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Changelog
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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Data Observability
What is Data Observability? The Definitive Guide
June 9, 2023
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Changelog
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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Changelog
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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Changelog
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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Changelog
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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Changelog
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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Changelog
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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Changelog
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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Changelog
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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Changelog
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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2
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Changelog
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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2
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Data Observability
Column-Level Lineage: An Adventure in SQL Parsing
A deep dive into the technologies we used to build Metaplane's new column-level lineage map, and the lessons we learned about SQL parsing along the way.
March 22, 2023
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Changelog
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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2
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Changelog
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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Changelog
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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Changelog
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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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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Changelog
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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Announcements
The Next Stage of Metaplane
We've raised $8.4M in funds to bring data observability to every data team.
January 10, 2023
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Data Observability
Great Expectations and Metaplane
Great Expectations is suited for catching known issues by testing binary criteria on critical tables. Metaplane is suited for catching unknown issues by testing scalar criteria on a wide range of assets.
January 3, 2023
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3
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Data Observability
Using dbt Tests with Metaplane
dbt tests are suited for catching known issues, by testing binary criteria on critical tables. Metaplane is suited for catching unknown issues, by testing scalar criteria on a wide range of assets.
January 3, 2023
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3
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Announcements
Partner Highlight - Orchard Analytics
Orchard Analytics is an analytics consultancy that builds data infrastructure for high-growth companies. With Metaplane, Orchard Analytics and their clients are now the first to know about data quality issues. This not only builds trusted data sets for their clients, but also establishes Orchard Analytics as a trusted partner.
November 21, 2022
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Changelog
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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Changelog
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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Changelog
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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Changelog
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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Changelog
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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Announcements
Partner Highlight - Horizon Data
South African data consultancy Horizon Data's founder shares how Metaplane helped his team move from reactive to proactive data quality monitoring for high-growth startups.
October 18, 2022
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Changelog
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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Changelog
Configure Tests with Rolling Time Windows
October 3, 2022
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Changelog
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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1
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Changelog
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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Changelog
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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Changelog
Customer-Provided GCP Service Accounts
August 9, 2022
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Changelog
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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Changelog
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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Changelog
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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Changelog
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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Announcements
Announcing the First Snowflake-Native Data Observability Application
Snowflake debuted their native application framework at Summit 2022, which is poised to change how software is deployed on top of data. Metaplane has built the first data observability application that can be deployed directly within your Snowflake instance, for enhanced security and ease-of-adoption.
July 19, 2022
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Changelog
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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Changelog
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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Announcements
Announcing SOC 2 Type II Compliance
Security has been a priority from Day One, now affirmed with a SOC 2.
July 22, 2021
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