Release notes

This page documents production updates to BigQuery BI Engine. Check this page for announcements about new or updated features, bug fixes, known issues, and deprecated functionality.

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June 08, 2020

BigQuery BI Engine is now available in the Jakarta (asia-southeast2) region.

April 27, 2020

BigQuery BI Engine is now available in the Las Vegas (us-west4) region.

February 24, 2020

BI Engine is now available in the Salt Lake City (us-west3) region.

February 20, 2020

Added support for custom queries and views from Data Studio.

Increased reservation size to 100 GB.

September 27, 2019

  • The maximum size of a BI Engine reservation is now 50 GB per project per location. For more information, see Capacity limits.
  • We added more options for BI Engine capacity that is bundled with flat-rate pricing. For more information, see Flat-rate pricing.

September 17, 2019

BigQuery BI Engine is now available in the Frankfurt (europe-west3) region.

September 11, 2019

Billing is now enabled for BigQuery BI Engine. You are charged according to the information on the Pricing page.

April 29, 2019

BigQuery BI Engine is now available in several additional regions:

  • Los Angeles
  • Montréal
  • Northern Virginia
  • São Paulo
  • Zürich
  • Hong Kong
  • Mumbai
  • Taiwan
  • Singapore
  • Sydney

For a complete list of BigQuery BI Engine locations, see Supported regions

April 10, 2019