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Sneak Peek at Bold BI On-Premises and Embedded Release v5.2

Sneak Peek at Bold BI On-Premises and Embedded Release v5.2

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    Sneak Peek At Bold BI On-Premises And Embedded Release V5.2

    We are delighted to announce that we will be rolling out our latest product update in July, Bold BI v5.2, which includes releases on Windows, Docker, Linux, Kubernetes, and Azure. It’s a significant release since it delivers many much-awaited features and improvements. These changes provide you with a great experience creating elegant dashboards with Bold BI. In this blog post, we’ll take a sneak peek at what you can expect from this upcoming release.

    New features and improvements

    There are many new features and improvements in our latest update. You can find the complete details in the release notes page published after the rollout.

    Data source enhancements

    • You can connect ClickHouse and BoldDesk with Bold BI using new, built-in connectors.
      Data source list ⁠—ClickHouse, BoldDesk
      Data source list ⁠—ClickHouse, BoldDesk
    • We have provided support to use MySQL as a data store for the intermediate data source.
      Support for MySQL as data store
    • You can use service account authentication in the Google BigQuery data source.  
      Service account authentication support for Google BigQuery
    • Now you can view raw data in the grid widget.  
      View raw data in grid widget
    • We have provided support to create live web data sources using REST API.  
      Create live web data sources using REST API
    • There’s now distinct aggregation expression for Sum and Avg.  
      Distinct aggregation expression for Sum and Avg
    • You can join tables based on an expression column. 
      Join tables

    Server enhancements

    On the server-side, you can expect the following support in our upcoming release:

    • Support to set up CORS headers on the settings page. 
      Setting up CORS headers on the settings page
    • Support to deliver data alerts and standard dashboard export to webhooks. 
      Data alerts and standard dashboard export support to webhooks
    • Support to configure the known domain list to avoid SSRF attacks. 
      Avoid SSRF attacks
    • Support to configure MySQL as IMDB. 
    • Support to upload and manage custom and predefined widgets on the settings page. 
      Upload and manage custom and predefined widgets
    • A REST API to update the CORS setting. 
    • A REST API to check that a pinboard name exists. 
    • A REST API to update email settings. 
    • A REST API to update AzureAD settings. 
    • A REST API to update AzureAD schedule synchronization settings. 
    • A REST API to manage account settings. 

    IDP and UMS enhancements

    • Lock accounts if a password is entered incorrectly five times or more. 
      Lock accounts support
    • Customize the password policies to match your organization’s IT policies. 
      Customizing the password policies

    Designer enhancements

    In the designer, you can look forward to the following support in our upcoming release:

    • Data caching support. 
      Data caching support

    Widget enhancements

    In the widgets, you can expect the following support:

    • Grid summary row support.  
      Grid summary row support
    • POP filtering for grid widget.  
      POP filtering support for grid widget
    • POP filtering for KPI cards.
      POP filtering support for KPI card
    • Interlinking support in tab widgets. 
      Interlinking support in tab widgets

    Embedded BI enhancements

    You can expect the following support in our upcoming release:

    • Embed a dashboard designer for external providers in iframe-based embedding. 
      Embed a dashboard designer for external providers
    • Embed a data source designer for external providers in iframe-based embedding. 
      Embed a data source designer for external providers
    • Programmatically publish through an API. 
    • Customize the existing widget item panel. 
    • Use API to show or hide the data source configuration in a designer. 
    • Use API to show or hide all the columns by default in view underlaying data. 
    • Use API to show or hide the preview in a designer. 
    • Customize the toolbar buttons in a designer. 

    Conclusion

    We hope you’re excited about the features and improvements that are going to be rolled out in the Bold BI v5.2 release. Get started with Bold BI by signing up for a free 15-day trial and create more interactive business intelligence dashboards. You can contact us by submitting your questions through the Bold BI website, or if you already have an account, you can log in.

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