Am I Autonomous or non-Autonomous, that is the Question

Introduction As more and more customers are moving their databases to Oracle Cloud, they have a mix of on-premises, Oracle Database Cloud Service, and Oracle Autonomous databases in their environments. DBAs and developers usually use SQL scripts to automate several tasks in the database. In some cases, they want to execute some tasks only on…

How to Import your Data into Oracle Autonomous Database – APEX Service

Introduction As you probably already know, Oracle APEX enables you to build applications with minimal coding. APEX is already available in all Oracle Autonomous Database workload types: transaction processing, data warehouse, and JSON. You get a fully-managed database where you can even more focus on your application development. Additionally, Oracle provides an Autonomous Database specifically…

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…

Having two valid Database User Passwords at the same time???

Introduction Gradual Database Password Rollover for Applications is a new feature that was introduced in Oracle Database 21c. Now, it is backported and also available in 19c with RU 19.12. It enables to update an application user’s password while keeping the old password valid for a specific period of time. During this period, the application…

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…