Oracle 19c RAC database online migration to ActiveCluster for extended / stretched RAC clusters

In this post I will share how to perform an online move of an Oracle 19c RAC database to a Pure Storage ActiveCluster Pod to provide Active-Active synchronous replicated storage for an extended / stretched Oracle RAC cluster. Step 1 - ActiveCluster Pod The first step is to create a Pod, in the example below... Continue Reading →

Using Portworx storage with Oracle Kubernetes Engine (OKE)

In this post I will share how to use the Portworx Container Storage Interface (CSI) with the Oracle Container Engine for Kubernetes, more commonly known as Oracle Kubernetes Engine (OKE) to Create, Snapshot, Clone, Resize, Restore and Delete Kubernetes Persistent Volume Claims (PVCs) Create a StorageClass (SC) Let's start by creating a new Portworx Storage... Continue Reading →

Backup PDS managed Kubernetes database to OCI S3 Object Storage

In this post I am going to share how to backup Portworx Data Services (PDS) managed Kubernetes databases to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) S3 Object Storage buckets. OCI Object Storage Create OCI Bucket Logon to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) and from the Dashboard select Object Storage or via the hamburger menu navigate to Storage -> Object Storage -> Buckets. Select your required Compartment,... Continue Reading →

Oracle 21c warm failover with the Oracle Database Kubernetes Operator (OraOperator), OCI and Portworx storage

Background In Getting started with Oracle 21c, Oracle database Kubernetes operator (OraOperator), OCI and Portworx storage I shared details of my Terraform script which I use to build OKE clusters with Portworx storage. I detailed how to install the Oracle Database Kubernetes Operator and how to configure it for a single instance database running on Oracle... Continue Reading →

Oracle 21c with the Oracle Database Kubernetes Operator (OraOperator) and Portworx storage

Background In Getting started with the Oracle Database Kuberenetes Operator (OraOperator) I introduced the Oracle Database Kubernetes Operator and provided details on how to install and configure it for a single instance database running on Oracle Container Engine for Kubernetes (OKE) service within Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). In the post I share how I use... Continue Reading →

How to configure the Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance VM simulator for iSCSI Block Storage

Introduction In a previous post last year I have shared how to install and configure the Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance simulator on VirtualBox, and also on VMware Fusion. Earlier this year I shared how to we can use the Oracle ZFA Storage VM to create an environment to experience Oracle Direct NFS (dNFS) with NFSv4.1... Continue Reading →

Oracle 19c Database, NFSv4.1, Oracle Direct NFS (dNFS) and the Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance simulator

Introduction In a previous post I have shared how to install and configure the Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance simulator on VirtualBox, and also on VMware Fusion. In this post I am going to show how we can use an Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance simulator to provide an environment to learn about NFSv4.1 and Oracle Direct... Continue Reading →

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