Patch release for CKAN 2.9 and 2.10

Introduction:

Embracing a commitment to continuous improvement, CKAN introduces new patch updates for versions 2.9 and 2.10. These releases not only signify CKAN’s dedication to being a reliable open-source data management platform but also introduce a host of enhancements, features, and bug fixes.

CKAN 2.10.3

User Experience Refinement:

CKAN 2.10.3 takes a significant leap forward in user experience. The interface has undergone a polishing, resulting in a sleeker design that facilitates seamless dataset navigation.  Finding what you need just became a lot more enjoyable.

Improved Data Visualization:

In response to user feedback and evolving data visualization needs, CKAN 2.10.3 incorporates enhanced tools for visualizing datasets. This includes improved charting options, map displays, and the ability to integrate third-party visualization plugins effortlessly.

Security Updates:

Recognizing the importance of data security, CKAN 2.10.3 introduces crucial security updates. These updates address issues such as allowing users to upload resources and write beyond the allocated buffer in memory. This ensures that organizations and users can trust CKAN as a secure platform for handling sensitive data.

CKAN 2.9.10

Bug Fixes:

Bugs, no matter how minor, can impact the user experience. CKAN 2.9.10 includes a comprehensive set of bug fixes, covering issues ranging from minor glitches to more significant problems. This meticulous attention to detail reflects CKAN’s commitment to delivering a polished and error-free platform.

Performance Optimizations:

In response to the growing volume of data being managed on CKAN instances, version 2.9.10 includes performance optimizations. Users can expect faster load times and more responsive interactions, even when dealing with large datasets.

API Enhancements:

CKAN’s API is a powerful tool for developers, and version 2.9.10 introduces enhancements to further streamline API interactions. This is particularly beneficial for organizations that heavily rely on programmatically managing their datasets.

How to test the new CKAN version?

To test the new CKAN version, use our Github links so that you can deploy the application in a Docker environment or on a Kubernetes cluster with a helm chart.

For any further assistance or if you’re looking for ways to get started with CKAN, this comprehensive CKAN guide provides you step-by-step instructions on how to set it up, extend and optimize your first CKAN platform. 

Conclusion

CKAN 2.10.3 and 2.9.10 are here to make your data dreams come true. Whether you’re a data pro or just getting started, these updates bring a fresh breeze of usability, security, and performance. So go ahead, embrace the CKAN goodness, and let your data adventures soar!

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