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This documentation refers to the MongoDB Charts service in MongoDB Atlas. Read the on-premises documentation to learn how to use the MongoDB Charts on site.

Release Notes

MongoDB Charts on Atlas v1.8.0

Released November 11, 2019

Improvements in this release:

Bug fixes in this release:

  • Legends on donut charts should no longer overlap with the donut.
  • Long category names are now truncated, maximizing space for the chart.
  • Improved error handling for queries with mismatched brackets.
  • Embedded charts no longer go blank while refreshing.
  • View Source Documents and View Aggregation Pipeline dialogs no longer take unapplied queries into account. Prior to this fix, these dialogs would be affected by queries in the query bar regardless of whether the query was applied to the chart.

MongoDB Charts on Atlas v1.7.1

Released October 14, 2019

Bug fixes in this release:

  • Fixed an issue that resulted in number formatting not being applied to decimal types in some charts.
  • Charts containing type-converted fields now render correctly on dashboards and when embedded.

MongoDB Charts on Atlas v1.7.0

Released October 2, 2019

Improvements in this release:

  • New menu in the Chart Builder allows you to view and export chart data:
    • View Source Documents from the data source.
    • View Aggregation Pipeline used to query the data source.
    • Get Chart Data to see the data used on the chart and export to CSV or JSON.
  • Adds the ability to change the data type of fields while building a chart, when using MongoDB 4.0 or later.
  • Charts can now be placed across the full width of a dashboard on a large monitor.
  • A warning now appears when deleting a data source that is in use by at least one chart.

Bug fixes in this release:

  • Performing a new operation in the Chart Builder now cancels previous operations, preventing the chance of multiple responses coming back in an unexpected order.
  • Table row totals correctly display at the far right of the table at all times.
  • Encoding cards can now be more reliably swapped across chart channels.
  • Singapore is now shown on Choropleth maps using the Countries and Regions scheme.
  • Choropleth tooltips are now shown on the largest land mass of a region.
  • String Filter card now correctly shows sample values from arrays of documents.
  • Null values in chart categories now show as null, not 0.
  • Improves rendering of dates on continuous chart axes.
  • Ellipsis menu is now accessible for data sources at the bottom of the grid.
  • Miscellaneous performance, reliability and security improvements.

MongoDB Charts on Atlas v1.6.0

Released September 3, 2019

Improvements in this release:

  • New design for Data Sources list.
  • New Data Source Name attribute replaces the Alias attribute.
  • Data Source owners can now add, edit, or remove an Aggregation Pipeline on a data source, including the ability to join multiple collections using $lookup.
  • Version detection to detect unsupported MongoDB versions or disable unsupported chart features.
  • Option to enable or disable thousands separators in numbers on charts.

Bug fixes in this release:

  • Time zone conversions are now correct in Table chart types.
  • Support for queries using { $not: { $regex: } } structure.
  • Miscellaneous performance, reliability and security improvements.

MongoDB Charts on Atlas v1.5.0

Released August 7, 2019

Improvements in this release:

Bug fixes in this release:

  • Addressed various issues when building and rendering geospatial charts.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause charts to appear blank when refreshing large dashboards.
  • String filter card shows a more complete set of sample values for large, indexed collections.
  • Miscellaneous performance, reliability and security improvements.

MongoDB Charts on Atlas v1.4.0

Released June 12, 2019

General Availability Release

Improvements in this release:

Bug fixes in this release:

  • Prevented console errors from being written when embedded charts are rendered.
  • Read Preference now shows correctly for newly created data sources.
  • Prevented intermittent errors when adding data sources.
  • Charts can now be edited or deleted when their data is loading.

MongoDB Charts on Atlas v1.3.0

Released May 14, 2019

Improvements in this release:

  • New filtering experience in the chart builder.
  • Improved Query Bar in the chart builder, allowing the chart author to specify custom aggregation pipeline stages.
  • Charts now runs against secondary replica set members by default, and allows Data Source owners to change the read preference.
  • Charts now remain visible when changing the dashboard layout and refreshing charts.

Bug fixes in this release:

  • Duplicating a dashboard no longer breaks embedded charts.
  • Tooltips on area charts now show on hover over any part of the area, not just the data points.

MongoDB Charts on Atlas v1.2.0

Released Apr 16, 2019

Improvements in this release:

  • Ability to embed charts in external applications.
  • Warning now appears if Atlas renders with incomplete data.

Bug fixes in this release:

MongoDB Charts on Atlas v1.1.1

Released Feb 14, 2019

Improvements in this release:

Bug fixes in this release:

  • Changes to filter parsing to better align with MongoDB Shell syntax and Javascript in general. Specifically, filters using Date() to represent the current date or Date("2019-01-01") to represent a specific date will need to be changed to new Date() or ISODate() and new Date("2019-01-01") or ISODate("2019-01-01"), since the Date() function now correctly returns the date as a string representation.
  • Fixed rendering issues in certain browser versions relating to the continuous color picker.
  • Miscellaneous performance, reliability and security improvements.

MongoDB Charts on Atlas v1.0.0

Released Dec 11, 2018

Initial public release of the MongoDB Charts SaaS application.