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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May 25, 2021
The free trial period for BigQuery BI Engine's SQL interface has been extended to July 15th, 2021. You must enroll to participate in the preview. With this feature, BI Engine now interacts with popular BI tools such as Looker, Tableau, and more, by means of an interactive SQL interface.
March 24, 2021
BigQuery BI Engine is now available in the Warsaw (europe-central2) region.
February 25, 2021
January 19, 2021
BigQuery BI Engine is now available in the Iowa (us-central1) region.
August 06, 2020
BigQuery BI Engine is now available following regions: Oregon (us-west1), Belgium (europe-west1), and Netherlands (europe-west4).
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
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
- Northern Virginia
- São Paulo
- Hong Kong
For a complete list of BigQuery BI Engine locations, see Supported regions