Tag: 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…

How to move your Exadata Cloud Service Databases to X9M with Zero Downtime

Introduction Oracle constantly introduces new Exadata Platforms providing higher performance, lower latency, extended storage, and optimized software and networking. The latest Exadata X9M generation is available on-premises, cloud@customer, and public cloud. AND, it comes at the same price as the previous generation!!! It is as simple as this: higher performance + same price = reduced…

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…

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…

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…