New features in IBM SPSS Modeler 18.2.2

IBM® SPSS® Modeler adds the following features in this release.

  • IBM SPSS Modeler Gold users are entitled to download and install the IBM Watson Studio Desktop 2.x offering. It includes a new edition of SPSS Modeler, but also includes many other powerful features. And you can import your existing SPSS Modeler streams (.str) into Watson Studio Desktop. For more information, see IBM Watson Studio Desktop.
  • Oracle Database 19c is now supported.
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2017 is now supported.
  • Vertica 9.3 is now supported.
  • Snowflake is now supported.
  • Plazma database with Treasure Data is now supported, with limitations:
    • You can export data in integer/real format, but not string.
    • Datetime/date/time format isn't supported.
  • Windows Server 2019 is now supported.
  • Mac Catalina is now supported, version 10.15.3 and above.
  • The Text Analytics Translate node was deprecated starting in version 18.0, but you could still run existing streams that contained the node. For 18.2.2, the Translate node is no longer supported.
  • The Python for Spark extension nodes are now supported with the Scoring Service in SPSS Collaboration and Deployment Services.
  • Starting with version 18.2.2, there's no longer a separate IBM SPSS Modeler - Essentials for R installer for Mac. It's part of the default SPSS Modeler installation, and the default R_HOME: path is /Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Resources. If you use a different path, you must edit the file config.ini located under /Applications/IBM/SPSS/Modeler/18.2.2/SPSSModeler.app/Contents/ext/bin/pasw.rstats and change config.ini to switch to your ${R_HOME} path on Mac.
  • A new version of SDAP is available (8.1).
  • A new version of R is used (3.5.1).
  • A new version of Python is used (3.7.7).
  • AIX is no longer supported.