Oracle Database Cloud Services gives you the power and flexibility of the Oracle Database in the cloud. You choose whether you want a dedicated database instance with direct network connections and full administrative control, or a dedicated schema with a full development and deployment platform managed by Oracle.
Your Oracle Database is rapidly provisioned and ready for action in minutes.
Take advantage of a variety of management options, from self-managed to fully managed by Oracle.
Spin up Oracle Database instances in a virtual machine—or a complete development environment—with just a few clicks.
Database version, management options, access methods? You get to choose.
Dedicated database instances with Oracle Database 11g or 12c, with your choice of Standard Edition One, Enterprise Edition (no Database Options included), Enterprise Edition High Performance (includes most Database Options), or Enterprise Edition Extreme Performance (includes all Database Options)
Oracle Database 12c Enterprise Edition includes Oracle Multitenant, the new option for managing Pluggable Databases in the cloud
Administrative access via SSH, SQL Developer, Data Pump, SQL*Plus and other tools
Use any type of network connectivity, including SQL*Net, JDBC, JSON, and other drivers to access your dedicated instances
Use Enterprise Manager, SQL Developer, Application Express, or other Oracle or third party tools
Fully manage your database, or have Oracle manage standard database operations—such as backup, patching and upgrade—for you (Future direction)
Use the Compute Service's security rules and lists for flexible, enterprise-level security
Add or remove compute resources, memory or storage as needed
Flexible control of databases for production, plus simple storage management on virtual machine instances
Each service gets a dedicated database schema
Use SQL and PL/SQL to expand and extend your cloud applications
Access Oracle Database schema from Application Express or Java in the Java Cloud Service
Applications outside Oracle Cloud use RESTful Web Services for access over HTTPS (For access via SQL*Net, use Database as a Service)
All database management tasks are handled by Oracle
Includes full development tooling and deployment capabilities via Application Express
Choose between three storage levels; all other resources expand to meet your needs