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Release Notes

Version 2.6 [2019-05-09]

Gaia Archive 2.6 brings to the archive the capability to query any catalogue (TAP) external service, hence enabling to seamlessly and efficiently join Gaia data with any public catalogue. A service selector is now placed on top of the table tree in the Advanced Search tab.

In addition, previous sent jobs can now be queried using the virtual JOB_UPLOAD schema and job ID, eg.

SELECT * FROM JOB_UPLOAD.job1556177143945D

The release also contains several bug fixes in name resolving, DataLink interface and simple form.

Version 2.5.1 [2019-02-14]

Gaia Archive 2.5.1 is a patch release for Simple Form default selection issues.

New external catalogues are included:

Version 2.5 [2019-02-05]

Gaia Archive 2.5 brings several functionality improvements, with special focus in the multitarget search and ADQL syntax.

Main new features and interface changes:

Version 2.4 [2018-09-27]

Gaia Archive 2.4 main features bring new capabilities to the DataLink interface used for serving data products eg. epoch spectra.

Main new features and interface changes:

Version 2.3 [2018-07-18]

Gaia Archive 2.3 increases the Archive functionality with new VO interfaces, and performs several functionality and performance enhancements.

Main new features and interface changes:

Version 2.2.4 [2018-05-31]

Gaia Archive 2.2.4 is a patch release that improves the quota update processes, system response for query submission and makes several minor system corrections.

Version 2.2.3 [2018-05-17]

Gaia Archive 2.2.3 is a patch release that improves target resolution with all Simbad, NED and VizierR services. Also overall performance of the job scheduler is improved.

Version 2.2.2 [2018-05-10]

Gaia Archive 2.2.2 is a patch release that brings performance enhancements to the system for improved user experience, focusing on overall interface responsiveness. Furthermore, time execution quotas are expanded to enable easy execution of non indexed queries over DR2 catalogues.

Version 2.2.1 [2018-04-20]

Gaia Archive 2.2.1 is a patch release focused on tutorials and help updates with regards to DR2 data.

Version 2.2.0 [2018-04-11]

Gaia Archive 2.2 is focused on minor User Interface updates to accommodate Data Release 2.

Version 2.1.0 [2018-03-21]

Gaia Archive 2.1 brings several high priority improvements to the main functionality for DR2 included in 2.0.

Version 2.0.0 [2017-11-28]

Gaia Archive 2.0 fulfills the requirements needed to provide support for DR2. This major version includes several new features and interface changes:

Version 1.4.2 [2017-08-03]

This version is a patch release that includes the following functional changes:

Version 1.4.1 [2017-07-21]

This version is a patch release that includes the following functional changes:

Version 1.4.0 [2017-07-19]

This version includes several new features and interface changes:

Version 1.3.0 [2017-05-19]

This version includes several new features and interface changes:

Version 1.2.2 [2017-03-14]

This version is a patch release that includes the following bug fixes:

In addition to the archive version 1.2.2 release, the Gaia archive Astroquery Python Library has been released to Python users and has been promoted by the Astroquery team as the Astroquery TAP library. This is available to users via the Astroquery development pages and will be part of the next stable Astropy version in June 2017.

Version 1.2.1 [2017-03-09]

This version is a patch release that includes the following functional change:

Version 1.2.0 [2017-02-28]

This version includes feedback from versions 1.x, improvements to the look and feel and usability of the archive, and improved operations for testing, backups and downtimes. In particular, the most relevant issues for this version are:

Version 1.1.1 [2017-20-01]

This version is a patch release that includes the following functional change:

Version 1.1.0 [2016-10-25]

The main features for this release come from minor issues that were found and fixed after the interface was exposed to the community. The most relevant ones are:

Version 1.0.0 [2016-09-12]

Version 1.0.0 of the archive is the first major and complete release in coordination with Data Release 1. The Archive was openly available more than a year before for interface testing and validation purposes. Some simulated data (gaia source and tgas source) and external catalogues (Hipparcos, Tycho2, IGSL) were available for testing purposes. The main features of this version are:

In the Archive User Interface:

TAP(Table Access Protocol)+ (1.0 + extensions):

Some major changes with respect to the previous pre-release version are: