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January 2020 Patch

  • Services: Database
  • Release Date: Jan. 21, 2020
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918

The January 2020 patch for bare metal and virtual machine DB systems and databases is now available. For more information, ...

October 2019 Patch

  • Services: Database
  • Release Date: Nov. 21, 2019
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918

The October 2019 patch for bare metal and virtual machine DB systems and databases is now available. For more information, see  ...

Additional events for Database

The Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Events service now supports events for bare metal, virtual machine, and Exadata DB system resources. For ...

Gen2 Exadata Cloud at Customer

  • Services: Database
  • Release Date: Sept. 17, 2019
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918

Gen 2 Exadata Cloud at Customer is now available. This generation of Exadata Cloud at Customer allows you to apply ...

July 2019 Patch

  • Services: Database
  • Release Date: Aug. 19, 2019
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918

The July 2019 patch for bare metal and virtual machine DB systems and databases is now available. For more information, see  ...

Exadata base system

  • Services: Database
  • Release Date: June 14, 2019
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918

Exadata DB system shape options now include a base system. This shape is similar to a quarter rack but with some ...

Exadata Managed Data Guard

  • Services: Database
  • Release Date: June 13, 2019
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918

You can now use the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Console or API to enable Data Guard on Exadata DB systems. For ...

Exadata Managed Backups

  • Services: Database
  • Release Date: June 13, 2019
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918

You can now use the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Console or API to manage database backup and restore operations on Exadata ...

Auto scaling Autonomous Databases

  • Services: Database
  • Release Date: June 4, 2019
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918

Autonomous Database's auto scaling feature enables the system to automatically adjust the number of CPU cores as load demand fluctuates, ...

Cloning Autonomous Databases

  • Services: Database
  • Release Date: March 18, 2019
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918

You can now clone an Autonomous Database by using the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Console or the API. For information and ...

Oracle Linux 7 on Exdata DB systems

  • Services: Database
  • Release Date: March 14, 2019
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918

Exadata DB systems provisioned after March 14, 2019 run on Oracle Linux 7 (OL7). Previously launched systems are running Oracle ...

January 2019 Patch

  • Services: Database
  • Release Date: Feb. 27, 2019
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918

The January 2019 patch for bare metal and virtual machine DB systems and databases is now available. For more information, see  ...

October 2018 Patch

  • Services: Database
  • Release Date: Jan. 17, 2019
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918

The October 2018 patch for bare metal and virtual machine DB systems and databases is now available. For more information, ...

Older database release versions available for virtual machine DB system databases

  • Services: Database
  • Release Date: Dec. 17, 2018
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918

You can now provision virtual machine databases using older versions of Oracle Database software. For each database edition offered for virtual machine DB systems, you can choose to provision a database with either the current release version of the software, or with either of the two most recent release versions. For more information, see Bare Metal and Virtual Machine DB Systems.