Data Transfer Tool UI Release Notes

Version Date
v0.6.0 August 12, 2020
v0.5.4 April 5, 2018
v0.5.3 December 14, 2017

v0.6.0

  • GDC Product: Data Transfer Tool UI
  • Release Date: August 12, 2020

New Features and Changes

  • The server option can now be indicated within the interface. Previously the DTT-UI server defaulted to api.gdc.cancer.gov
  • The DTT-UI now uses Data Transfer Tool v1.6, which uses Python3.

Bugs Fixed Since Last Release

  • None

Known Issues and Workarounds

  • Download speeds for large numbers of small files may be better handled with the Command Line version of the Data Transfer Tool
  • Data Submission to the GDC is not supported in the Data Transfer Tool UI. Instead users must use the Command Line Data Transfer Tool

v0.5.4

  • GDC Product: Data Transfer Tool UI
  • Release Date: April 5, 2018

New Features and Changes

  • None

Bugs Fixed Since Last Release

  • Download is now enabled for GDC reference and publication files.

Known Issues and Workarounds

  • Download speeds for large numbers of small files may be better handled with the Command Line version of the Data Transfer Tool
  • Data Submission to the GDC is not supported in the Data Transfer Tool UI. Instead users must use the Command Line Data Transfer Tool

v0.5.3

  • GDC Product: Data Transfer Tool UI
  • Release Date: December 14, 2017

New Features and Changes

  • This is the first release for the Data Transfer Tool User Interface. It allows users to download controlled access data using a simplified point and click interface. This is a beta release and we welcome feedback on the user experience. Important updates compared to the Command Line version include:
  • Upload and store authentication token between sessions
  • Easily view progress on a download manifest as the files are completed
  • View download history

Bugs Fixed Since Last Release

  • None

Known Issues and Workarounds

  • Download speeds for large numbers of small files may be better handled with the Command Line version of the Data Transfer Tool
  • Data Submission to the GDC is not supported in the Data Transfer Tool UI. Instead users must use the Command Line Data Transfer Tool