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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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

X7 Exadata shapes

  • Services: Database
  • Release Date: June 15, 2018
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918

Exadata DB systems are now available on X7. For more information, see Exadata DB Systems.

Note that you can scale ...

Autonomous Data Warehouse

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

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure's Autonomous Data Warehouse gives you your own fully managed, pre-configured data warehousing environment, without the need to ...

Service gateway option

  • Services: Database
  • Release Date: June 12, 2018
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918

Your DB systems that use Object Storage for backup and patching no longer need to be in a public subnet ...

DB system creation from backup

  • Services: Database
  • Release Date: May 10, 2018
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918

You can now create a bare metal or virtual machine DB system using a standalone backup. For more information, see  ...

Database creation from backup

  • Services: Database
  • Release Date: Oct. 30, 2017
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918

You can now use a standalone backup to create a database in a bare metal DB system. For more information ...

Patching

  • Services: Database
  • Release Date: Oct. 13, 2017

The April 2017 patch is now available, and patching operations using the Console or API now include pre-check. For more information, see  ...

Managed backups

  • Services: Database
  • Release Date: Oct. 13, 2017
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918

You can now use the Console or the API to manage backups to Oracle Cloud InfrastructureObject Storage. For more information ...

Bring your own license (BYOL)

  • Services: Database
  • Release Date: Sept. 27, 2017
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918
Oracle Database customers with an Unlimited License Agreement or Non-Unlimited License Agreement can use their license with Oracle Cloud Infrastructure ...

Oracle Data Guard

  • Services: Database
  • Release Date: Sept. 27, 2017
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918
You can now use the Console or the API to enable and manage Oracle Data Guard functionality. For more information ...