TDP v3.4.2 Release Notes

Release Date: 17 April 2023

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Quality Report

TetraScience is committed to creating quality software. Software is developed and tested using our TetraScience Quality System. The Quality Report for this version is referenced here: TPM-149. Customers who have purchased the GxP package can request a copy of the Quality Report. If customers have further questions about the Quality Report or the GxP package, please contact the Customer Success Manager (CSM).

What's New?

TetraScience has released its next version of the Tetra Data Platform (TDP), version 3.4.2.

For more details, review these sections:

  • New Functionality
  • Enhancements
  • Bug Fixes
  • Deprecated Features
  • Known and Possible Issues
  • Upgrade Considerations
  • Miscellaneous
  • Other Release Notes

Links to other Tetra Release Notes are in the Other Release Notes section at the end of this topic.

New Functionality

New Functionality includes features not previously available in TDP. These features may or may not affect "intended use" for GxP validation purposes.

  • There is no new functionality in this release.

Enhancements

Enhancements are modifications to existing functionality that improve performance or usability but do not alter the function or intended use of the system.

  • Soft delete operations have been optimized to run faster by using a more resource-efficient architecture.

Bug Fixes

Customer-reported bugs that have been fixed appear below:

  • TDP settings (change-reason) are now preserved during the upgrade from 3.3.7 to 3.4. (Issue #2378)
  • The reconciliation services for Amazon Athena and Elasticsearch jobs are now less susceptible to network issues that slowed down executions. (Issue #2390)

Deprecated Features

The features that have been deprecated for this release or that are on a deprecation path appear below. For more deprecations, see Deprecation Notices.

Known and Possible Issues

For a list of known and possible issues, see the Known and Possible Issues sections in the previous 3.4.x release notes:

Security

TetraScience continually monitors and tests the TDP codebase to identify potential security issues. Various security related enhancements were addressed.

Upgrade Considerations

During the upgrade, there might be a brief downtime when users will not be able to access the platform. This includes the TDP user interface and the APIs. After the upgrade is complete, customers should check their pipelines for failures or cancellations and reprocess those if found. Customers should also do a smoke test of their custom configurations to ensure there are no failures.

Post-upgrade, the TetraScience team ensures that the platform infrastructure is working as expected through a combination of manual and automated tests. If any failures are detected, the issues are immediately addressed or the release is rolled back.

For additional information on the release schedule, including the GxP release schedule and timelines, please see: https://developers.tetrascience.com/docs/release-schedule.

For more details surrounding the timing of the upgrade, please contact your CSM.

Miscellaneous

There are no miscellaneous issues or information for this release.

Other Release Notes

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