Feature Parity Between Oracle Public Cloud and Exadata Cloud@Customer Deployments

Autonomous Database on Dedicated Exadata Infrastructure offers two deployment possibilities for operational control and isolation; Oracle Public Cloud or Exadata Cloud@Customer. Even though both platforms support a standard set of features for Autonomous Databases, there are a few differences among them.

Feature Comparison

The following table lists the Autonomous Database features exclusive to either Oracle Public Cloud or Exadata Cloud@Customer deployments.

Feature Oracle Public Cloud Exadata Cloud@Customer
Authenticate and Authorize Microsoft Azure Active Directory Users for Autonomous Database Applicable
Change the license type on an Autonomous VM Cluster Supported via service request (SR) in My Oracle Support. See Create a Service Request in My Oracle Support for instructions. Applicable
Connect Python applications using the python-oracledb driver   Applicable
Deploy Autonomous Database to X10M Exadata Database Machine Systems   Applicable
Deploy Autonomous Database to Exadata Base Machine Systems Applicable On Exadata Cloud@Customer deployments, Base Shape is offered as a fixed shape (Base Rack) while provisioning an Exadata system such as X8M-2, X9M-2 and so on.
Identity and Access Management (IAM) authentication with Autonomous Database Applicable
Use Database Management Service to monitor databases Applicable
Use Operations Insights on Autonomous Database Applicable