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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 ...

New OCI format for exported images

  • Services: Compute
  • Release Date: Dec. 21, 2018
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918

Images exported from Oracle Cloud Infrastructure are now exported in OCI format, which is a TAR file that contains a ...

Storage Gateway 1.2

Storage Gateway 1.2 is now available. Storage Gateway is a cloud storage gateway that lets you connect your on-premise ...

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.

Exadata sparse disk

  • Services: Database
  • Release Date: Dec. 14, 2018
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918

You can now configure a sparse disk group when you provision an Exadata DB system. The sparse disk enables you ...

Console announcements

The Console now displays important announcements regarding Oracle Cloud Infrastructure operations in the Console window. For more information, see Console ...

Region-based automatic backup window

  • Services: Database
  • Release Date: Nov. 20, 2018
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918

After November 20, 2018, newly-enabled automatic backups will run daily backups between midnight and 6:00 AM using the time ...

Transit routing

  • Services: Networking
  • Release Date: Nov. 15, 2018
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918

You can implement an advanced VCN routing scenario called transit routing. It enables communication between an on-premises network and multiple ...

Partner images and Oracle images

  • Services: Compute
  • Release Date: Nov. 7, 2018
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918

You can now create Compute instances from trusted third-party images published by Oracle partners, or pre-built Oracle enterprise images and ...

Support for compartment hierarchies

  • Services: IAM
  • Release Date: Nov. 1, 2018
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918

You can now create subcompartments inside of compartments to create hierarchies up to six levels deep. For more information, see ...

Instance pools and instance configurations

  • Services: Compute
  • Release Date: Oct. 19, 2018
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918

Managing your Compute instances has now been made easier with the new instance pools and instance configuration features for Oracle ...

Cost-tracking tags

  • Services: IAM
  • Release Date: Oct. 18, 2018
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918

Cost-tracking tags are displayed in your online billing statement and allow you to filter and subtotal your costs for resources ...

Copy Object functionality

  • Services: Object Storage
  • Release Date: Oct. 5, 2018
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918

You can now copy an object within an Object Storage bucket to another bucket, within the same region, or to ...

Object Lifecycle Management

  • Services: Object Storage
  • Release Date: Oct. 4, 2018
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918

You can now automatically manage the archiving and deletion of data in your Object Storage buckets using Object Lifecycle Managment ...

NAT gateway

  • Services: Networking
  • Release Date: Oct. 4, 2018
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918

You can now add a NAT gateway to your VCN to perform Network Address Translation (NAT). A NAT gateway gives ...

Key Management

  • Services: Key Management
  • Release Date: Sept. 27, 2018
  • API Versions Affected: 20180608

Key Management is now available. Key Management provides you with centralized control of the encryption of your data. You can ...

Storage Gateway 1.1

Storage Gateway 1.1 is now available. Storage Gateway is a cloud storage gateway that lets you connect your on-premise ...

July 2018 patch

  • Services: Database
  • Release Date: Aug. 22, 2018
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918

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

Fault domains

  • Services: Compute
  • Release Date: Aug. 9, 2018
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918

You can now use fault domains to distribute your instances so that they are not on the same physical hardware ...

Autonomous Transaction Processing

  • Services: Database
  • Release Date: Aug. 3, 2018
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure's Autonomous Transaction Processing gives you your own fully managed, pre-configured transaction processing database environment, without the need to ...

Search

  • Services: Search
  • Release Date: July 30, 2018

Search is now available. You can use Search to find Oracle Cloud Infrastructure resources without knowing which service or compartment ...

Data Transfer Appliance

Data Transfer Appliance is now available. Data Transfer Appliance is one of Oracle's offline data transfer solutions that lets you migrate ...

Storage Gateway

Storage Gateway 1.0 is now available. Storage Gateway is a cloud storage gateway that lets you connect your on-premise ...