Release notes and notices

This section provides information about what is new or changed in BMC Helix Capacity Optimization, including product issues and documentation updates.

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April 22, 20212021 enhancements

Includes the following enhancements:

  • Out-of-the-box capacity view for standalone servers

  • Enhanced ETL Development Kit

  • Notifications for Optimizer rules

  • Status page to view the ETL processing and volumes data

  • Tagging Rule Manager system task
March 20, 20212021 enhancements

Includes the following enhancements and features:

  • Optimization recommendations for Kubernetes resources
  • Recommendations for GCP VM instances
  • Support for IBM Cloud
    • New ETL to import data from IBM Cloud
    • New out-of-the-box views for IBM Cloud
  • Enhanced reporting capabilities
    • Advanced Summary Data Mart wizard
    • Visualizations powered by BMC Helix Dashboards
  • Usability Improvements
    • Unified User Interface
    • Built on the next-generation BMC Helix Portal
    • Common user management service
    • Ability to import and export views
    • Common page to download product components
    • Ability to search the online documentation from the Self-help pane
  • Extended coverage for data collection
    • New ETL to import data from VMware vCloud Director version 9.x and 10.x
    • Metrics for VMware vSAN
    • Metrics for Transaction data
    • ETL module enhancements
    • Extended software support
  • Support for new operating systems


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