DataGuard Protection for OCI Autonomous Database

Recently I have discovered that now you can provision a standby Autonomous Database on shared Exadata infrastructure. This peer database can be then used for data protection and disaster recovery. The technology behind is well known. It is Data Guard, here called Autonomous Data Guard. Sounds great? There is only one drawback. Your primary ATP … Continue reading DataGuard Protection for OCI Autonomous Database

My thoughts after successful Oracle Cloud Infrastructure 2019 Cloud Operations Certified Associate Exam

Last Monday I have passed Oracle Cloud Infrastructure 2019 Cloud Operations Associate Exam (1Z0-1067). It was the third exam in a row, which I have decided to pass, a few weeks after Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Developer 2020 Certified Associate and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure 2019 Certified Architect Professional. Frankly speaking, my decision to pass CloudOps exam … Continue reading My thoughts after successful Oracle Cloud Infrastructure 2019 Cloud Operations Certified Associate Exam

OCI Resource Manager Drift Detection.

As you know I love Terraform. That is why I have created zero to hero training for OCI and Terraform. It means I like to use terminal and execute commands such as terraform plan and terraform apply. All of that is great, but the state file, in that case, is located locally on my computer. … Continue reading OCI Resource Manager Drift Detection.

Cross-region DataGuard in OCI coded with Terraform

In one of the latest lessons of my tutorial I have shown how to setup DataGuard locally within the same region. I guess this is some sort of database protection, but in case of the whole region failure it will not help at all. So it is worth to consider the cross-region solution for database … Continue reading Cross-region DataGuard in OCI coded with Terraform

How to build microservice which is based on OCI Function and ATP with Terraform

A lot of people around the world believe the serverless approach is the ultimate future of cloud computing. I am also such a believer, but it will be a gradual move, sort of evolution within the next couple of years. Some time ago I have published a blog about private endpoints for ATP. Pic. Topology … Continue reading How to build microservice which is based on OCI Function and ATP with Terraform

Terraform state file management

Following up on my previous post about storing the terraform state file on a remote object storage location, I would like to talk about the terraform state command The terraform state command is used for advanced state management. As your Terraform usage becomes more advanced, there are some cases where you may need to modify the Terraform state. Rather than … Continue reading Terraform state file management

How to use OCI Marketplace image with Terraform?

Recently Mattia has presented the blog post about using OCI CLI to retrieve OCI Marketplace image. It has inspired me to explore this topic, but with Terraform usage. The goal was very simple - deploy RocketChat image (from OCI Marketplace) as a single VM in the extremely simplified cloud infrastructure, very similar to my first lesson … Continue reading How to use OCI Marketplace image with Terraform?

How to retrieve an OCI Marketplace image id using advanced functionality in the OCI CLI utility

If you ever need to deploy an OCI Marketplace image using your automation, the information that you will have to feed to your script will be: "listingId": "ocid1.appcataloglisting.oc1..aaaaaaaam7ewzrjbltqiarxukuk72v2lqkdtpqtwxqpszqqvrm7likfnpt5q", "listingResourceId": "ocid1.image.oc1..aaaaaaaaa5u7qtj3j3um4zryg3qkn6if2sqctqjfh46pdq5z56kq6zagg4va", Let's say we need to find this information for a specific Marketplace image, like RocketChat: We can use the OCI cli to retrieve the details needed … Continue reading How to retrieve an OCI Marketplace image id using advanced functionality in the OCI CLI utility

My thoughts after successful Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Developer 2020 Certified Associate exam

Last week I was very busy so it was hard to find a few free cycles to write about it. Yes, I have passed recently Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Developer 2020 Certified Associate exam. Frankly speaking, it was obvious for me I need to do it. I am a hardcore developer here at FoggyKitchen, mostly with … Continue reading My thoughts after successful Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Developer 2020 Certified Associate exam