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…

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…

The Journey of an Oracle Database Connection

Introduction Connecting to an Oracle Database is very straightforward. However, when you encounter an issue you might struggle with the root cause and how to solve it. For better troubleshooting, it is vital to understand the steps and checks being executed from the moment you hit the ENTER button. In this blog post, we will…

How to create a Serial Console Connection to your VM DB System

Introduction A serial console connection to bare metal or virtual machine DB system allows you to manage and troubleshoot your system in single-user mode using an SSH connection, e.g. if the boot volume becomes full causing a standard SSH connection to fail with permission denied errors. In this blog post, we will demonstrate step-by-step guidance to…