Blockchain is most talked about technology, we have written many articles on Ethereum and Hyperledger Fabric and now we will talk about Oracle Blockchain.
Oracle jumped to Blockchain field and introduced Oracle Blockchain Cloud Service (OBCS) which is based on Hyperledger Fabric so if you know Hyperledger Fabric then it will be easy to understand and work on that.
Oracle Blockchain Cloud Service make life really easy as you need not to worry about setting up the network and lengthy yaml files as it provide you nice UI to do that.
In this post, we will show you how to register to Oracle Cloud and then later in next post, we will show you how to create Blockchain instance.
It is very simple to register for Oracle Cloud but you need to have two things available for that, one is your cell phone as you will verification code on that and other is credit card as your payment method.
Don't worry Oracle does not charge you for one month if you go for free trial version and later you can upgrade to paid version if needed.
Let's see how to Register to Oracle Cloud
- First of all, open the below URL in your browser and then click on "Try for Free" button to register for 30 days free trial.
- Next step is to sign up by providing all the details.
- First provide "Account Details" where you need to choose "Cloud Account Name" and "Data Region". Along with that you need to mention your address details.
- Next step is verification of mobile. You need to enter your mobile and then you need to enter that you will receive on your mobile.
- Then you need to enter you credit card details. Most of time, people tend to avoid this and think that this is not safe to enter the credit card details or Oracle will deduct the money but that is not true.
- They will just verify your payment details and not deduct any amount for first 30 days as this is trial pack.
- Once payment verification is completed, next step is to complete the sign up process by accepting the terms and conditions and then click on complete.
- In next page, you will see message that your account is created and you will receive email from Oracle with required details.
- Now after 5 to 15 minutes, you will receive an email from Oracle as shown below that has all the details.
- Click on "Get Started with Oracle Cloud" button that you see in above screen shot and that will take you next screen where you need to change your password.
- Once you change your password, you can login with your new credentials and you will be see cloud dashboard as shown below.
In next post, we will show you how to create Blockchain instance on Cloud.