Offloading Oracle Data to Object Storage and Mounting as External Table in an Autonomous Database | Part One: Azure Object Storage


Oracle autonomous database (ADW/ATP) offers several approaches for storing the data: data online stored in the database internal storagedata nearline as external tables in object storagedata offline in object storage The autonomous database supports object storage provided by Oracle OCI, Amazon S3 and Azure, with them you can create external tables, external partitioned tables and … Continue reading Offloading Oracle Data to Object Storage and Mounting as External Table in an Autonomous Database | Part One: Azure Object Storage

Concepts and Acronyms Comparison Table between Cloud Vendors


Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com CLOUD VENDORORACLEMICROSOFTGOOGLEAMAZONACRONYMOCIAzureGoogle CloudAWSPORTALcloud.oracle.comportal.azure.comcloud.google.comaws.amazon.comGEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTIONRegionRegionRegionRegionREGIONAL ISOLATIONAvailability Domain(AD)Availability OptionsZoneAvailability ZoneZONE ISOLATIONFault DomainFault DomainCOMPUTECompute InstancesVirtual MachinesVM InstancesInstancesNETWORKVirtual Cloud Network (VCN)Virtual NetworkVPC NetworkVPCPOOLS OF COMPUTEInstance PoolsInstance GroupsInstance GroupsPlacement GroupsCUSTOM COMPUTE IMAGESCustom ImagesInstance TemplatesInstance TemplatesMy AMIsIDENTITY MANAGEMENTIdentity Cloud Service (IDCS)Azure Active DirectoryIAMIAMGOVERNANCECompartmentsResource groupsHosts GroupsAWS OrganizationsTAGGINGTag NamespacesApplication Security Gropus-TagsTagsHEALTH CHECKSHealth ChecksHealth ChecksKUBERNETESOKEAKSGKEEKSOBJECT STORAGEObject Storage/BucketsStorage/Browser/BucketsS3FILE STORAGE/NASFile Storage/Mount … Continue reading Concepts and Acronyms Comparison Table between Cloud Vendors

Establishing a Software VPN Tunnel between OCI and AWS


In this post we are setting up a tunnel between OCI and AWS following the steps explained here and similar to what we did here. Step 1 Follow this post to set up a VPN headend in OCI. Step 2 Create a VPC in AWS with one public and one private subnet. Step 3 Create … Continue reading Establishing a Software VPN Tunnel between OCI and AWS

Extracting Data from Oracle SaaS to Onprem or Other Clouds through Private High Speed Connection via Service Gateway | Part Two: Hands On


In previous post we explained the mechanisms to extract data from ERP and put it in an Object Storage repository that can be accessed privately from other places in a secure manner. To demonstrate the use case we are creating a VPN tunnel between Google Cloud and OCI as explained here. Google Side Once we … Continue reading Extracting Data from Oracle SaaS to Onprem or Other Clouds through Private High Speed Connection via Service Gateway | Part Two: Hands On

Establishing a Software VPN Tunnel between OCI and Google Cloud


In this episode we are crating a tunnel between OCI and Google Cloud using the solution posted here Step 1 Follow this post for the OCI side and grab the value of the public IP endpoint and network encryption domain configured. Step 2 Create a vpn tunnel in google cloud, put the values of public … Continue reading Establishing a Software VPN Tunnel between OCI and Google Cloud

Creating a Software VPN Headend in OCI with Terraform


Shall you need to tune the bits of a VPN connection because the complexities of the left, right or both sides of the tunnel, one cheap option is to build a software solution. In this particular case we are utilising Libreswan. Terraform The current construct has been done with terraform, which provides automation and reduces … Continue reading Creating a Software VPN Headend in OCI with Terraform

Automating OIC Start/Stop with DevCS


As we explained before, OIC is one of the PaaS services that can be automated via Developer Cloud Service. Follow the steps explained here except for the build step in which we instruct OIC to start or stop with a slightly different keyword. In short, the syntax is: psm OICINST [start-service|stop-service] -s <servicename> Details of … Continue reading Automating OIC Start/Stop with DevCS

Look what I Found at the bottom of a Box when Making Room for a Workbench in my Garage


Turbo C ++ v1.0 for Microsoft DOS !!!!! The two volumes printed on paper are in good condition. I remember they came packaged with 4 floppy disks in a cardboard box. Here a matrix printer output of a piece of code, dated 1993!! Hands on to run TC++ on a Mac First, I found an … Continue reading Look what I Found at the bottom of a Box when Making Room for a Workbench in my Garage

Explaining the Three Legs of Oracle Integration Cloud (OIC) for Dummies


Oracle Integration Cloud (aka OIC) is like the glue or mortar that makes the different parts of an ecosystem of technology puzzle start to look that they fit. OIC is good for hybrid, multi cloud integration and extensions framework. So, which are those 3 legs or components that OIC provides? With OIC (and sometimes other … Continue reading Explaining the Three Legs of Oracle Integration Cloud (OIC) for Dummies