Create and Use Autonomous Database on Dedicated Exadata Infrastructure

You can access your Autonomous Database, connect it to an application, load data, and start using it after your fleet administrator sets up the infrastructure resources and defines access controls and an application database administrator (Application DBA) creates an Autonomous Databasewith database users.

Task Description More Information
Create and log in to your cloud account Provide your information and sign up for an Oracle Cloud Service. Getting Started with Oracle Cloud
Provision Autonomous Database Create an Autonomous Database instance. Create a Dedicated Autonomous Database
Start the instance Start and verify that an Autonomous Database is up and running. Start a Dedicated Autonomous Database
Create database users and obtain security credentials Create accounts for your users and assign them appropriate privileges. Assign the necessary Autonomous Database roles. Create Database Users
Connect to your database Obtain security credentials and connect to your Autonomous Database using a database client or tool. Connect to a Dedicated Autonomous Database
Scale the database Use the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure console to scale an instance to add or remove CPU or storage resources. Add CPU or Storage Resources to a Dedicated Autonomous Database
Load data into the database Use the available tools to load data into the database. Loading Data into Autonomous Database
Monitor the database Check on the health and performance of the database. Manage and Monitor Performance
Manage the database Check on the day-to-day operation of your service, monitor performance, and review important notifications. All aspects of the database lifecycle are simplified by the service, including patching and upgrading the database. You can obtain service information including the service and database version from the service console.

Back Up and Restore Autonomous Databases