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 →

Using the Oracle MySQL Kubernetes database Operator, Portworx and OKE

Today there are a number of different MySQL Kubernetes Operators available for use, many providing similar functionality with varying development effort and support offerings, for example Percona, PressLabs, GrdsCloud, Moco to name a few. In this post I am going to be using the official MySQL Kubernetes Operator developed by the Oracle MySQL team to... Continue Reading →

Getting started with Oracle 18c Express Edition (XE) on Kubernetes

In this post I will share how you can get started with containerising Oracle databases and how to use a Kubernetes Container Storage Interface (CSI) driver to provision dynamic persistent storage to the container. For this post I will use Oracle 18c Express Edition (XE) the 'Free Database for Everyone' and Portworx Essentials Forever Free... Continue Reading →

Getting started with Kubernetes and Oracle 18c Express Edition (XE)

In this Blog I am going to show how we can quickly get an Oracle 18c Express Edition (XE) database up and running on Kubernetes for testing purposes on a laptop. This blog post covers: Configuring Minikube for KubernetesBuilding the Oracle 18c XE Docker imageRunning Oracle 18x XE in KubernetesThe Kubernetes DashboardConnecting from a laptopKubernetes... Continue Reading →

Running Oracle 19c on Kubernetes

I have recently created a number of blogs posts on running containerised Oracle databases on Kubernetes using the Oracle provided Docker build scripts and the Pure Storage Container Storage Interface (CSI) Driver Pure Service Orchestrator (PSO) to provide persistent storage to my Oracle database containers. In this Blog I am going to show how easy... Continue Reading →

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