Block Volume

31 Release Notes

Auto-tune Volume Performance

The Block Volume service now supports the automatic adjustment of a block volume or boot volume's elastic performance setting to …

Block Volume elastic performance

  • Services: Block Volume
  • Release Date: Nov. 14, 2019
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918

You can now dynamically change the volume performance of your block volumes and boot volumes with the Block Volume service's …

Events for Block Volume

The Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Events service now supports block volumes, boot volumes, and volume groups (Block Volume service). For more …

32 TB volumes

  • Services: Block Volume
  • Release Date: May 31, 2018
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918

You can now create 32 TB volumes.

Volume groups

  • Services: Block Volume
  • Release Date: May 31, 2018
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918

You can now group together multiple block volumes in a volume group. For more information, see Volume Groups.

Custom boot volume sizes

  • Services: Block Volume
  • Release Date: March 2, 2018
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918

When launching an instance, you can now specify whether to use the selected image's default boot volume size, or you …

Boot volumes

  • Services: Block Volume
  • Release Date: Nov. 15, 2017
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918
Now when you launch a virtual machine (VM) or bare metal instance based on an Oracle-provided image or custom image, …

Cloned volumes

  • Services: Block Volume
  • Release Date: Oct. 20, 2017
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918

You can now make a copy of an existing block volume without needing to go through the backup and restore …

16 TB volumes

  • Services: Block Volume
  • Release Date: Sept. 28, 2017
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918

You can now create 16 TB volumes.

Volume size

  • Services: Block Volume
  • Release Date: May 15, 2017
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918
When creating a volume, you can select a size in 1 GB increments between 50 GB and 2 TB. The …

2 TB volumes

  • Services: Block Volume
  • Release Date: Nov. 22, 2016
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918
You can now provision 2 TB block volumes using Block Volume. Volumes are 256 GB by default; to provision 2 …