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22. Pluggable Databases

Michelle Malcher1  and Darl Kuhn2
Huntley, IL, USA
Morrison, CO, USA

New with Oracle Database 12c is Oracle Multitenant. This feature allows you to create and maintain many pluggable databases within an overarching multitenant container database. Following is a concise introduction to pluggable terminology.

A multitenant container database (CDB) is defined as a database capable of housing one or more pluggable databases (PDB). A container is defined as a collection of data files and metadata that exist within a CDB. A PDB is a special type of container that can be easily ...

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