Administer Configure Oracle Database in ?The Cloud? Step by Step ApproachCloud adoption in the database world is growing very rapidly. Various research and studies forecast the DBaaS and cloud database service market to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of more than 65% by 2019.Currently available books cover either cloud computing or database administration, but not both. This book bridges the gap. The book is divided into two parts. Part I covers the cloud computing concepts and database as a service overview, whereas Part II covers everything that is required for you to become a cloud DBA.Part II starts from your first database provisioning in the cloud and then moves to setting up Oracle RAC and DataGuard in the cloud. The chapter on database migration to the cloud gives you in-depth details around how to plan and execute DB migration. The chapter on DB security touches on the key security aspects that you should take care for your cloud-based database. The backup and recovery chapter covers variousbackup and recovery options in Oracle cloud and AWS. The manage and monitor chapter covers details on all the tools that are useful for performing day-to-day monitoring and administration. Part II covers DB administration aspects from the two most prominent cloud providers?Oracle Cloud and Amazon Web Services (AWS).This book has the right balance of theory and practical examples, along with the best practices in each given area.Database administrators, DB architects, and DB operations managers can use this book to learn and understand the process of running Oracle database in the cloud.