PTV xServer 1.34 released

The new PTV xServer API version 1.34 is available. As always, we recommend to use the new version as soon as possible. And these are the main topics:

  • Updated several third-party components to recent versions
  • Harmonized the speed values of the reference profile ‘truck11-99t_01-00’
  • Fixed some bugs, mainly concerning the distance matrix calculation

Please note that we also updated our logging framework. In case of individual changes in the logging configuration files, you have to adapt them (see “Migration Guide Logging”).

If you are interested in the full list of changes, you can check the corresponding release notes here.

You can download the latest version from the PTV xServer Customer Area: https://www.ptvgroup.com/en/solutions/products/ptv-xserver/customer-area/ (login and license required)

New Usage Monitor App in PTV Developer

The Usage Monitor App in PTV Developer Provides an overview and some statistics of your transaction count and API requests.  

You have a quick view of used transactions in your current billing period – of course also when you subscribed to a free plan.

You can even download a csv file containing the provided usage data for your own analytics.

 

You can test PTV Developer for free by registering a MyPTV account and activating the product on the website.
By doing this you will gain 100k transaction per month for free to directly start testing.

To keep yourself updated about upcoming releases and news you can use the subscribe function on the right hand side.

If you got any question do not hesitate to get in contact.

PTV xServer internet update – PTV World City Map Cluster with API Version 2

We would like to inform you that we plan to perform maintenance on the PTV xServer 2 cluster with PTV World City Map [Here].

The clusters will be updated according to the following schedule.

  • November 30th, 2021 Update on xserver2-eu production cluster:
    • Map update to PTV World City Map 2022.1H
    • PTV xServer update to PTV xServer 2.25
  • December 1st, 2021 : Update on xserver2-us production cluster:
    • Map update to PTV World City Map 2022.1H
    • PTV xServer update to PTV xServer 2.25
  • December 2nd, 2021 : Update on xserver2-au production cluster:
    • Map update to PTV World City Map 2022.1H
    • PTV xServer update to PTV xServer 2.25
  • December 7th, 2021 : Update on xserver2-us2 production cluster:
    • Map update to PTV World City Map 2022.1H
    • PTV xServer update to PTV xServer 2.25
  • December 9th, 2021 : Update on xserver2-eu2 production cluster:
    • Map update to PTV World City Map 2022.1H
    • PTV xServer update to PTV xServer 2.25

The test system xserver2-eu-test is updated already, please test your application during the test phase and report any faults immediately.

PTV xServer 2.25 released

The new PTV xServer API version 2.25 is available and these are the highlights:

  • xRoute
    • Support for the HBEFA 4.1 emission calculation
    • New operation to get the effective routing profile
  • xTour
    • Support for order priorities if not all orders can be served
    • Support for mixed loading prohibition to prevent certain orders planned on the same trip
    • More flexibility in handling orders where no valid route to the location is possible
  • General
    • Update of several third-party components

If you are interested in the full list of features and improvements, you can check the corresponding release notes here.

For on-premise solutions you can download the latest version from the PTV xServer Customer Area: https://www.ptvgroup.com/en/solutions/products/ptv-xserver/customer-area/ (login and license required)

For cloud solutions we provide a test and production system based on this release. The PTV World City Map test cluster already contains the PTV xServer API version 2.25 release plus all future and finished changes for the next release.

The production system of PTV xServer internet will be updated following this schedule:

  • 30.11.21: Productive system hosted in Europe
  • 01.12.21: Productive system hosted in US
  • 08.12.21: Productive system hosted in Australia

Check the Cluster Overview page to get more information about existing PTV xServer internet deployments.

PTV xServer internet update – PTV Europe City Map [Here] with API Version 1

We would like to inform you that the announced maintenance on November 10th ,2021 was on too short notice for some customers.
Therefore, we re-scheduled the maintenance on the PTV Europe City Map [Here] production cluster with API Version 1 to November 16th, 2021.
We plan do the maintenance between 3 pm and 4 pm UTC+1.

The following tasks were completed in the scope of this maintenance:

  • Operating system change from Windows Server to Ubuntu Linux
  • PTV xServer update to version 1.32.
  • Map update from PTV Europe City Map 2021.2H to PTV Europe City Map 2022.1H

We kindly ask you to please test your application on the already updated test and integration system and report any problem immediately to our product support support.de@xserver.ptvgroup.com.

Please pre-calculate your distance matrices on the already updated test / integration cluster. This cluster will become the new production cluster on the update day.

We because of the technology change to Linux, we offer you a fall back. We provide the old production system with windows and old map under the integration URL. e.g. https://xroute-tln-eu-n-integration.cloud.ptvgroup.com/

We will keep this fallback system until all customers could be migrated to the new production. If you need to use the fallback to the old production via integration URL, please inform us via support.xServer support.de@xserver.ptvgroup.com.
We than will find a solution together with you to migrate to the new production asap.

New Support App in PTV Developer

The Support Form in PTV Developer is now directly connected to our support backend.  

 

The App is now released and ready to use.

You can test PTV Developer for free by registering a MyPTV account and activating the product on the website.
By doing this you will gain 100k transaction per month for free to directly start testing.

To keep yourself updated about upcoming releases and news you can use the subscribe function on the right hand side.

If you got any question do not hesitate to get in contact.