FlashGrid SkyCluster Launcher

Release Notes

Note: versions 18.08 and earlier were called FlashGrid Cloud Provisioning


Version 18.10

  • Wizard-style web GUI
  • GI and DB ver 18.3 support
  • Storage Fabric 18.10
  • Diagnostics ver 18.10 with CLI based upload, enhanced monitoring, and alerting

Version 18.08

  • Storage Fabric ver 18.08 with enhanced disk heartbeat mechanism
  • Allow configuring timezone other than UTC
  • Allow selecting disk type
  • On VMs with >50GiB memory set vm.min_free_kbytes = 5GiB for better reliability on heavily utilized systems #1183
  • Additonal network forwarding rules for RMAN backup to AWS S3
  • Enhanced OOM protection parameters

Version 18.07

  • Added Oracle July 2018 PSU/RU
  • Added EC2 i3.metal instance support
  • Storage perofrmance enhancement in Azure
  • Automatic generation of license file for Marketplace deployments
  • Disabled swap for enhanced reliability

Version 18.04

  • Added FlashGrid Diagnostics 18.04
  • RHEL 7.5 / OL 7.5 based VM images
  • Added Oracle April 2018 PSU/RU
  • Added Azure China and Germany clouds
  • Added Application Security Groups in Azure

Version 18.03

  • Azure Accelerated Network support
  • AWS Network speed enhancements
  • Replaced NTPD with CHRONYD
  • Removed support for GI 12.1

Version 18.01

  • Added Jan 2018 Oracle PSU/RU
  • RHEL 7 based AMI availability via AWS Marketplace
  • Support for AWS EC2 M5 family
  • Limited support for custom OS user IDs and custom OS groups

Version 17.11

  • Added Oct 2017 Oracle PSU/RU
  • Web interface enhancements
  • Added auto-configuration of DNS for AWS

Version 17.09

  • Added SCAN Proxy support
  • Added ASM disk group configuration
  • Added AWS GovCloud support

Version 17.08

  • Added Azure support
  • Added Aug 2017 Oracle PSU/RU

Version 17.07

  • Initial release of web-based FlashGrid Cloud Provisining