📖Release notes

cegedim.cloud's release notes

April 2024

🚀 PostgreSQL 16

Version 16 is now supported in the PostgreSQL PaaS ! For more information, please read the PostgreSQL documentation and the official release notes.

🚀 PostgreSQL - Extensions management

You can now install PostgreSQL extensions on your PaaS in self-service via ITCare. The list of supported extensions is available in the documentation PostgreSQL - Features.

This feature is only available for PostgreSQL 15 and above.

🚀 OpenSearch 2.11.1

The OpenSearch PaaS has been updated to support and allow the provisioning of version 2.11.1.

🛠️ ITCare - UI improvements

The main menu of ITCare has been improved to provide a better navigation by reducing the page cascading.

🛠️ ITCare - New notification engine

The old notification has been scraped and replaced with a better one capable of handled very precise notifications rules. This lets you customize exactly which notifications you want to receive using subscriptions and to which recipients using email broadcast groups.

Your previous notification subscriptions have been retained.

🛠️ Kubernetes - Ingress provider customization

It is now possible to select the Ingress provider you want for Kubernetes in the creation wizard. Ingress providers available are : NGINX, Istio and Traefik.

March 2024

🚀 SQL Server 2022

SQL Server 2022 is now available in self service in ITCare. Both Standard and Enterprise editions can be selected for provisioning as in previous versions.

February 2024

🛠️ Kubernetes - display improvements

In ITCare, the Kubernetes display has been improved to display the Ingress role on your nodes as well as the version of the Operating System deployed on each nodes.

🛠️ Load balancers - Custom HTTP URL check

After improving the way URL are handled in ITCare, it is now possible to create your own HTTP URL checks directly from ITCare on your load balancer using the URL tab.

January 2024

🚀 Debian 12

Version 12 of the Linux Debian distribution is available for deployment in ITCare. Automation has been improved and provisioning is now quicker.

Security enforcement previously available in Debian 11 is still applied but it is now optional and can be disabled in the wizard.

🚀 MariaDB 10.11

New LTS version of MariaDB is available for deployment in ITCare. Check the official MariaDB release notes for more information.

🛠️ Patch Party - improvement

Resources can now be included or excluded in batch mode from your Service page. Also, we've improved the Patch status information with a dedicated panel in your resource overview to quickly see if your resource is patched and when will the next Patch Party happen.

🚀 Custom descriptions for resources and Services

Custom descriptions can be added to your resources and Services in ITCare to quickly identify your applications.

🚀 Favorite resources

To help you navigate to your preferred resources, you can now add resources to your personal favorite list that you can can summon from the ITCare header.

🚀 New Networks tab in Compute section

A new tab in available in the Compute section to browse the Networks available for your cloud with their properties.

🛠️ Maintenance calendar - improvement

The maintenance calendar has been improved to display custom events specific to each customer. Private RFCs and events will now appear in the ITCare calendar for your cloud.

🛠️ Security section - improvement

The Security section has been improved with a new entry point for Bot Defense & DoS Protection with its details regarding blocked requests and attacks.

October 2023

🚀 Apache Kafka 3.6.0

Version 3.6.0 of Apache Kafka, the open-source platform for distributed event streaming, is now available for deployment via ITCare. This new version uses the Raft consensus algorithm and does away with Zookeeper.

🚀 PostgreSQL 15

Version 15 of PostgreSQL is available for deployment via ITCare. It is compatible with all the features previously offered.

🚀 PostgreSQL - Self-service restoration

The PostgreSQL self-service restore feature, which lets you restore a backup from one source to another destination, is now available in ITCare.

⚒️ Load balancer - Bot defense

A new "Strict" mode has been added to the Bot Defense feature.

This more restrictive profile can be rapidly deployed in the event of an attack on your load balancers. Its fine-tuning is designed to block a greater number of requests.

September 2023

🚀 Create multiple resources at once

You can create up to 5 additional resources with the same configuration. The additional resources will be located in the same area but the availability zones can be different.

🚀 Duplicate a resource

You can now use an existing resource as a template to create a new resource. You can duplicate it in the same service or select a different one.

⚒️ Wizard - Network selection

When creating a resource, the network selection is now aware of the Service environment. If the Service has:

  • a Production environment, production networks are displayed by default.

  • a Non-Production environment, non-production networks are displayed by default.

In both cases, production and non-production networks remain available for selection.

⚒️ Global Service - Maintenance management

Maintenances can now be scheduled on multiple or all resources at the service level.

🚀 PostgreSQL - Enable High Availability

Single PostgreSQL instance can now be converted to a highly available PostgreSQL cluster with two nodes. This operation is not reversible.

⚒️ New management options on clusters

New management actions are now available on clusters:

  • Resize: it can also be done at node level depending on the configuration of the product

  • Patch party: statuses for each resource are now visible in the service extended view

🚀 Kubernetes - Upgrade in self-service

It is now possible to upgrade your Containers (K8s) cluster to the last supported version from the manage menu of the cluster:

  • Upgrade to the next highest version is possible - jumping versions is not allowed

  • Downgrade is not possible

🚀 Load balancers - URL management

URLs related to a Load balancer can now be managed individually:

  • A dedicated URL tab is available in the Load balancer page

  • Following actions can be performed per URL or on a group of URL: Schedule Maintenance, Enable / Disable Monitoring

  • URL creation is available in the management actions of the Load balancer

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