Saturday, July 30, 2016

Database Deployment Using a Cloud Backup

DBAs can now create an Oracle Database Cloud deployment whose database is taken from a cloud backup.

More information:

Friday, July 29, 2016

DBCS Snapshot

OPC users can now create snapshots of the Oracle Compute Cloud Service storage volumes that support a Database as a Service database deployment hosting a single-instance database.

These snapshots can be used to create database deployments quickly because their storage is linked to the snapshot’s storage using “copy on write” technology provided by Oracle Compute Cloud Service.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Shared file storage over NFSv4

OPC users can use Oracle Storage Cloud Software Appliance – Cloud Distribution to provide highly scalable, low-cost, reliable shared storage in the cloud for their Oracle Compute Cloud Service instances.

More information:
  • Documentation "Oracle Storage Cloud Software Appliance – Cloud Distribution"

Wednesday, July 27, 2016


opc-init is a utility that enables initialization of cloud instances within Oracle Compute Cloud Service.

More information:

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

OPC CLI utility

The OPC Command Line Interface (CLI) is now available via OTN.
Currently the CLI supports the Compute Service (compute/storage/networking) but will be rapidly growing to support other capabilities such as VPNaaS, LBaaS, Cloud Monitoring Service, Object Storage, etc.

More information:

Monday, July 25, 2016

Cloud Monitoring Service

The Cloud Monitoring Service is now available !
It allows OPC users to collect, track, and alert on metrics from cloud resources. 

More information:

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Corente VPN & 3rd party VPN Gateway devices

Corente VPN solution for General Purpose Compute can now integrate with Customer owned and managed third party VPN Gateway devices.
Customers can deploy the Corente Services Gateway in Oracle Public cloud  and build an IPSec VPN tunnel with an On-Premise third party VPN device. 

More information:

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Sample orchestration files

OPC users can now download a zip file with sample orchestration templates from OTN !

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Oracle SOACS 16.3.1

Oracle announced the availability of 16.3.1 release of SOA Cloud Service (SOA CS).
In this release, Oracle SOA Suite version 12.2.1 is now supported.
For details :

Friday, July 1, 2016

Oracle GoldenGate Cloud Service 16.3.1

Oracle GoldenGate Cloud Service 16.3.1 was released today.
In this release, the following new features are supported:
  • Cloud to On-Premise Replication (with Socks5 proxy +SSH connection)
  • DBaaS with High Memory Compute
    (All DBaaS editions are supported by GGCS)
  • GGCS VM Recovery from Shared ZFS Storage
  • ...