Release of ProductivitySuite 3.4.3 and LocatorHub 5.3 for AddressBase Schema Changes

Esri UK are pleased to announce the release of new versions of Productivity Suite and LocatorHub to support the Ordnance Survey Schema changes to AddressBase and AddressBase Plus which are being introduced by the OS at Epoch 35 (scheduled for release 24th September).

Please note the new versions DO NOT support the loading of data from previous epochs. If you wish to load old versions of the data please do so before upgrading.

ProductivitySuite 3.4.3

The 3.4.3 release of ProductivitySuite includes the following changes:

  • Support for schema changes to AddressBase and AddressBase Plus
  • Bug fix to ensure that the Spatial Index on the AnFC featureclass is rebuilt after a COU is applied
  • Bug fix to resolve departed features not being completely removed from OSMM Topo following a COU

ProductivitySuite can be downloaded from the Esri UK website

The Product Lifecycle provides information on the support status for all releases of ProductivitySuite.

LocatorHub 5.3

The 5.3 release of LocatorHub includes the following new functionality:

  • Support for schema changes to AddressBase and AddressBase Plus
  • Update to rules applied for change only updates of AddressBase, based on the latest guidance from the Ordnance Survey
  • Changes to database support – Oracle 12c and SQL Server 2014 are now supported.  Support for Oracle 10g has been retired.
  • Changes to the ArcGIS compatible rest façade and flattened match to include all of the address fields
  • Changes to QAS support – support added for QAS Names Tracer APR and support retired for QAS Pro and QAS Pro Web.
  • Bug fixes

Important Notice: If you are upgrading to LocatorHub 5.3 and did not take LocatorHub 5.2 Service Pack 3 Hotfix 2 you will also need to Rebuild Statistics of any AddressBase Premium data holdings after installation of 5.3.  Please see the release notes for full details.

Further details can be found in the Release Notes which are part of the product download.

Advice on upgrading to LocatorHub 5.3 can be found here.

The Product Lifecycle provides information on the support status for all releases of LocatorHub.

For information on how to obtain LocatorHub 5.3, please contact Esri UK Customer Operations by email or telephone (01296 745611).

Future Roadmap

We are planning releases of LocatorHub and ProductivitySuite for Spring 2016.  These will include:

  • Support for schema changes to OS AddressBase Premium
  • Retirement of the locators for OS ADDRESS-POINT and OS MasterMap AddressLayer 2 in line with the OS withdrawal of these products.

For further information please contact the Product Manager.