Data Catalog Application - 7.1

Talend Data Catalog Release Notes

author
Talend Documentation Team
EnrichVersion
7.1
EnrichProdName
Talend Big Data Platform
Talend Data Fabric
Talend Data Management Platform
Talend Data Services Platform
Talend MDM Platform
Talend Real-Time Big Data Platform
task
Installation and Upgrade
EnrichPlatform
Talend Data Catalog

Metadata Explorer

Feature Description
Redesigned Metadata Explorer menu bar The Metadata Explorer menu bar has been redesigned.
  • HOME has been removed from the menu bar. You can access it by clicking the logo in the top left corner.
  • Explorer panel has been integrated into the menu bar. You can open it by clicking the drop-down arrow on the left hand side of the menu and pin the panel.
  • BROWSE has been removed from the menu bar and replaced with OBJECTS.
  • OBJECTS has been integrated into the menu bar. You can search for objects, access the Collections page, the architecture diagram or the statistics, and browse objects by category.
  • WORKSHEETS has been integrated into the menu bar. You can access and manage the Worksheets and create a new Worksheet by selecting a category.
New Explorer panel You can access your metadata faster using the Explorer panel.
  • Browse tab: You can explore the content of the configuration or repository with different presentation modes.
    • Tree view: You can easily navigate through the hierarchy structure of your catalog and display the properties of any item with a single click.
    • Drill view: You can focus on a specific area of your catalog and work on a long list of sibling records.
  • Search tab: You can perform filtered searches and work with a flat list of search results.
  • Collections tab: You can access your existing Collections of data assets.
New Worksheet capability You can configure the search results and create saved searches using Worksheets. You can also share them with other users.
New Collection capability You can define and pin a list of data assets using Collections and share them with other users.
New support for Metadata Query Language (MQL) You can build complex metadata queries using the SQL-like syntax. You can configure the MQL query through the REST API. You can also display the MQL query executed when performing a search from a Worksheet.
Improved graphical design of lineage diagrams The readability of objects and the navigation through the data flow have been improved with a better layout capability.
New customizable home page This new capability is based on an open source sample of tiles with customizable JSON files, shortcut icons that point to an internal or external URL or MQL based reports.

Architecture, deployment and integration

Feature Description
Support for SAML 2.0 (Security Assertion Mark-up Language) Talend Data Catalog now supports the SSO authentication with SAML 2.0.
Replaced Oracle JDK Oracle JDK has been replaced with OpenJDK 11.
Upgraded third-party and open source software All third-party and open source tools have been upgraded to their latest versions for better security and vulnerability protection.