Kiron – A #VisFSG Project

Over the past couple of weeks, there’s been another Viz for Social Good project that was running. For this project, the supporter was Kiron Open Higher Education (https://kiron.ngo/en/) – an organisation that is providing a learning platform for refugees and underserved communities in the Middle East. The project was to put a spotlight on refugees … Continue reading “Kiron – A #VisFSG Project”

Triggering an OIC integration via OCI Events – the Oracle Functions Approach

In a two-part blog series I am exploring the available options in triggering an Oracle Integration Cloud (OIC) integration whenever a resource state change occurs within Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). One example of this event based pattern is the ability to trigger an OIC integration as soon as a file is uploaded to OCI Object … Continue reading “Triggering an OIC integration via OCI Events – the Oracle Functions Approach”

The tech behind the social good

Over the past couple of weeks, there’s been some work by a few of us to #GiveFirst. I’ll share a little context but will get to the tech very quicker. From March 3rd (2020), an event called Viz for Social Good with Sunny Street (click “here” for the eventbrite for some of the details) was … Continue reading “The tech behind the social good”

First experience with Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Registry (OCIR)

In my early experiences with docker, I successfully containerised a few simple Node.js applications as per some of my older blog posts (refer Exploring GitHub, DockerHub and OCCS and the MedRec Hands -On Labs section). As is often the case in the modern IT landscape some software (eg OCCS) falls out of favour as more … Continue reading “First experience with Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Registry (OCIR)”

Teaching How to Get Started with Oracle Container Engine for Kubernetes (OKE)

In a previous blog, I explained how to provision a Kubernetes cluster locally on your laptop (either as a single node with minikube or a multi-node using VirtualBox), as well as remotely in the Oracle Public Cloud IaaS. In this blog, I am going to show you how to get started with Oracle Container Engine … Continue reading “Teaching How to Get Started with Oracle Container Engine for Kubernetes (OKE)”

Teaching How to Invoke Gen2 Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) resources via REST APIs

I am thrilled with the Oracle’s Gen2 Cloud Infrastructure architecture, where Oracle completely separates the Cloud Control Computers from the User Code, so that no threats can enter from outside the cloud and no threats can spread from within tenants. Obviously with more security, there comes more coordination, especially at the moment of invoking OCI … Continue reading “Teaching How to Invoke Gen2 Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) resources via REST APIs”

Oracle Autonomous Digital Assistant: The new incarnation for conversation interfaces

If you are following the Oracle Autonomous Mobile and Chatbot Platform announcements you would have now realised that we have announced the availability of the Oracle Digital Assistant platform as a new SKU under the PaaS offerings. In this post, I will delve deeper into the Oracle Digital Assistant offering and answer what I anticipate … Continue reading “Oracle Autonomous Digital Assistant: The new incarnation for conversation interfaces”

Teaching How to get Microservices to Consume Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing Database (ATP)

A few days ago, we published an article that shows how to provision and connect to Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing Database (ATP). Based on this, we got multiple requests to also demonstrate how to extend the connection to the Autonomous DB, not only from SQL Developer, but also from polyglot microservices. In this blog, we … Continue reading “Teaching How to get Microservices to Consume Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing Database (ATP)”

Cloud Native App Dev Series…

Welcome to the Cloud Native App Dev Series. We built and constantly maintain this space to help others get up to speed with Cloud Native App Dev technologies and discover the power of Autonomous Cloud Services.   Kubernetes: Containers 101: Learn how to containerise and ship your applications to Kubernetes using Docker Kubernetes 101: Get … Continue reading “Cloud Native App Dev Series…”

Cheeses App – Self-Healing and Scalability in Kubernetes…

This Lab, logically follows previous steps required to provision and curate a Kubernetes cluster. Please review them before proceeding. If you are in doubt, feel free to contact me directly via https://www.linkedin.com/in/citurria/ In this Lab, we will show how to deploy microservices-based Applications into Kubernetes cluster. Then we are going to use an Open Source … Continue reading “Cheeses App – Self-Healing and Scalability in Kubernetes…”