New OpenShift Online Features Roundup - Archived

OpenShift Online releases come roughly every 3 weeks and are chock-full of great features that enable users to onboard and manage their production-grade web applications and mobile application back-ends. With the completion of each upgrade, a release blog is written to summarize the new user-facing features. If you haven’t been following our releases lately, here’s a summary of the past 6 months of features that enable your use cases on OpenShift Online.


This was another double-feature month

  • Openshift Marketplace
  • Enhanced Team Support
  • Reduced JDK memory Footprint
  • Use rhc to manage applications between different OpenShift environments
  • Support for PHP Composer Dependency Manager
  • Apache Status Page Now Configurable
  • Updated & Improved Documentation in README files


  • Preparing everything for June.


This was a double-feature month, with two separate releases to Openshift Online.

  • Enhanced log storage and rotation
  • New JBoss data virtualization cartridge
  • New RHC cloning and filtering commands
  • Option to set dependencies on other web cartridges
  • Improvements to the 10gen-mms-agent cartridge
  • Added support for
  • Added a details view for downloadable cartridges in the web console
  • Openshift Marketplace
  • PHP 5.4 – support mcrypt extension
  • Tune your Postgresql Database
  • Configure PHP APC
  • Updated Rails Quickstart to accommodate new logging implementation
  • Easily switch between Production and Development environments inside your PHP application.


Exciting new OpenShift Online features in March 2014 include:

  • Simplified Template Directory
  • New Downloadable Vert.x Cartridge
  • Simpler JBoss Configuration Management
  • Improved Blog Navigation
  • Added Debug Information on Console Errors


The release for February 2014 brings:

  • Shifting forums to StackOverflow
  • Updated search utility function
  • SCP added to rhc command line tools
  • Jenkins integration with downloadable cartridges and more


The January 2014 Release added several new supported features including:

  • PHP 5.4
  • MySQL 5.5
  • Python 3.3
  • Zend Server 6.1 with PHP 5.4
  • Quota notifications
  • Improved auto-scaling
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