This space contains information about the BMC Database Automation version 8.9 release, which is part of the BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite 8.9 release.

What's new

Announcement, February 11, 2019

BMC Software announces the release of Patch 3 for Service Pack 3 of BMC Database Automation 8.9 (8.9.03.003).

For a summary of all announcements, see Release notes and notices.

For a description of all open and corrected issues in BMC Database Automation, see Known and corrected issues.

Version 8.9.03.003 of BMC Database Automation (BDA) features the following enhancements/fixes:

  • Added support for Microsoft SQL Server 2017
  • Added support for Microsoft SQL Server 2019 (preview media)
  • Added support for Oracle 18c Restart
  • Added support for Oracle 18c Single Instance on Microsoft Windows
  • MSSQL DISA Compliance Database support introduced
  • Other defect/bug fixes

For complete information about what's new or changed, see 8.9.03.003: Patch 3 for version 8.9.03.

Where to start

Your role and tasks may determine your first steps:

Role

Task

See

Administrator

Install components of the BDA system.

Planning
Installing

Administrator

Set up BDA after installation.

Integrate BDA with:

  • BMC Continuous Compliance for Databases
  • BMC Decision Support - Database Automation
  • BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management

Configuring after installation

Integrating

Administrator

Perform ongoing maintenance of BDA.

Administering

Operator

Use the BDA Management Console to perform administrative tasks.

Using

Advanced Operator
Developer
Administrator
Extend and customize BDA using a command line interface and a REST API.Developing

Executive

Understand the state of the environment by viewing BMC Decision Support – Database Automation reports.

Viewing BMC Decision Support — Database Automation reports

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