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Release Notes for TimeXtender 20.1.x

20.1.2 - Initial Release

Release Documentation

New and Improved Features 

  • Full support for Azure Synapse Analytics (formerly Azure SQL Data Warehouse) as a data warehouse 
  • Support for transferring data with Azure Data Factory from Azure SQL to ODX data storage on Azure Data Lake
  • Windows Services Setup tool with new GUI and ODX integration
  • New tool for cleaning up unused SSIS packages
  • Flexible SSIS version selection and package storage
  • Filter data for semantic endpoints with new project variables
  • Support for changing snippets
  • Change connection information without triggering a deployment
  • Enable simple mode on data warehouse tables
  • ‘Show Translation’ setting on scripts on semantic models
  • ‘Summarize By’ setting on semantic fields

Deprecated Features

  • Azure Data Lake Storage Gen1 as ODX data storage
  • Regular expressions in ODX


  • 2568: Enabling SSIS on the project level will mark data warehouse tables as dirty which is not correct if the direct read option is used for a table
  • 3432: Losing ownership of tabular databases when an error occurs during deployment
  • 4017: DWH SSIS package does not detect stage data type changes
  • 4154: Performance problem when deploying indexes on compressed tables
  • 4156: Performance problem in batch data cleansing + full load on incremental load tables
  • 4675: Issue with SSIS and differential deployment
  • 4888: First run - database fail read
  • 4892: "Do you want to place this table in different database schema?" opens Table Settings on Misc.
  • 4966: Direct read does not keep the default value when source value is null
  • 5097: CData uninstall and upgrade issue
  • 5148: ODX services doesn't show version number in the title
  • 5345: ODX Role members issue
  • 5524: Include/exclude tables or columns is not working in ODX data source filters
  • 5587: ODX DataBrick creates unsupported runtime version
  • 5768: SSL - Removing a column and the effect in the semantic model
  • 6042 - SSL differential deployment doesn't work when security is set up

Fixed in 20.1.3

  • 6202: Slow read of objects for NAV Adapter
  • 6204: NAV Adapter - A wrong conversion is added for SSIS packages
  • 6129: Issue with editing data warehouse after upgrade to 20.1.2
  • 6115: SSL Qlik security using the wrong schema when default schema isn't used
  • 6209: ServiceInstaller is un-signed

Fixed in ODX 20.1.3

  • 6104: ODX Schedules are sometimes incorrectly starting at 24.00

Fixed in 20.1.4

  • 5888: Uniform Custom Data source names between Global Connections and Local connections
  • 6249: DW simple mode - drag/drop issue
  • 6266: Custom SSIS package parameters issue
  • 6304: Username and Password in SSIS settings dialog is never enabled
  • 6310: SSIS Settings are ignored for AX and NAV adapters

 Fixed ODX 20.1.4

  • 6334: ODX data lake to Data Warehouse ADO transfer timeout issue

Fixed in 20.1.5

  • 6345: Decimal datatype converted to currency for tabular
  • 6455: Collapsing node when moving it with ALT Up/Down
  • 6458: Slow rename of field used in an OLAP server AS
  • 6460: Cannot create a project repository in an empty database on SQL DB
  • 6361: Custom fields aren't visible in measures with Tabular endpoints
  • 6465: Issue with Qlik (deprecated) not cleaning up data fields on delete

Fixed in ODX 20.1.5

  • 6375: Implement ODX ado transfer improvement

Fixed in 20.1.6

  • 6545: Aggregation table custom selection shows wrong fields
  • 6608: SSAS Perspectives are not created for SSAS Enterprise 64 bit edition
  • 6618: Tabular relation to custom fields is not possible
  • 6857: Error when applying write-back on cubes for roles where one or more measures is in the DeniedSet

Fixed in ODX 20.1.6

  • 7213: Fixed issue with downloading ODX query table from the repository
  • 7215: Fixed issue with timeout on ODX execution engine communication

Fixed in 20.1.7

  • 6883: Dynamic security doesn't work as expected
  • 6891: OAuth settings file path translation error
  • 6902: Tabular thousands separator isn't checking for 0 decimals
  • 7125: Issue with huge OLAP cubes with many dimension relations causing TX to crash hard
  • 7126: Fix UI update issue with huge OLAP Cubes
  • 7151: Issue with analysis services 2017 on-prem
  • 7154: Issue with SQL 2017
  • 7185: Issue with NAV adapter BC wave 2
  • 7187: ImageCache to improve project load


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