Changelog

The changelog documents new features — big and small — to Metaplane. Keep up with the latest enhancements, integrations, and UX improvements to the platform.
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Data insights update: unused tables tab + CSV export functionality
Data insights expands to include unused tables and the ability to export insights.
April 10, 2024
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New feature: monitor recommendations
Our latest feature helps you setup high impact monitoring in just a few clicks.
April 3, 2024
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Integration update: dbt exposures now part of lineage graphs
Metaplane increases data stack extensibility
April 2, 2024
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New feature: Data insights
Metaplane's latest feature provides deeper insight into how you're using your warehouse.
March 27, 2024
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New feature: fine-tuned regression testing for proactive incident prevention
Learn more about how Metaplane helps you merge changes to your dbt models with confidence.
March 26, 2024
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Integration update: Looker lineage now includes View and Explore fields
Learn more about the latest Looker additions to your lineage graph
March 22, 2024
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New feature: Chrome Extension
Learn more about the first data observability chrome extension
March 18, 2024
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Integration update: support for Hive Metastore on Databricks
Metaplane expands support for Databricks
March 11, 2024
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New integration: Segment
Learn more about Metaplane's newest integration with Segment
March 7, 2024
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New feature: lineage export to CSV
Learn more about your newest way to view column-level lineage.
February 20, 2024
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Integration update: Tableau Data Sources
Learn more about what Tableau objects are supported in your lineage graph.
February 16, 2024
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Announcing our Airflow Integration: Observability into DAGs
Metaplane now integrates with Airflow to provide observability into your DAG
February 12, 2024
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New integration: Jira
Automatically route data quality incidents to Jira issue tracking with the new Metaplane × Jira integration
January 30, 2024
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New feature: Incident Resolution Metrics
Learn how you can use Metaplane to track team success
January 25, 2024
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New feature: Monitor Owners
Learn more about how Metaplane’s latest feature fits into your incident resolution workflow
January 24, 2024
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New integration: Census
Learn what you get from integrating Census via Metaplane.
January 4, 2024
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New integration: Hightouch
Learn what you get from integrating Hightouch with Metaplane.
December 19, 2023
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Monitor notes
You can now leave a note to your teammates (or your future self—they'll thank you) on any monitor.
December 15, 2023
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Announcing: Support for Snowflake Dynamic Tables
Metaplane expands Snowflake support to include one of their newest table types - Dynamic Tables.
December 12, 2023
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Announcing Azure & AWS PrivateLink support
Learn about our latest connection method
December 11, 2023
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New feature: Audit History
Learn how our latest feature helps you to understand why a monitor was setup, what's changed, and add value with your notes!
December 6, 2023
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Filters and context for Incident page
Understand how to navigate Metaplane's latest Incident Page features to isolate specific incidents and prioritize fixes.
November 28, 2023
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Alert excludes
Decrease the noise by excluding certain alerts from your alert destinations.
November 17, 2023
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Data overview page improvements
You can now sort the children of a warehouse object, including alphabetically.
November 14, 2023
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Update to monitor creation flow
Monitor configuration now sits alongside your new monitor creation workflow.
November 6, 2023
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A new way to view your lineage
Metaplane now had a list view to accompany the lineage map.
November 2, 2023
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New API Endpoint: Evaluation History
Learn more about the latest API endpoint that returns your monitor run history.
November 1, 2023
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Add a custom name to any monitor
You can now add a name to any custom monitor in Metaplane to give your team additional context
October 26, 2023
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More visibility into alert destinations
You can now see where a monitor's alerts will be sent on the monitor page.
October 24, 2023
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Set the time zone for your monitor run schedules
You can now set the time zone at an account level and monitor level.
October 17, 2023
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Two custom SQL monitor upgrades
You can now choose the machine learning model that you want your custom SQL monitor to use when making predictions, plus you can now choose whether the results are displayed as integers, decimals, percents, or units of time.
October 13, 2023
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Custom dashboards in Metaplane
You can now create custom dashboards in Metaplane to monitor the data health of different segments of your data stack.
October 5, 2023
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Tags on Monitors
A much-requested feature is here: you can now add tags on the monitor level, unlocking more granular alert routing.
October 4, 2023
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Data CI/CD for dbt Core
Metaplane's latest release for our dbt core integration allows users to avoid unintentional mistakes caused by updates to your models.
September 26, 2023
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New Metaplane Dashboards and Menu
Learn more about how Metaplane's new dashboard makes it easier than ever to manage data quality from one place.
September 21, 2023
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Import Historical Data Backfill
Read more about Metaplane's latest feature that eliminates the training period for your machine learning based monitors.
September 19, 2023
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New monitoring page
You can now see all your monitors in Metaplane at a glance, plus take bulk actions on your monitors, including triggering manual runs, resetting the predictions, and updating the run frequency for all or subset of your monitors at once.
September 18, 2023
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Snowflake Spend Monitoring in Metaplane
Read more about Metaplane's newest feature for Snowflake users who are trying to get the most out of their data stack.
September 13, 2023
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Set the query timeout limit for your sources
You can now configure the query timeout limit for your data warehouses in Metaplane.
September 11, 2023
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Introducing User Roles and Permissions in Metaplane
Metaplane's new user roles and permissions let you designate users as viewers, editors, or admins.
August 24, 2023
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Metaplane’s New Monitoring Platform: Product Deep-Dive
We've overhauled the monitoring platform from the UI to under the hood.
August 8, 2023
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Introducing Tags in Metaplane
Metaplane users can now add tags to their tables in Metaplane, including an integration with dbt tags and incident workflow functionality.
May 17, 2023
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A Better Way to Manage Schema Change Notifications
Managing which schema change alerts your team receives is now easier than ever.
May 3, 2023
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Introducing WHERE Clause for Monitors
Metaplane adds WHERE clauses to monitor configurations, enabling targeted data segment monitoring. Useful for adapting to business changes or focusing on specific areas, like pricing updates or new service launches.
April 26, 2023
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Introducing Monitors as Code
You can now manage your Metaplane monitors alongside your other model configuration options in dbt.
April 18, 2023
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A Redesign of Metaplane's Incidents
We've redesigned incidents from the ground up to help you identify the root cause with confidence and communicate with stakeholders with ease.
April 13, 2023
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Databricks Integration
Metaplane now supports Databricks as our newest data source. Through the integration, you can continuously test your data for anomalies, monitor query performance over time, and generate upstream dependencies of BI assets.
April 6, 2023
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Metaplane Daily Slack Update
Metaplane's new Daily Update Slack message helps turn down the noise by putting all of our less-timely updates into a single, convenient spot.
April 4, 2023
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Introducing Suggested Monitors
Metaplane now provides helpful suggestions to help you ensure that all your most important tables and columns are monitored.
March 30, 2023
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New Monitor Types: SUM, Percent Negative, Percent Zero
Metaplane has three new out-of-the-box monitor types for numeric columns: SUM, percent negative, and percent zero.
March 29, 2023
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A New Way to Manage your Monitors
Metaplane has built a new way to manage your monitors, including improved filtering, bulk actions, and increased visibility into the status of your monitors.
March 28, 2023
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Metaplane’s New Column-Level Lineage Map
Metaplane's new lineage visualization helps you prevent downstream issues, identify root causes, and spread data awareness across your organization.
March 16, 2023
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dbt Core Integration
Today, we’re excited to announce that dbt Core users can now unlock the power of Metaplane. Get real-time monitoring for your dbt jobs and model-to-model lineage.
March 7, 2023
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Introducing Metaplane's Public API
We built Metaplane for data engineers, and we’re always on the lookout for ways we can help you make your monitoring more robust, more flexible, and more powerful. That’s why we’re thrilled to announce our first public API.
March 1, 2023
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Fivetran Integration
Modern data teams have increasingly complex and powerful solutions for making sure their data is exactly where it needs to be, when it needs to be there, and in the correct format. ELT tools like Fivetran hold a goldmine of useful information, including hints about the potential root causes for data issues that might have started upstream.Metaplane now integrates with Fivetran, giving our joint users a richer view into the makeup and health of their whole data ecosystem.
February 22, 2023
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Microsoft Teams Integration
Today we're announcing that Metaplane now supports Microsoft Teams. You can configure Metaplane to send incident alerts for any database, schema, table, or column as well as schema changes to any Microsoft Teams channel.
February 14, 2023
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Introducing Partition Monitors: find data quality issues in segments of your data
Easily monitor specific data segments with Metaplane's new partition monitors to identify root causes of data quality issues in seconds.
February 9, 2023
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Microsoft Power BI Integration
Metaplane now supports Microsoft Power BI. When you connect Metaplane to Power BI, our platform automatically ingests metadata about workspaces, reports, and dashboards and builds table level lineage.
February 2, 2023
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Announcing Data Test Previews in Pull Requests
Data Test Previews gives busy data teams a hand by automatically testing any changes made to their data in a development branch.
January 24, 2023
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Automatically Add Monitoring to New Tables
Whenever a new table is added to an important schema, Metaplane can automatically add monitoring like row counts and freshness. Simply visit any schema page and enable this by toggling one of the auto-add test settings.
January 12, 2023
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See Open Incidents on Schemas, Tables, and Columns
You can now see the number of open incidents on schemas, tables, and columns throughout the web application
November 15, 2022
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Usage Hints on Schemas, Tables, and Columns
As you navigate Metaplane, you’ll notice usage hints in most places that we list a schema, table or column name. This can help you understand what parts of the warehouse are most frequently used at a glance.
November 15, 2022
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Flexible Schema Changes
Metaplane now allows you to create fine-grained schema change alerting rules per Slack channel, per database.
November 10, 2022
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PagerDuty Support for Data Incidents
We now support PagerDuty as a destination for data incidents, so that users can be paged once for groups of related alerting monitors, rather than per individual alerting monitor.
November 1, 2022
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Snowflake Connection Improvements
It’s easier than ever to add Snowflake databases. Metaplane now auto generates all of the SQL necessary to connect a database, decreasing the set up process down to minutes.
November 1, 2022
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Announcing Impact Analysis in dbt Pull Requests
Metaplane now integrates with GitHub for impact analysis on dbt pull requests. Know which models and BI assets are affected by changes, share analysis with stakeholders, and see data incident causes via dbt history.
October 19, 2022
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Announcing Data Incidents
Incidents help group together related failing tests so data teams can be the first to know about data quality issues.
October 3, 2022
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Configure Tests with Rolling Time Windows
October 3, 2022
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Add Tests on Table and Column Pages
Now you can add Metaplane tests right from table and column pages.
September 16, 2022
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Newly Redesigned Metaplane App Home Page
Our new homepage helps you get right to the data you're looking with a front and center search bar. You'll also see an overview of failing tests in your stack and the status of you integrations.
September 14, 2022
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Route Custom Tests to Any Alert Destination
Metaplane now supports granular alert routing for custom tests. Simple visit the "Alerts" page, select "Set alerting rule" on your destination, and search and select your custom test.
August 9, 2022
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Customer-Provided GCP Service Accounts
August 9, 2022
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Re-run Tests from a Slack Alert
Slack alerts now have a “Re-run test” button so you can manually check if an alert has resolved or if it’s still an ongoing issue.
July 29, 2022
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Reset Multiple Tests with One Click
You can now reset predictions for all the tests in one part of your warehouse with one click.
July 27, 2022
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Bulk Manage Tests from Any Entity Page
You can now apply bulk actions within the context of an entity page such as muting, changing the schedule, or disabling all associated tests.
July 22, 2022
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Invite and Remove Teammates
You can now easily manage your team by inviting teammates or removing teammates from the account page.
July 21, 2022
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Introducing Snowflake Table and Column Usage Analytics
Metaplane now monitors table+column usage analytics for Snowflake: understand how critical data is used, what should be tested, and how to prioritize data quality issues.
April 14, 2022
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Announcing Warehouse To BI Tool Data Lineage
Learn about Metaplane's warehouse to BI tool data lineage visualization tool and how you can build data awareness, prevent downstream BI issues, and decrease data debt.
April 5, 2022
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