What's New in Oracle NoSQL Database Cloud Service

This document describes what's new in Oracle NoSQL Database Cloud Service on all infrastructure platform where it’s available.

The information is organized according to when a specific feature or capability became available. When new and changed features become available, Oracle NoSQL Database Cloud Service will be upgraded in the regions where Oracle Cloud services are hosted. You don’t need to request an upgrade to be able to use the new features — they come to you automatically.

Here’s an overview of new features and enhancements added recently to improve your Oracle NoSQL Database Cloud Service experience.

December 2020

Feature Description
New Data Region locations available Oracle NoSQL Database Cloud Service is now available in a new region:
  • Chile Central (Santiago) in LAD data region.

See Data Regions and Associated Service URLs.

November 2020

Feature Description
New Data Region locations available Oracle NoSQL Database Cloud Service is now available in a new region:
  • Cardiff (UK) in EMEA data region.

See Data Regions and Associated Service URLs.

Always Free NoSQL Database Service

As part of the Oracle Cloud Free Tier, the Oracle NoSQL Database Cloud Service participates as an Always Free service.

  • You may have up to three Always Free NoSQL tables in your tenancy.
  • You can have both Always Free and regular tables in the same tenancy.
  • The Always Free NoSQL tables are displayed in the console with an “Always Free” label next to the table name.
  • An Always Free NoSQL table cannot be changed to a regular table or vice versa.

October 2020

Summary of October 2020 new features available in Oracle NoSQL Database Cloud Service.

Feature Description
Oracle NoSQL Data Migrator You can now use Oracle NoSQL Data Migrator to migrate NoSQL tables from one data source to another. This tool can operate on tables in Oracle Oracle NoSQL Database Cloud Service, Oracle NoSQL Database on-premise, and handle JSON and MongoDB-formatted JSON input files. With this release, NoSQL Data Migrator supports the below listed migration options:
  • Oracle NoSQL Database on-premise to Oracle NoSQL Database Cloud Service and vice-versa
  • Between two Oracle NoSQL on-premise Databases
  • Between two Oracle NoSQL Database Cloud Service Tables
  • JSON file to Oracle NoSQL Database on-premise and vice-versa
  • JSON file to Oracle NoSQL Database Cloud Service and vice-versa
  • MongoDB-formatted JSON file to an Oracle NoSQL Database table on-premise or cloud
For more details, see Overview of Oracle NoSQL Data Migrator in Using Oracle NoSQL Database Cloud Service.

September 2020

Feature Description
New Data Region locations available Oracle NoSQL Database Cloud Service is now available in a new region:
  • Dubai in EMEA data region.

See Data Regions and Associated Service URLs.

August 2020

Feature Description
New Data Region locations available Oracle NoSQL Database Cloud Service is now available in a new region:
  • San Jose in North America data region.

See Data Regions and Associated Service URLs.

July 2020

Feature Description
New Data Region locations available Oracle NoSQL Database Cloud Service is now available in a new region:
  • Jeddah in EMEA data region.

See Data Regions and Associated Service URLs.

June 2020

Feature Description
New Data Region locations available Oracle NoSQL Database Cloud Service is now available in a new region:
  • Chuncheon in APAC data region

See Data Regions and Associated Service URLs.

May 2020

Feature Description
New Data Region locations available Oracle NoSQL Database Cloud Service is now available in five new regions:
  1. North America data region
    1. Montreal
  2. APAC data region
    1. Osaka
    2. Melbourne
    3. Hyderabad
  3. LAD data region
    1. Sao Paulo

See Data Regions and Associated Service URLs.

April 2020

Feature Description
New Data Region locations available Oracle NoSQL Database Cloud Service is now available in five new regions:
  1. North America data region
    1. Toronto
  2. APAC data region
    1. Tokyo
    2. Seoul
  3. EMEA data region
    1. Amsterdam
    2. London

See Data Regions and Associated Service URLs

March 2020

Feature Description
Manage tables and table data from your Node.js applications You can now use the Node.js SDK that enable your Node.js applications to create, update, and drop tables as well as add, read, and delete data in the tables. See:
Manage tables and table data from your Go applications You can now use the Go SDK that enable your Go applications to create, update, and drop tables as well as add, read, and delete data in the tables. See:
New Data Region locations available Oracle NoSQL Database Cloud Service is now available in five new regions:
  1. North America data region
    1. Ashburn
  2. APAC data region
    1. Mumbai
    2. Sydney
  3. EMEA data region
    1. Frankfurt
    2. Zurich

See Data Regions and Associated Service URLs

February 2020

Feature Description
Integration with Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.
Oracle NoSQL Database Cloud Service is completely integrated with Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. As a result, the following features are integrated into the NoSQL Database Cloud Service:
  • Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Identity and Access Management replaces Oracle Identity Cloud Service for implementing Identity, Permissions, and Compartments. See Managing Table Access and Security.
  • Oracle Cloud Infrastructure console to create, manage, and monitor NoSQL tables and data. See Using the Console to Manage Tables.
  • Oracle Cloud Infrastructure tags
  • Oracle Cloud Infrastructure auditing
  • Oracle Cloud Infrastructure search
  • Oracle Cloud Infrastructure limits and quotas
  • Oracle Cloud Infrastructure monitoring
Naming tables in your application code changes because of Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Identity and Access Management integration. Table naming has changed to fit in with Oracle Cloud Infrastructure compartments. For details, see About Compartments.
The Oracle NoSQL Database Cloud Service query language is updated with new features. The Oracle NoSQL Database Cloud Service query language is improvised with new feature updates. They are:
  • Enhanced query support for sorted and aggregated queries.
  • Support for geo_near in NoSQL Database queries.
  • Support for Identity columns.

September 2019

Feature Description
Use IntelliJ plug-in to quickly build and run queries You can now use the IntelliJ plug-in to browse tables and execute queries on your Oracle NoSQL Database Cloud Service instance or simulator. See IntelliJ Plug-in.
Universal Credit accounts do not use My Services Dashboard After signing into Oracle Cloud, you use the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Console to access your service. Previously you were required to access the service from the My Services Dashboard.
New Data Region locations available Oracle NoSQL Database Cloud Service is now available in four new regions:
  • Canada Southeast (Toronto)
  • UK South (London)
  • South Korea Central (Seoul)
  • Japan East (Tokyo)

See Data Regions and the Associated Service Endpoints.

May 2019

Feature Description
Manage tables and table data from your Python application You can now use the Python SDK that enables your Python application to create, update, and drop tables as well as add, read, and delete data in the tables. See:

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