Tag: Oracle Cloud

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…

Command Line Interfaces (CLIs) in the Oracle Cloud

Introduction Oracle offers the Cloud Console, which is an easy to use web-based interface to create and manage all Oracle cloud resources. However, in many use cases it is more efficient to do your tasks programmatically using command line tools instead of clicking on every button in the web browser manually: Provision and terminate the…

Do I need the Advanced Security Option on-premises for Hybrid Cloud Disaster Recovery?

In the case of hybrid disaster recovery and having an unencrypted database on-premises, you can create the corresponding unencrypted standby database in the cloud using RMAN DUPLICATE or RESTORE from Object Storage. When you create a new unencrypted tablespace on the on-premises primary database, the standby database in the cloud creates the corresponding unencrypted tablespace via redo. So everything is fine and you…

Is the Multitenant Option mandatory in the Oracle Cloud?

No, not necessarily. All Oracle databases from version 12.1 in the Oracle Cloud are automatically deployed using the Multitenant architecture. This is probably the reason why this question is asked. Let’s have a deeper look. Database Cloud Service (DBCS) License Included For EE-HP and EE-EP, you can create up to 4096 PDBs. For SE and…

Can I use fewer CPUs on Data Guard Standby to save costs?

One of the most beneficial cloud features is scalability on-demand, paying only for what you use, and releasing the resources when not needed anymore. So the question is, could I configure the standby database to use fewer CPUs than the primary to save costs? Yes, BUT… you have to consider a few things! Oracle Cloud provides…

Part 2/10: Introduction to Oracle Database Cloud Services

In this part, we will talk about the different database service offerings and their characteristics in Oracle cloud to help you determine the right service to move to according to your needs and requirements. There is no THE ORACLE DATABASE in the cloud, but many different service offerings that primarily differ in their level of…