Find out what’s new in Matillion ETL for Amazon Redshift, version 1.19.4

  • Richard Thelwell
  • March 3, 2016

We’ve just released Matillion ETL for Amazon Redshift, version 1.19.4. This release is jam packed with awesome new features, as well as a number of improvements to existing components.

The release notes can be found below, or alternatively, watch this short video for a tour of all the new features.

Click here for a video tour of what’s new

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Major new features

  • Ingest data from Twitter, Facebook and Google Analytics into Redshift

– Twitter, Facebook and Google Analytics all support OAuth authentication to keep your data secure


  • New components to provide full transaction control

Begin, Commit and Rollback

– These will allow you to guarantee the consistency of your ETL jobs output

  • Improved task cancellation will now also cancel RDS Load, Database Query and S3 Put, as well as give you a way of checking for cancellation within custom Python scripts
  • New Detect Changes component will compare two input flows and detect if rows are identical, new, deleted or changed. This component supports a number of Data Warehousing use cases such as simplifying development of slowly changing dimensions

Minor features and fixes

  • Support for EXPLICIT_IDS, this allows you to override ID fields when ingesting data from S3
  • ALL incoming SQS messages get a response to the success or fail queue, even if the project/version/job was not found
  • Plus over a hundred other tweaks and improvements

…Existing users can find out how to upgrade here.

Start using Matillion ETL for Amazon Redshift today. Launch a  Free 14 Day Trial now, on the AWS Marketplace.

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