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Activate the Oracle Cloud after signing the contract (Order Document):

The Steps to initially activate the Oracle Cloud after purchasing are describes below:

https://docs.oracle.com/en/cloud/get-started/subscriptions-cloud/csgsg/activate-your-order-your-welcome-email.html

With the activation the customer chooses the Account Name (or actually Tenant Name) of their Service, that will be displayed in all subsequent URLs and in the background the Oracle Cloud is physically provided within the chosen Data Center region e.g. EMEA and the Cloud Console will be made available (via DNS configuration in the Oracle Cloud) with the specified Account Name and services like IDCS (Identity Domain Service) are started to maintain the User(s). The Person who conducts this initial activation is also the Cloud Service Administrator and from now on the only person to be able to add further Users as Cloud Service Administrators.

After completion of the steps from the activation link, the user receives another e-mail to his e-mail address with a provisioned user (from IDCS) and a new temporary password to change on the next login.

Provision individual Oracle Cloud Services, such as ADW

The steps to provision Services are described below:

https://www.oracle.com/webfolder/technetwork/tutorials/obe/cloud/adwc/OBE_Provisioning_Autonomous_Data_Warehouse_Cloud_bak/provisioning_autonomous_data_warehouse_cloud.html

Actions after signing in:

https://docs.cloud.oracle.com/iaas/Content/GSG/Tasks/signingin.htm

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Get Started with EPM Cloud Planning

https://www.oracle.com/webfolder/technetwork/tutorials/obe/cloud/epm/EPBCS/GetStartedWithPlanning/index.html

Additional guides:
Getting Started with Oracle EPM Cloud for Administrators: https://docs.oracle.com/en/cloud/saas/enterprise-performance-management-common/cgsad/index.html

Getting Started with Oracle EPM Cloud for Users: https://docs.oracle.com/en/cloud/saas/enterprise-performance-management-common/cgsus/index.html

choosing the right shape for OAC

when provisioning Oracle Analytics Cloud, different shapes are available to run the Service. For shapes based on only 1 OCPU auto scaling will not be available after the initial provisioning of the service. Thus, if the OAC service needs to support scaling after the initial creation a shape with at least 2 OCPUs should be selected:

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Golden Gate available for free on Oracle OCI

Golden Gate software available for free on Oracle OCI

Golden Gate is available for free on OCI Marketplace until May 2020. Any customer of the cloud service must only pay for the compute resources of OCI which are being used. This will only be available until and a customer must use the OCI Marketplace. The OCI shape is available here: https://cloudmarketplace.oracle.com/marketplace/en_US/listing/58489224

Golden Gate can be used to synchronize a Autonomous Datawarehouse from a on-Premise source with near real-time data feeds:

for more information on Golden Gate on OCI, check here.