Database cloud computing - you get that, but
how do you get your business operations to that point?
First things first. Figure out which service
offering is best for your business.
provides several Oracle Database offerings that enable you to dial in the right
level of service for your databases and applications in the cloud.
Database Schema Service
Database Schema Service provides a development
environment for Oracle Application Express (APEX) and RESTful Web Services
that can be provisioned in minutes and is ideal for departmental apps.
This single schema based service is fully
managed by Oracle and offers a choice of 5, 20, and 50GB of database
It includes APEX, which lets you quickly and easily develop rich
applications using a web browser and an internet connection. You can also easily access and leverage data for applications outside of the
Schema Service using RESTful Web Services.
Database as a Service
Database as a Service offers a complete
database instance, with pre-installed database software, running on
a dedicated virtual machine. You get the full power of the Oracle
Database in the cloud to support any type of application. The database
can be provisioned in minutes and the service includes advanced cloud
tooling to automate key administrative tasks, including one-click patching,
upgrades, backup and point-in-time recovery. It also allows full
SQL*Net access and root OS and SYSDBA access for you to maintain full
administrative control of your database. This service is available in a variety
of categories ranging from the Standard Edition Service for smaller workloads
to the Extreme Performance Service, which includes all Oracle Database 12c
options to support enterprise application development and deployment.
The Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service delivers the world’s best
Cloud Database Platform by combining the world’s #1 database with Exadata, the
most powerful database platform, and adding all the simplicity and cost
effectiveness of the public cloud.
This service offers a fully featured Oracle
Database on Exadata with all Database Options, Enterprise Manager Packs and
Exadata performance optimizations available. This service
is 100% compatible with on-premises Oracle Databases to ensure a
smooth transition of your business-critical workload to the cloud. Flexible
pay-as-you-grow dedicated Exadata configurations allow you to start with Quarter
Rack, Half Rack, or Full Rack, then scale as your business needs
require. No overpaying for capacity that is not used. Full
administrative root OS and SYSDBA access is included. This puts you
in full control of your database management. The Exadata Service supports
OLTP / analytic / mixed workload databases at any scale to enable
consolidation, Test/Dev, proof-of-concept environments. This highly
secured environment provides secured network access with customer
databases running in separate VMs. With the Oracle Database
Backup Service, backup & recovery for Exadata is made simple and very cost
effective. Oracle does all the heavy lifting of the infrastructure lifecycle
management for the server, storage, network so you can focus on growing your
No matter which Oracle Database Cloud
service you choose, the database runs exactly the same as it does on-premises -
no changes period - you can use the same features and management tools for
complete, transparent hybrid cloud support.
Once you understand which service works for
you, the next steps of consolidation and management to
accelerate analytical performance while achieving new levels of efficiency,
security, and availability will be clearer. Start your journey to the cloud with the Oracle Database Cloud service offering that best fits your business.