Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Provisioning with Chef

The purpose of this deck is to provide a quick introduction to Chef Knife Oraclecloud and how to use it to provision Oracle Public Cloud Compute instances.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Monday, May 23, 2016

High Availability Policy

In the latest release, the High Availability Policy was introduced to ensure instance recreation

Saturday, May 21, 2016

What's new for Compute CS ?

Oracle introduced interesting features with the latest release :
  • New capabilities in the instance creation wizard (high availability, delete storage on termination, ...)
  • Storage update from UI
  • Restart instance from the console
  • etc

Friday, May 20, 2016

Activity Log Page

The Activity Page displays activities for the selected service, filtered by service name, service type, date, status and operation.

Friday, May 13, 2016

Hybrid Cloud : How to configure On-Premise to GoldenGate Cloud Service

Oracle A-Team has published a new technical whitepaper.
This paper discusses how to configure Oracle GoldenGate replication between on-premises and GoldenGate Cloud Service (GGCS) via a demilitarized zone (DMZ) server

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Oracle Management Cloud 16.2.3 Release

Oracle announced the availability of 16.2.3 release of the Oracle Management Cloud.
In the 16.2.3 release there are following key updates:

Application Performance Monitoring Cloud Service
  • Expanded Platform Coverage 
  • Application Filtering
  • NTLM Proxy Authentication
Log Analytics Cloud Service
  • New Platform Support (AIX)
  • Data Masking for On-Demand Uploaded Logs
  • Additional Out-of-Box Parsers 
IT Analytics Cloud Service
  • Memory added as a resource in Resource Analytics Database
  • Data Explorer – Search Supports NEW Visualization Types
  • Dashboard Updates
  • New Platform Support (AIX)
  • Registration Key Required with Installation

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Database Backup & Recovery Configuration

In the Backup and Recovery Configuration section, DBAs choose a backup option for the database deployment.
A new backup destination is now available : Cloud Storage Only
With this option, backups are configured to be created automatically and stored on an Oracle Storage Cloud Service container only.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Database Backup &recovery through the console

With the latest release introduced recently, It's now possible to create backups (full backups) and perform recovery using the Oracle Database Cloud Service console

Monday, May 9, 2016

Ensure an Exceptional User Experience

Oracle Application Performance Monitoring Cloud Service helps you monitor the performance of your applications and the experience of your end-users from a business perspective.
The solution enables DevOps organizations, application owners and business analysts to respond quickly to issues that impact productivity, customer satisfaction and revenue.

Join us for a technical webcast and demo to learn how to:
  • Correlate end user and application data—cut the time it takes to resolve application issues
  • Gain deep transaction visibility with in-depth application performance diagnostics for DevOps
  • Leverage the power of log information by ingesting, normalizing and categorizing log data across the application stack for better insight

Thursday May 12, 2016
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Sunday, May 8, 2016

PaaS Command Line Interface

Oracle introduced a PaaS Command Line Interface (CLI) that enables users of Oracle Cloud services to create, monitor and manage their service instances from a command shell or script.

Check the documentation to install this tool.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Private Cloud : Database as a Service REST API Cookbook

The following document provides direction and requirements for the execution of a Database as a Service specific to the use of the REST API provided with the Cloud Pack for Oracle Database :

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Exadata Cloud Service - Quarter Rack - Minimum OCPU

Oracle have recently lowered the minimum CPU requirement to 16 for Exadata quarter rack.