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Canvas Data 1 and Canvas Data 2 Comparison

Canvas Data 1 and Canvas Data 2 Comparison

This document discusses the functionality available in Canvas Data 1 compared to Canvas Data 2.



Canvas Data 1

Canvas Data 2

Latency (data freshness)

24 – 48 hours

≤ 4 hours

Table snapshot

✔️ ✔️

Table deltas (incremental query: since/until)

✖️ ✔️

Table update: deleted records

✖️ ✔️

Command Line Interface (CLI)

✔️ ✔️


✔️ ✔️

UI downloads

✔️ ✖️


Star schema

Relational schema

Schema versioning

✔️ ✔️

Available in all regions

✔️ ✔️

Canvas LMS data

65 dimensions

90 unique datasets

File format 


json ✔️
csv ✔️
tsv ✔️
parquet ✔️

Weblogs aka requests

✔️ ✔️

* Planned features for future releases


Features/data not included in the initial release (GA) and considered for future releases in 2023

Catalog data*
New quizzes*
Historic refresh (related to weblogs)**


* Planned features for future releases

** In the discovery phase 

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