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 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

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

How to use Terraform and OCI – lesson 10

I have returned from short vacations with the strong belief I should publish new stuff. And here it is - new lesson 10 about Transit Routing VCN. About Transit VCN I have written my first post more than year ago. By the way - details about Transit Routing VCN can be found in OCI docs … Continue reading How to use Terraform and OCI – lesson 10

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

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