Flowman 0.27.0 released


We are happy to announce a fresh and exciting release of Flowman. The focus of this release is again on improving JDBC support. In particular the following important features have been implemented

  • New ‘ jdbcCommand’ target for executing arbitrary SQL statements for JDBC sinks
  • Support direct SQL statements in JDBC relations for creating tables
  • Upgrade Delta Lake to 2.0.0/2.1.0 (for Spark 3.2 and 3.3 respectively)
  • Better error messages

Of course, this release also contains a bunch of smaller bug fixes and other improvements.

Detailed Changes

  • github-232: [BUG] Column descriptions should be propagates in UNIONs
  • github-233: [BUG] Missing Hadoop dependencies for S3, Delta, etc
  • github-235: Implement new rest hook with fine control
  • github-229: A build target should not fail if Impala “COMPUTE STATS” fails
  • github-236: ‘copy’ target should not apply output schema
  • github-237: jdbcQuery relation should use fields “sql” and “file” instead of “query”
  • github-239: Allow optional SQL statement for creating jdbcTable
  • github-238: Implement new ‘jdbcCommand’ target
  • github-240: [BUG] Data quality checks in documentation should not fail on NULL values
  • github-241: Throw an error on duplicate entity definitions
  • github-220: Upgrade Delta-Lake to 2.0 / 2.1
  • github-242: Switch to Spark 3.3 as default
  • github-243: Use alternative Spark MS SQL Connector for Spark 3.3
  • github-244: Generate project HTML documentation with optional external CSS file


As usual, you can download the latest version from the Download section or directly from GitHub.

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