New Features - OCI

Today I decided to write a post with the new features that have been released in OCI in recent months.
I will be making detailed articles on each of these features as soon as possible.
Let’s go now with the new features
𝐎𝐒 𝐌𝐚𝐧𝐚𝐠𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐒𝐞𝐫𝐯𝐢𝐜𝐞
– Service Available from OCI Console
– Managed instance can be managed individually or in group.
 – Easy Instance grouping – By OS or By Purpose of Instances – Easy Bulk Operations
 – Select or Create Custom software sources.
– Immediate execution as Work Request or Scheduled Jobs for OS Package Management.
– Checking for Exposures to known Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE).
– Agent based Service for Linux 6,7 or 8 Instances.
– OS Management enabled by default only Agent install needed via yum.
– For Service Operation Agent (osms-agent) must be installed.
– Compute + OS Management = Managed Instance
– Enables Package Management – Monitor, Search, Add, Remove, Update
𝐁𝐥𝐨𝐜𝐤 𝐕𝐨𝐥𝐮𝐦𝐞 𝐒𝐡𝐚𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐑𝐞𝐚𝐝-𝐖𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐞 𝐌𝐨𝐝𝐞


– Two options introduced Read/Write Sharable and Read-only Sharable.
– Read-Write needs Clusterware solution on top of shared block volume.
– Read-only attachment are available in sharable mode to multiple instances.
– No need of concurrency access control or cluster-ware solution for Read-only Attach.
– Volume groups, Disk-to-Disk Clone, automated backups are available for Shared Block Volumes.
– Default attachment from Compute is non-shareable and exclusive read/write
– Available in all regions via OCI Console, CLI, SDK, Terraform.
 – Other vendors provide only Read-only Block Volumes but has limitation on Read-Write shareable attach.
Get back the Deleted Compartment.


– Once compartment is deleted it will be appended with random string.
– Use Filter Deleted Compartment to get the list.
– Audit Retention period is 90-365 days.
– Restore Compartment Option will allow you to restore compartment with the same appended string name.
– It will be listed in compartment list.
– All policies refer to the deleted compartment will be now pointed to restored compartment name.



I hope this helps you!!!
Andre Luiz Dutra Ontalba



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