SAP Cloud Platform Transport Management roadmap as of June 2020
Dear fans of SAP Cloud Platform Transport Management,
I would like to provide you with the brand-new (as of mid of June 2020) roadmap for our product. As a roadmap is a forward-looking statement I have to start with a disclaimer, that the plans mentioned below can change at any time. The more formal disclaimer can be found at the end of this document.
I would like to point out three items which have become available recently:
- The support of Multi-Target Application (MTA) extension descriptors in the Cloud Foundry environment makes it possible to add node specific configuration settings to the deployment of an application. That could be interesting if you for example would like to assign a different number of resources for your application in the test and the productive environment. Please see the documentation here.
- Transport Management now delivers attributes for the role templates TransportOperator, ExportOperator, and ImportOperator. You can use the attributes to restrict the authorizations of a role to specific transport nodes only. For details see the Security chapter of our documentation.
- We have greatly improved the data center coverage of transport management. It is now available in nearly all AWS and Azure data centers hosting SAP Cloud Platform.
Please also check out the What’s New section in our documentation.
From the development we have planned for the next weeks and months I would like to point out two items:
- With the support of blue-green deployment of MTAs in the Cloud Foundry environment we plan to enable zero downtime delivery of new versions of applications, if they are compatible with this procedure.
- The automated import will be a node specific setting triggering an import every time a new transport request enters the import queue.
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