Tag: Oracle Cloud

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…

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…