Don’t mix Terraform and manual deployments – three use-cases in OCI

The idea of this blog post and video have been born very recently. I was delivering a zoom-based webinar for some big team inside Oracle and after a 1-hour presentation, a Q&A session has been arranged. One of the questions was related to mixing manual and Terraform-based deployment. The question has been crafted in a … Continue reading Don’t mix Terraform and manual deployments – three use-cases in OCI

OCI ATP Refreshable Clone with Terraform

This post is not the first one about OCI ATP Cloning capabilities. I have published information about it a few months back and it covers ATP cloning from the backup and cloning directly from a particular instance. But this is a one-time action, which means the clone will start to exist as an independent ATP … Continue reading OCI ATP Refreshable Clone with Terraform

OCI Resource Manager – Discovering Resources to create Stack

The previous post was related to OCI Resource Manager (ORM). I was trying to explain how to integrate ORM with the GitLab service to control the versions of your Terraform code. Today I will continue to work with ORM. And let's imagine you are ORM and Terraform newbie, but you envisioned to use Infrastructure as … Continue reading OCI Resource Manager – Discovering Resources to create Stack

OCI Resource Manager integration with GitLab

Last few weeks I was very busy and couldn't continue to record videos. Frankly speaking, I had to pass HashiCorp Certified Terraform Associate exam and on the other hand, spent some time with my family (vacation at Baltic Sea) to reload myself after this hard COVID period. Anyway, now I have discovered a sad fact … Continue reading OCI Resource Manager integration with GitLab

Deployment of the course in OCI Cloud Shell

My zero to hero Terraform + OCI training is getting more and more popular. As you can see on the left, more than 80 people have decided to enroll and study basic or complex OCI topologies deployed automatically with the usage of Terraform. For me, it is a huge thing, you know! It sounds like … Continue reading Deployment of the course in OCI Cloud Shell

My thoughts after successful Oracle Cloud Infrastructure 2019 Cloud Operations Certified Associate Exam

Last Monday I have passed Oracle Cloud Infrastructure 2019 Cloud Operations Associate Exam (1Z0-1067). It was the third exam in a row, which I have decided to pass, a few weeks after Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Developer 2020 Certified Associate and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure 2019 Certified Architect Professional. Frankly speaking, my decision to pass CloudOps exam … Continue reading My thoughts after successful Oracle Cloud Infrastructure 2019 Cloud Operations Certified Associate Exam

OCI Resource Manager Drift Detection.

As you know I love Terraform. That is why I have created zero to hero training for OCI and Terraform. It means I like to use terminal and execute commands such as terraform plan and terraform apply. All of that is great, but the state file, in that case, is located locally on my computer. … Continue reading OCI Resource Manager Drift Detection.

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

Feedback loop.

The last two months, during the COVID thing, were transformational for this blog. Someone can say the window of the opportunity has been opened by free training and certifications for OCI. Many of us have decided to ride this horse and discover OCI, in-depth. Some of us have reached the highest professional level, some of us … Continue reading Feedback loop.