How to modify on the fly CIDR block of your VCN or subnet with Terraform

The flexibility of OCI is growing every single day. In November 2020 new features have been added to the networking scope of OCI. You can now update VCN and subnet CIDR block information after creation.  Support for feature of expanding and shrinking of Subnet and VCN has been added to Terraform OCI Provider the same time. … Continue reading How to modify on the fly CIDR block of your VCN or subnet with Terraform

OCI Flexible Load Balancer with Terraform

A few days back I have shown you OCI Flexible Shapes available in OCI deployed with Terraform. Today I would like to present a brand new feature that extends the flexibility of cloud network infrastructure further. On top of flexible compute VMs you can now put Flexible Load Balancer, now also with Terraform (OCI Terraform … Continue reading OCI Flexible Load Balancer with Terraform

OCI Compute Instance Flexible Shapes with Terraform

Cloud Infrastructure should be flexible by default. It is a fundamental incentive for each IT shop in regards to any move of the workload from an on-premise location into the public cloud. Flexibility and elasticity mean you have more and pay less. That is also OCI’s fundamental characteristics. In this video below I am showcasing … Continue reading OCI Compute Instance Flexible Shapes with Terraform

HashiConf Digital 2020

Last week I was attending a 5-days event provided by HashiCorp. Previous year it was fully “analog” meaning physically organized in Seattle, US. It was a great time for me! I have learned a lot about new approaches and technologies, especially in Infrastructure as Code scope. This year for the obvious reason (COVID19 pandemic outbreak) … Continue reading HashiConf Digital 2020

Schedule-based OCI Compute Autoscaling deployed with Terraform

About autoscaling, I have recorded video and written a blog post a few months back. At that time autoscaling was based only on thresholds, commonly called metric-based autoscaling. Precisely speaking, it means that after crossing some defined level of CPU or memory utilization, you could expect the automatic provisioning of additional compute instances defined in … Continue reading Schedule-based OCI Compute Autoscaling deployed with Terraform

Don't mix Terraform and manual deployments – three use-cases in OCI

The idea of this blog post and video have been born very recently. I was delivering a zoom-based webinar for some big team inside Oracle and after a 1-hour presentation, a Q&A session has been arranged. One of the questions was related to mixing manual and Terraform-based deployment. The question has been crafted in a … Continue reading Don't mix Terraform and manual deployments – three use-cases in OCI

OCI ATP Refreshable Clone with Terraform

This post is not the first one about OCI ATP Cloning capabilities. I have published information about it a few months back and it covers ATP cloning from the backup and cloning directly from a particular instance. But this is a one-time action, which means the clone will start to exist as an independent ATP … Continue reading OCI ATP Refreshable Clone with Terraform

How to build OCI Streaming, OCI Functions, and OCI ATP with Terraform

The Streaming Service has been released some time ago in OCI. I am not sure, how much it is popular at the moment. It is very possible it doesn’t… I can imagine why… I was looking for a good source of knowledge besides the official documentation. That includes YouTube and generally speaking results from Google … Continue reading How to build OCI Streaming, OCI Functions, and OCI ATP with Terraform