Storage Container Name: Conflicting Syntax for Storage Container Names in Oracle Big Data Service Compute Edition

I already presented and published how to get Oracle Java Cloud Service to work, but it seems that a little help for Big Data Service Compute Edition can be useful as well.

One showstopper is the Storage Container Name. If you check the documentation it says you have to provide the REST URL:

Storage Container Syntax (Big Data Cloud Service Compute Edition)

On the cloud console however it says that you should use the Syntax that is known from JCS or DB as a Service:

Name of an Oracle Storage Cloud Service container of the form Storage-IDDomain/yourChoiceOfContainerName. e.g: storagesvc999-usoracleaccoutrial00999 /backupContainer; If not already created, you must create the container following the Oracle Cloud Storage documentation.

In this case the documentation is wrong. The following format is correct:



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