Since last week, new Oracle Cloud accounts can create OIC instances on OCI Gen2.
This is available in the following data center regions -
Other Data Centers to follow.
The step by step creation instructions are available here
So what does Gen2 give me?
I will go into more details in a future post - but, to begin with -
1. OCI Gen2 Compartments - create your OIC instance in your own compartment for administrative Lifecycle Mgt isolation.
2. OOTB integration with OCI services such as Events, Functions, Streaming and Notification.
3. OIC integration in OCI One Console