Chapter 7. Manage and Administer the Database Cloud in Enterprise Manager 12c

Now that we’ve covered in some detail how to set up and configure the various database cloud models in Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c, you may be thinking that there really is no need for a database administrator (DBA) in the cloud world. After all, once the pools, zones, profiles, and templates are set up, database creation (and even destruction) is now in the hands of the self-service user. Depending on whether you are using a public or private cloud model, many of the time-consuming tasks such as installation, setup, and configuration may now be in the hands of cloud providers rather than DBAs.

In fact, nothing could be further from the truth. DBAs are still ...

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