2021-07-31: What’s new in Oracle Cloud?

A weekly newsletter on what’s new in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.

20201-07-26: Jupiter Lab v2.2.6 is now available in notebook session

Service: Data Science

All new notebooks will have the latest version of Jupiter Lab. The existing notebooks will retain the older version of Jupiter Lab.  But you should be aware that deactivating and activating a notebook will bring the new version of Jupiter Lab. Get more please check Data Science and Data Science Blog.

2021-07-27: GoldenGate availability in UK Gov West (Newport) region

Services: GoldenGate

GoldenGate is now available in the UK Gov West (Newport) region. For other available services in UK Gov West (Newport) region check Oracle Cloud Infrastructure United Kingdom Government Cloud.

2021-07-28: Maintenance advisory contacts for Exadata infrastructure

Service: Database

Now you can choose up to 10 email addresses to which Oracle sends maintenance notifications for Exadata infrastructure.

2021-07-29: Availability of new features

Services: Cloud Guard

You have enchantments in OCI Configuration Detector, which are listed as below:

OCI Configuration Detector rules
  • In addition to “Password is too old” and “API key is too old,” you can use two new rules to detect aging IAM credentials
    • IAM Auth Token is too old
    • IAM Customer Secret Key is too old
OCI Configuration Detector Enhancements
  • Flexibly specify required tags in the “Instance is running without required Tags” rule.
  • Use CIDR-based conditions to include or exclude resources in the “Instance has a public IP address” rule. This enhancement lets you cover use cases where specific OCIDs are not known, such as an automated process that creates resources within an OCID range.

For more details, you can check OCI Configuration Detector Rules.

2021-07-29: New release of Data Integration

Services: Data Integration

With the new release of Data Integration with below enhancements:

  • Create a task to schedule and run an OCI Data Flow application from within Data Integration.
  • Use a pivot operator and aggregate function expressions to transform unique row values from one attribute into multiple new attributes in the output.
  • Specify the action to take when no matching row is found or when multiple matching rows are found in the lookup source for a lookup operator.
  • Use a function operator to invoke OCI Oracle Functions from within a data flow in Data Integration.
  • Use a SQL statement to define the source and shape of an Oracle Database data entity.
  • Use hierarchical data and complex types in Oracle Object Storage source and target data entities.
  • Fetch the latest schema metadata of existing target and source data entities while working on a data flow.
  • Select attributes to be excluded from output data when creating an expression in the Expression Builder.
  • Use a single output file for the target of an Oracle Object Storage data entity.
  • Create a project that includes data flows in a samples folder.
  • Move data flows, pipelines, and tasks from one project or folder to another project or folder in the same workspace.
  • Save as a copy the data flow, pipeline, or task you are creating or editing.
  • View workspace and Application statistics such as uptime, amount of data processed, and the number of task runs by status within a date and time range.
  • View and analyze task run details. You can:
    • Filter the list of task runs in an Application by a task type and a run status.
    • Compare the performance of two task runs of the same task type.
    • View the parameters and configured values used in a task run.
    • View the duration of a task run and the amount of data processed, and compare the current details with statistics from up to five previous runs.
    • View a pipeline graph with a pipeline task run. In the graph, you can see path and run statuses of tasks and activities from start to finish.

For more details, you can check Data Integration.