once guaranteed delivery mechanism for a low volume of data. Provides:

  • Aggregating-type functions and Snaps that pass documents which can be leveraged with Resumable Pipelines
  • Pipelines that execute in a stateful (documents stored locally to Snaplex) and non-streaming manner with an initial design to support low volume use cases that do not require bulk or batch
  • Availability via subscription-only

SnapLogic API Management Enhancements

  • An API Management layer is built into the SnapLogic Intelligent Integration Platform (IIP) to secure, manage, and publish APIs to internal or external consumers while enabling connected backend systems.
  • The SnapLogic API Management solution is a subscription feature available for Cloudplexes only

Platform Enhancements

  • IP whitelisting support for all event-driven invocations
  • Additional methods for Public API: Snaplex management

Snap Enhancements

  • New Snaps

    • As part of the Salesforce Snap Pack, new Snaps support Salesforce Platform Events and provide near real-time integrations as part of an event-driven architecture. Snaps include:
      • Salesforce Publisher Snap
      • Salesforce Subscriber Snap
  • Enhanced Snaps

    • Snowflake with Azure support
      • The Snowflake Snap Pack now supports connectivity to Snowflake instances that leverage Azure blob storage to effectively query and perform bulk load and unload operations
    • NetSuite Snap Pack enhancement
      • NetSuite Snaps now display and reflect the appropriate custom fields. The Mapper Snap can be used as an upstream Snap to display custom fields
    • Added retry capabilities to eliminate the need to manually rerun pipelines in case of transient network failures (targeted for release as a patch post-4.16 release)
      • REST Snap Pack
      • Salesforce Read and SOQL Snaps
      • Database Snap Packs (MySQL, Postgres, SQL Server Amazon
        Redshift, Oracle, JDBC)

SnapLogic eXtreme Enhancements

  • Enhanced capabilities in SnapLogic eXtreme
    • Hybrid instances provide an intelligent combination of on-demand and spot instances for optimal cost management
    • Node Capacity to support volume size specification
    • Multiple eXtremeplex version support lets you run legacy pipelines in older eXtremeplex versions
  • New Spark Snaps to support Big Data
    • PySpark & JAR Submit Snaps help upload existing PySpark scripts and Spark Java JAR program as eXtreme Pipelines
    • Snowflake Select and Snowflake Insert Snaps help extract and insert data from and to a database in a Snowflake Data Warehouse

SnapLogic Data Science Enhancements

  • Added support for Automatic Machine Learning (Auto ML) automates the process of training a large selection of candidate machine learning models by providing minimal inputs
  • Added support for performing Principal Component Analysis for dimensionality reduction
  • New! NLP Snap Pack: Perform operations in natural language processing (NLP). Snaps include:
    • Tokenizer
    • Common Words
    • Bag of Words

The release schedule is planned as follows:

Date Event
Friday, January 18, 11:00 AM PT Release to UAT
Wednesday, January 23, 9:00 AM PT Register for UAT Webinar
Friday, January 25, 11:00 AM PT UAT Update #1
Friday, February 1, 11:00 AM PT UAT Update #2
Saturday, February 16, 9:00 PM PT 4.16 release to production (Up to 2-hour planned downtime)
Wednesday, February 19, 5:00 PM PT Register for Customer Webinar
Thursday, February 21, 9:00 AM PT Register for Customer Webinar
Saturday, March 23, 9:00 PM PT Update of remaining Snaplexes to 4.16

How do I learn more?

Register for the webcast scheduled for February 14th.

Be sure to join in the conversation in the SnapLogic Community.

Lastly, contact us directly if you have questions about the release at support@snaplogic.com.

Thank you!

SnapLogic Product Team

This is a reminder to let you know that our February 2019 (4.16) Release will be deployed to production on Saturday, February 16th at 9:00 p.m. PT/Sunday, February 17th at 5:00 a.m. GMT. The platform will be unavailable for up to two hours. We will advise as soon as the deployment is complete and verified. Please find the release notes: here

Register for one of the two webcasts scheduled on: February 19th at 5:00 p.m. PT or February 21st at 9:00 a.m. PT.

The release schedule is planned as follows:

Date Event
Saturday, February 16, 9:00 PM PT 4.16 release to production (Up to 2-hour planned downtime)
Wednesday, February 19, 5:00 PM PT Register for Customer Webinar
Wednesday, February 20th, 9:00 AM PT Register for API Management Webinar
Thursday, February 21, 9:00 AM PT Register for Customer Webinar
Saturday, March 23, 9:00 PM PT Update of remaining Snaplexes to 4.16

Contact us directly if you have questions about the release at support@snaplogic.com.

The deployment of the February 2019 (4.16) release to production will begin as scheduled at 9:00 p.m. PT. The anticipated period for the deployment will be up to two hours. If you have any questions or issues, please contact us directly: support@snaplogic.com.

The deploy of the release completed as expected. The platform has been opened up again for use.
If any issues arise, please do contact support in the usual way.
Thank you.
SnapLogic Product Team

If you weren’t able to attend February '19 release webinars this week, here is the recording: https://www.snaplogic.com/resources/videos/snaplogic-february-2019-release-webinar

This is a reminder that all Snaplexes will be automatically updated to the latest version (4.16) on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 9:00 PM PT (Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 4:00 AM GMT). No action is required if you have already updated your Snaplexes to the latest version.

Please contact us directly if you have any questions at support@snaplogic.com.

Thank you!

SnapLogic Product Team