Partitions have now become SOA Folders

Have you upgraded to Oracle SOA Suite and can’t find the Partitions configuration any longer?

Between Oracle SOA Suite and Partitions have been renamed to SOA Folders. From 12.2.1 docs From docs From 12.2.1 docs From docs

Why would Oracle do this in a minor update?

Good question, one reason could be to prepare for multitenancy. In WebLogic multitenancy, they use the name Partitions for the multitenant “areas”, so using Partitions several places meaning different things could be rather confusing.