Cross-region replication of block volume in OCI with Terraform

Protecting your cloud IT resources is fundamental in the modern e-commerce business. Companies rely on the public cloud's high availability and disaster recovery capabilities. Therefore for every compute instance with block volumes, you need to prepare a good backup strategy and protection for a more severe disaster such as region outage. In that place, block … Continue reading Cross-region replication of block volume in OCI with Terraform

Refreshing advanced OCI topologies deployed with Terraform

Public clouds are changing like crazy. That is a well-known fact. I still remember Oracle Cloud Infrastructure when it was in the early stage of development and was located ONLY in Phoenix and Ashburn regions. At that time it was called BareMetal Cloud Service (BMCS). Meanwhile, within the last 3 years, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) … Continue reading Refreshing advanced OCI topologies deployed with Terraform

Highly available WordPress CMS with OCI MySQL DBSystem deployed with Terraform

In recent months I have been extremely busy. Most of my time has been consumed by OCI Architecture Center where we are trying to promote the Solution Architecture approach to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. Yes, it is true that people are looking for zero-2-hero pieces of training on how to provision cloud infrastructures, especially with Terraform … Continue reading Highly available WordPress CMS with OCI MySQL DBSystem deployed with Terraform

Private OKE (VCN-Native) in OCI with Terraform

I am not sure if you have noticed that, but in March 2021 Kubernetes clusters have been significantly redefined within OCI. I mean now Container Engine for Kubernetes is VCN-native by default. You can read about it here. VCN-native K8S clusters are completely integrated with your Virtual Cloud Network (VCN). It also means you can … Continue reading Private OKE (VCN-Native) in OCI with Terraform

Bastion Service in OCI deployed with Terraform

About Bastion usage I have written a long time ago. Usage of jump hosts is very common. It seems to be obvious from a security point of view that you want to hide compute instances or database servers in private networks, but there should be a secure way to access them somehow, especially when you … Continue reading Bastion Service in OCI deployed with Terraform

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