New in MapForce Server 2019

Version 2019 of Altova MapForce Server became available on October 17, 2018. Learn about all the new features below and update to the latest version.

MapForce® Server 2019 (October 17, 2018)Advanced EditionMapForce Server
Support for Protocol Buffers
Additional functionality for node functions
Support for additional database versions

Support for Protocol Buffers

MapForce Server can now process data mappings that include Protocol Buffers (described in detail on the MapForce page) as a data source or target.

Additional functionality for node functions

Adding to support for node functions in MapForce Server Advanced Edition is the ability to process data mappings with node functions that include advanced filtering criteria. See MapForce What's New for more details.

Support for additional database versions

The same database versions now supported by MapForce 2019 are available for connection by MapForce Server:

  • Firebird 3
  • Informix 12.10
  • MariaDb 10.3
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2017
  • MySQL 8
  • PostgreSQL 10

In addition, SQL Server now runs on Linux, and MapForce Server can connect to that as well.

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 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 Mac OS X 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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