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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.
Last updated: 05/07/2024

Product Category / ProductQ2 2024Q3 2024Q4 2024Mid TermLong Term

Compute

  • IPv6 support
  • BMS C7T based on V7 CPU - DE
  • New ECS GPU flavor
  • ECS flavor based on latest INTEL CPU
  • ECS – fine grained policies
  • Integrate ECS into HSS
  • ECS vGPU - DE
  •  FunctionGraph next version - DE
  • FunctionGraph V1 - NL
  • Confidential BMS C7T based on V7 CPU - DE
  • Confidential containers in CCE - DE

Container

Storage

  • Higher Spec for Ultra-High IO
  • GP SSD Flavor - Disk Type
  • Basic SSD – Disk Type
  • Disk Type Change
  • GP v2 SSD
  • OBS to support CES
  • CTS 2.0
  • SFS Turbo HPC as OBS cache
  • Instant Access Cold
  • SFS 3.0 – Successor of SFS capacity oriented
  • SFS Turbo HPC
  • NewCross Region Replication - GA 
  • Default Backup via ECS
  • New SDRS 2.0
  • SDRS 2.0 with cross-region support

Database

  • Minor version Upgrade
  • PostgreSQL 16
  • PostgreSQL Auto-Scaling
  • PostgreSQL new flavor
  • Support PostgreSQL Major Version Upgrade
  • Support of Extreme SSD
  • NewDistributed Database Middelware
  • NewGaussDB (for Influx)
  • NewData Admin Service 

Platform & Management Services

Big Data & AI

  • ModelArts version 5.0.1
  • ModelArts version 5.1
  • DWS version 8.3.0.201
  • MRS 3.3.0.LTS.1
  • OpenSearch version 2.11
  • Cloud services support shared VPCs
  • Minor/Major Version Upgrade in CSS and OpenSearch
  • DLI version 2.3.6
  • DLI version 2.3.7

Security

  • NewNew Service – Host Security Service
  • NewNew Service – Cloud Firewall
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 version 4.4With the introduction of DDS 4.4 Version following partial features from MongoDB 4.4 will be compatible. CCE - 1.27Based on Kubernetes, the Cloud Container Engine (CCE) enables the configuration of containers via virtual machines (ECS).CCI Cloud Container Instance (CCI) is a serverless container engine compatible with native Kubernetes and Docker APIs. FunctionGraph next version - DEFunctionGraph next version providing additional functionalityASMASM is a non-intrusive solution to manage microservice lifecycle and traffic. It is compatible with the Kubernetes and Istio ecosystems and hosts a wide range of features such as retry, timeout, load balancing, outlier detection, and fault injection.Memory optimized ECS flavor for RDS:MSSQLMemory optimized ECS flavor with 8vCPU and 128/256GB RAM in order to allow cost optimized RDS:MSSQL databasesFunctionGraph  V1 - DEFunction based computing in order to allow Function based software development and DevOps organisations to improve time to market of new features and save costs in release management and preparation of development and test environments.Optical Character RecognitionOptical Character Recognition (OCR) allows you to detect and recognize printed characters in images and convert the characters into editable text in JSON format.IPv6 supportIPv6 support for: Elastic Load BalancerCTS 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.Support MySQL to GaussDB(for MySQL)With this feature you may be able to migrate in DRS from MySQL into GaussDB(for MySQL).Enterprise VPNA new  improved VPN Service:
- More Stability

- New Features
GaussDB (for MySQL) new flavorNew flavor is 2CPUs with 4GB RAMKafka 2.7New flavor types will be supported and Kafka 3.x will be launched.Optical Character RecognitionOptical Character Recognition (OCR) allows you to detect and recognize printed characters in images and convert the characters into editable text in JSON format.ModelArts New VersionNew features in ExeML, Data Management, Model Management, AI engine Mindspore 1.5 will be available.CCE 1.28Based on Kubernetes, the Cloud Container Engine (CCE) enables the configuration of containers via virtual machines (ECS).Minor Version Upgrade IPv6 supportIPv6 support for: Virtual Privat CloudAPM Go-LiveA new service to measure and optimize the performance of cloud based Java applications.LTS UpgradeNew version will support more Search and Analysis features and Log Alerts.IPv6 supportIPv6 support for: Auto ScalingDNSSECDNSSEC is a Security Extension for the DNS Service to authenticate answers to domain queriesDistributed 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.New version 8.1.3.320 Please visit the release notes for a detailed information.Cloud ConnectDNSSEC is a Security Extension for the DNS Service to authenticate answers to domain queriesDataArts 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.Proxy feature in MySQL Proxy load balancing balances requests among multiple read replicas using a load-based scheduling policy.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.Enterprise SwitchDNSSEC is a Security Extension for the DNS Service to authenticate answers to domain queriesContent Delivery NetworkA new Content Delivery Network:

• easier distribution of large File Sizes
 
• Lower Latency for Content

 
API Gateway API Gateway (APIG) is a fully managed service that enables developers and partners to securely build, manage, and deploy APIs at any scale with high performance and availability. NATGW XS FlavorA smaller and cheaper Flavor for NATGWDistributed Database MiddelwareDDM uses a storage-compute decoupled architecture that makes it easy to scale out compute and storage resources to handle a huge number of concurrent requests. It splits read and write requests with no need to modify service code.CCE 1.29Based on Kubernetes, the Cloud Container Engine (CCE) enables the configuration of containers via virtual machines (ECS).Confidential BMS C7T based on V7 CPUUse BMS flavor with enabled INTEL SGX to run confidential workloadsGaussDB 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.End-of-Sale Kafka 1.1.xNo new instances for Kafka 1.1.x can be created anymore.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 typeData Admin Service DAS provides you with database development, O&M, and intelligent diagnosis to make it easy to use and maintain cloud databases.End-of-Sale Redis 3.xNo new instances for Redis 3.x can be created anymore.New SDRS 2.0A new SDRS service will be introduced to the market IAM 2.7• IAM upgrade to version 2.7, including multiple bug fixesSupport Backup Encryption With any type of manual or automatic backup, an encrypted backup is created in Document Database Service.GaussDB (for Influx)GaussDB(for Influx) is a cloud-native NoSQL time-series database full compatible with InfluxDB.ECS - Nvidia A40 Flavor GPU accelerated flavor designed for specific workloads such as: AI-based deep learning, scientific computing, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), computing finance, seismic analysis, molecular modeling, and genomics will be provided in region DE CCE 1.30Based on Kubernetes, the Cloud Container Engine (CCE) enables the configuration of containers via virtual machines (ECS).BMS based on V7 CPU as host for confidential containers and other use casesBMS flavor with INTEL SGX enabled allowing confidential and non confidential workloads.GP 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/sECS - Nvidia A40 FlavorGPU accelerated flavor designed for specific workloads such as: AI-based deep learning, scientific computing, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), computing finance, seismic analysis, molecular modeling, and genomics will be provided in region NL Fedora 39Fedora 39 imageConfidential containers in CCEConfidential containers fully integrated into OTC managed Kubernetes environment Cloud Container Engines CCEUbuntu 22.04 LTS for BMS based on V7 CPUUbuntu 22.04 LTS (Long-Term-Support) image for BMS flavor with INTEL SGX.Microsoft Windows Server 2022 for BMS based on V7 CPUMicrosoft Windows Server 2022 image for BMS flavor with INTEL SGX.BMS C7T based on V7 CPU - eu-deBMS flavor with INTEL SGX enabled allowing confidential and non confidential workloadsBMS C7T based on V7 CPU - DEBMS flavor allowing confidential and non confidential workloadsIPv6 supportIPv6 support for:
Direct Connect
Support of DLI connectivityData Lake Insight connectivity will be available in DataArts Factory.ModelArts version 5.0.1Delivery of ModelArts Version 5.0.1CCE Turbo as BETA(Beta) A new generation of CCERDS New Flavor New flavor is 8CPUs with 128GB RAMSupports Spark v. 3.1  Supports Spark v. 3.1 but needs to be requested by customer. Cloud Secret Management Service (CSMS)•CSMS is a secure, reliable, and easy-to-use secret service.
 
•Users or applications can use CSMS to create, retrieve, update, and delete credentials in a unified manner throughout the credential lifecycle.
 
•CSMS can help you eliminate risks incurred by hardcoding or plaintext configuration of secrets like passwords.
DWS version 8.3.0.201Delivery of DWS version 8.3.0.201New Service – Host Security ServiceImplementation of the new Service „Host Security Service“ (HSS).
 
HSS as agent-based service 
 
protects your cloud servers 
 and 
offers the following features:
 
Intrustion Detection
 
Vulnerability Management
 
Baseline Inspection
 
Asset Management
New Service – Cloud FirewallImplementation of the new Service „Cloud Firewall“ (CFW).
 
CFW as next-generation cloud-native firewall protects internet and 
VPC 
borders on the cloud and offers 
 
the following features:
 
Real-time intrustion 
 
detection and prevention (IDPS)
 
Unified access control
 
Full traffic analysis
 
Log audit and tracing
Ubuntu 22.04 LTS for BMS based on V7 CPUUbuntu 22.04 LTS (Long-Term-Support) image for BMS flavor with INTEL SGXECS - s7nECS Flavor s7n based on latest INTEL CPU to fullfil highest performance requirements and provide support with latest technologies  ECS – New GPU based flavorThis new NVIDIA GPU flavor will provide highest performance and support latest AI and graphic based requirementsECS - m7nECS Flavor m7n based on latest INTEL CPU to fullfil highest performance requirements and provide support with latest technologiesFunctionGraph V1 - NLFunction based computing in order to allow Function based software development and DevOps organisations to improve time to market of new features and save costs in release management and preparation of development and test environmentsECS - c7nECS Flavor c7n based on latest INTEL CPU to fullfil highest performance requirements and provide support with latest technologiesMinor version upgrade Minor version upgrade SDRS 2.0 with cross-region supportThe new SDRS 2.0 service will provide cross-region disaster recovery capabilities ECS – e6ECS e6 as a large memory flavor will provide compute for applications that require a large amount of memory, rapid data switching, and low latency, and process large volumes of data.OLAP and OLTP applications with hyper-threading enabled c4ne – CCE turbo onlyFlavor c4ne – Network optimized flavor for use in CCE turbo onlyBasic 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/sMySQL 2017 new images As part of continuous Lifecycle these new images (Standard and Enterprise Edition) containing fixes for known bugs and CVE. Please upgrade your existing instances.DLI version 2.3.6Delivery of DLI version 2.3.6  OpenSearch version 2.11OpenSearch version 2DBSS Upgrade•Implementation of  DBSS Upgrade to provide following features
 •API support
 •Support of more Database Types (via Agent)
ModelArts version 5.1ModelArts version 5.1New Version 3.2.0 LTS The new version in both regions contains new features like FlinkServer and HetuEngine support. ECS vGPU BetaProvide virtual GPU based on NVIDIA A40 GPU and test customer use cases Confidential BMS C7T based on V7 CPU - DEUse BMS flavor with enabled INTEL SGX to run confidential workloadsDisk Type ChangeDisk Type Change functionality allows changing the disk type of a EVS disk to another type – will support SSD types only ECS - m7n and c7nECS Flavors m7n and c7n based on latest INTEL CPU to fullfil highest performance requirements and provide support with latest technologiesECS – Bring g7 flavor online again based on NVIDIA A40 GPUGPU accelerated flavor designed for specific workloads such as: AI-based deep learning, scientific computing, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), computing finance, seismic analysis, molecular modeling, and genomics will be put online againConfidential containers in CCE - DEConfidential containers fully integrated into OTC managed Kubernetes environment Cloud Container Engines CCENew ECS GPU flavorECS flavor with an updated GPU based on NVIDIAECS flavor based on latest INTEL CPUECS flavor based on latest INTEL CPUSmall ECS g6 flavorSmall GPU based ECS flavor for use cases with lower performance requirements but workloads still requiring GPU power.RDS new flavorsFollowing new flavors in Microsoft SQL are available:  
 
8vCPUs with 128 GB RAM
 
8vCPUs with 256 GB RAM
SFS Turbo Backup in NLBackup of SFS Turbo will be made available within EU-NL RegionMRS 3.3.0.LTS.1Delivery of MRS 3.3.0.LTS.1DLI version 2.3.7Delivery of DLI version 2.3.7Cloud services support shared VPCsCloud services support shared VPCsopenEuler 20.03 SP3openEuler 20.03 Service Pack 3 imageMSSQL 2022 SE & EEPlease kindly visit Microsoft Release Notes for Microsoft SQL Server Version 2019 Enterprise / Standard Edition to get more information about new functionalities on this version.SLES 15SP5SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP5PostgreSQL 15Minor version Upgrade- PostgreSQL 16.2, PostgreSQL 15.6, PostgreSQL 14.11, PostgreSQL  13.14, PostgreSQL 12.18;  
- MySQL 8.0.28, MySQL 5.7.43, MySQL 5.6. 51
PostgreSQL 16 UGODatabase and Application Migration UGO is a professional cloud service focused on heterogeneous database schema migration.PostgreSQL Auto-ScalingWith storage autoscaling enabled, when Relational Database Service (RDS) detects that you are running out of database space, it automatically scales up your storage ONLY for PostgreSQL.Minor Version PostgreSQL & MySQLAs a standard Lifecycle procedure we would like to deliver once per quartal new minor versions only in PostgreSQL and MySQL.GP v2 SSDGP 2 SSD allows to create a disk with custom IOPS and Bandwidth. Those disks can more efficiently serve cases that requires e.g. high Bandwidth but low IOPSopenSUSE Leap 15.5openSuse Leap 15.5 is based on SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 SP5ECS - m7, s7, and c7ECS Flavors m7, s7, and c7 based on latest INTEL CPU to fullfil highest performance requirements and provide support with latest technologiesECS – Bring g7 flavor online again based on NVIDIA A40 GPUGPU accelerated flavor designed for specific workloads such as: AI-based deep learning, scientific computing, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), computing finance, seismic analysis, molecular modeling, and genomics will be put online againECS - m7nECS Flavor m7n based on latest INTEL CPU to fullfil highest performance requirements and provide support with latest technologiesCross Region Replication - GA Cross-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.Minor/Major Version Upgrade in CSS and OpenSearchMinor/Major Version Upgrade in CSS and OpenSearchSFS 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.  Default Backup via ECSAbility to configure a CBR backup within the ECS-server configurationCross Region Replication - GACross-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.ECS - m7nECS Flavor m7n based on latest INTEL CPU to fullfil highest performance requirements and provide support with latest technologiesMS SQL 2022This delivery includes MSSQL 2022 Standard Edition and Enterprise Edition.IPv6 supportIPv6 support for Elastic Cloud ServerECS – e6ECS e6 as a large memory flavor will provide compute for applications that require a large amount of memory, rapid data switching, and low latency, and process large volumes of data.OLAP and OLTP applications with hyper-threading enabled c4ne – CCE turbo onlyFlavor c4ne – Network optimized flavor for use in CCE turbo onlyECS vGPU BetaProvide virtual GPU based on NVIDIA A40 GPU and test customer use cases SFS Turbo HPCSFS Turbo is a new file service available in 4 performance types with up to 20GBs bandwidth and 1 million IOPSPostgreSQL new flavorPostgreSQL will offer a new flavor with 96 VCPU & 768GB RAMOBS to support CESOBS will receive a deeper integration into the Cloud Eye Service to support advanced monitoring as well as notification functionality.ECS – fine grained policiesFine grained policies on rescource level will be enabled for ECSIPv6 support for ECS flavors s7n, c7n, m7nIPv6 support for Elastic Cloud ServerECS - s7n - DEECS Flavor s7n based on latest INTEL CPU to fullfil highest performance requirements and provide support with latest technologiesECS - m7n - DEECS Flavor m7n based on latest INTEL CPU to fullfil highest performance requirements and provide support with latest technologiesECS - c7n - DEECS Flavor c7n based on latest INTEL CPU to fullfil highest performance requirements and provide support with latest technologiesIntegrate ECS into HSSECS will allow to be integrated into High Security Services – HSS provides a significantly higher security levelECS vGPU - DEProvide virtual GPU based on NVIDIA A40 GPU and test customer use cases Support PostgreSQL Major Version UpgradePostgreSQL will offer a out of the box menu option for Upgrading PG into a higher major version. CTS 2.0OBS will receive a more advanced logging functionality.SFS Turbo HPC as OBS cacheEnables to cache OBS data to SFS Turbo HPC for e.g. Big Data analysis purposeSupport of Extreme SSDRDS will support Extreme SSD to increase performance in I/OInstant Access ColdInstant Access Cold is a storage class for OBS that allows direct access to Cold data without necessity to restore themtoday
 
 

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