Newsletter: What’s added/changed in last month for OCI?

Let’s check all features/services OCI has updated in week 15 (18-Apr-22 – 24-Apr-22).

18-Apr-22

Database

Autonomous Database user account management is integrated with OCI IAM. It helps in improved security and minimizes the work of database administrators to manage users. For more information, click here.

19-Apr-22

Oracle Cloud VMware Solution

Now, you can use AMD E4-based Dense shapes in Oracle Cloud VMware Solution. You can create ESXi hosts that use the BM.DenselO.E4.128 with 32, 64, or 128 cores. For more information click here.

Vulnerability Scanning

Below enhancements are introduced in the Vulnerability Scanning console:

  • The Scanning Reports pages show only the most recent reports for each target resource. To view older reports, you can choose a specific date.
  • The Vulnerability Reports page includes a summary of each detected vulnerability.

20-Apr-22

Database

OCI has introduced a major update to VM Guest Exadata OS Image. For more information, click here.

Functions

You can deploy Java 17 and Python 3.9 written code in Oracle Functions. New Function Development Kits (FDKs) are available for these language versions. For more information, click here.

Stack Monitoring

Stack Monitoring lets you proactively monitor an application and its underlying application stack, including application servers and databases.

Database

You can enable Stack Monitoring on the applications running on OCI external databases. For more details, click here.

Service Availability

The following services and features are now available in the US Government Cloud with DISA Impact Level 5 Authorization:

  • Autonomous Database (on shared or dedicated Exadata infrastructure)
  • Data Catalog
  • Logging
  • Oracle Integration Cloud
  • Service Connector Hub
  • VCN Flow Logs

For more information about these services and features, check the below links:

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