Start Autonomous Database

Describes the steps to start an Autonomous Database instance.

Perform the following prerequisite steps as necessary:

  • Open the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Console by clicking the navigation icon next to Oracle Cloud.

  • From the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure left navigation menu click Oracle Database and then, depending on your workload click one of: Autonomous Data Warehouse, Autonomous JSON Database, or Autonomous Transaction Processing.
  • On the Autonomous Databases page select an Autonomous Database from the links under the Display Name column.

  1. On the Details page, from the More Actions drop-down list, select Start.

    Start is only shown for a stopped instance.

  2. Click Start to confirm.


When an Autonomous Database instance is started, Autonomous Database CPU billing is initiated, billed by the second with a minimum usage period of one minute.