Category: Oracle Cloud

Oracle Cloud Services for On-premises Oracle Databases

Introduction We discussed why Oracle Cloud is the best place to run your Oracle databases in a previous blog post. However, it is also understandable that not all databases can be moved to the cloud (yet) and it might be not affordable for everyone to run all of these databases on Cloud@Customer. Keeping your Oracle…

Why you should run your Oracle Database on Oracle Cloud

Introduction As IT environments are growing and becoming more complex, the need for standardization, cost reduction, and greater agility is raising more than ever. Cloud solutions provide customers with features and capabilities to exactly achieve these goals and satisfy their business demands. When it comes to moving Oracle databases to the cloud, you might ask…

Command Line Interfaces (CLIs) in the Oracle Cloud

Introduction Oracle offers the Cloud Console, which is an easy to use web-based interface to create and manage all Oracle cloud resources. However, in many use cases it is more efficient to do your tasks programmatically using command line tools instead of clicking on every button in the web browser manually: Provision and terminate the…

Scalability and Elasticity in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

Scalability and elasticity are fundamental elements of cloud computing. They enable to allocate as many resources as needed for the system to fulfill the workload requirements. An essential benefit of the cloud is the ability to scale up and down on demand immediately while using a pay-per-use model and get the best performance at the…

Budget and Cost Monitoring in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

It is critical for organizations to have an overview of their spending, track the consumption, and get notifications if the budget or the forecast exceeds the budget amount to be spent. In this blog post we will discuss how to set up, monitor, and track your spending in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure using cost-tracking tags, cost…

Networking in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure – Advanced Topics

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure provides highly customizable Virtual Cloud Networks (VCN) and connectivity services offering performance, isolation, security, and high availability. In this blog post are going to discuss following topics: Local Peering to manage resources in different VCNs (across tenancies). Remote Peering to implement disaster recovery across regions. Private & Public Peering to implement hybrid cloud solutions. Transit Routing to…

Implement Private Endpoint for your Autonomous Database

End of February 2020 Private Endpoints in Autonomous Database on Shared Exadata Infrastructure were announced. This blog post shows an example architecture and a high-level step by step instruction for creating the necessary OCI resources to implement Private Endpoints to access the Autonomous Database from private network only. All values used here are an example and you are…

Cross-region Compute VM Migration or Clone on OCI

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure offers a wide range of cloud services that enable you to build and run applications and services in a highly available hosted environment in deferent regions around the globe. In case you have a Compute VM running in one region and want to migrate or clone it to another region, e.g. as a disaster recovery solution, here…

Learning Path for the OCI 2019 Architect Professional Certification

Oracle Cloud is a world-class technology I can only encourage you to get familiar and proficient with! If you don’t have any training environment for hands-on experience, register for your Oracle Always Free account. In this blog post, I’m sharing my own experience, recommendations, and the learning path I went through. Feel free to create your own…