Oracle by Example brandingGetting Started with Oracle Java Cloud Service by Using a QuickStart Template

section 0Before You Begin

This tutorial shows you how to create an Oracle Java Cloud Service instance and supporting database by using a QuickStart template. This tutorial takes approximately 10 minutes to complete. The typical wait time to provision your new instance is 30 to 60 minutes.


With Oracle Java Cloud Service, you can quickly create and manage a Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE) application environment in the cloud, without installing and configuring any software yourself. The environment is based on Oracle WebLogic Server and Oracle Database.

What Do You Need?

To get started, you need valid credentials for an Oracle Cloud account that has an active subscription to Oracle Java Cloud Service. See How to Begin with Oracle Java Cloud Service Subscriptions.

section 1Access the Service Console

  1. Sign in to Oracle Cloud.
  2. On the Dashboard, click Create Instance.
    Create Instance on My Services Dashboard
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  3. Below Featured Services, next to Java, click Create.
    Create Instance Dialog
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    If the QuickStart feature is not available in your account, follow this tutorial instead: Creating a Custom Oracle Java Cloud Service Instance.

section 2Create a QuickStart Instance

  1. Enter an Instance Name. For this tutorial, enter MyJCS.
    Create Instance Dialog
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  2. Below one of the available templates, click Create:
    • Simple Java Web App (2 OCPUs)
    • Multi-Tier Java EE App with High Availability (5 OCPUs)
    • Highly Available Java EE App with Caching (6 OCPUs)
    For help choosing a template, see the documentation.
  3. Click Download. Save the archive file to your machine. It contains:
    • The username and password that you use to administer Oracle WebLogic Server
    • The system password that you use to administer Oracle Database
    • SSH keys that you use to access the VMs that host your service instances
  4. Click Create. The Cloud Stack Console is displayed.

section 3Monitor the Instance Creation

  1. Verify that the status of your MyJCSQS cloud stack is Waiting or Creating Service. A cloud stack is a group of Oracle Cloud resources that are created as a single unit.
    Stacks page
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  2. Click the stack name, MyJCSQS.
  3. Periodically, click Refresh Refresh icon on the right side of the page until the status of the MyJCS instance is no longer Waiting or Creating Service.
    Stack Details page
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  4. Click MyJCS to view and manage your new Oracle Java Cloud Service instance.
    Tip: To return to the cloud stack at a later time, click the Dashboard menu Dashboard Menu Icon, and then select Cloud Stack.

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