Release History

Past Releases of DataSHIELD

DataSHIELD has been receiving ongoing support for 8 years, since the project's inception in 2013. Initially conceived at the University of Leicester by Professor Paul Burton, the project has since moved to University of Bristol and then lately to Newcastle University. It has had multiple iterations, with the latest being 6.1. Below you can find a history of the versions, the most recent first.

VersionDateDescription
6.1.0 October 2020 Adding new analytical and presentation functions
6.0.1 July 2020 Maintenance release including improvements on certain functions
6.0

May 2020

Addition of new analytical functions and the integration with DataSHIELD Interface (DSI)
5.1 January 2020 Minor new functionality added and some refactoring of existing code to make it more consistent
5.0 September 2019 Significant changes to functions, structure of packages, the version of R
4.0  May 2015 Added new analytical functions including glm, table, and other minor function updates
3.0.1 September 2014 Additional functionality and improvements to existing functions
3.0 August 2014 Additional functionality and improvements to existing functions
2.4.4 May 2014 Additional functionality
2.4.3 May 2014 Additional functionality
2.4.2 May 2014 Additional functionality
2.4.1 April 2014 Additional functionality
2.4.0 April 2014 Additional functionality
2.3 October 2013 Additional functionality
2.2 October 2013 Additional functionality
2.1 October 2013 Additional functionality
2.0 October 2013 Additional functionality 
1.3 May 2013 Initial proof of concept
1.2 May 2013 Initial proof of concept
1.1 May 2013 Initial proof of concept 
1.0 April 2013 Initial proof of concept