With Oracle Database Cloud Service, you can change the backup destination for your database deployment after creating it. When a database is deployment, it is configured with one of the following backup destinations. I choose None during deployment and now would like to configure backups. Continue reading → Oracle Cloud (DBaaS) – Change the Backup Configuration for Single DB
For Cloud DBaaS instance, Oracle Cloud Service provision a VM and required file systems. Here is the file systems and other database related information.
- /u01 – Local file system – Oracle software binaries, DIAGNOSTIC_DEST
- /u02 – Cloud Storage – Database Files, Change tracking file
- /u03 – Cloud Storage – Fast Recovery Area, backup files, control file copy
- /u04 – Cloud Storage – Redo log files, Temporary files
The “dbaascli” utility is provided on Oracle Database Cloud Service deployments to perform a variety of life-cycle and administration operations. Using the “dbaascli” utility, you can perform operations like: Continue reading → Oracle database Cloud – The dbaascli Utility
Once the oracle cloud database is ready, next step is to test the database and server connectivity.
Access SSH Access via Putty
- Login to your DBCS Console Page and click instance you intend to login into via SSH. And then locate the Public IP address.
- Open putty.exe and place the Public IP Address in the Host Name for Putty.
Begin the process of creating an instance by logging into your Oracle cloud service account. You’ll be prompted with a login screen. Here you need to provide your username, password, and identity domain. After succesful signing into, Go to the “My Services” and select create instance. Select Database and click on create. Continue reading → Create Oracle Database Cloud Service Instance
In the event of a planned/unplanned outage, how efficiently can user sessions be directed to a secondary site/ Database with minimal disruption is called seamless application failover. This can be achieved when database failover is facilitated by oracle data guard. Continue reading → Seamless Application Failover with Oracle Data Guard