Designer Roadmap


VDB Builder:

  • Continue to add support for additional metadata required for data services
  • Data source definition
  • Add support for collaborative development and metadata management
  • Add/change CLI to adapt DB/schema persona

Data Services Builder:

  • Minor releases in remainder of 2016
  • 1.0 release in mid-2017
  • Focus on collaborative modeling (data services) environment for data services
  • Simplify data source definition/management

Teiid Designer:  No major features planned

  • Continued support for Eclipse/RH Dev Studio version upgrades
  • Recent releases include deprecated out-dated features and new migration utilities/features to keep pace with direction of newer and future Teiid runtime support
  • User/customer communities looking more for simpler tooling rather than heavyweight Eclipse-based IDE.


Release 12.0 - Target Date:  September 2018

  • Upgrade to Eclipse Photon/JBoss Tools target platform
  • TBD



Release 11.1September 8 2017

  • Upgrade to Eclipse Oxygen/JBoss Tools target platform
  • Usability improvements and bug fixing

Release 11.0 - December 2016

  • Upgrade to Eclipse Neon/JBoss Tools target platform
  • Bug fixes
  • Improved materialization support

Release 10.1August 15 2016

  • Support for Teiid 9.0 (Wildfly)
  • Bug fixing

Release 10.0, April 13, 2016

  • Upgrade to Eclipse Mars/JBoss Tools target platform
  • Support for Teiid 8.12 release
  • Bug Fixing with attention to Dynamic VDB support

October 29nd, 2015 Release 9.2

  • New Import/Export Dynamic VDB XML features
  • Compatibility with Teiid 8.11 Runtime
  • Bug fixing

July 10th, 2015 Release 9.1

  • Compatibility with Teiid 8.10 Runtime
  • Bug fixing with special attention Web Services use-cases

December 18nd, 2014 Release 9.0

  • Upgrade to Eclipse 4.4 Luna target platform
  • Compatibility with Teiid 8.8 Runtime
  • Bug fixing with special attention to Windows issues

September 22nd, 2014 Release 8.6

  • Enhance and upgrade Teiid Connection Importer
  • Added support for defining Native Query Procedure
  • REST Importer Enhancements: Added Dynamic Parameters and JSON WS support
  • Improved Security Definition for Data Roles

June 16th, 2014 Release 8.5

  • Replace multiple Teiid client plugins with single plugin
  • Upgrade Teiid runtime compatibility to version 8.7
  • Expose Translator Import properties to Teiid Connection Importer
  • Support for dynamic extension metadata (custom translators)
  • VDB Editor layout improvements
  • Make System functions available for use at design-time

March 8th, 2014 Release 8.4.1

March 12th, 2014 Release 8.4

  • Bug fixing
  • Added support for Teiid 8.6 release

December 6th, 2013 Release 8.3

  • Upgrade to Modeshape 3.6
  • New LDAP importer
  • Support for MongoDB model extension properties
  • New import option for remote Flat File URLs
  • Bug fixing

 August 19th, 2013 Release 8.2

  • Upgrade to Teiid 8.4 release
  • Allow importing JDBC metatdata as DDL for deployed data sources through Teiid 8.4 server
  • Improved model and VDB refactoring framework
  • Additional VDB property definition for row-based security and allowed language support
  • Tighter integration with JBoss Application server
  • Bug fixing

April 29th, 2013 Release 8.1

  • Feature to allow connecting to Teiid 7.7.2 server (JBoss AS 5.1) (backward compatability)
  • New Import DDL from Teiid Data Source connections
  • Bug fixing

Decmber 13, 2012 Release 8.0

  • Updated base Eclipse platform to Juno release, 4.2
  • First release to support Teiid 8.x server running on a JBoss AS 7.1 server
  • Integration with Eclipse's WTP Server view and JBoss Tools server management extensions
  • Integration of Eclipse's Data Tools connection info with creation and auto-deployment of data sources
  • Support for importing, modeling and testing Teiid Reuse VDBs deployed on your server
  • Exposure of additional design-time relational metadata properties
  • Teiid Designer model validation is scoped to a Model Project

July 12, 2012 Release 7.8

  • Roll-up of changes & fixes from 7.7.x JBoss productization

April 11, 2012 Release 7.7

  • New Guides and Status views
  • Designer cheat sheets
  • Improved Web Service importer
  • Improved access to preview & execute VDB execution plan
  • Improved view table creation

December 6, 2011 Release 7.6

  • New XML source data file importer
  • Improved Flat File importer
  • New relational table wizard
  • New Model Extension Definition framework
  • New XML Format Relational model

September 10, 2011 Release 7.5

  • New Flat File import wizard
  • New TEiid SQL Grammar Reserved Words View
  • Added EXECUTE and ALTAR permission for tables & columns for models in your VDBs
  • New Source Function wizard

June 17, 2011 Release 7.4

  • VDB Editor improvements including the addition of Teiid Translator property overrides and better UI layout.
  • Added ability to generate a RESTEasy WAR. You can map virtual procedures to HTTP methods (GET, POST, PUT and DELETE)  using the afore-mentioned extended properties and then let Designer do all the work of creating the RESTEasy artifacts required for RESTful CRUD execution against your VDB.
  • Added ability to define and edit generic extended properties to relational model objects
  • Improved Preview Data and Execute VDB functionality by auto-creating necessary data sources on Teiid server.

Feb 21, 2011 - Release 7.3

This release is focused on bug fixes the following improvements:

  • UI mods required to handle expanded default Update SQL support in Teiid
  • Better type mapping during JDBC import, DDL import/export
  • Improved usability of Teiid View
  • New project examples

Jan 16, 2011 - Release 7.2

This release is focused on bug fixes and usability issues around newer features including:

  • Preview Data and Execute VDB functionality
  • Data role management
  • Integration with larger toolset (i.e. JBoss Tools)


August 30, 2010 - Release 7.1

  • Replace Preview Data functionality
  • Provide data role management
  • Provide Materialized View model management
  • DDL to Relational Model importer


July 8, 2010 - Release 7.0

  • Compatible release to Teiid 7.0
  • Inherit miscellaneous code no-longer needed by Teiid, but used within Designer.
  • Changes to connector/driver framework required to accommodate JCA changes within Teiid relating to VDB packaging and execution.
  • Change Designer's JDBC import to utilize Eclipse's DTP data sources and connection profiles.
  • Replace Designer's SQL Explorer functionality via VDB-to-server deployment and DTP query execution.
  • Simplification of VDB Editor

Jan 18, 2010 - Release 6.3

  • Upgraded to utilize Eclipse 3.5. This includes latest Eclipse UML2 an EMF upgrades. This addresses performance issues logged by community in summer '09.
  • Compatible with Teiid 6.2 release

Sept 22, 2009 - Release 6.2

  • Compatible with Teiid 6.2 release
  • Took over management of source code from teiid-metadata.jar representing Designer-specific query metadata code required for SQL editing for transformations as well as XML criteria modeling and processing.

June 11, 2009 - Release 6.1

  • Compatible with Teiid 6.1 release
  • Bug fixes + upgrading to Teiid configuration/connector changes

May 14, 2009 - Release 6.0

  • Compatible with Teiid 6.0.1 release

April 27, 2009 - Teiid Designer Project kick-off

  • Source code available via SVN
  • Community forums, mailing lists and JIRA go live
  • First SNAPSHOT available on SourceForge

February 11, 2009 - Teiid & Teiid Designer projects announced


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