Release Notes

Block Volume

20 Release Notes

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 ...