Database groups contain sets of databases within an organization. Database groups enable grouping related databases and provide efficient use of resources needed to provision and operate databases.

Verify that at least one resource bundle is allocated to the database group's organization. See Create a Resource Bundle if no resource bundle is available.

Log in as an organization administrator or have permissions to create or modify database groups.

1

Navigate to the organization in which you want create the database group.

2

Click the Manage & Monitor tab.

3

Click the Database Groups tab.

4

Click the plus (+) icon to create a database group.

5

Specify the following information in the Create Database Group wizard.

Wizard page

Action

Name and Description

Type a name and optional description and click Next.

Resource Bundle

Select a resource bundle from the list and click Next.

If no base DB template is enabled on the resource bundle, you must enable one.

a

Click Next, and select one or more base DB templates.

b

Click Enable.

c

When Status is refreshed to Enabled, click Next.

Resources

Specify the resources for this database group.

Network

Select the network from the drop-down menu.

CPU & Memory

Assign the priority (High, Medium, or Low).

(Optional) Select the Reserve resources for this database group check box and enter the reservation amounts for CPU and memory.

Storage Allocation

Specify the amount of storage to allocate to the database group.

Storage Allocation

Enter the amount of storage to allocate from each datastore in the resource bundle to the database group.

Enter the percentage of database group storage to reserve for each of the database group's databases in the Storage Reservation text box.

6

Click Finish.

The new database group appears in the database group list.

Click the database group name to open the database group. You can view and edit its properties.