Category: Oracle Cloud

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…

Traffic Management Steering using Geolocation

Use Case: You have a website to be accessible from all over the world. If you were running a business like a web shop, response time to the different geographical locations would be very critical. Solution 1: One web server somewhere Your customers in other regions would probably suffer from low latency. Would this web server…

Private Access to Autonomous Database using Transit Routing (across regions)

One of the frequently asked questions about Autonomous Database is “how can I access the database without having the traffic traversing the internet?” In case you are keeping the Application on-prem, then the answer is using Transit Routing while connecting to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) using VPN or FastConnect from the on-premises network. The architecture looks as simple as…