Oracle® Cloud at Customer

What's New for Oracle Cloud at Customer

Release 18.1.4

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October 2018

This document lists the new features and enhancements added to the Oracle Cloud at Customer and the other Oracle Cloud services.

What’s New for Cloud at Customer 18.1.4

Oracle Cloud at Customer 18.1.4 introduces the following new features and capabilities:

Table 1-1 New and Changed Features in Oracle Cloud at Customer

Feature Description More Information

QuickStarts for many of the Oracle Cloud Services

Many of the Oracle Cloud Services now include a QuickStart wizard that makes it easy to create your first service instance.

For example, click Create Instance in the My Services Dashboard, and then click Create on the QuickStart tab in the Create Instance dialog box.

Creating Instances in Getting Started with Oracle Cloud at Customer

New look and feel to the Oracle Cloud Account My Services Dashboard

The My Services Dashboard has been updated to make it easier to locate and perform key features, such as managing your account and creating new users.

Exploring the Dashboard in Getting Started with Oracle Cloud at Customer

Support for Universal Credits

Universal Credits can be applied towards the metered use of any Oracle PaaS service available on Oracle Cloud at Customer. There are two subscription models to choose from depending on your needs: Pay As You Go and Monthly Flex.

Improved support for Exadata Cloud at Customer, including support for Exadata Cloud at Customer on the X7 Exadata platform.

Exadata Cloud at Customer requires the Oracle Cloud at Customer Control Plane, which has been revised and improved significantly for this release to support the latest Exadata Cloud at Customer releases.

Exadata Cloud at Customer Release 18.1.4 — May 2018 in What's New for Oracle Database Exadata Cloud at Customer

Load Balancing Classic is a new IaaS Cloud Service now available on Oracle Cloud at Customer.

With Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Load Balancing Classic, you can distribute incoming traffic across multiple Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Compute Classic instances running your applications.

Getting Started with Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Load Balancing Classic in Using Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Load Balancing Classic

What's New for the Cloud Services on Oracle Cloud at Customer

Note:

For the complete list of services supported on Oracle Cloud at Customer 18.1.4, see Services Available on Oracle Cloud at Customer in Getting Started with Oracle Cloud at Customer.

The following table lists the Oracle Cloud services that are provisioned in your Oracle Cloud at Customer Cloud Account by default. Use the table to locate the list of new features for these services in Oracle Cloud at Customer 18.1.4.

Table 1-2 New and Changed Features in Oracle Cloud Services

Oracle Cloud Service For More Information

Oracle Compute Cloud Service

See What's New for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Compute Classic

Oracle Storage Classic Cloud Service

See What's New in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Object Storage Classic

Oracle Java Cloud Service

See What's New for Oracle Java Cloud Service

Oracle Database Cloud Service

See What’s New for Oracle Database Cloud Service

For other Cloud Services:

  1. Locate the Cloud Service documentation on the Oracle Help Center (http://docs.oracle.com).

  2. Click What's New on the left navigation pane.

For example, if you want to search for the What’s New document for Big Data Cloud Service:

  1. Go to the Oracle Help Center at the following URL:

    http://docs.oracle.com

  2. Click Cloud.

  3. Click Platform.

  4. Click Big Data Cloud under Data Management category.

  5. On the left navigation pane, click What’s New. This takes you to the What’s New document for Big Data Cloud Service.

New Documentation for Oracle Cloud at Customer

The topic provides the list of new and updated documents for Oracle Cloud at Customer 18.1.4.

Table 1-3 New and Updated Documentation for Oracle Cloud at Customer

Document Description

Getting Started with Oracle Cloud at Customer

The updated Getting Started with Oracle Cloud at Customer 18.1.4 includes:

  • Information about signing in to the Cloud at Customer account with Universal Credits, and monitoring the usage and Universal Credits balance.

  • Step-by-step procedures for selected basic and advanced use cases for the IaaS and PaaS cloud services that are available on Oracle Cloud at Customer.

Learn about monitoring and troubleshooting Oracle Cloud at Customer

This new solution document describes how to develop an effective and efficient monitoring and troubleshooting framework for Oracle Cloud at Customer.

View and manage Oracle Cloud at Customer logs

This new solution document describes how to view and manage Oracle Cloud at Customer logs in order to monitor your Oracle Cloud Service instances.

Monitor Oracle Cloud at Customer Using Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control

This new solution document describes how to monitor the status, health, and performance of software deployments across your network using a single user interface — Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control.

Documentation Accessibility

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Access to Oracle Support

Oracle customers that have purchased support have access to electronic support through My Oracle Support. For information, visit http://www.oracle.com/pls/topic/lookup?ctx=acc&id=info or visit http://www.oracle.com/pls/topic/lookup?ctx=acc&id=trs if you are hearing impaired.


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