Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Documentation

Managing Exadata Instances

Important

The My Services dashboard and APIs are deprecated.

The following procedures walk you through creating, modifying, and deleting Exadata instances used with the Oracle Cloud My Services API.

Warning

Avoid entering confidential information when assigning descriptions, tags, or friendly names to your cloud resources through the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Console, API, or CLI.

Important

These procedures are for use with Oracle Database Exadata Cloud at Customer ONLY. For more information, see Administering Oracle Database Exadata Cloud at Customer. These procedures DO NOT apply to Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Service available in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.

Prerequisites

Before you can manage Exadata instances, you need to:

  • Subscribe to an Oracle Cloud service
  • Obtain account credentials with required roles assigned
  • Determine your API endpoint
To subscribe to an Oracle Cloud service
To obtain account credentials and role assignments
To determine your API endpoint

Creating Exadata Instances

This section covers how to create a basic Exadata instance, an instance with custom IP network configuration, and an instance with multi-VM support.

To create a basic Exadata instance
To create an Exadata instance with custom IP network configuration
To create an Exadata instance with multi-VM support

Modifying Exadata Instances

This section covers how to add a cluster to an existing instance, reshape a cluster, and delete a cluster.

To add a cluster to an existing instance
To reshape a cluster
To delete a cluster

Deleting Exadata Instances

This section covers how to delete Exadata instances.

Important

Delete all existing multi-VM clusters before deleting the Exadata instance. Following this guidance prevents the instance ending up in an invalid state.

To delete an instance

Discovering Entitlements and Instances

This section describes how to discover service entitlements and service instances.

To discover service entitlements
To discover service instances