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…

How PDB Recovery Isolation in 21c makes your Life easier

Introduction We already talked about remote PDB cloning in Data Guard environments in previous blog posts. As the datafiles of the cloned PDB are not present on the standby database, there are several manual steps to be followed to create the PDB on the standby site in 19c: Using Transient no-standby PDB. Using STANDBYS=NONE followed…

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…

Joining the Database High Availability, Scalability and MAA Product Management┬áTeam 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…