Oracle 12c Multitenancy

As you probably already know, Oracle 12c (the latest version of the database) has a Multitenant feature available as an additional Enterprise Edition cost option. This allows one “container” database to run multiple “pluggable” databases.   Pluggable and Container Databases I’ll be referencing the terms “PDB” and “CDB” a lot in the article, so it’s probably […]

An Introduction to Database Services

Recently, I spoke to a client who wanted to separate users into distinct groups in one of their customer-facing databases.  The client wanted to measure each group’s resource consumption so they could start to move to an “on-demand” business model and wanted to prevent one group from consuming excessive amounts of database resources at the […]