GOT EASIER … with Oracle Resource Manager
I’ll keep this short … I recently came across an update to one of the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Quick Starts for WordPress. The specific addition that caught my eye was a micro deployment of WordPress – 1 x VM and 2 x Docker images (check out the repo here). I looked at that and thought:
This Terraform package would be good for Always Free Tier
Which it was, downloading the repository and created an Oracle Resource Manager Stack (learn more here) and applied the stack. And within minutes, I had a working instance of WordPress.
Yes – it is a single instance.
Yes – I could have built something that was more secured.
Yes – I could have built something that was more scalable – using MySQL Database Service or Oracle Kubernetes Engine.
But putting this altogether, I spent less than 10 mins on this and I can get going. And it is Always Free. The nice this is that I know that this model can expand as it requires (and only when I need to).
I thought about this for the upcoming hackathon too #WorldInnovationDay (https://hackmakers.com) where people are wanting a site to display their solutions. This is a way of doing it and keep it as part of their portfolio.
If you need an environment to try this out – head to the following link and sign-up. https://www.oracle.com/au/cloud/free/. If you are part of the hackathon, we are giving participants a promotion with $500USD credits into a new tenancy and no credit card. Try this out for yourself.