November 13 - 30, 2023
These features and improvements were released with the 2023.45 release of Delta Live Tables.
Releases are staged. Your Delta Live Tables release, including Databricks Runtime versions, might not be updated until a week or more after the initial release date.
CURRENT (default): Databricks Runtime 12.2.16
PREVIEW: Databricks Runtime 13.3.5
(Public Preview) The new
Validatefeature allows you to quickly check for problems, such as syntax and analysis errors, in a pipeline’s source code. Because
Validatedoes not update any tables, you save time and resources when developing and testing pipelines. See Check a pipeline for errors without waiting for tables to update.
You can now select a Unity Catalog schema for a pipeline from a drop-down menu showing available schemas. See Use Unity Catalog with your Delta Live Tables pipelines.
You now have the option to selectively refresh a pipeline even if the latest update did not produce a valid DAG, allowing you to save the time and resources required to perform a full refresh of the pipeline. See Start a pipeline update for selected tables.