Oracle Cloud Learning Center


Getting Started with Oracle Cloud introduces you to cloud concepts and describes how you can request a trial subscription or purchase a subscription for an Oracle Cloud service. In addition, this document describes how to grant other users access to the service, describes how to monitor and manage your service, and highlights security considerations.


Topic Overview

This document contains the following sections:

Title Description

Oracle Cloud Overview

Offers a brief introduction to the Oracle Cloud environment, terminology, and user roles.

Requesting a Trial Subscription to an Oracle Cloud Service

Describes how to get a free 30-day trial subscription to an Oracle Cloud service.

Purchasing a Subscription to an Oracle Cloud Service

Describes how to purchase and manage your subscription to an Oracle Cloud service.

Managing Users and Roles

Describes how to add and manage users and their privileges.

Managing and Monitoring Cloud Services

Describes how to operate and monitor service performance and usage in Oracle Cloud services.

Securing Oracle Cloud

Presents a brief overview of the primary security considerations and best practices for Oracle Cloud customers.


This document is primarily for administrators who are responsible for provisioning an Oracle Cloud service, monitoring service usage and performance, and managing other users who want to develop or use Oracle Cloud applications.

Documentation Accessibility

For information about Oracle's commitment to accessibility, visit the Oracle Accessibility Program website at

Access to Oracle Support

Oracle customers have access to electronic support through My Oracle Support. For information, visit or visit if you are hearing impaired.

Related Documents

Visit the Oracle Cloud Learning Center for all related documentation and training resources.

From the learning center, you can access links to books, common tasks, known issues, videos, and tutorials for the following Oracle Cloud services:


The following text conventions are used in this document:

Convention Meaning


Boldface type indicates graphical user interface elements associated with an action, or terms defined in text or the glossary.


Italic type indicates book titles, emphasis, or placeholder variables for which you supply particular values.


Monospace type indicates commands within a paragraph, URLs, code in examples, text that appears on the screen, or text that you enter.

Previous Page Next Page