Starting with four commercial regions, Oracle Cloud has grown to 36 commercial regions in the last few years. And more to come. Additional services and features are being continuously released. In 2022, there were 462 new release notes. This is more than one release note per day.
Oracle Databases in OCI got 42 release notes. However, if you dig deeper and look into the “What’s New” pages of the different Oracle Database cloud services, you will see that there have been 165 new features and enhancements in 2022. And guess what database service got the most? Sure, it’s Oracle’s flagship, the Autonomous Database:
- What’s New in Oracle Base Database Service (16)
- What’s New for Oracle Autonomous Database on Shared Exadata Infrastructure (75)
- What’s New in Oracle Exadata Database Service on Dedicated Infrastructure (16)
- New Feature Announcements for Autonomous Database on Dedicated Exadata Infrastructure (40)
- What’s New in Oracle Exadata Database Service on Cloud@Customer Gen2 (18)
- What’s New in ADB-D on Exadata Cloud@Customer (8)
As a passionate learner, bookmark the above pages and learn something new every day. 2023 just started, and it won’t last long until the next new feature is released.
Happy new year and happy learning!
Learn more about Oracle Cloud and Oracle Database by using the following resources:
- Oracle LiveLabs
- Oracle Help Center Learn
- Oracle Architecture Center
- Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Learning Subscription
- YouTube Channels: Oracle, Oracle Learning, Oracle Database Upgrades and Migrations, Oracle Database Product Management
- Blogs: Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Blog, Oracle Database Insider, Oracle University Blog, Maximum Availability Architecture
- Oracle Maximum Availability Architecture main page.
- Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) main page.
Oracle LiveLabs provides access to around 700 workshops to run within your own or in an Oracle-owned tenancy for you to use for free. And for sure, with the new year, there will be new workshops.
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