In our private Facebook Group for Oracle Cloud, I asked question asked by one of our trainee from Oracle Cloud for DBAs DBaaS / DBCS
While provisioning New Oracle Database Cloud Service, on Software Edition What is meaning of
a) Standard Edition
b) Enterprise Edition
c) Enterprise Edition – High Performance
d) Enterprise Edition – Extreme Performance
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Well in our Lab Exercises we create Database Service and while creating new Database Cloud Service on screen Software Edition you select one of above four options .
If you are from Oracle DBA background Oracle for database has Express Edition, Standard Edition and Enterprise Edition and these Cloud Database options SE, EE, EE High Performance, EE Extreme Performance are on similar lines .
As you go from a to d, features that you get from Oracle Cloud Database increases, and so do the cost .
Here is various features in each of these Database Cloud options
A) Standard Edition (SE) —Oracle Database Standard Edition, which delivers database for department-level, and Web applications. It includes all the RDBMS features necessary to build business-critical applications.
B) Enterprise Edition (EE) —Oracle Database Enterprise Edition, includes everything in SE + Database for online transaction processing (OLTP) applications, query-intensive data warehouses, and demanding Internet applications. In simple Terms better then Standard Edition .
C) Enterprise Edition – High Performance (EE-HP) — includes everything in EE all the features of Enterprise Edition, plus partitioning , multi-tenancy, advanced compression, real application testing, advanced Security, Label Security, Database Vault, Spatial & Graph, Data Masking, and management packs.
D) Enterprise Edition – Extreme Performance (EE-EP) — provides all the features of Enterprise Edition High Performance, plus In-Memory, Active Data Guard and RAC .
So If you need RAC Database or Active Data Guard features then select Enterprise Edition Extreme Performance (EE-EP) option.
- Chapter “Provision New Oracle Database Cloud Service: Service Page” In Guide “Using Oracle Database Cloud Service”
- Chapter “About Database Cloud Service Database Deployments” In Guide “Using Oracle Database Cloud Service”
- Oracle Cloud FAQ
- Oracle Database Cloud Pricing
- Oracle Database Cloud Service (DBCS) Training for DBAs for Experts
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