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 →

Fully automated Oracle Kubernetes Engine (OKE) deployment with Portworx using Terraform

Introduction I frequently have the need to stand-up Kubernetes lab environments for R&D, learning and to develop blogs and solutions, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) provides a great wizard to enable the rapid deployment of Oracle Kubernetes Engine (OKE) clusters. However, if you find yourself performing the same task often you should consider automating the process,... Continue Reading →

How to Replicate FlashBlade S3 Objects to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) Object Storage

Introduction The popularity and adoption of Object Storage continues to grow, with more and more applications and databases using or having an option to utilise Object Storage. I have previously shared a number of posts discussing S3 including: Performing Oracle RMAN backups to S3 to Amazon S3 Object StoragePerforming Oracle RMAN backups to SS to on-premises... Continue Reading →

Getting started with the YugabyteDB Kubernetes Operator and Portworx

Background Over the last few years I have seen an increasing interest within the Oracle community with PostgreSQL and more recently with Yugabyte. During a recent User Group conference I took the opportunity to learn a bit more about YugabyteDB by attending an excellent presentation by my good friend Franck Pachot. Using my new found... Continue Reading →

How to query OCI Object Storage data from your on-premises Oracle 19c database

I have previous shared how we can access Avro file with Oracle BigData types from our on-premises Oracle database using either a NFS or local filesystem. I have also blogged on how to configure and access Object Storage from your on-premises Oracle 19c database using DBMS_CLOUD to query Avro, ORC, Parquet and other data files... 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 →

How to configure the Kubernetes Dashboard on Oracle Kubernetes Engine (OKE)

The Kubernetes Dashboard is not deployed in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) Oracle Container Engine for Kubernetes (OKE) by default but can easily be enabled by following the steps below. Check Environment For this post I am using Kubernetes version 1.20.8 with Oracle Linux 7.8 nodes, you can confirm the version of your Oracle Cloud Infrastructure... Continue Reading →

Getting started with Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) Object Storage

Introduction In my post How to access Object Storage from your on-premises database I showed how we configure an Oracle 19c (19.9+) database to use the DBMS_CLOUD package to access objects stored within Object Stores. In this post I will share how I created the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) Object Store bucket and objects I... Continue Reading →

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