A directory where Oracle Database software is installed. A bare metal or Exadata DB system can have multiple Database Homes and each Database Home can run a different supported version of Oracle Database. A virtual machine DB system can have only one Database Home. For more information, see Bare Metal and Virtual Machine DB Systems and Exadata DB Systems.
To use any of the API operations, you must be authorized in an IAM policy. If you're not authorized, talk to an administrator. If you're an administrator who needs to write policies to give users access, see [Getting Started with Policies](https://docs.cloud.oracle.com/Content/Identity/Concepts/policygetstarted.htm).
*Warning:** Oracle recommends that you avoid using any confidential information when you supply string values using the API.
The OCID of the compartment.
The location of the Oracle Database Home.
The OCID of the DB system.
The Oracle Database version.
The user-provided name for the Database Home. The name does not need to be unique.
The OCID of the Database Home.
The OCID of the last patch history. This value is updated as soon as a patch operation is started.
Additional information about the current lifecycleState.
The current state of the Database Home.
The date and time the Database Home was created.
The OCID of the VM cluster.