Tag: Oracle Cloud

Can I use fewer CPUs on Data Guard Standby to save costs?

One of the most beneficial cloud features is scalability on-demand, paying only for what you use, and releasing the resources when not needed anymore. So the question is, could I configure the standby database to use fewer CPUs than the primary to save costs? Yes, BUT… you have to consider a few things! Oracle Cloud provides…

Part 2/10: Introduction to Oracle Database Cloud Services

In this part, we will talk about the different database service offerings and their characteristics in Oracle cloud to help you determine the right service to move to according to your needs and requirements. There is no THE ORACLE DATABASE in the cloud, but many different service offerings that primarily differ in their level of…

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…

High Availability & Disaster Recovery in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

Critical applications have the requirement to run 24/7 and tolerate hardware and software failure and even complete data center outages. Oracle Cloud Infrastructure with its’ regions, Availability Domains (AD), and Fault Domains (FD) provides the needed building blocks to design and run high availability and disaster recovery architectures for your applications and databases. A region…

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…