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Oh! Oracle Database Cloud, you beauty!

No, I am not a DBA, installing and setting up database on my laptop takes me atleast a day or two. So I was skeptical when I first opened the Oracle Database Cloud's service console. But I have to say Oracle Database Cloud Quick Start guide is just what you need.

Here is a short summary of tasks and how much time it took
  1. Creating a public-private key pair using Puttygen : 5 mins
  2. Creating a service instance : 10 mins.
  3. Waiting for it get in "active" state : ~15 mins.
  4. Enabling Network Access : 5 mins
So, all the above steps and ~35 mins I have a Database instance up-and-running. All is left for me to do is add a new user and define some tables for my frontend or middleware applications.

Oracle Cloud services constantly proving, how easy for just "anyone" to start using technology. User friendly user interfaces, very informative usage guide.

Kudos Oracle!


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