Administrator’s Guide Creating CDBs Part I Creating CDBs You can create CDBs using the CREATE DATABASE command. Preparing to Create a CDBBefore creating the CDB, you must make many important decisions: physical layout, database character set, database block sizes, and so on. Creating a CDB: Basic StepsAfter you plan your CDB, you can create it with a graphical tool or a SQL command. Creating a CDB: Advanced TopicsThis chapter covers creating a CDB in greater detail. Configuring a CDB FleetA CDB fleet is a collection of CDBs and hosted PDBs that you can manage as one logical CDB.