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

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

How to use Terraform and OCI – lesson 7a

A few days back I have written a post about a new feature in OCI related to the DBSystem. Now you can change the shape of your VM where your database is deployed. This level of elasticity is crucial. But what to do in case of a Disaster Recovery scenario. What to do when one … Continue reading How to use Terraform and OCI – lesson 7a

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 use Terraform and OCI – lesson 8

This short course, my first tutorial is going to finish... I believe we have achieved good taste of our dish, right! 🙂 Last time in lesson 7 we have created a database with OCI DBSystem. In this last lesson, we will add local VCN peering which is documented here. I hope you have found all … Continue reading How to use Terraform and OCI – lesson 8

How to use Terraform and OCI – lesson 7

Oracle is well known for its database, for more than 30 years, meaning for many people on the market, the term database means Oracle and long, long nothing else. Until now in our lessons, we were far from the database. Instead, we were covering cloud networking (VCN, subnets, route tables, load balancers), security (security lists) … Continue reading How to use Terraform and OCI – lesson 7

How to use Terraform and OCI – lesson 6

Today lesson 6, a new lesson for the new year 2020! 🙂 In the last episode, we have added NFS share to both webservers (lesson 5). But what about OCI Block Storage usage? Yes, we can set up it with Terraform as well. Here is a short video for that purpose. I hope you will … Continue reading How to use Terraform and OCI – lesson 6

How to use Terraform and OCI – lesson 5

Yes, we are moving forward with my Terraform + OCI training. But for sure step by step. Our OCI infra with 2 webservers is already there under the Load Balancer umbrella (lesson 1, lesson 2 and lesson 3). In the last lesson 4 we have introduced the hidden public IP address of the webservers and … Continue reading How to use Terraform and OCI – lesson 5