Advanced BIOS settings for bare metal compute instances

  • Services: Compute
  • Release Date: July 18, 2022
  • API Versions Affected: 20160918

When you create a bare metal compute instance, you can now configure advanced BIOS settings that let you optimize performance and reduce licensing costs. The following options are available:

  • Disable cores
  • Customize NUMA settings
  • Disable simultaneous multithreading
  • Enable or disable access control service
  • Enable or disable virtualization instructions
  • Enable or disable the input-output memory management unit (IOMMU)

For more information, see BIOS Settings for Bare Metal Instances.