OCI Cloud Performance Management for On-Premises Databases – Part 1 – Management Agent Installation

The OCI Management Agent service collects data from services and sources for monitoring and management in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. In this blog post series I will show you how you can monitor and manage an on-premises Oracle databases in OCI. The communication between an agent and OCI requires an Agent Install Key and is based on HTTPS. Service Plugins extend a Management Agent for example for Oracle database performance monitoring and management or log analytics. This is a small blog…

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Oracle Cloud Infrastructure – A short Blog Post about a secure and small Development Setup

For an internal project I had the pleasure to setup a new Oracle Cloud Infrastructure environment for an APEX development team. Here is a short overview about the setup. Requirements VPN Access from everywhere – 2 people are working maximal at same time on the environment Oracle Standard Edition 2 – no license available in project Small monitoring to verify server stats Instances can be started and stopped from the developers to save costs for example over night, weekend, holiday…

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Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Data Safe – How to burn down 201.44 Swiss Francs in 30 Seconds…

Is Data Safe really for free? In the last autumn, the new Oracle Cloud Infrastructure feature called Data Safe was released. For sure, new features has to be tested. I have tested the Data Safe feature too and added a cloud database to Data Safe. But in my enthusiasm about this cool feature – or maybe it was just too late in the evening –  I did a mistake by adding the database target. Four days later, I recognized that…

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