SQLAlchemy release notes for 2023

This article contains the release notes for the SQLAlchemy, including the following when applicable:

  • Behavior changes

  • New features

  • Customer-facing bug fixes

Snowflake uses semantic versioning for SQLAlchemy updates.

Version 1.5.0 (August 24, 2023)

New features and updates

  • Added support for the GEOMETRY data type.

Bug fixes

  • Fixed a compatibility issue with standard SQLAlchemy 1.4.49 library.

Version 1.4.7 (March 21, 2023)

New features and updates

  • SnowflakeDialect.get_columns now throws a NoSuchTableError exception when the specified table doesn’t exist, instead of the more vague KeyError.

  • Fixed a bug where dialect can not be created with empty host name.

  • Fixed a bug where sqlalchemy.func.now did not render correctly.

Bug fixes

  • None.

Version 1.4.6 (February 8, 2023)

New features and updates

  • Bumped the snowflake-connector-python dependency to newest version, which supports Python 3.11.

  • Reverted the change of application name introduced in version 1.4.5 until the feature is supported.

Bug fixes