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Considerations and Challenges of Multicloud and how to Overcome them

Introduction In the previous blog post, we talked about the many benefits of multicloud. However, implementing a multicloud strategy is not easy for many organizations. Moving workloads to the cloud require thorough planning, effort, and considerations already. So what comes on top of that when using services from even multiple cloud service providers? This article…

10 Reasons to Adopt a Multicloud Strategy

Introduction Today, enterprises from every sector and industry are increasingly deploying and implementing cloud solutions to benefit from agility, simplicity, automation, consistent high performance, and low and predictable pricing, among many more other benefits. So what is driving companies to adopt a multicloud strategy? Is one cloud not sufficient? Or maybe challenging enough? Indeed, according…

50 seconds to your first CREATE TABLE statement

Do you want to develop an application and need a database? Create an Oracle Autonomous Database, download the Client Credentials, connect to the database, and create your first table, all in 50 seconds. Without pre-installing any tools. Open the Cloud Shell in your Cloud Console and execute the following few lines after adjusting the values…

Three Ways to backup your Oracle Cloud Databases to Object Storage

Introduction Oracle Cloud provides you the option to enable automatic backups with the click of a button. In case you have different backup requirements, you still have the flexibility to create your manual backup configurations and create your backups via command-line tools or directly using RMAN. This applies to VM DB Systems, Exadata Cloud Service,…

Joining the Database High Availability, Scalability and MAA Product Management Team at Oracle

New Position I’m unbelievably excited to join the Database High Availability, Scalability, and Maximum Availability Architecture (MAA) Product Management team at Oracle and start a new position as Product Manager for Multicloud Mission-Critical Database Deployments. In the new role, I’ll support Oracle’s customers and partners to find solutions that meet Oracle’s high availability and scalability standards for…

How to Calculate Used and Allocated Storage in Oracle Autonomous Database

Introduction Oracle Autonomous Database is a fully managed service. Simply specify the CPU count and the amount of storage needed and you are ready to go. Scaling up and down CPU and storage is an online operation without any service interruption. Additionally, you can enable CPU Auto Scaling. Traditional storage management operations like creating and…

Oracle Database Licensing in Oracle Cloud Made Easy

Introduction What comes into your mind first when you hear the term “licensing”? Boring? Complex? Well, I can’t promise you to make it fun, but what I definitely promise you is to make it easy to understand, at least in Oracle Cloud. In this blog post, we will explain what database options can be used…

Convert your 19c non-CDB to PDB in Oracle Cloud

Introduction Oracle Multitenant has been around since Oracle Database version 12c was released in 2013. With that, the previous architecture, since then called non-CDB was deprecated. Starting with version 21c, non-CDB architecture is not supported and available anymore. In the Oracle Cloud, all databases created via Cloud Tooling use the Multitenant Architecture. On VM DB…

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