Add-On OCF Connector for dbt Release Notes

Alation Cloud Service Applies to Alation Cloud Service instances of Alation

Customer Managed Applies to customer-managed instances of Alation

May 15, 2024

Add-On OCF Connector for dbt: Version 3.0.9

Fixed Issues

Test Connection Error Message and Warnings Update

Updated the test connection error message and warnings to use raw GitHub URL when using Github for dbt Core.

The issue is fixed now. (AL-156563)

April 17, 2024

Add-On OCF Connector for dbt: Version 3.0.8

Fixed Issues

Metadata Extraction Fails When dbt Fails to Return the Compiled Code

Metadata Extraction on a Snowflake data source with add-on connector for dbt enabled results in the following error when the compiled SQL is empty:

Error while streaming direct lineage : content is required to build a dataflow.

If the compiled SQL is empty for a job, the connector now logs a warning and marks the node as invalid and allows the Metadata Extraction to continue. (AL-147412)

December 13, 2023

Add-On OCF Connector for dbt: Version 3.0.7

Compatible Alation Version - 2023.1 or higher


Improved User Experience

The enhanced Add-On OCF connector for dbt Admin user interface provides better navigation and multiple visual cues, making it easy to configure and manage dbt connector.


Add-On OCF connector for dbt version 3.0.7 is supported with the Alation version 2023.1 and higher, however, the enhanced user experience is available only from the Alation version 2023.3.2.1.