Hybrid DNS in OCI

It’s a common scenario to have DNS name resolution between FQDNs in OCI and your on-prem… or between multiple OCI VCNs.  How do we make this happen today?  By using a hybrid DNS solution, of course! What is a hybrid DNS solution?  It’s essentially a DNS overlay on top of the built-in OCI VCN DNS.  […]

Achieving DR in the cloud using Oracle Dyn

Recently a colleague of mine (Kumar) and myself were facing a scenario where we needed to provide a solution providing disaster recovery (DR) functionality between two OCI regions.  It is a fairly common requirement to support some sort of disaster recovery (DR) between different geographical locations.  It has been a common practice in traditional enterprise […]

Using 3rd-party security virtual appliances in OCI

OCI offers a very robust and high-performance network firewall that’s integrated into the very core of the Virtual Cloud Network (VCN).  For some customers, this is sufficient, while other customers need more from their cloud security than is provided natively with the OCI VCN.  Some environments need application-level inspection (such as URL filtering, malware inspection, […]

Restrict Root Compartment Access with Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Policies

The OCI Administrators group grants manage acess to all resources in all compartments including the root compartment.  So, any member of this group is considered a super user.  Is a normal practice to keep Administrators members to a small number of users and create additional groups/policies to restrict access to specific compartments. If there’s a […]

Downloading Autonomous Data Warehouse Credentials

Introduction This post details the steps required to download an Autonomous Data Warehouse (ADW) Client Credentials Zip File. This file is required by all clients connecting to ADW. For additional details on ADW, visit the Autonomous Data Warehouse page. Updates Latest Validation: June 21, 2018 Published on: June 21, 2018 Versions Used Autonomous Data Warehouse 18.1.5 Windows 7 […]

Using SSSD with Kerberos and Active Directory to Terminal into an OCI Linux Machine

Introduction OCI or Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, is Oracle’s latest cloud infrastructure that is replacing the older Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Classic. One feature it has is built-in Identity Management Governance. For example, you can add and manage users to grant who can access OCI resources among other features, please refer to this link for more information https://cloud.oracle.com/governance. […]

Connecting DIPC ODI Studio to the Autonomous Data Warehouse

Introduction This post details the steps required to create connections in the Data Integration Platform Cloud (DIPC) to the Autonomous Data Warehouse (ADW). It demonstrates both the Thin and OCI versions of the Oracle JDBC driver. It is a companion post to Connecting Oracle Data Integrator Studio to the Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud which uses ODI Studio on Windows. For […]

Connecting Oracle Data Sync to the Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud using OCI

Introduction This post details the steps required to create connections in Oracle Data Sync to the Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud (ADWC) using the JDBC Oracle Call Interface (OCI) driver. It is a companion and alternative to the A-Team post Data Sync and the Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud (ADWC) which uses the JDBC Thin driver. For additional details about […]

Connecting Oracle Data Integrator Studio to the Autonomous Data Warehouse

Introduction This post details the steps required to create connections in Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) to the Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud (ADW) (referred to as Cloud Service in the remainder of the post). For additional details about ADWC, refer to Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud. For additional details about ODI, refer to Oracle Data Integrator Overview. ODI Studio is assumed […]

Creating a Connection in Oracle Analytics Cloud to the Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud

Deprecation Recent enhancements to OAC have made this post obsolete.  The latest OAC4 post is Here. The OAC5 post is Connecting Oracle Analytics Cloud Version 5 to the Autonomous Data Warehouse Introduction This post details the steps required to create a connection to the Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud (ADWC) for Data Visualization projects. For additional details on ADWC, visit the Autonomous […]

Connecting an Oracle Analytics Cloud RPD to the Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud

Deprecation Recent enhancements to OAC have made this post obsolete.  The latest OAC4 post is Here. The OAC5 post is Connecting Oracle Analytics Cloud Version 5 to the Autonomous Data Warehouse Introduction This post details the steps required to prepare an OAC instance for an RPD with an Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud (ADWC) data source connection. It uses the […]

Creating an Oracle Analytics Cloud RPD Connection to the Autonomous Data Warehouse

Introduction This post details the steps required to create an Autonomous Data Warehouse (ADW) data source connection using the Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC) Developer Client Tool on Windows. It also prepares a complete RPD ready for uploading to both Autonomous and Classic OAC. For additional details about ADW, visit the Autonomous Data Warehouse page. For additional details on OAC, […]

Preparing to Connect to the Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud

Introduction This post details generic common steps required before connections can be made to ADWC. For additional details on ADWC, visit the Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud page. Updates Updated June 21, 2018 for the June 2018 patch to ADW. The method to download the client credentials changed slightly. Topics Obtaining the ADWC Credentials Downloading Service Credentials from ADWC Downloading […]