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

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November 08, 2022

v1

Workflows is available in the following additional regions:

  • asia-east2 (Hong Kong, China)
  • europe-central2 (Warsaw, Poland)
  • europe-southwest1 (Madrid, Spain)
  • europe-west9 (Paris, France)
  • northamerica-northeast2 (Toronto, Canada)
  • us-east5 (Columbus, United States)
  • us-south1 (Dallas, United States)
  • us-west2 (Los Angeles, United States)
  • us-west3 (Salt Lake City, United States)

October 24, 2022

v1

Eventarc event-triggered requests are limited by the execution API write request on workflows. Events that exceed the limit follow the Eventarc retry policy.

Support for limiting the maximum number of concurrent branches or iterations within a parallel step is available in Preview.

October 17, 2022

v1

Support for Eventarc triggers for Workflows is generally available (GA).

October 12, 2022

v1

The memory available for workflow variables and runtime arguments (including Eventarc events) has been doubled to 512 KB per execution.

October 05, 2022

v1

Support for parallel steps is generally available (GA).

September 13, 2022

v1

Execution results include the current or final step of the workflow execution.

September 06, 2022

v1

Support for connectors for Google Forms and Google Sheets is available in Preview.

August 29, 2022

v1

Added support to deploy a workflow using a cross-project service account through the Google Cloud console.

August 05, 2022

v1

Added skip_polling so that connectors can execute asynchronously without waiting for the operation to complete.

August 02, 2022

v1

Workflows is available in the following additional regions:

  • asia-northeast2 (Osaka, Japan)
  • asia-south2 (Delhi, India)
  • australia-southeast2 (Melbourne, Australia)
  • europe-north1 (Hamina, Finland)
  • europe-west2 (London, England)
  • europe-west3 (Frankfurt, Germany)
  • southamerica-east1 (Osasco, São Paulo, Brazil)
  • us-east4 (Ashburn, Virginia, United States)
  • us-west4 (Las Vegas, Nevada, United States)

July 11, 2022

v1

Added support to deploy a workflow using a cross-project service account through the Google Cloud CLI.

July 01, 2022

v1

To reduce naming conflicts and improve memory usage, local scoping now applies to any variable created inside an except block.

If you are assigning a variable inside an except block and want to access the variable outside of the block, assign the variable before the block to place it in the surrounding scope.

June 21, 2022

v1

June 20, 2022

v1

Support for VPC Service Controls is generally available (GA).

June 13, 2022

v1

Parallel steps are available in Preview.

June 01, 2022

v1

Workflows is available in the europe-west8 (Milan, Italy) region.

May 16, 2022

v1

Workflows using callbacks that were deployed on or before January 11, 2022 must be redeployed to continue executing workflows without failures.

May 12, 2022

v1

The following functions have been added:

A Status field that tracks the current steps and progress of an execution is available in Preview. See the Workflows Executions REST API Overview.

April 21, 2022

v1

Call logging is generally available (GA).

April 06, 2022

v1

Terraform support to create an Eventarc trigger that invokes Workflows is available in Preview.

March 31, 2022

v1

Support for creating an Eventarc trigger on the Workflows page in the Cloud Console is now available in Preview.

March 25, 2022

v1

Workflows is available in the following regions:

  • asia-east1 (Changhua County, Taiwan)
  • asia-northeast1 (Tokyo, Japan)
  • asia-south1 (Mumbai, India)
  • australia-southeast1 (Sydney, Australia)
  • northamerica-northeast1 (Montréal, Québec)
  • us-west1 (The Dalles, Oregon)

March 07, 2022

v1

Support for the following connectors is available in Preview:

March 03, 2022

v1

Support for VPC Service Controls is in Beta stage.

February 28, 2022

v1

February 18, 2022

v1

January 31, 2022

v1

January 28, 2022

v1

Workflows is available in the following regions:

  • europe-west1 (Belgium)
  • europe-west6 (Zurich)
  • us-east1 (South Carolina)

January 24, 2022

v1

Callback endpoints are generally available (GA).

January 18, 2022

v1

Workflows is now certified as SOC 1-compliant.

January 05, 2022

v1

Workflows can invoke Cloud Functions or Cloud Run services that have ingress restricted to internal traffic.

December 10, 2021

v1

Dynamic keys are supported.

December 07, 2021

v1

Resource limits for variable memory and argument size have been increased to 256 KB.

December 06, 2021

v1

A Workflows Service Level Agreement (SLA) is available and applicable.

November 19, 2021

v1

Workflows can be scheduled through the Workflows page in the Cloud Console.

November 17, 2021

v1

The following functions have been added:

  • sys.sleep_until — Suspends execution until the given time
  • time.format — Formats timestamp as a human-readable string
  • time.parse — Parses ISO 8601-compatible string into a timestamp

October 28, 2021

v1

A built-in environment variable, GOOGLE_CLOUD_SERVICE_ACCOUNT_NAME, is supported to access the service account name for a workflow execution.

September 14, 2021

v1

Call logging is available in Preview.

September 13, 2021

v1

Connectors are generally available (GA).

September 07, 2021

v1

Support for callback endpoints is available in Preview.

September 02, 2021

v1

Support for iterating over a sequence of numbers or through a collection of data is generally available (GA).

July 28, 2021

v1

A list.concat function has been added to support adding an element to a list.

July 23, 2021

v1

Platform logs are supported by Cloud Logging.

June 25, 2021

v1

Syntax for updating list values and map values is supported.

June 07, 2021

v1

String processing functions are available in the text module of the Workflows standard library.

May 31, 2021

v1

Visualization support while editing the Workflows iteration syntax is available through the Google Cloud Console.

May 10, 2021

v1

Workflows is HIPAA compliant.

January 25, 2021

v1

Workflows is generally available (GA).

Connectors are available in Preview.

December 10, 2020

v1beta

Workflows launched a visualization feature. The Google Cloud Console displays a visualization of the workflow during editing.

December 08, 2020

v1beta

Workflows is available in the following regions:

  • asia-southeast1 (Singapore)
  • europe-west4 (Netherlands)

August 25, 2020

v1beta

Beta launch of Workflows.