Release Notes

Compute

42 Release Notes

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...