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15 minutes to Oracle NoSQL Database Cloud Service

A Chandak
Principal Product Manager


Oracle NoSQL Database cloud service is a fully managed NoSQL database cloud service for today’s most demanding applications that require predictable low latencies, flexible data models, and elastic scaling for dynamic workloads. The database cloud service is suitable for applications such as Internet of Things, user experience personalization, real time fraud detection, and online display advertising.

Developers focus on application development without dealing with the hassle of managing back-end servers, storage expansion, cluster deployments, software installation/patches/upgrades, backup, operating systems, and high availability configurations.

If you would like to understand some of the key features of Oracle NoSQL Database cloud service please read this.

Getting started

Getting started with Oracle NoSQL Database cloud service requires you to use your favorite Java development Application IDE and create your tables. The only pre-requisite is a valid Oracle Cloud Subscription.

For more detailed steps on activation of your Oracle Cloud account, creating an Oracle NoSQL Database cloud user and basic configuration requirements for your Oracle NoSQL Database application to connect to Oracle NoSQL Database cloud service read this.

Your First Application

To get started with your Oracle NoSQL Database Cloud service you would need to create a table. As mentioned above and ensuring that you have the basic configuration information like client credentials, entitlement id, idcs URL and service end point URL you can create your table and start building your application. The following are the service end-point URL’s supported today with more regions being added in the coming months:

  1. North America East - ndcs.uscom-east-1.oraclecloud.com
  2. North America West - ndcs.uscom-west-1.oraclecloud.com
  3. Europe - ndcs.eucom-central-1.oraclecloud.com

In addition to the configuration information you will need:

  1. Cloud Java Driver
  2. Eclipse Plugin to ease your application development.

To create your first table with instructions on where to find client credentials can be found here.


Some of the tools provided by Oracle NoSQL Database Cloud service to take you further in building a complete user application are:

  1. Oracle NoSQL Database Capacity Estimator and Cost Estimator.
  2. Oracle NoSQL Database Cloud Simulator
  3. Oracle NoSQL Database Cloud Eclipse plugin.

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