This topic describes the change history of DataWorks documentation. You can learn the new features and feature changes of DataWorks.

Note DataWorks can be automatically updated, and the update has no impact on existing users.

Changes in September 2021

Date Item Type Description Topic
2021-09-30 New feature Scheduling settings in DataStudio A topic is added to describe the configurations of the scheduling parameters. The scheduling parameters are used to schedule nodes in DataWorks. The scheduling parameters are automatically set to specific values based on the data timestamps of the nodes and the specified value formats. This implements dynamic parameter settings during the running of nodes. Configure scheduling parameters
2021-09-30 New feature Scheduling settings in DataStudio A topic is added to describe how to configure cross-cycle dependencies between nodes and the types of cross-cycle dependencies supported by DataWorks. If you configure cross-cycle dependencies for a node, the instances of this node can be run only if the last-cycle instances of the dependent node are run as expected. Configure cross-cycle scheduling dependencies
2021-09-26 New feature Data Map Topics are added to describe the new features of the Data Map service. Data Map allows you to query APIs in all workspaces that are owned by the current tenant and view details of the APIs. This facilitates quick queries. On the details page of an API, you can view the basic information, parameters, and sample responses of the API. Search for an API

View the details of an API

2021-09-15 New feature DataAnalysis A topic is added to describe how to use SQL statements to query and analyze data of the added data sources in DataAnalysis. SQL queries
2021-09-03 Updated feature Data Integration A topic is updated to describe how to configure SQL Server Change Data Capture (CDC) Reader. After the CDC feature of SQL Server is enabled, SQL Server CDC Reader allows Data Integration to monitor and collect logs about the insert, update, and delete operations on SQL Server tables. Then, Data Integration converts the logs to real-time messages. This way, data is synchronized from SQL Server in real time. Configure SQL Server CDC Reader
2021-09-02 New feature Operation Center A topic is added to describe the advanced mode of generating retroactive data for auto triggered nodes. The advanced mode is used to generate retroactive data for multiple nodes at a time. You can select nodes that may not have dependencies with each other. You can select nodes for which you want to generate retroactive data in the Directed acyclic graph (DAG) or in the node list on the Cycle Task page. Generate retroactive data and manage retroactive instances

Changes in August 2021

Date Item Type Description Topic
2021-08-29 New feature Data Integration A topic is added to describe how to use the data de-identification feature. This feature can de-identify sensitive data in a single table that is synchronized in real time and store the de-identified data in a specified database. Configure data de-identification
2021-08-22 New feature Data Integration A topic is added to describe how to synchronize data to Kafka in real time by using the Data Integration service of DataWorks. Plan and configure resources
2021-08-11 New feature SSL-based authentication Topics are updated to describe the SSL-based authentication for data sources. If you configure data sources such as MySQL, SQL Server, and PostgreSQL databases, you can enable SSL-based authentication for the data sources. After the configuration is complete, only trusted applications and services can access the data resources. In DataWorks, SSL-based authentication is provided as a third-party identity authentication mechanism. Third-party identity authentication mechanisms are used to perform strict identity authentication on users and services. These mechanisms prevent untrusted applications or services from accessing data and improve the stability of data access during data synchronization.
2021-08-07 Updated feature Permission management system A topic is added to describe the permission management system of DataWorks. The permission management system of DataWorks consists of two parts: permissions controlled by using Resource Access Management (RAM) and permissions controlled by DataWorks. Overview of roles and permissions
2021-08-01 New feature Migration Assistant A topic is updated to describe the Migration Assistant service of DataWorks. Migration Assistant was officially commercialized on August 1, 2021. Migration Assistant allows you to migrate data objects across different DataWorks versions, Alibaba Cloud accounts, regions, and workspaces. You can export the data objects in your workspace, including auto triggered nodes, manually triggered nodes, resources, functions, data sources, table metadata, ad hoc queries, and script templates. You can also create full export tasks, incremental export tasks, or custom export tasks to export your data objects in DataWorks based on your business requirements. Overview

Changes in July 2021

Date Item Type Description Topic
2021-07-22 New feature API operation A topic is added to describe how to call the CreateDISyncTask operation to create a batch sync node. CreateDISyncTask
2021-07-14 New feature Configurations in the console You can log on to the DataWorks console and add a RAM user or a RAM role as an alert contact on the Alert Contacts page. If an error occurs during the running of a node, DataWorks sends alert notifications to the alert contact that you specified. This allows you to handle exceptions at the earliest opportunity. Configure and view alert contacts
2021-07-09 New feature Billing method A topic is updated to describe the billing method for different editions that are used in the China East 2 Finance and China South 1 Finance regions. DataWorks advanced editions
2021-07-03 New feature Data Security Guard A topic is added to describe how to use the Data traceability feature provided by DataWorks. This feature allows you to extract the watermark information of the data in a leaked data file. This helps you trace the users who may cause data leaks. Trace leak sources
2021-07-02 New feature Data Security Guard A topic is added to describe how to generate and manage sample libraries based on the sample files that you provide. You can associate a sample library with a data identification rule to identify data. If the data to be identified contains the data in the sample library, the data to be identified matches the data identification rule. You can use sample libraries to identify enumerated values, such as employee names and user addresses. Create and manage sample libraries
2021-07-02 New feature Data Security Guard A topic is added to describe how to use sample fields to train models. DataWorks extracts the characteristics of these fields and generates a rule model. You can use this rule model to identify the data that has similar characteristics in your data assets. Generate a custom data identification model

Changes in June 2021

Date Item Type Description Topic
2021-06-11 New feature Data Analytics A topic is added to describe how to create and run an E-MapReduce (EMR) Streaming SQL node. EMR Streaming SQL nodes allow you to use SQL statements to develop streaming analytics jobs. Create and use an EMR Streaming SQL node
2021-06-11 New feature Data Analytics A topic is added to describe how to create and run an EMR Spark Streaming node. EMR Spark Streaming nodes are used to process real-time streaming data with high throughput. This type of node supports fault tolerance, which helps you recover data streams on which errors occur. Create and use an EMR Spark Streaming node
2021-06-09 New feature Operation Center A topic is added to describe how to view the basic information and status of real-time computing nodes on the Stream Task page in the DataWorks console. This allows you to monitor the status of the nodes. In addition, you can configure alert rules for the nodes that you want to monitor. This way, you can identify and handle exceptions at the earliest opportunity. Manage real-time computing nodes

Changes in May 2021

Date Item Type Description Topic
2021-05-20 New feature Operation Center A topic is added to describe how to create and manage a shift schedule in DataWorks. If you set the Recipient parameter to Varies According to Shift Schedule and select a shift schedule when you create a custom alert rule, DataWorks can send alert notifications to the on-duty engineers that you specify for the shift schedule. After the engineers receive the alert notifications, they can identify and handle exceptions at the earliest opportunity. Create and manage a shift schedule
2021-05-19 New feature Best practices A topic is added to describe how to check the status of a node that is to be deployed in the production environment after the node is committed to the development environment of a DataWorks workspace in standard mode. You can use the checker provided by DataWorks to determine whether the node to be deployed can go through the subsequent deployment process. This ensures that all deployed nodes meet your business requirements.
2021-05-17 New feature Data Analytics A topic is added to describe how to create and run ClickHouse SQL nodes. A ClickHouse SQL node allows you to use a distributed SQL query engine to process structured data. This improves task efficiency. Create and use a ClickHouse SQL node
2021-05-15 New feature Data Integration Topics are added to describe how to synchronize data to AnalyticDB for MySQL 3.0 by using the Data Integration service of DataWorks.

Changes in April 2021

Date Item Type Description Topic
2021-04-29 New tutorial Quick start A topic is added to provide practical AI tutorials that help you learn how to develop nodes in DataWorks. AI tutorials
2021-04-28 New feature Data Integration A topic is added to describe how to add or remove source tables after you run a node to synchronize data to Hologres. Add or remove source tables to or from a synchronization solution that is running
2021-04-22 New feature Data Analytics A topic is added to describe how to create a File Transfer Protocol (FTP) Check node that can be used to periodically detect whether a specific file exists based on FTP. If the FTP Check node detects that the file exists, the scheduling system starts to run the descendant node of the FTP Check node. Otherwise, the FTP Check node retries the detection based on the configured detection interval. The FTP Check node stops the retry until the condition for stopping the detection is met. In most cases, FTP Check nodes are used for communications between the DataWorks scheduling system and external scheduling systems. Create an FTP Check node
2021-04-06 API operation API operation A topic is added to describe how to call the GetPermissionApplyOrderDetail operation that is provided by Security Center. GetPermissionApplyOrderDetail
2021-04-05 New feature Data Integration A topic is added to describe how to synchronize data to Kafka in real time by using the Data Integration service of DataWorks. Plan and configure resources

Changes in March 2021

Date Item Type Description Topic
2021-03-24 New feature Reader and Writer types for Data Integration Topics are added to describe the data types and parameters that are supported by Cassandra Reader and Cassandra Writer. You can also learn how to configure Cassandra Reader and Cassandra Writer by using the code editor and convert the data types between Cassandra and Data Integration.
2021-03-19 New feature Custom role A topic is added to describe how to customize a role in a DataWorks workspace. Manage members and roles
2021-03-11 New engine Open source engines from which tasks are exported or migrated Topics are updated to describe how to import tasks that are exported from the open source scheduling engines into DataWorks or migrate tasks from these scheduling engines to DataWorks.
2021-03-11 New feature Engine O&M A topic is added to describe how to use the engine O&M feature of DataWorks to view the details of each EMR node and identify and remove the nodes that fail to run. This prevents failed nodes from affecting the performance of descendant nodes. Use the engine O&M feature
2021-03-09 New feature Aggregate analysis of auto triggered nodes in a DAG Topics are added to describe the aggregate view and the downstream and upstream analysis features of a DAG. You can view the details of an auto triggered node from the DAG and perform operations as needed.
2021-03-03 New feature API operation Topics are added to describe API operations that are added in the Operation Center, Data Security Guard, and Migration Assistant services of DataWorks.

Changes in February 2021

Date Item Type Description Topic
2021-02-24 New feature Viewing of the status information about sync nodes A topic is added to describe how to view the distribution and execution details of sync nodes that are run and troubleshoot abnormal nodes. This way, the O&M efficiency of sync nodes can be improved. View the status information about sync solutions
2021-02-09 New feature Real-time sync node A topic is updated to describe how to create a sync node to synchronize data from a specified table. After the sync node is created, you can view the status of the sync node. Synchronize data from a single table
2021-02-06 New feature Real-time sync node Topics are added to describe how to create a node to synchronize data from specified or all tables in a database to MaxCompute, Hologres, or DataHub. After the sync node is created, you can view the status of the sync node.
2021-02-05 New feature Data source type A topic is added to describe how to add an ApsaraDB for OceanBase data source. You can use the ApsaraDB for OceanBase data source to create a sync node. Add an ApsaraDB for OceanBase data source

Changes in January 2021

Date Item Type Description Topic
2021-01-28 New feature Data analytics node Topics are added to describe how to create and run a MySQL node and an AnalyticDB for MySQL node. You can use SQL statements to develop data for a MySQL data source and an AnalyticDB for MySQL data source.
2021-01-20 New feature Sync solution Topics are added to describe how to create a batch sync node and a real-time sync node to synchronize data from specified or all tables in a database to Elasticsearch. After the batch sync node and real-time sync node are created, you can view the status of the nodes.
2021-01-19 New feature Whitelist configuration and category management in Data Map A topic is added to describe how to configure whitelists and attach the AliyunDataWorksFullAccess policy to the specified RAM user. After the configuration, you can collect metadata and manage categories in Data Map. Configure IP address whitelists for metadata collection
2021-01-13 New feature Integration with ActionTrail A topic is added to describe how to query DataWorks behavior events in ActionTrail. You can use the queried event details to perform behavior analysis, security analysis, resource change tracking, and compliance auditing. Use ActionTrail to query behavior events
2021-01-13 New feature Billing method for using the Datablau feature of DataWorks A topic is added to describe the billing method for using the Datablau feature of DataWorks.
2021-01-07 New feature Data synchronization A topic is added to describe how to synchronize data from a MySQL data source to Elasticsearch. You can learn how to prepare the required resource groups and data source, create a sync node, and view the status of the sync node. Synchronize data to Elasticsearch

Changes in December 2020

Date Item Type Description Topic
2020-12-24 New feature Sync solution Topics are added to describe how to synchronize data from PolarDB, Oracle, and MySQL data sources to Hologres or MaxCompute. You can learn how to prepare the required resource groups and data sources, create a sync node, and view the status of the sync node and the answers to the FAQ.
2020-12-14 New feature Metadata collection A topic is added to describe how to create a crawler and collect metadata from a Tablestore data source to DataWorks. You can view collected metadata on the Data Map page. Collect metadata from a Tablestore data source

Changes in November 2020

Date Item Type Description Topic
2020-11-18 New feature API operation A topic is added to describe how to call the CreateManualDag operation to manually trigger a workflow. CreateManualDag
2020-11-18 New feature API operation A topic is added to describe how to call the GetManualDagInstances operation to query the information about manually triggered workflow instances. GetManualDagInstances
2020-11-18 New feature API operation A topic is added to describe how to call the GetDag operation to query the details of the DAG based on the DAG ID. GetDag
2020-11-18 New feature API operation A topic is added to describe how to call the SearchNodesByOutput operation to query a node based on the output. SearchNodesByOutput
2020-11-10 New FAQ User experience optimization A topic is added to provide answers to frequently asked questions about Operation Center. Overview
2020-11-02 New feature Code review configuration A topic is updated to describe the code review configuration in DataWorks. If you enable forcible code reviews, you must commit each node for the specified reviewer to review the code of the node. You can deploy the node only after the reviewer approves the code. Code review

Changes in October 2020

Date Item Type Description Topic
2020-10-30 API operation overview User experience optimization A topic is added to describe the applicable scopes, billing methods, and call limits of API operations in DataWorks. Overview
2020-10-30 New feature Reader type A topic is added to describe how to configure SQLServer CDC Reader. After the CDC feature of SQL Server is enabled, SQLServer CDC Reader allows Data Integration to monitor and collect logs about inserting, updating, and deleting tables in SQL Server. Then, Data Integration converts the logs to real-time messages. This way, data is synchronized from SQL Server in real time. Configure SQL Server CDC Reader
2020-10-28 New feature Table type A topic is added to describe how to create an EMR table. Create an EMR table
2020-10-28 New feature Association with EMR clusters A topic is updated to describe how to associate an EMR cluster with a DataWorks workspace. In DataWorks, you can create nodes such as Hive, EMR MR, Presto, and Spark SQL nodes based on an EMR compute engine and configure EMR workflows. You can also schedule the nodes and manage metadata. This improves your data output. Associate an EMR cluster with a DataWorks workspace

Changes in September 2020

Date Item Type Description Topic
2020-09-03 Updates of billing method Pricing A topic is updated to describe the Pay-as-you-go billing method that allows you to use all the basic features of DataWorks in a cost-efficient manner. Pay-as-you-go
2020-09-03 Updates User experience optimization A topic is updated to describe the basic information about DataWorks, its features, and limits. What is DataWorks?
2020-09-02 New tutorial User experience optimization A topic is added to describe how to use DataWorks together with Machine Learning Platform for AI (PAI) to automatically identify users who steal electricity. This ensures that users use electricity in a safe manner. Overview

Changes in August 2020

Date Item Type Description Topic
2020-08-07 Added resource groups User experience optimization DataWorks provides custom resource groups for scheduling and custom resource groups for Data Integration to ensure that nodes are flexibly scheduled and data is synchronized as early as possible. A topic is added to describe how to create a custom resource group for scheduling and change the resource group for a node to the created custom resource group for scheduling. Create custom resource groups for scheduling
2020-08-07 New feature Data source type A topic is added to describe how to configure a Hive data source. A Hive data source allows you to read data from and write data to Hive. You can configure sync nodes by using the codeless UI or code editor. Add a Hive data source
2020-08-07 New feature Data source type A topic is updated to describe how to configure a GBase 8a data source. A GBase 8a data source allows you to read data from and write data to GBase 8a by using GBase 8a Reader and Writer. You can use the codeless UI or code editor to configure sync nodes for GBase 8a. Add a GBase8a data source
2020-08-07 New feature Data source type A topic is updated to describe how to configure a Hologres data source. A Hologres data source allows you to read data from and write data to Hologres by using Hologres Reader and Writer. You can use the codeless UI or code editor to configure sync nodes for Hologres. Add a Hologres data source
2020-08-07 New feature Data source type A topic is updated to describe how to configure an HBase data source. An HBase data source allows you to read data from and write data to HBase by using HBase Reader and Writer. You can use the code editor to configure sync nodes for HBase. Add an HBase data source
2020-08-07 New feature Data source type A topic is updated to describe how to configure an Elasticsearch data source. An Elasticsearch data source allows you to read data from and write data to Elasticsearch. You can configure sync nodes by using the code editor. Add an Elasticsearch data source
2020-08-07 New FAQ User experience optimization A topic is added to describe how to troubleshoot issues related to connectivity, parameters, and permissions when you add data sources in DataWorks. Connection creation
2020-08-07 New feature Node type A topic is added to describe how to create an EMR Presto node. EMR Presto nodes allow you to perform interactive analysis and queries on large-scale structured and unstructured data. Create an EMR Presto node
2020-08-05 New SDK for Java SDK for Java A topic is added to describe how to configure the required dependencies and environment for SDK for Java. Install SDKs for Java
2020-08-05 New release notes of features User experience optimization A topic is added to describe the release notes of key features of DataWorks. Release notes of key features

Changes in June 2020

Date Item Type Description Topic
2020-06-30 New FAQ User experience optimization Topics are added to provide answers to the FAQ about DataWorks services and features. Such services and features include Data Integration, DataStudio, custom resource groups, exclusive resource groups, dependencies, Alarm, and DataService Studio. Overview
2020-06-28 New feature Route management A topic is added to describe how to add a route to a VPC or a data center. Add a route
2020-06-28 New best practice User experience optimization A best practice is added to describe how to use exclusive resources for Data Integration to migrate data from a self-managed MySQL database hosted on Elastic Compute Service (ECS) to MaxCompute. Migrate data from a user-created MySQL database on an ECS instance to MaxCompute
2020-06-28 New best practice User experience optimization A best practice is added to describe how to use Artificial Intelligence Recommendation. Artificial Intelligence Recommendation is developed based on cutting-edge big data, AI technologies, and years of experience of Alibaba in the e-commerce industry. It provides a personalized recommendation service for developers to increase the customer purchase rate and order conversion rate. Intelligently recommend items on e-commerce websites
2020-06-28 New best practice User experience optimization A best practice is added to describe how to grant specified users access to specified resources such as tables and user-defined functions (UDFs). This best practice involves data encryption and decryption algorithms and relates to data security. Grant access to a specific UDF to a specified user
2020-06-28 New best practice User experience optimization A best practice is added to describe how to build a data warehouse for an enterprise based on AnalyticDB for MySQL and use the data warehouse for O&M and metadata management. Build a data warehouse for an enterprise based on AnalyticDB for MySQL
2020-06-28 New best practice User experience optimization A best practice is added to describe how to use a PyODPS node in DataWorks to segment Chinese text based on Jieba, an open source segmentation tool. The topic also describes how to write the segmented words and phrases to a new table and use closure functions to segment Chinese text based on a custom dictionary. Use a PyODPS node to segment Chinese text based on Jieba
2020-06-28 New best practice User experience optimization A best practice is added to describe how to use a PyODPS node that is running on an exclusive resource group to send emails. Use a PyODPS node to send emails
2020-06-28 New best practice User experience optimization A best practice is added to describe how to connect DataV to DataWorks DataService Studio. You can create APIs in DataService Studio and call the APIs in DataV. DataV then presents analysis results of the MaxCompute data. Connect DataV to DataWorks DataService Studio
2020-06-28 New best practice User experience optimization A best practice is added to describe how to use a PyODPS node in DataWorks to reference a third-party package. In this topic, a PyODPS 2 node is used as an example. Use a PyODPS node to reference a third-party package
2020-06-28 New best practice User experience optimization A best practice is added to describe how to automatically synchronize IoT data to the cloud. IoT is a network that carries data based on the Internet and traditional telecommunication networks. It enables data sources among all physical objects that are independently addressable. Automatically synchronize IoT data to the cloud
2020-06-16 New tutorial User experience optimization Data quality is the basis for effective and accurate data analysis. A tutorial is added to describe the application scenarios and the standards for assessing the data quality. Overview
2020-06-16 New tutorial User experience optimization A tutorial is added to help you understand and use the big data services of Alibaba Cloud to build an online operation analysis platform. Business scenarios and development process
2020-06-15 New feature Data source type A topic is added to describe how to configure an ApsaraDB for OceanBase data source. An ApsaraDB for OceanBase data source allows you to read data from and write data to ApsaraDB for OceanBase. You can configure sync nodes by using the code editor. Add an ApsaraDB for OceanBase data source
2020-06-15 New feature Data source type A topic is added to describe how to configure a Vertica data source. A Vertica data source allows you to read data from and write data to Vertica. You can configure sync nodes by using the code editor. Add a Vertica data source
2020-06-15 New feature Reader type A topic is added to describe the data types that are supported by GBase 8a Reader and the parameters that you can use to configure GBase 8a Reader. For example, you can specify the data source and configure field mapping for GBase 8a Reader. This topic also provides an example for configuring GBase 8a Reader. Gbase8a Reader
2020-06-15 New feature Reader type A topic is added to describe Hologres Reader. Hologres Reader allows you to export data from Hologres data warehouses. You can read data from Hologres tables and then write the data to other data sources based on the standard protocol of Data Integration. Hologres Reader
2020-06-15 New feature Reader type A topic is updated to describe Time Series Database (TSDB) Reader. TSDB Reader allows you to read data from TSDB. This topic describes the data types that are supported by TSDB Reader and the parameters that you can use to configure TSDB Reader. For example, you can specify the data source and configure field mapping for TSDB Reader. This topic also provides an example for configuring TSDB Reader. TSDB Reader
2020-06-15 New feature Writer type A topic is added to describe Hologres Writer. Hologres Writer allows you to import data from multiple data sources to Hologres for real-time data analysis. Hologres Writer
2020-06-15 New feature Configuration A topic is added to describe how to configure a resource group for node scheduling. You can select the required resource group for node scheduling in the Resource Group section. Configure the resource group
2020-06-15 New description User experience optimization A topic is added to describe the logic of scheduling dependencies. Correct node dependencies are fundamental to effective workflows. You can ensure that business data is effectively and correctly produced and realize standard data development by using node dependencies. Logic of same-cycle scheduling dependencies
2020-06-15 New feature Resource group type A topic is added to describe how to create and use exclusive resource groups for scheduling. DataWorks allows you to bind an exclusive resource group for scheduling to a VPC so that the resource group can connect to data sources in the VPC. Create and use an exclusive resource group for scheduling

Changes in May 2020

Date Item Type Description Topic
2020-05-27 New usage notes User experience optimization A topic is added to describe the scenarios and methods of using shared resource groups, exclusive resource groups, and custom resource groups in DataWorks. Overview
2020-05-27 New feature Report template management A topic is added to describe how to manage report templates. You can create a template of data quality reports on the Report Template Management page. DataWorks Data Quality can periodically generate and send data quality reports based on the template. Create and manage report templates
2020-05-27 New feature Rule template management A topic is added to describe how to manage rule templates. DataWorks Data Quality allows you to manage a set of custom rules and create a rule template library to configure rules more efficiently. Create, manage, and use rule templates
2020-05-27 New feature Rule template management A topic is added to describe the verification logic of Data Quality and the built-in rule templates that DataWorks provides for monitoring offline data. Built-in rule templates for offline data

Changes in April 2020

Date Item Type Description Topic
2020-04-19 Service upgrade DataWorks V3.0 Topics are updated to describe how to use Operation Center. In Operation Center, you can view the dashboard, manage auto triggered nodes and manually triggered nodes, and monitor nodes. Operation Center
2020-04-18 Service upgrade DataWorks V3.0 Topics are updated to describe the overall process of building a MaxCompute data warehouse. Build and optimize a data warehouse
2020-04-18 Service upgrade DataWorks V3.0 Topics are added to describe the Data Integration service of DataWorks. Data Integration is a stable, efficient, and scalable data synchronization service. It is designed to migrate and synchronize data between a wide range of heterogeneous data sources fast and stably in complex network environments. Data Integration
2020-04-08 Service upgrade DataWorks V3.0 A topic is updated to guide you through a complete process of data analytics and O&M. Overview
2020-04-08 Service upgrade DataWorks V3.0 Topics are updated to provide an overview of DataWorks, including the basic concepts, usage scenarios, and data analytics processes. What is DataWorks?

Changes in March 2020

Date Item Type Description Topic
2020-03-26 New tutorial User experience optimization A tutorial is added to describe the complete operations in the DataWorks for EMR workshop. Prepare the environment
2020-03-17 Service upgrade DataWorks V3.0 A topic is updated to describe the upgraded data analytics mode. In the upgraded data analytics mode, you can group multiple workflows under a solution in a workspace. The previous hierarchical structure is abandoned. Create a solution
2020-03-17 Service upgrade DataWorks V3.0 Topics are updated to describe various types of nodes in DataWorks, such as batch sync nodes, MaxCompute nodes, EMR nodes, general nodes, and custom nodes. Create a batch sync node
2020-03-17 Service upgrade DataWorks V3.0 Topics are updated to describe how to configure DataStudio settings on the Setup page. For example, you can configure code and folder settings, change themes, and display or hide modules. Setup
2020-03-02 Service upgrade DataWorks V3.0 Topics are updated to provide an overview of the DataWorks console. You can view the workspaces, resource groups, and compute engines in the DataWorks console. Overview of the DataWorks console

Changes in February 2020

Date Item Type Description Topic
2020-02-29 New best practice User experience optimization A best practice is added to describe how to use the data synchronization feature of DataWorks to migrate data from Oracle to MaxCompute. Best practice to migrate data from Oracle to MaxCompute
2020-02-28 New feature Project management A topic is added to describe the Projects page in App Studio. You can create and manage projects on the Projects page. Projects
2020-02-28 New feature Application management A topic is added to describe the Apps page in App Studio. The Apps page displays applications that are created by you and shared by you, and third-party applications. Apps
2020-02-28 New feature Template management A topic is added to describe the Templates page in App Studio. The Templates page displays all templates that are created based on projects. Templates
2020-02-28 New feature Application deployment A topic is added to describe how to create an application in App Studio and deploy it in the production environment so that the application can be accessed by using the Internet. App deployment
2020-02-02 New feature DataAnalysis Topics are added to describe how to use the DataAnalysis service. DataAnalysis allows you to collaboratively edit and analyze workbooks, manage MaxCompute tables in tabular mode, and generate and share visual reports. Overview

Changes in December 2019