Tag: Oracle Cloud

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…

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…