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

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

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

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

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

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 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