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January 30, 2023
Dataplex business glossary is now available in Preview. Dataplex business glossary lets you manage business related terminologies and definitions across the organization, and use them for describing and discovering data entries.
Dataplex Attribute Store is now available in Preview. Dataplex Attribute Store lets you associate attributes (with behavior specifications, such as resource access and column access) with tables and columns.
December 16, 2022
Dataplex BigLake integration is now available in Preview. Dataplex BigLake integration allows upgrading a Cloud Storage bucket to managed, creating BigLake tables instead of external tables. This allows the manual application of column-level, row-level, and table-level policies.
December 12, 2022
Dataplex auto data quality (AutoDQ) is now available in Preview. Dataplex auto data quality helps data users build trust in their data with a turnkey and automated product that encapsulates the entire process of data quality.
Dataplex data profiling is now available in Preview. Dataplex data profiling helps data users build deeper understanding about their data by identifying common data characteristics. Dataplex utilizes this information to recommend the data quality rules as well.
December 01, 2022
Dataplex Source and Sink plugins are generally available (GA) in Cloud Data Fusion for ingesting and processing data.
October 20, 2022
Data exploration workbench (Explore) is generally available (GA). Explore provides a fully-managed, serverless data exploration experience powered by fully-governed collaboration, one-click scheduling, and interactive querying using Spark SQL scripts and Jupyter notebooks.
July 20, 2022
Dataplex is now unified with Data Catalog to provide a complete data management and governance experience with built-in data intelligence and automation capabilities. See Dataplex product overview.
May 23, 2022
The Dataplex Source and Sink plugins are available in Public Preview for ingesting and processing data in Cloud Data Fusion versions 6.6.0 and later.
May 02, 2022
Added support for scheduling Google-provided and custom Dataflow templates from the Dataplex page in the Cloud Console. Monitor these templates from the Dataplex page in the Cloud Console.
April 15, 2022
Dataplex Data Quality tasks support running data quality validations on BigQuery tables that may not be part of a Dataplex lake, and on GCS data that's available as a BigQuery external table.
March 25, 2022
February 17, 2022
Dataplex Explore is available in Preview. Explore provides a fully-managed, serverless data exploration experience that enables you to query your data using Apache SparkSQL queries and Jupyter notebooks.