Release Notes

Compute

50 Release Notes

Export Windows images

  • Services: Compute
  • Release Date: Sept. 24, 2019
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918

You can now export Windows images. This enables you to share custom images across tenancies and regions. For more information, ...

Additional events for Compute

The Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Events service now supports the following Compute resources: autoscaling configurations and autoscaling policies, cluster networks, console ...

Dedicated virtual machine hosts

  • Services: Compute
  • Release Date: Aug. 28, 2019
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918

Dedicated virtual machine hosts provide you with the ability to run your Compute virtual machine (VM) instances on dedicated servers ...

Autoscaling for instance pools

  • Services: Compute
  • Release Date: Feb. 28, 2019
  • API Versions Affected: 20181001

You can now automatically adjust the number of Compute instances in an instance pool based on performance metrics such as ...

VNC console access for bare metal instances

  • Services: Compute
  • Release Date: Feb. 26, 2019
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918

The Compute service now provides VNC console access to bare metal instances, enabling you to remotely troubleshoot malfunctioning instances. For ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

VNC console access

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

The Compute service now provides VNC console access to virtual machine (VM) instances, enabling you to remotely troubleshoot malfunctioning instances. ...

Serial Console Access

  • Services: Compute
  • Release Date: Oct. 20, 2017
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918
The Compute service now provides serial console access to bare metal instances, enabling you to remotely troubleshoot malfunctioning instances. For ...

Serial console access

  • Services: Compute
  • Release Date: Aug. 24, 2017
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918
The Compute service now provides serial console access to virtual machine (VM) instances, enabling you to remotely troubleshoot malfunctioning instances. ...

Oracle Ksplice

  • Services: Compute
  • Release Date: Aug. 24, 2017
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918
Oracle Linux images, versions 6.9-2017.08.17-0, 7.3-2017.08.17-0, and newer, now include Oracle Ksplice, which enables you to apply important security and ...

Image import/export

  • Services: Compute
  • Release Date: July 7, 2017
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918
The Compute service enables you to share custom images across tenancies and regions using image import/export. See Image Import/Export.

Chef Knife plugin

  • Services: Compute
  • Release Date: June 9, 2017
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918
The Chef Knife plugin can be used as a tool for orchestrating server deployments.

VM compute instances

  • Services: Compute
  • Release Date: Jan. 4, 2017
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918
You can now launch Virtual Machine (VM) instances that run on the same hardware as bare metal instances and leverage ...