Ordered Sequence of Commands for Starting/Stoping an Stack in OCI


Unless you are in containers/microservices (or other) architectures, typically you have several stacks consisting in (maybe three) layers, like front, mw and db. The idea here is how can I schedule an ordered and dependent sequence of commands for starting or stopping the stacks. Start Sequence Start sequence is typically bottom-up # # start db … Continue reading Ordered Sequence of Commands for Starting/Stoping an Stack in OCI

Setting OCI privileges to users federated in external Identity Provider


In this post we are explaining how to grant OCI privileges to users federated with IDCS or other identity provider. OCI policies can be granted to OCI groups, not federated groups, therefore we need a mechanism to do that. Let's suppose we have a group of developers called xxxx-developers that need full access to all … Continue reading Setting OCI privileges to users federated in external Identity Provider

Automating Audit Trails Archive to Object Storage with Oracle Developer Cloud Service


Oracle Cloud provides out the box audit records that can be obtained by tools such the dashboard portal, the APIs like rest/go/java/phy and the CLI. In this post we are explaining how to automate the archiving of the trails to an object storage bucket using the CLI inside DevCS, the CI/CD and DevOps tool provided … Continue reading Automating Audit Trails Archive to Object Storage with Oracle Developer Cloud Service

Lift and Shift of a Long Time Running Distributed Compute Workload | Onprem vs Oracle Cloud Infrastructure


This is the real history of a company running a long-duration workload once at the end of every month, consisting on a very mature solvency risk calculation distributed computing application built with Oracle Coherence and Java. The application behavior is like a progressive degradation of performance because the delays caused by garbage collector events as … Continue reading Lift and Shift of a Long Time Running Distributed Compute Workload | Onprem vs Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

Offloading Oracle Data to Object Storage and Mounting as External Table in an Autonomous Database | Part Two: AWS S3


Following up the previous post, we are explaining today how to make same thing using Amazon S3. The procedure and steps are quite similar, let's go and try! Amazon side setup Create a S3 bucket with no public access: Upload datafile: Grab the object URL for later: Bucket located in Frankfurt Create a user in … Continue reading Offloading Oracle Data to Object Storage and Mounting as External Table in an Autonomous Database | Part Two: AWS S3

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

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