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

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

OCI-Ballerina module

What is Ballerina? Ballerina is an open-source, general-purpose, cloud-native programming language that incorporates concepts of distributed systems and micro-service development with both textual and graphical syntax. So why a completely new language? In the current micro-services world, I believe the language should have more capabilities to deal with creating containers, storing and deploying them to … Continue reading OCI-Ballerina module

How to integrate OCI Event Service and OCI Functions with Terraform

Yesterday night I have passed  Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Developer 2020 Certified Associate exam. For this exam, besides Terraform, I had to learn about Oracle Kubernetes Engine (OKE) and OCI Functions. Recently I have had the opportunity to explore OCI Event Service. The outcome of this experiment I have encoded in a brand new dish (GitHub … Continue reading How to integrate OCI Event Service and OCI Functions with Terraform

My thoughts after successful Oracle Cloud Infrastructure 2019 Certified Architect Professional exam

Right, last 2 weeks I was silent. I am so sorry about that, but believe me... I had to focus on 1Z0-997 final preparation. It was a really hard exam. Mostly because of the wide range of topics to be explored in detail. On one hand, I was sure about my knowledge after building my … Continue reading My thoughts after successful Oracle Cloud Infrastructure 2019 Certified Architect Professional exam

TF_VAR variables – how to collect it from the OCI Cloud Console…

Recently one of my subscribers has asked me about this topic. How to collect all TF_VAR variables values for Terraform OCI Provider before starting into the first lesson? A small thing, but very important, right? In this short video, I am explaining how to do it step by step 🙂 BTW. I have added this … Continue reading TF_VAR variables – how to collect it from the OCI Cloud Console…

Every story should have the beginning…

Every story should have a 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