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Getting Started with Oracle Public Cloud

Book Description

From the core concepts of cloud computing to the fundamentals of Oracle Public Cloud services, this book is the complete guide for those who want to develop or migrate applications to the cloud.

  • Get to grips with the core concepts of Cloud computing and Oracle Public Cloud services
  • Learn the best practices to be followed while using Oracle Public Cloud
  • This book will reveal the power of Oracle Public Cloud and show you how you can use this power to your advantage

In Detail

After the emergence of Cloud computing, most commercial applications either migrated or are the candidates to be migrated to the cloud. All big players in the market are providing their cloud services to consumers and Oracle offers the most complete range of SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS cloud services.

"Getting Started with Oracle Public Cloud" is a hands-on guide that provides you with a practical and informative coverage of Oracle Public Cloud Services, including the Transition Service, Java Cloud Service, Database Cloud Service, Storage Cloud Service, and Messaging Cloud Service.

In this book, you will start with the essential concepts of Cloud computing and Oracle Public Cloud, and Oracle Public Cloud services. You will then learn about Oracle Managed Cloud services and their component services. You will also learn about the Oracle Cloud Transition service in detail. Next, you will cover the various components of the Oracle Database Cloud service, how to use the Oracle Application Express application building tool, and the management and creation of the Oracle Database Cloud service. You will also learn the various operations that can be performed on the Oracle Database Cloud service and the security aspects of the Oracle Database Cloud service. The essential part of Oracle Public Cloud is its services; you will become a master of these. You will also be provided with the best practices to be followed for application development, deployment, and usage to achieve optimal performance and a secure environment for your consumer’s application and data. By following Getting Started with Oracle Public Cloud, you will get to grips with the strong fundamentals and be clued up with sufficient details to enable you to start using these services for your application to be developed or migrated to the cloud.

Table of Contents

  1. Getting Started with Oracle Public Cloud
    1. Table of Contents
    2. Getting Started with Oracle Public Cloud
    3. Credits
    4. About the Author
    5. About the Reviewers
    6. www.PacktPub.com
      1. Support files, eBooks, discount offers and more
        1. Why Subscribe?
        2. Free Access for Packt account holders
        3. Instant Updates on New Packt Books
    7. Preface
      1. What this book covers
      2. What you need for this book
      3. Who this book is for
      4. Conventions
      5. Reader feedback
      6. Customer support
        1. Downloading the example code
        2. Errata
        3. Piracy
        4. Questions
    8. 1. What is Oracle Public Cloud?
      1. Brief review of cloud computing concepts
        1. Essential characteristics
        2. Service models
        3. Deployment models
      2. Oracle Cloud Services
        1. Oracle Application Services
        2. Oracle Platform Services
        3. Oracle Social Services
        4. Oracle Common Infrastructure Services
        5. Oracle Managed Cloud Services
      3. Architecture of Oracle Cloud Services
      4. Wish to try Oracle Public Cloud?
        1. Terminologies
        2. Roles
        3. Requesting trial access
      5. Summary
    9. 2. Transition to the Oracle Public Cloud
      1. Oracle Managed Cloud Services
      2. Oracle Cloud Transition Service
      3. Components of the Transition Service
        1. Transition Advisory
        2. CEMLI Management Service
        3. Upgrade Assistance
        4. DBA Support Service
      4. Features of Transition Service
      5. Summary
    10. 3. Oracle Java Cloud Service
      1. Advantages of Oracle Java Cloud Service
      2. Oracle Java Cloud Service architecture
        1. The top layer or the Customer Environment layer
        2. The second layer or the Oracle Cloud data center layer
      3. Developing a cloud-enabled Java Enterprise Edition application
        1. Application types supported by Java Cloud Service
        2. Steps for application development
        3. Deploying and testing a sample application
      4. Administration of Oracle Java Cloud Service
        1. Using the Java Cloud Service Control console
        2. Using the Command-Line Interface
      5. Summary
    11. 4. Oracle Database Cloud Service
      1. Advantages of Oracle Database Cloud Service
      2. Key components of Oracle Database Cloud Service
        1. Oracle Database Enterprise Edition
        2. ExaData hardware and ExaLogic platforms
        3. Oracle Application Express
        4. RESTful web services
        5. Business productivity applications and tools
      3. Oracle Application Express application builder
        1. Application builder
        2. SQL Workshop
        3. Team development
        4. Administration
      4. Creating and managing applications for Database Cloud Service
        1. Using Oracle Database Cloud Service
        2. Launching Oracle Database Application Service
        3. Creating a database application
        4. Modifying a database application
        5. Deleting a database application
      5. Performing operations on a database
        1. Importing data into a database
        2. Exporting data from a database
        3. Managing data stored in a database
      6. Security concerns of Oracle Database Cloud Service
      7. Summary
    12. 5. Oracle Storage Cloud Service
      1. Oracle Storage Cloud Service
      2. Advantages of Oracle Storage Cloud Service
      3. Features of Oracle Storage Cloud Service
      4. Summary
    13. 6. Oracle Messaging Cloud Service
      1. Oracle Messaging Cloud Services
        1. Java Messaging Service
      2. Advantages of Oracle Messaging Cloud Service
      3. Features of Oracle Messaging Cloud Service
      4. Summary
    14. 7. Oracle Public Cloud Best Practices
      1. Best practices for application development
      2. Best practices for application deployment
      3. Best practices for application performance
      4. Best practices for application security
      5. Best practices for data security and privacy
      6. Summary
    15. Index