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

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

USE OCI OBJECT STORAGE TO STORE TERRAFORM STATE FILES

Introduction Terraform allows you to deploy infrastructure very quickly, and you can find thousands of script/modules/snippets on the web to get you started in a snap. Once you move from the "Let's try this at home" phase to a more "Let's do this for a real environment" oriented phase you will have to make a … Continue reading USE OCI OBJECT STORAGE TO STORE TERRAFORM STATE FILES

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

How to use Terraform and OCI – lesson 9

I hope you have noticed that huge news at OCI Release Notes. In February 2020 OCI global footprint has grown significantly with three new regions (Amsterdam in the Netherlands, Jeddah in Saudi Arabia and Melbourne in Australia). I am located in Europe so immediately I have requested the subscription of Amsterdam DC. So now in … Continue reading How to use Terraform and OCI – lesson 9

OCI File Storage Service + Network Security Groups (NSG) with Terraform

What is the topic for today? Network security of your OCI cloud infrastructure! Honestly speaking always an important topic, right? The basics of Network Security Groups (NSG), for the first time I have described in this blog post. Recently I have found in OCI Release Notes, that OCI File Storage Services supports now NSG. Immediately … Continue reading OCI File Storage Service + Network Security Groups (NSG) with Terraform

How to Create API Gateway in OCI using Terraform

In microservices-based applications, business logic is spread across multiple services. Different clients like mobile and web browsers interact with these services. Such interactions might require protocol conversion, handling network latency, protecting from malicious traffic, etc. To handle such scenarios, complex distributed applications like Netflix use API Gateway to optimize the API interaction and improve the … Continue reading How to Create API Gateway in OCI using Terraform

How to create Web Application Firewall in OCI with Terraform

Security is the primary concern for every enterprise today, as traditional firewalls monitoring ports are not sufficient to keep up the pace with the advanced hackers. To protect from intelligent and malicious threats, we need modern and advanced tools to protect web applications. In this video, we will explore Oracle cloud infrastructure's Web Application Firewall … Continue reading How to create Web Application Firewall in OCI with Terraform

OCI NSGs – an add-on to Terraform+OCI course

Yes, OCI is changing very quickly! 🙂 Everyone, who follows OCI release notes, knows that. Oracle Cloud Gen2 is updated with new features even a couple of times every single month.  It shouldn't surprise you. That is how the modern cloud world works now. 🙂 In my Terraform+OCI short course, I was using security lists, … Continue reading OCI NSGs – an add-on to Terraform+OCI course