Every story should have the beginning…

Every story should have the beginning, right? Recently I have had two zoom sessions with great mates, followers of my blog and YT channel. Such talk is an excellent thing, especially now, in this COVID-19 self-isolation period. Both discussions have made me realize that my tutorial has a significant gap... there is no introduction to … Continue reading Every story should have the beginning…

OCI Subcompartments support in Terraform

Nested subcompartments in OCI has been introduced more than one year ago. So frankly speaking feedback about my course was valid. Yes, it should have proper code for nesting all of the examples somewhere in a subcompartment structure instead of the root compartment. Recently I have fixed the code for each and every lesson. Here … Continue reading OCI Subcompartments support in Terraform

How to use Terraform and OCI – lesson 2a

Recently someone has told me, that my course is great but ... it will not work in OCI's single AD regions. Well... yeah... unfortunately that is true, but I believe we can fix it, right?... so I have introduced additional lesson2a, which is an extension to the original lesson2 where web servers have been deployed … Continue reading How to use Terraform and OCI – lesson 2a

How to use Terraform and OCI – lesson 7a

A few days back I have written a post about a new feature in OCI related to the DBSystem. Now you can change the shape of your VM where your database is deployed. This level of elasticity is crucial. But what to do in case of a Disaster Recovery scenario. What to do when one … Continue reading How to use Terraform and OCI – lesson 7a

Changing the shape of a virtual machine DB System in OCI with Terraform

True public cloud means the elasticity of the cloud resources. The newest feature related to OCI DBSystem enhanced a few days back means exactly this, true database resource elasticity. I can imagine that in many cases your current DBSystem shape is too small or too large for the workload which is executed. In that case, … Continue reading Changing the shape of a virtual machine DB System in OCI with Terraform

Create a custom OCI image using Packer and the OCI Cloud Shell

Today we would like to show you how to bake a custom image in OCI using packer, a tool that complements terraform in creating Infrastructure as a code deployment. We will use an OCI standard Oracle Autonomous Linux Image, and create a custom one that consists of the original image, plus the Oracle instant client … Continue reading Create a custom OCI image using Packer and the OCI Cloud Shell

Private Endpoints for OCI Autonomous Database

Pic. Topology Diagram for Private Endpoint for ATP It is not the first blog post about ATP, but I think this one is even more interesting. For your information, a few days back at OCI Release Notes webpage I have found information about new features for OCI Autonomous DB offering. I am talking about Private … Continue reading Private Endpoints for OCI Autonomous Database