Health Check API Pattern for Cloud/NonCloud End to End Monitoring


You have a cloud stack with several subsystems such as databases, integration hub, containers, application servers and more..., and you'd like to be confident that the whole stack is running well and end users are not suffering any issues. The Health Check API pattern can help you. Just expose an /health endpoint anywhere in your … Continue reading Health Check API Pattern for Cloud/NonCloud End to End Monitoring

opcHealth version 2.1 just released in the Apple Store


The new version discovers more cloud services such as MCS and OAC. See details here and here One of the new features is the capability for configuring Monitors (health check endpoints). A monitor is a URL that the App checks every 30 seconds in order to verify the health of your stack. The Monitors configuration … Continue reading opcHealth version 2.1 just released in the Apple Store

Madrid-Segovia MTB 2018 con la Specialized Turbo Levo FSR Expert 6 Fattie: Consumo real de batería


Tramo Madrid-Cercedilla Consumo de batería: 18% Tiempo: 04:26:07 Tramo Cercedilla-Segovia Consumo de batería: 68% Tiempo: 03:48:20 Comentarios Poco consumo en primer tramo, he llevado la bici apagada mucho tiempo pero me ha pasado factura, he tenido un calambre en cada pierna. El segundo tramo he tirado más de motor. Casi todos los tramos en eco excepto … Continue reading Madrid-Segovia MTB 2018 con la Specialized Turbo Levo FSR Expert 6 Fattie: Consumo real de batería

Oracle IdCS Tips Part III: Validating user password with the REST API


// jmu, may 2018 var express = require('express'); var app = express(); var https = require('https'); var fs = require('fs'); // this data comes from your IdCS administrator const client_id = "7x7x38873x3348xxxxe242817x0xx005" const secret = "8x1xxxxx-x87x-48x7-xxx6-1x2xxxx80x3x" const idcsHost = 'idcs-xxxxxxxxxx.identity.oraclecloud.com' // var userJSONData = { "mappingAttribute": "userName", "mappingAttributeValue": "alextorrijo", "password": "P3rr301234", "schemas": [ "urn:ietf:params:scim:schemas:oracle:idcs:PasswordAuthenticator" ] … Continue reading Oracle IdCS Tips Part III: Validating user password with the REST API

Automating Start/Stop for Oracle Cloud Instances with Developer Cloud Service Builds


Shall you need automate the procedure of start/stop/restart instances for several reasons? DevCS can help you to make it easily. Create a build and follow the steps in this pictures, in 5 minutes you'll have your automation ready to run. Enjoy 😉

DBCS 12.2.0.1 (12.2.0.1.180116) Automatic and on-demand Backup Fail


SYMTHOMS Automatic backups are not performed Backups fail either launched manually from Oracle Database Cloud Service page or from rman command line: RMAN> connect target connected to target database: ORCL (DBID=1502300872) using target database control file instead of recovery catalog RMAN> backup device type sbt current controlfile; Starting backup at 04-MAY-18 RMAN-00571: =========================================================== RMAN-00569: =============== … Continue reading DBCS 12.2.0.1 (12.2.0.1.180116) Automatic and on-demand Backup Fail