DRYiCE MyCloud v10.6

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RELEASE DETAILS

Product Name DRYiCE MyCloud
Version Number 10.6
Release Month January , 2023
Release Summary
Overview

DRYiCE MyCloud is a proactive hybrid cloud management product that empowers organizations to govern, provision, monitor optimally, and manage cloud infrastructure. It combines data exploration and visualization in an easy-to-use application that enables effective analysis and generates actionable insights for IaaS & PaaS resources. DRYiCE MyCloud's data-driven recommendations and advisories ensure continuous optimization of enterprise cloud environments across areas, including cost, performance, security, and fault tolerance.

Release 10.6 focuses on various new features, enhancements, bug fixes, and integrations.

New Features and Enhancements
  • New Features
    • Cisco Intersight integration as a provisioning platform & software provisioning platform for VMware Virtualization, Bare metal & Pure Storage
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  • The MyCloud Blueprint module is supported with the Cisco Intersight orchestrator.
  • The out-of-box task to execute Intersight workflow in all MyCloud-supported provisioning platforms.
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  • The new Swagger API documentation and portal make it easy to test and execute MyCloud v3 APIs.
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  • The JS library has been enhanced with an intelligence feature that simplifies UI creation by providing a method and variable details.
  • A tab drag and drop feature has been added to the Dynamic UI designer that allows users to change the order of the tabs.
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  • Provisioning of VMs through OVF template from content library vCenter 

 

  • UI/UX Enhancements
    • The Blueprint UI has been enhanced to support
      • Multiple objects mapping to the same object.
      • Update the object relation in accordance with the selection of a variable in Ansible.
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  • CI Report has been updated with a mandatory filter for
    • Details of the CI
    • CI, along with the request
    • CI with the Delegation History
    • CI with Ownership History
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  • Adding or updating UI parameters for failed process workflow tasks is now possible.
  • The Manage Job and Request Task management screens have been modified to display formatted JSON/XML requests/responses to enhance visibility.
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  • Enhancements to the user interface of the custom table detail screen to make use of rich icons.
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  • Enabled mapping and display of blueprint variables within the process workflow based on the defined parameters in the blueprint.
  • New columns have been added to the Request task tracking screen to distinguish between provisioning and day 2 operations.

 

  • Performance Enhancements
    • The Release/Reserve IP screen has been enhanced to support the release of bulk IPs and the reserve IP.
    • All jobs are enabled by default; no need to enable jobs after endpoint creation.
    • Enhancement to orchestrator's Ansible task to handle the new status "Waiting".
    • Enhancements to the object ownership/delegation to capture and display the object's history to the MyCloud provider.
    • Reset/Reinitiate performance jobs in the event of job failures by configuring performance job behavior.
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    • Provide functionality to override existing process workflow during import.
    • Caching of rotation keys in all components to minimize KRS service calls.
    • Enhancements to the Secret Key control to capture input from multiple rows in Cisco Intersight.
    • Configuration of MyCloud jobs to fail/timeout when the maximum timeout is reached.

 

  • Component and Service Enhancements
    • The ability to configure execution rules for actions has been introduced. An action will appear on my object screen whenever it meets the rules criteria.
    • New out-of-the-box tasks have been added to the orchestrator for the Generic endpoint platform to execute Blueprints.
    • The Schedule Script has been enhanced to include
      • Support for parameterized scripts.
      • Execution of scripts on demand.
    • The capability of delegating CI objects to RBAC groups.
    • An ITSM request parameter can now be mapped to SQL function in process workflow notifications of success or failure.
    • New JS variables have been added to the UI library to return generic global parameters such as Organization code, Platform code, Region name, User ID, etc.


 

  • Other Enhancements
    • Incorporated GCP into the generic endpoint.
    • The organization resource and network assignation screens have been modified to ensure filter consistency across the application.
Bug Fixes
  • Fixed the requestor dashboard to ensure consistent sorting of widget data.
  • An issue with the bulk data paging popup in the public cloud billing analyzer report has been resolved.
  • Added input file format validation during UI template import.
A Glimpse of Upcoming Release
  • Integration with Cisco Intersight (Phase 2) - Cisco ACI, NetApp File & Block Service
  • Resource Provisioning in Multi-Hypervisor Environments
  • Cross-Endpoint Copy Functionality for Service Catalogs
  • Detailed dashboard for Product License
  • Centralized Service Catalogs Library
  • Bulk Import/Export functionality for Custom Tables with all dependencies
  • Functionality to Import and Export Service Catalogs
  • Showback & Cost Model Enhancement
About

DRYiCE MyCloud is a hybrid cloud management product that empowers organizations to govern, provision, monitor optimally, and manage cloud infrastructure. It combines data exploration and visualization in an easy-to-use application that enables effective analysis and generates actionable insights for IaaS & PaaS resources. DRYiCE MyCloud's data-driven recommendations and advisories ensure continuous optimization of enterprise cloud environments across areas, including cost, performance, security, and utilization.

Differentiating features of MyCloud:

  • Self-Service Catalog
  • Metering, Billing, and Show back
  • Proactive Advisory and Recommendations
  • Policy Driven Orchestration
  • Dynamic Process Workflows
  • Customize Service Request forms
  • Virtual Server Lease Management
  • Role-Based Access Control
  • Rich Integration Ecosystem
  • Forecasting & RI recommendation
  • Compliance Reporting
Support

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