Category: Oracle Cloud

Why and How to install OCI CLI in a Virtual Environment on Oracle Cloud

Introduction Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) Command Line Interface (CLI) is a small-footprint tool that lets you create and manage resources in Oracle Cloud using a command line interface. It enables you to automate tasks and makes things easier. The Quickstart documentation provides quick installation instructions. However, installations via RPM (Red Hat Package Manager) on Base…

What’s new in OCI and Oracle Database Cloud Services

Introduction Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) is evolving every day! New features are being released, existing ones are being extended, and new data centers are being launched. More automation, more flexibility, and more capabilities to provide a better user experience, higher availability, and increased security to Oracle’s customers and partners. One frequently asked question is where…

How to enable Data Plane Events for VM DB Systems on Oracle Cloud

Introduction The Oracle Cloud Events Service enables you to execute actions automatically based on state changes of your cloud resources. For example, a state change could be when the creation of the database is completed. An action could be sending an email notification or executing a function to implement post-creation tasks like creating users. If…

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…

Three Ways to Authenticate OCI CLI in Oracle Cloud

Introduction Oracle Cloud provides automated resource provisioning and management by the click of the button, literally. You just login into the OCI Console, which is a web-based interface, and click on the button to provision and manage your resources. However, managing large environments that way might become challenging. Additionally, you might want to execute some…

How to Enable Database Management for Oracle Cloud Databases

Introduction Database Management is a cloud service that provides broad capabilities for managing and monitoring your Oracle Databases on-premises and in the cloud. The new release of Database Management service now supports Oracle Databases on Virtual Machine, Bare Metal, and Exadata Cloud Service in OCI without installing the Management Agent. For databases running on OCI…

Best Practices for operating Exadata Cloud Service and Exadata Cloud@Customer

Introduction Oracle Exadata Database Machine is an optimized system specifically developed to run Oracle Databases providing high availability, high capacity, cost efficiency, and superior performance. It uses unique and intelligent Exadata software and ultra-fast internal network fabric supporting every kind of application workload. So it is little surprise that Oracle uses Exadata as their ONLY…

Oracle Cloud Services for On-premises Oracle Databases

Introduction We discussed why Oracle Cloud is the best place to run your Oracle databases in a previous blog post. However, it is also understandable that not all databases can be moved to the cloud (yet) and it might be not affordable for everyone to run all of these databases on Cloud@Customer. Keeping your Oracle…

Why you should run your Oracle Database on Oracle Cloud

Introduction As IT environments are growing and becoming more complex, the need for standardization, cost reduction, and greater agility is raising more than ever. Cloud solutions provide customers with features and capabilities to exactly achieve these goals and satisfy their business demands. When it comes to moving Oracle databases to the cloud, you might ask…

Command Line Interfaces (CLIs) in the Oracle Cloud

Introduction Oracle offers the Cloud Console, which is an easy to use web-based interface to create and manage all Oracle cloud resources. However, in many use cases it is more efficient to do your tasks programmatically using command line tools instead of clicking on every button in the web browser manually: Provision and terminate the…