The January 2019 release includes:
The Skytap Terraform provider helps you provision and manage Skytap environments, templates, networks, and VMs.
For more details, see Using the Skytap Terraform provider.
New Skytap public templates
- AIX NIM Master with SPOTs
- Zevenet CE 5.02 Load Balancer
IBM i Technology Preview Program
We’re still accepting nominations for the Skytap Technology Preview Program for IBM i. This is a first-to-market, public cloud capability, available exclusively from Skytap.
During the technology preview access period, Skytap works closely with organizations who are interested in moving their IBM i applications into the cloud. Program participants provide direct feedback to Skytap product managers, help shape the product, test features of Skytap, and ensure that their IBM i application runs successfully in Skytap.
The Technology Preview Program access period extends through January 2019.
- A preview program buddy for each customer.
- A weekly checkpoint call (30 min).
- Technical support and a private Slack channel for communication.
- Cloud resources and assistance with moving IBM i applications into Skytap.
- A Skytap account for each participating company for the duration of the Technology Preview Program access period.
A participants provides:
- One or more IBM i applications to be tested during the Technology Preview Program access period (must be IBM i 7.3).
- One or two resources for approximately 5-8 hours per week.
- An agreed-upon schedule to demonstrate shared progress through the Technology Preview Program.
- Quotable text and willingness to act as a reference upon successful completion of the Technology Preview Program.
There is no cost for customers to participate in the Technology Preview Program but participants must agree to the program terms.
During the technology preview period, each customer Power VM can be configured to use a maximum of four (4) vCPUs.
Submit your nomination here.
Highlights from recent releases
- Revised administrator navigation
- Reduced sharing portal banner size
- Enabled large-RAM and large-CPU VMs
- Course Manager
- Skytap Reporting page beta