Tag: Oracle Cloud

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…

Scalability and Elasticity in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

Scalability and elasticity are fundamental elements of cloud computing. They enable to allocate as many resources as needed for the system to fulfill the workload requirements. An essential benefit of the cloud is the ability to scale up and down on demand immediately while using a pay-per-use model and get the best performance at the…

Budget and Cost Monitoring in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

It is critical for organizations to have an overview of their spending, track the consumption, and get notifications if the budget or the forecast exceeds the budget amount to be spent. In this blog post we will discuss how to set up, monitor, and track your spending in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure using cost-tracking tags, cost…

Networking in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure – Advanced Topics

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure provides highly customizable Virtual Cloud Networks (VCN) and connectivity services offering performance, isolation, security, and high availability. In this blog post are going to discuss following topics: Local Peering to manage resources in different VCNs (across tenancies). Remote Peering to implement disaster recovery across regions. Private & Public Peering to implement hybrid cloud solutions. Transit Routing to…