Getting started with the EDB PostgreSQL Database Kubernetes Operator and Portworx Storage

Background In my Getting Started with Kubernetes database Operators series I have previously covered the Oracle database Operator, MySQL database Operator and YugabyteDB Operator, now it's time for PostgreSQL. PostgreSQL Database Operators There are a number of PostgreSQL database Kubernetes Operators available including, Crunchy PostgreSQL for Kubernetes, Zlando PostgreSQL Operator, Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL on... Continue Reading →

Getting started with the Oracle Database Kubernetes Operator – Part 1

Background Running Oracle within a container in not new, in fact when I checked I first blogged about running Oracle on Docker all the way back in 2017. However, what is new and exciting is the recent release of the Oracle Database Kubernetes Operator (OraOperator) which has available from the Oracle GitHub area. The Oracle... 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 →

Portworx Enterprise 2.8 installation on Oracle Kubernetes Engine (OKE)

Oracle Kubernetes Engine (OKE) Cluster Let's start by creating an Oracle Kubernetes Engine cluster on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). You can use the OCI Web UI to manually create an OKE Cluster within your OCI Compartment. Or if you prefer you may want to consider using my Terraform automation which is available in GitHub. Before... Continue Reading →

Getting started with the Oracle MySQL Kubernetes Operator and Portworx

Background 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. However, for the purpose of this post I am going to be using the official MySQL Kubernetes Operator developed by... Continue Reading →

Portworx Essentials installation on Oracle Kubernetes Engine (OKE)

Introduction In this post I am going to share how we can install Portworx Essentials into an existing Oracle Container Engine for Kubernetes (OKE) on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) If you have not already got an Oracle Kubernetes Engine (OKE) cluster up and running you could may want to check-out the two posts below. Automated... 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 →

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