This illustration shows a CDB with a CDB$ROOT container, a PDB$SEED container plugged into the root, and several PDBs plugged into the root. One PDB is a new PDB. The illustration shows the database files of the source PDB. The illustration shows the source PDB files copied to a new location. The copied files are the files of the new PDB. The illustration shows the copied files associated with the new PDB. A CREATE PLUGGABLE DATABASE ... FROM statement uses these copied files to create the new PDB.