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Portfolio Roadmap: The future of the Open Telekom Cloud at a glance

The Open Telekom Cloud is continuously evolving: With the Portfolio Roadmap you can see at a glance which new services and enhancements to existing services can be expected in the coming months and in the long term. 
If you have any questions regarding the roadmap, please contact us.

The plans are subject to change due to dynamic developments in the market environment.

Product Category / ProductQ4 2022Q1 2023Q2 2023Mid TermLong Term

Computing

Auto Scaling

  • AS notification via e-mail

Bare Metal Server

  • Confidential computing
  • AlmaLinux 8, Rocky Linux 8 and Oracle Linux 8
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2022 GPU image

Elastic Cloud Server

  • Oracle Linux 9, Rocky Linux 9
  • i3 Flavor in EU-NL
  • Nvidia A100 Flavor in EU-NL

Container

Cloud Container Engine

  • CCE 1.25
  • NewCCE Turbo as BETA
  • NewCCI as BETA

Storage

Elastic Volume Service

  • Extreme IO - Disk Type
  • Higher Spec for Ultra-High IO
  • GP SSD Flavor - Disk Type
  • System Disc Encryption in EU-NL
  • Support of CTS in EU-NL
  • Basic SSD – Disk Type
  • Disk Type Change

Object Storage Service

  • List object v.2
  • OBS Browser for Mac OS
  • Lifecycle for fragments
  • Posix Support
  • Cross-Region Replication EU-NL - EU-DE – Early Bird
  • Support of CTS in EU-NL
  • CTS 2.0
  • Object Lock

Scalable File Service

  • SFS 3.0 Encryption support
  • SFS 3.0 – Successor of SFS capacity oriented
  • SFS Turbo Backup via CBR - GA
  • CTS Support in EU-NL
  • Root Squash
  • New Flavor for HPC

Cloud Backup & Recovery

  • SFS Turbo Backup via CBR - GA
  • Support of CTS in EU-NL
  • Cross-Region Replication – Early Bird

Storage Disaster Recovery Service

  • Cross-Region SDRS
  • SDRS in EU-NL

Database

Relational Database Service

  • New APIs
  • MS SQL 2019 SE & EE
  • PostgreSQL 13.7
  • Backup Encryption
  • PostgreSQL 14 as BETA
  • Minor Version PostgreSQL & MySQL
  • MS SQL 2022

Data Replication Service

  • NewData Replication Service
  • Sync Oracle to PostgreSQL

Document Database Service

  • New APIs

Distributed Database Middleware

  • NewDistributed Database 
Middleware as EB

GaussDB

  • NewGaussDB MySQL

GaussDB NoSQL

  • NewGaussDB Cassandra

Orchestration

Resource Management
Service

  • NewResource Management Service

Distributed Message Service

  • Kafka 2.7

Application Operations Management

  • AOM in EU-NL

Log Tank Service

  • LTS in EU-NL

Resource Template Service / HEAT

  • RTS in EU-NL

Distributed Cache Service

  • Redis 6.0

Application Performance Management

  • NewApplication Performance Management

Cloud Service Engine

  • NewCloud Service Engine as EB

Cloud Trace Service

  • CTS in EU-NL

Big Data & AI

DataArts Studio

  • NewDataArts Studio

ModelArts

  • ModelArts GA in EU-DE

Data Warehouse Service

  • DWS Version 8.1 in EU-DE

Cloud Eye

  • BigData & AI in EU-DE

MapReduce Service

  • MRS in EU-NL

Cloud Search Service

  • CSS Version 7.10.2 in EU-DE  
  • CSS in EU-NL

Data Lake Insight

  • NewData Lake Insight in EU-DE

Security

Identity and Access Management

  • Support for OpenID Connect as IdP
  • MFA for critical operations Phase 1
  • MFA for critical operations Phase 2
  • User Permission Audit

Web Application Firewall

  • Dedicated WAF (DWAF) - Closed Beta in EU-DE
  • Dedicated WAF - GA in EU-DE
  • Fine-grained Shared WAF permission policies
  • LTS Integration
  • TLS 1.3

Key Management Service

  • Support Sign & Verify with RSA

Database Security Service

  • NewNew Service Implementation in EU-DE
SFS 3.0 Encryption supportEncryption support for SFS 3.0.CSS Version 7.10.2 in EU-DE  The new version supports:
• Stability improvement

• Exception detection is performed for bool query to prevent node suspension during abnormal deep query.

• Heartbeat isolation is supported to prevent service requests from blocking heartbeat processing threads and causing nodes to be separated from the cluster.

• Supports flow control to prevent burst traffic from being connected to the cluster.
New APIsA new extended list of 21 APIs for Relational Database Service will be delivered.SFS 3.0 – Successor of SFS capacity orientedSFS 3.0 is a new file-system service that is particular useful for larger file-sizes and does not require min. allocations. New APIsA new extended list of 42 APIs for Document Database Service will be delivered. Support for OpenID Connect as IdPIAM upgrade to support OpenID connet for Single Sign On functioanlityConfidential computingBare metal servers will provide confidential computing based on INTEL SGX technology.Resource Management ServiceWhen a large number of cloud resources are purchased as an enterprise scales in growth, the current resource status needs to be obtained from multiple dimensions, meaning the resource relationships cannot be quickly queried. Resource Management Service (RMS) solves this by enabling you to centrally manage your cloud resources.AS notification via e-mailIn case of an autoscaling event, notifications to be send via email can be activated.Cloud Service Engine as EBCloud Service Engine (CSE) provides service registry, service governance, and configuration and management.Dedicated WAF (DWAF) - Closed Beta in EU-DEDedicated WAF allows customers to use deciated ressources for WAF instances booking. Different flavours according to customer requirements are available.
Dedicated WAF offers new features like geoblocking and integrates with Elastic Load Balancer (ELB) to protect ressources. 
CTS in EU-NLCloud Trace Service (CTS) provides operation records for cloud service resources. The operation records include resource operation requests initiated from the public cloud management console or open APIs and responses to the requests. You can query, audit, and backtrack the operation records and will be available in EU-NL region.Data Replication ServiceData Replication Service (DRS) is a stable, efficient, and easy-to-use cloud service for MySQL, PostgreSQL and MongoDB database online migration and synchronization in real time. It simplifies data migration processes and reduces migration costs. You can use DRS to quickly transmit data between databases in various scenarios.CSS in EU-NLCloud Search Service (CSS) is a fully hosted distributed search service powered on Elasticsearch. It is fully compatible with Elasticsearch APIs and provides users with structured and unstructured data search, statistics, and report capabilities and will be available in EU-NL region.BigData & AI in EU-DECES support for BigData & AI Services in EU-DEExtreme IO - Disk TypeExtreme IO Disk is a new disk type coming with 128.000 IOPS and a throughput of 1 Gbit/sGaussDB MySQLGaussDB(for MySQL) is the latest generation enterprise-class distributed database. It is fully compatible with MySQL and provides high scalability and massive storage capacity. It uses a decoupled compute and storage architecture and supports up to 128 TB of storage.Kafka 2.7New version of Kafka 2.7 will be available in Distributed Message Service.List object v.2OBS is going to support List Object v.2. This is especially useful for 3rd Party Apps supporting this API call.ModelArts GA in EU-DEModelArts is a one-stop development platform for AI developers. With distributed training, automated model building, and model deployment, ModelArts helps AI developers build models quickly and manage the AI development lifecycle. In this General Availability version there will be not more restrictions on service usage.CCE 1.25Cloud Container Engine with K8S 1.25Data Lake Insight in EU-DEData Lake Insight (DLI) is a serverless data processing and analysis service fully compatible with Spark, Flink, and Presto-based ecosystems. In this version working with streaming and batch data and interactive analysis in data lakes and warehouses is effortless thanks to BI and AI capabilities.Support Sign & Verify with RSASupport of the use case „sign & verify“ with the Key Management Service (KMS) with the Key Algorithm RSA Application Performance ManagementApplication Performance Management (APM) as a new service monitors and manages the performance of cloud applications in real time. APM provides performance analysis of distributed applications, helping O&M personnel quickly locate and resolve faults and performance bottlenecks.RTS in EU-NLResource Template Service (RTS) helps you simplify cloud computing resource management and automate O&M. You can compile a template file and define a collection of cloud computing resources, dependencies between resources, and resource configurations based on the template specifications defined in the RTS service and will be available in EU-NL region.New Service Implementation in EU-DEImplementation of the new Service „Database Security Service“ (DBSS).

DBSS 
offers the following features:
User Behavior Detection and Audit
Multi-dimensional Lead Analysis
Real-time Alarms for Risky Operations and SQL Injection
Fine-grained Reports for Various Abnormal Behaviors
LTS in EU-NLLog Tank Service (LTS) stores logs, allowing you to query and transfer them in real time. It simplifies real-time analysis for decision making and improves log processing efficiency and will be available in EU-NL region.Redis 6.0Distributed Cache Service (DCS) is an online, distributed, in-memory cache service. It is reliable, scalable, usable out of the box, and easy to manage. DCS makes it easy to deploy, operate, and scale in-memory data caches in the cloud. A new version of Redis 6.0 will be available in Distributed Cache Service.Distributed Database 
Middleware as EBDistributed Database Middleware (DDM) eliminates the capacity and performance bottlenecks that affects traditional growing databases and instead addresses distributed scaling issues to handle highly concurrent access to massive volumes of data.SFS Turbo Backup via CBR - GAGeneral Availability of SFS Turbo Backup functionality in order to backup the SFS Turbo into 3 AZ redundant OBS.Oracle Linux 9, Rocky Linux 9Oracle Linux is a highly performant and secure operating environment. Oracle Linux provides a 100% application binary compatible alternative to RHEL and CentOS Linux.
Rocky Linux is an open-source enterprise operating system designed to be 100% bug-for-bug compatible with RHEL.
DWS Version 8.1 in EU-DEThe new version 8.1 in Data Warehouse Service(DWS) supports:
• Fine-grained database monitoring on nodes, performance, databases, sessions, queries, instances, and load metrics.
• Data redistribution: Data in existing nodes is evenly allocated to the new nodes after you scale out a cluster.

• During cluster scale-out, data can be continuously imported to the database.

• Database kernel: Improved performance.
 
SFS Turbo Backup via CBR - GAGeneral Availability of SFS Turbo Backup functionality in order to backup the SFS Turbo into 3 AZ redundant OBS.DataArts StudioDataArts Studio simplify big data operations and build intelligent knowledge libraries. It is a one-stop data lake operations platform that manages data design, development, integration, quality, and assets.MS SQL 2019 SE & EEThis delivery includes MSSQL 2019 Standard Edition and Enterprise Edition.MRS in EU-NLMapReduce Service (MRS) provides enterprise-level big data clusters on the cloud, which are fully controlled by tenants and support the Hadoop, Spark, HBase, Kafka, and Storm components and will be available in EU-NL region.AOM in EU-NLApplication Operations Management (AOM) is a one-stop, three-dimensional O&M management platform for cloud applications. It monitors your applications and related cloud resources in real time, collects and associates the data of resource metrics, logs, and events to analyze application health statuses, and provides flexible alarms and abundant data visualization functions and will be available in EU-NL region.MFA for critical operations Phase 1Factor Authentication (MFA)for critical operations – Phase 1 enables customers to require MFA authentification for critical operations like deleting an ECS, VPC, etc.AlmaLinux 8, Rocky Linux 8 and Oracle Linux 8AlmaLinux OS is an community owned and governed, forever-free enterprise Linux distribution and 1:1 binary compatible with RHEL.
Rocky Linux is an open-source enterprise operating system designed to be 100% bug-for-bug compatible with RHEL.

Oracle Linux is a highly performant and secure operating environment. Oracle Linux provides a 100% application binary compatible alternative to RHEL and CentOS Linux.
GaussDB CassandraGaussDB(for Cassandra) provides excellent read and write performance, flexibility, and fault tolerance, making it the best choice for high-concurrency scenarios and websites that provide product catalogs, recommendations, personalization engines, and transaction records. It is fully compatible with Cassandra 3.11.Support of CTS in EU-NLDedicated WAF - GA in EU-DEDedicated WAF allows customers to use deciated ressources for WAF instances booking. Different flavours according to customer requirements are available.
Dedicated WAF offers new features like geoblocking and integrates with Elastic Load Balancer (ELB) to protect ressources. 
Sync Oracle to PostgreSQLUnder Data Synchronization management Oracle (out of the cloud) can be migrated into PostgreSQL(into the cloud).Higher Spec for Ultra-High IOUltra-High IO will receive 50.000 IOPS as well as 350 Mbit/s throughput. Please be aware that you might need to plan a migration to GP SSD flavor as pricing will be increased for this higher IOPS disk typeCross-Region SDRSAllows SDRS service to replicate EVS volumes to a different region for disaster recovery purpose.MFA for critical operations Phase 2Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)for critical operations – Phase 2 enhances phase 1 with the option of four-eyes-principle so that critical operations must be confirmed by another personGP SSD Flavor - Disk TypeGP SSD will be the replacement of Ultra-High IO. It will come across with 20.000 IOPS and a throughput of 250 MBit/sOBS Browser for Mac OSOBS Browser receives an own MacOS version and can be used on MacOS devices.Fine-grained Shared WAF permission policiesFine-grained policies for Shared WAF (SWAF) allow customers to create custom permission on action level for WAF, like create domain, change domain, delete domain, etc.CCE Turbo as BETA(Beta) A new generation of CCEMicrosoft Windows Server 2022 GPU imageMicrosoft Windows Server is the platform for building an infrastructure of connected applications, networks, and web services.PostgreSQL 13.7New version of PostgreSQL 13.7 will be available in Relational Database Service.System Disc Encryption in EU-NLEVS system disk encryption will be possible in EU-NL regioni3 Flavor in EU-NLElastic Cloud Servers and Dedicated Hosts optimized for ultra-high I/O workloads will be provided in region EU-NL.Support of CTS in EU-NLAs CTS service will be deployed to NL region. EVS will support CTS in EU-NLLifecycle for fragmentsWith this functionality it is possible to create a lifecycle that will delete fragments from OBS storage. Right now those tasks needs to be manually. With the lifecycle the deletion process can be automated.SDRS in EU-NLSDRS service to be made available in EU-NL regionLTS IntegrationWith Log Tank Storage (LTS) integration for WAF, logs can be transfered to Object Storage (OBS) buckets for longtime storage to meet customers logging storage requirements.Cross-Region Replication – Early BirdCross-Region Replication enables replication of backup data stored in OBS from DE to NL region or vice versa. This functionality is especially useful to achieve BSI compliance regarding Geo-Redundancy as well as KRITIS.Nvidia A100 Flavor in EU-NLGPU accelerated Flavor for Artificial Intelligence and graphical focused workloads will be provided in region EU-NL.Basic SSD – Disk TypeBasic SSD disk type is planned to replace the Common & High IO disk types. It is planned to have 7.500 IOPS and a throughput of 100 Mbit/sBackup EncryptionThe Relational Database Service now supports Backup Encryption. For all existing MySQL and PostgreSQL instances that have been created with Disk Encryption (as shown in the image below), an encrypted backup is now created for any type of manual or automatic backup task. With the automatic backup, nothing has to be done at this point, the encryption takes in place automatically.CCI as BETAServerless Container platformCTS Support in EU-NLAs CTS service will be deployed to NL region. SFS will support CTS in EU-NLPosix SupportOBS is going to support parallel file system resp. POSIX. This allows to connect OBS as file-system to a server using a client supporting POSIX functionality.Disk Type ChangeDisk type change allows to change the type of a disk and therefore scale performance-wise.User Permission AuditUser Permission Audit allows customers to easily audit permissions (group memberships and attached permisson policies) of usersTLS 1.3Support of the encryption protocol Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.3 for secure data transfer.PostgreSQL 14 as BETAA new version of PostgreSQL version 14.4 will be available in Relational Database Service.Root SquashRoot Squash functionality will allow you to prevent superuser access rights to be granted to user accessing the filesystem from remote.Cross-Region Replication EU-NL - EU-DE – Early BirdCross-Region Replication enables replication of OBS data from DE to NL region or vice versa. This functionality is especially useful to achieve BSI compliance regarding Geo-Redundancy as well as KRITIS. Minor Version PostgreSQL & MySQLAs a standard Lifecycle procedure we would like to deliver once per quartal new minor versions only in PostgreSQL and MySQL.Support of CTS in EU-NLAs CTS service will be deployed to NL region. OBS will support CTS in EU-NL.New Flavor for HPCWe will provide a new SFS Turbo flavor for High Performance Computing applications.CTS 2.0OBS will receive a more advanced logging functionality.MS SQL 2022This delivery includes MSSQL 2022 Standard Edition and Enterprise Edition.Object LockObject Lock will allow to lock an object in OBS and prevent this from being deleted until a specified period of time.today
 
 

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