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June, 2019

What's New

Improvements

May, 2019

Improvements

April, 2019

What's New

1. (10-04-19) App Improved Dependency Tree Visualization

We've updated our dependency tree visualization! Our new visualization is no longer limited to showing you one or two layers deep. We are now able to show you all of the apps, servers and databases that are dependent on each other.

2. (22-04-19) App Inter-Application Dependencies

We have added the ability for you to define inter-application dependencies in the application assessment view. Alongside this enhancement, we've reintroduced showing these dependencies in our dependency tree visualization.

3. (24-04-19) Tidal Tools Backup and Restore Commands

Sometimes you need to disconnect. When running Tidal Tools in offline mode, with no access to the internet, it is now much easier to get set up and going. There are two new commands, "tidal backup" and "tidal restore", that easily let you get configured with internet access, and then move to a completely air-gapped machine to continue where you had left off.

4. (26-04-19) App Organizational Goals

We now enable you to articulate your organizational goals for your migration to the cloud. This will help you formulate a high level overview of what you are expecting to achieve from your migration by helping you to consider where you want your focus to be, what cloud vendors you're looking to utilize, and who in your organization is meant to champion your efforts.

Improvements

March, 2019

What's New

1. (06-03-19) App PDF Application Recommendations

It's hard deciding which of your applications you should migrate first. Why not have Tidal help you? We've added a section to our application assessment PDF that recommends high-priority applications, using multiple factors such as migration difficulty and business value.

2. (08-03-19) App Technology Versions

You can now see which versions of a technology are running across your portfolio by visiting the technologies page.

3. (13-03-19) App Improved Dashboard Tiles

You can add tiles to your dashboard that show you the total number of apps, database instances, or servers that you have. Simply create a new tile, give it a name, make sure no tags are added, and click the save button.

Improvements

February, 2019

What's New

1. (04-02-19) App Add Markdown Editor for an Application's Transition Overview

On top of our WYSIWYG editor, we now support Markdown when editing an App's transition overview. By using Markdown, you will have more fine-grained control over how you present information to your team or clients.

Improvements

January, 2019

Improvements

December, 2018

What's New

1. (03-12-18) App Improved Error Messages for Importing

Importing from Excel is easier than before. We now provide feedback when you import an Excel document, letting you know which rows have missing or invalid data.

2. (05-12-18) App Warnings for Invalid Input

You will now get feedback from our app if you enter invalid input into a custom field, such as entering text when the field requires a number.

3. (06-12-18) App Migration Effort Estimates

We've added a new Migration Effort Estimate field for applications. You can use this field to track how much effort, usually in days, you are expecting to migrate this application.

Improvements

November, 2018

What's New

1. (09-11-18) App A New View to Manage Your Interview Questions

Now, you can easily add and customize interview questions! This will help you tailor the questions you want to ask your customers or product owners, so that you can get the most out of them when you sit down with them for an interview.

2. (21-11-18) App Add Multiple Urls to an Application at Once

You can now add multiple URLs to an application at once. If you already have a list of URLs for an application, you can copy and paste it into the URLs box. If the URLs are separated by commas or whitespace, a pop up will show you the list of URLs you are about to add and ask you to click the save button to confirm.

Improvements

October, 2018

What's New

1. (09-10-18) App Technologies Page

With the new Technologies page, you have a way to see exactly what technologies you're using across your portfolio, and what applications and URLs those technologies are associated with.

2. (23-10-18) App Verification Email Requests

In case your sign-up verification email was deleted, blocked as spam, or otherwise lost along its journey to your inbox, we have created a system for you to request a new one.

3. (26-10-18) App Technology View

To complement our Technologies page, we also added a view where you can get a deeper insight into the technologies that your portfolio uses. You can quickly glance over what URLs use a technology, and you can even see what versions of those technologies were detected!

4. (26-10-18) App New PDF Report Charts

When you generate a PDF assessement report, two new charts are now included. These charts aggregate your applications based on their transition types and show the total resources that they are currently utilizing.

Improvements

September, 2018

What's New

1. (20-09-18) App Tagging by technology

You can now tag an application by its technologies. This empowers you to create dashboards and search for applications by technology.

2. (28-09-18) Tidal Tools Debug Log

Tidal Tools now generates a debug log, making it easier for us to fix an issue if you ever encounter one.

Improvements

August, 2018

What's new:

1. (07-08-18) Tidal Tools Tidal Analyze Code

Introducing "tidal analyze code"! This command will analyze the source code of an application, and use the results to calculate a migration difficulty and identify roadblocks. Once the analysis is complete, the results will appear in the app.

2. (10-08-18) App Source code Analysis

Not sure how ready you are to move to the cloud? With Tidal Migrations you have the option to analyze your specified source code associated with the applications. The analysis will identify the difficulty to migrate your applications to the cloud, including the number of blocking issues. This feature can be utilised via Tidal API, Tidal Tools CLI and the Tidal App. Be sure to enable this feature in Preferences. An email will be sent letting you know that this feature is ready to use once enabled.

3. (17-08-18) App Source code Analysis graphic

Add two graphics to the source code analysis view, emphasizing the progress the user has made in analyzing the source code for apps with the "transition type" set as replatform and refactor.

4. (18-08-18) Tidal Tools Tidal Doctor

Get a checkup with Tidal Doctor! You can now diagnose your environment, checking that you have the required dependencies installed and the right connections set up. The "tidal doctor" command will point you in the right direction to get Tidal Tools up and running as quickly as possible.

5. (22-08-18) App Tooltips

When the side menu is closed and a user hover there mouse over one of the icons, a tooltip will pop up beside the icon describing what the icon means.

Improvements

July, 2018

What's new:

1. (04-07-18) App Provide Filepaths for your applications!

You can now provide filepaths to your source code for your applications, including directly during the interview process. You can also define them when using the sync and import API endpoints.

2. (05-07-18) Tidal Tools Revamped Error Messages

Error messages have been completely revamped to help you easily get back on track. Now each error message is composed of 3 pieces of information: the exact error message, a description of the error, and any action that you need to take to resolve it.

2. (12-07-18) App Column Sorting in Search Tables!

Tidal Migrations now gives you the ability to sort the columns within the search table.

Improvements

June, 2018

What's new:

1. (07-06-18) Tidal Tools DNS Record Information

“tidal analyze” now gives you information about DNS records (A, AAAA, MX, and NS).

2. (15-06-18) App Keep Track of Currency

Currency is now a first-class citizen and you can more easily track financials across your portfolio and resources with any currency related values you choose to add as a field option.

3. (18-06-18) App Cloud Region in Public Domain Discovery

When doing a public domain discovery, the results now include the exact region that the application domain is being served from, yay!

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May, 2018

What's new:

1. (22-05-18) App Public Domain Discovery

We have released a new feature for discovering your publicly accessible web applications. Simply provide a domain, subdomain or CIDR block and it will instantly give you all the domains or subdomains that are related, including whether or not they are already hosted by a cloud provider. You can find it from the main menu on the left, under Discover -> Public Domains.

2. Tidal Tools Tidal Discover

We have released a new tool as part of Tidal Tools, tidal discover. Providing this command with your DNS configuration, it is able to determine your applications domains that exist in your private networks. With this information you can easily analyze and import these applications into your account.

3. (23-05-18) Tidal Tools Tidal Tools can now check for updates! From time to time, Tidal Tools will check if you’re using an old version. You can also force it to check for updates by using the “tidal check-updates” command.

Improvements:

April, 2018

What's new:

1. (17-04-18) Tidal Tools Amazon Route 53 Integration

Amazon Route 53 allows you to register domain names and direct internet traffic for your domain. With the new Tidal Tools Route53 Integration, you can now include all your AWS Route 53 domains when using the tidal analyze command! You'll love this if you're part-way through your cloud journey.

2. (20-04-18) Added API docs and developer guides to the help menu.

Often requested, and now easy for all users to find. Head over to guides.tidalmg.com to begin writing integrations today.

3. (26-04-18) App URL Table View

This new feature allows users to create and view URLs for their applications in the Application Assessment feature. Each URL added by the user is validated for uniqueness, endpoints can be tested for responses, technologies assessed and more.

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March, 2018

What's new:

1. App Search & Filtering

The navigation between resources and different views has been improved. Users now have the ability to navigate to a specific record search in the main navigation menu of the app.

Searching feature now includes the ability to remember any of your search criteria accross all types of resources. Your previous searches will be cleared when navigating from all routes not starting at App, Databases, Servers or Virtualization Cluster.

You can now filter by many fields in the search view. Any custom fields you add can also be used to filter the search results for your applications, servers, etc.

2. App API Documentation Improvements

Confused on using the Tidal API requests? API Documentation for Move Groups, Documents, Integration, Network Devices, Ping, Notes, Softwares, Technologies, Invites, Authenticate, Virtualization Cluster, URLs, Reports, and Settings are now added!

We also enhanced the API documentation to include how to authenticate with the API.

3. App API Guides

For detailed information on utilising these API requests and its resources, we have created a series of guides here.

Improvements:

February, 2018

What's new:

1. App API Documentation

Confused on using the Tidal API requests? API Documentation for field options, documents and contacts are now added to help you!

2. App Add fields to search table view and API response

Now you are able to see all your applications transition types, transition plan status, target clouds and migration waves in the search table.

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January, 2018

What's new:

1. App Interview feature

A new feature to help guide you through and capture application assessments. It includes a set of 20 questions that are critical in determining an application's current state and ability to migrate to the cloud.

2. App Unsaved text input

When you enter text and forgot to save it, it is now automatically saved for you before you leave the page.

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December, 2017

What's new:

1. App Application Assessment PDF Reports

Tidal Migrations now automatically generates PDF reports for each of your applications to give you all of the details you need to share with your team. Provides easy access to an application's Transition Plan, Service Management, Servers, and Databases.

2. App New Database Storage metrics for each application

Always have to estimate the size of your database? With Tidal Migrations, you can now keep track of your total database storage for each application!

3. App Repurchase Option

When you are specifying the transition type for an application there is now the option to specify repurchase.

4. App Multiple URLs for each application

Does your application have multiple URLs associated with it? Not a problem, with Tidal Migrations your application's can now be associated with more than one URL.

6. App New fields when importing your Applications from spreadsheets

When importing data, you can now include Technical Lead and Business Owner fields for each application.

7. Tidal Tools Implementing --upload-file flag

A new command to upload your JSON files directly to the Tidal API!

8. Additional Features

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November, 2017

What's new:

1. App Documents

You can now add any external documents you have directly to your applications. This lets you easily keep all the relevant information you need in one place and accessible to everyone on the team.

2. App Recent Jobs

View your most recent job in both Scan Networks and Connect Hypervisors view.

3. Tidal Tools New login command

This new command lets you easily configure and authenticate to the Tidal Migrations API.

4. Tidal Tools Sync vSphere Servers

You now have an easier option to sync your vSphere servers directly to the Tidal Migrations API with this new subcommand!

5. Additional Features

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