What is DDoS Protection?
A Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack is meant to consume all the resources of a service, thus bringing that service down or making it unreachable. DDoS Protection is a service to help mitigate against bad actors who may try to bring down your Oracle Cloud Infrastructure services.
What types of attacks will Oracle’s DDoS services help protect against?
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure DDoS Protection will cover Volume Based Attacks such as UDP and ICMP, or spoofed packet floods. The current offering can also handle SYN floods and fragmented packet attacks.
How much does DDoS protection cost?
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure DDoS Protection is free with all Oracle Cloud Infrastructure services, and will be available to all existing and new customers. Additional capabilities will be available in an "advanced" version, coming soon.
What regions will have DDoS protection?
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure DDoS Protection will be offered in all regions.
Will I get notified during a DDoS attack?
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure DDoS Protection will not provide a notification.