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What's New for Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse

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August 2018

What’s New for Autonomous Data Warehouse

Describes the Autonomous Data Warehouse features.

Here’s a summary of the Autonomous Data Warehouse additions and enhancements in this release.

Feature Description

Autonomous Data Warehouse Features

For an introduction to the features of Autonomous Data Warehouse, see About Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud.

Database Limitations

For information on database limitations, see Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud for Experienced Oracle Database Users.

August 2018

Feature Description

The Oracle Cloud Infrastructure page has a new option Autonomous Transaction Processing

The sign in for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure now lists the new product, Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing, in addition to Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse.

July 2018

Feature Description

SQL Developer 18.2.0 and later without Keystore Password field for connections

When you connect to Autonomous Data Warehouse with SQL Developer 18.2.0 or later, you do not need to supply a keystore password. The keystore pasword was required in previous SQL Developer versions.

June 2018

Feature Description

New management interfaces

Autonomous Data Warehouse is now provisioned and managed using the native Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. This provides a more intuitive user interface to make managing your Autonomous Data Warehouse instances easier with additional capabilities including sorting and filtering.

For more information, see Oracle Help Center.

Better authorization management

With OCI Identity and Access Management (IAM) you can better organize and isolate your Autonomous Data Warehouse instances using Compartments and control what type of access a user or group of users have.

Built-in auditing

The OCI Audit service records use of Autonomous Data Warehouse application programming interface (API) endpoints as log events in JSON format. You can view, copy, and analyze audit events with standard log analysis tools or using the Audit service Console, the Audit APIs, or the Java SDK.

Availability of the Phoenix region

Autonomous Data Warehouse is now available in the Phoenix region in addition to Ashburn and Frankfurt regions.

User Assistance changes

The documentation, videos, and examples are updated on the Oracle Help Center to include the procedures to create and control Autonomous Data Warehouse instances with the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Console.

A new Related Resources page shows related resources including the Autonomous Data Warehouse Forum .

Idle timeouts in database services

The idle timeouts for three database services, high, medium, and low, have now been relaxed. The previous idle timeout setting of 5 minutes will now apply to only idle sessions that hold resources needed by other active users. See Managing Concurrency and Priorities on Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud.

May 2018

Feature Description

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Object Storage Credentials

The name Swift Password is now Auth token. Use of Swift password in the documentation is now replaced with Auth token.

April 2018

Feature Description

Microsoft Azure Blob Storage integration

Autonomous Data Warehouse now supports Microsoft Azure Blob Storage for data loading and querying external data. You can load data from or run queries on files residing on Azure Blob Storage. See Loading Data from Files in the Cloud.

Manage files on the local file system

You can now list files residing on the local file system on Autonomous Data Warehouse, see LIST_FILES Function.

You can also remove files from the local file system. See DELETE_FILE Procedure.

Documentation Accessibility

For information about Oracle's commitment to accessibility, visit the Oracle Accessibility Program website at http://www.oracle.com/pls/topic/lookup?ctx=acc&id=docacc.

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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