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What is new in version 2.2.6 of DataSlave

We are pleased to announce a number of new features in version 2.2.6 of DataSlave. More functions, more productivity, a better user experience.

New in version 2.2.6

 
New Feature
Installs as a 64-bit program on 64-bit operating systems
 
New Feature
Support for SQL Server Compact 3.5
 
New Feature
Changes in substitution support for the Loader to allow use of XPath
 
New Feature
Move to using the 64-bit Microsoft ACE Database Engine
 
New Feature
Changes to support MySQL 5.6
 
New Feature
Support for Windows 8

New in version 2.2.5

 
New Feature
Added support for Arabic, Hebrew and Asian schema names
 
New Feature
Added an option to time stamp the log file
 
New Feature
Fixes to issues with the Batch mode and the Read XML and Merge objects

New in version 2.2.2

 
New DataSlave Feature
Move to Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5
 
New DataSlave Feature
Update to the licensing component to support Windows 7

New in version 2.2.1

 
New DataSlave Feature
Support for 64-bit operating systems
 
New DataSlave Feature
The ability to set the port for connecting to a MySQL database server

New in version 2.2

 
New DataSlave Feature
Support for reading from and writing to XML files
 
New DataSlave Feature
Support for Windows Vista SP1 with UAC turned on
 
New DataSlave Feature
Support for Access 2007 and Excel 2007
 
New DataSlave Feature
A utility to allow the user to move a DataSlave licence
 
New DataSlave Feature
The ability to use the mouse to define field lengths within a fixed-format text file
 
New DataSlave Feature
The addition of the ability to save and load the schema used when reading a text file
 
New DataSlave Feature

Support for relative paths file-based source and destinations such as Text files, MS Access databases and Excel files

 
New DataSlave Feature
A free Validate Edition

New in version 2.1

 
New DataSlave Feature
Support for Oracle databases
 
New DataSlave Feature
Support for MySQL databases
 
New DataSlave Feature
Support for DataFlex databases from Data Access Inc.
 
New DataSlave Feature
.NET script objects at the Validate, Transform and main map levels
 
New DataSlave Feature
Automated notification when an update to DataSlave is available for download

New in version 2.0

 
New DataSlave Feature
Move to Microsoft DOT NET 2.0
 
New DataSlave Feature
Royalty-free distribution for the SDK
 
New DataSlave Feature
Batch processing of large files
 
New DataSlave Feature
De-Duplication of data
 
New DataSlave Feature

Some new validate and transformation functions including a dedicated Contact Name Splitter and support for Abbreviations

 
New DataSlave Feature
Improvements to the Loader including emailing results

 

 

 

 

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