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In this article we will show you an Oracle Exadata Cloud Service Account with the ability to provision the Creating an Exadata Database Cloud Service Instance.

 

Creating an Exadata Database Service Instance

When you create an Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Service instance, you provision the Exadata Database Machine that hosts your Exadata Cloud Service database deployments. To create an Exadata Cloud Service instance, use the Create New Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Service Instance wizard as described in the following procedure.

 

To create an Exadata Cloud Service instance:

1. Open the My Services dashboard.

2. Click Create Instance and then select Exadata from the list of options.

The Create New Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Service Instance wizard starts and the Instance Details page is displayed.

3. On the Instance Details page, configure details for your Exadata Cloud Service instance. Then, click Next.

         a. In the Instance Details section, specify the following attributes associated with your Exadata Cloud Service instance.

      • Name — enter a name for your service instance. This name:
        • Must not exceed 25 characters.
        • Must start with a letter.
        • Must contain only lower case letters and numbers.
        • Must not contain spaces or any other special characters.
        • Must be unique within the identity domain.
      • Rack Size — select the rack configuration for your service instance:
        • Quarter Rack — configures an environment consisting of 2 compute nodes and 3 Exadata Storage Servers.
        • Quarter Rack X6 — configures an environment consisting of 2 compute nodes and 3 Exadata Storage Servers.
        • Half Rack — configures an environment consisting of 4 compute nodes and 6 Exadata Storage Servers.
        • Half Rack X6 — configures an environment consisting of 4 compute nodes and 6 Exadata Storage Servers.
        • Full Rack — configures an environment consisting of 8 compute nodes and 12 Exadata Storage Servers.
        • Full Rack X6 — configures an environment consisting of 8 compute nodes and 12 Exadata Storage Servers.

        b. In the Administrator Details section, provide information about the administrator of your Exadata Database Machine environment.

      • Email — enter an email address for the Exadata system administrator.
      • User Name — enter a user name for the Exadata system administrator. Alternatively, check the Use email as user name option to copy the Email entry into the User Name field.
      • First Name — enter the first name of the Exadata system administrator.
      • Last Name — enter the last name of the Exadata system administrator.

4. On the Confirmation page, review the configuration settings. If you are satisfied, click Create Service Instance.

 

Creating an Exadata Database Service Instance: Example

1. Open the My Services dashboard.

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Fig 1: Services dashboard

 

2. Click Create Instance and then select Oracle Database Cloud – Exadata Service from the list of options.Then, click Next.

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Fig 2: select Exadata Service

 

3. Select Oracle Database 12c Release1 from the list of options.Then, click Nextto continue.

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Fig 3: select database version

 

4. In the Service Details screen, do the following:

  • For Service Name, enter urban-beans-db1.
  • From Exadata System list, select urbanbeans-exa-Quarter Rack (2 nodes).
  • For DB Name (SID), enter urbandb1.
  • For PDB Name, enter urbpdb1.
  • Set an administrative password of your choice and confirm the password (this will be your sys password).
  • From Backup Destination list, select Cloud Storage only.

 

Then click Next to continue.

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Fig 4: Specifying the service details

 

5. Finally, review the configuration and click Create to create your cloud database.

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Fig 5: Creating the Exadata cloud database instance

 

6. After a few minutes, the data guard in exadatacloud database instance has been created successfully.

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Fig 6: The Exadata cloud database has been created

 

7. Click the service name (URBAN-BEAN-DB1) to open the main page of the database.

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Fig 7: Main page of the exadata cloud database

 

Conclusion

So now you know that it is very easy to create an Exadata Database Service Instance.

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Author Bios:

 

Joel Pérez is an Expert DBA ( Oracle ACE Director, Maximum Availability OCM, OCM Cloud Admin. & OCM12c/11g ) with over 17 years of Real World Experience in Oracle Technology, specialised in design and implement solutions of: High Availability, Disaster Recovery, Upgrades, Replication, Cloud and all area related to Oracle Databases. International consultant with duties, conferences & activities in more than 50 countries and countless clients around the world. Habitual and one of leading writers of Technical Oracle articles for: OTN Spanish, Portuguese, English and more. Regular Speaker in worldwide Oracle events  like: OTN LAD (Latin America), OTN MENA (Middle East & Africa), OTN APAC ( Asian Pacific), DTCC China, Oracle Code.. . Joel has always been known for being a pioneer in Oracle technology since the early days of his career being the first Latin American awarded as “OTN Expert” at year 2003 by Oracle Corp., one of the first “Oracle ACE” globally in the Oracle ACE Program at year 2004. He was honoured as one of the first “OCM Database Cloud Administrator” & Maximum Availability OCM in the world. Currently Joel works as Senior Cloud Database Architect in “Yunhe Enmo (Beijing) Technology Co.,Ltd”., company located in Beijing, China En.enmotech.com

 

Skant Gupta is an Oracle Certified Cloud Professional in Oracle Database 12c, an Oracle Certified Expert in Oracle Real Application Clusters (Oracle RAC) in Oracle Database 11g and 12c, and an Oracle Exadata Certified and an Oracle Certified Professional in Oracle Database 10g, 11g, and 12c. He works at Vodafone Technology in the UK and formerly worked as a senior DBA at Etisalat in Dubai. He has six years of experience with various Oracle technologies, focusing mainly on Cloud, database, and high availability solutions, Oracle WebLogic Suite, Oracle Exadata and Oracle GoldenGate. He has presented at several Oracle user groups worldwide, most recently in the US, the United Arab Emirates, and the India. Skant website link: oracle-help.com