New in the latest Release of MapForce Server

Version 2021 Release 2 and Release 3 added important new features to MapForce Server. Learn more below.

MapForce® Server 2021r3 (June 1, 2021)Advanced EditionMapForce Server
Support for JSON Schema versions 2019-09, 2020-12
MapForce® Server 2021r2 (March 4, 2021)Advanced EditionMapForce Server
Support installation on Windows Server Core
Support for CentOS
Support for IBM DB2 for iSeries 7.4

Support for the latest JSON Schema versions

For processing data mapping projects that involve JSON data, MapForce Server now supports JSON Schema versions 2019-09 and 2020-12 in addition to previous versions.

Support for installation on Windows Server Core

Windows Server Core is a minimal installation option for the Windows Server operating system that has no GUI and only includes the components required to perform server roles and run applications. In response to customer requests, all Altova Server Software products including MapForce Server can now run on Windows Server Core.

Support for CentOS 8

The latest version of CentOS is now supported for installation on Linux servers.

Support for IBM DB2 for iSeries 7.4

Like MapForce 2021 r2, MapForce Server supports connecting to the latest version of IBM DB2 for iSeries databases.

Existing customers may update to the latest version here.
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New Features in Previous Versions

Learn about all the additional functionality that has been added in each release of MapForce Server.

MapForce® Server 2021 (October 14, 2020)Advanced EditionMapForce Server
Support for SWIFT messages
Ability to read/write binary files
Support for SQL left outer join
XBRL Taxonomy Manager
Updated support for MariaDB
MapForce® Server 2020r2 (March 17, 2020)Advanced EditionMapForce Server
For Excel output: option to update existing documents
Support for new library management system
Extended UN/EDIFACT support for versions 2019A & 2019B
Support for additional database versions
Support for OS X 10.15
MapForce® Server 2020 (October 9, 2019)Advanced EditionMapForce Server
Extended support for Global Resources
Support for OAuth 2.0 in Web services calls
JSON Lines support
Database schema independency
Support for additional database versions
MapForce® Server 2019 R3 (April 2, 2019)Advanced EditionMapForce Server
Support for JSON Schema draft-06 and draft-07
Handling of Web services errors
Dynamic username and password for Web services
Support for unstructured request/response bodies in REST Web services
Database output logging (tracing)
Transaction roll-back for database error handling
Support for EDIFACT 2018B
New functions: charset-encode / charset-decode
Support for additional database versions
Support for Windows Server 2019
Support for macOS 10.14
MapForce® Server 2019 (October 17, 2018)Advanced EditionMapForce Server
Support for Protocol Buffers
Additional functionality for node functions
Support for additional database versions
MapForce® Server 2018r2 (April 17, 2018)
Support for Teradata 16 and MariaDB 10 databases
Support for node functions (Advanced Edition)
MapForce® Server 2018 (October 3, 2017)
MapForce Server Accelerator Edition is renamed MapForce Server Advanced Edition
Ability to choose Global Resources via API
Support for Sybase 16, PostgreSQL 9.6, MySQL 5.7
Support for MapForce 2018 execution files
MapForce® Server 2017 release 3 (April 4, 2017)
New MapForce Server Accelerator Edition optimized for high performance server platforms
Windows Server 2016 Support
OSX 10.12 (Sierra) Support
Support for MapForce 2017 Release 3 execution files
MapForce® Server 2017 (October 4, 2016)
Database table actions Update-If and Insert-Rest executed as a bulk SQL Merge
Enhanced database support – support for ADO.NET database drivers, native support for PostgreSQL, support for Progress OpenEdge, support for SQL Server 2016
Support for MapForce 2017 Execution Files
MapForce® Server 2016 Release 2 (February 16, 2016)
Support for REST Web services included in data mappings created with MapForce 2016r2
Significant speedup of EDI mapping execution
Support for pending server licenses to automatically transition to a new license when a current license expires
MapForce® Server 2016 (September 30, 2015)
Support for numerous databases updated to include newest versions: IBM DB2 10.5, SQL Server 2014, PostgreSQL 9.4, MySQL 5.6, and Oracle 12C
Support for Windows 10
Support for new Linux versions: Debian 8 & Ubuntu 15
MapForce® Server 2015 Release 4 (June 10, 2015)
Support for TRADACOMS EDI standards
MapForce® Server 2015 Release 3 (February 25, 2015)
Support for string processing as XML, JSON, EDI, CSV, and FLF
Support for Web Services Security (WS-Security)
Support for Excel 2013 Strict Open XML files
Support for SQLite 3.x databases
Support for additional new data mapping features included in MapForce 2015 Release 3
MapForce® Server 2015 (September 17, 2014)
New API for control of MapForce Server – Allows MapForce Server to be executed natively by programs written in C# and VB.NET in Windows, from other Windows apps via a COM interface, and from Java programs in Windows, Linux, and MacOS
MapForce® Server 2014 Release 2 (March 19, 2014)
Bulk insert for databases – Performance is much faster than the typical method of using individual insert statements for each row
Support for macOS 10.9 – Adds to previous support for Mac OS
MapForce® Server 2014 (October 29, 2013)
Powered by RaptorXML – MapForce Server now supports execution of data mappings and instance documents based on XML Schema 1.1 as well as all other standards supported by RaptorXML
MapForce® Server 2013 Release 2 Service Pack 1 (June 12, 2013)
Mac OS support – MapForce Server 2013 is now available for the Mac OS platform
MapForce® Server 2013 (April 29, 2013)
Cross-platform support – MapForce Server 2013 is available in versions for Windows and Linux platforms
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