Oracle Database Characteristics

When a database deployment is created on Oracle Database Cloud Service, an Oracle database is created using information provided in the Create Instance wizard:

Wizard Page and Field How Used When Creating the Database

Software Release on the Instance page

Determines which version of Oracle Database is used, 12c Release 2, 12c Release 1 or 11g Release 2.

Software Edition on the Instance page

Determines which database edition is used. The edition determines what database features and options are available. For more information, see Oracle Database Edition.

Usable Data Storage (GB) on the Instance Details page

The amount of data storage for the database data files. A storage volume of this size is created and mounted on /u02.

Administrator Password on the Instance Details page

The password used for the SYS and SYSTEM database users.

DB Name (SID) on the Instance Details page

The database system identifier (SID) of the database.

PDB Name on the Instance Details page

(Oracle Database 12c only) The name of the default pluggable database (PDB) created in the database.