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Updating HashiCorp Vault Enterprise License

Thu, 2020-10-08 07:53

Over the last month I’ve been evaluating and using HashiCorp Vault in a couple of environments.  Initially when I started to work with the product, it was a bit confusing but the learning curve is quite small in reality.  HashiCorp Vault, open source, is a great tool for keeping secrets for local development environments; however, […]

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Oracle Instant Client Installed via YUM

Sun, 2020-08-30 20:12

Back in 2018, Oracle started to make the Oracle Instant Client available via YUM configuration. This blog post is mostly meant to be a reminder for me, but hopefully, you will get some usage out of it. Access Oracle Instant Client on Oracle Linux YUM Server In order to access the correct yum repository, you […]

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Oracle Instant Client Installed via YUM

Sun, 2020-08-30 20:12

Back in 2018, Oracle started to make the Oracle Instant Client available via YUM configuration. This blog post is mostly […]

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Building a Vault Enterprise Node for testing with Vagrant

Sun, 2020-08-30 20:12

Over three years ago, I started to play with Vagrant and what I could build when testing Oracle GoldenGate.  Since them Vagrant has become a tool in my toolbox for quickly building Virtual Box (VBox) machines for testing out different tools and utilities.  Recently one of those tools that has caught my attention is the […]

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Building a Vault Enterprise Node for testing with Vagrant

Sun, 2020-08-30 20:12

Over three years ago, I started to play with Vagrant and what I could build when testing Oracle GoldenGate.  Since […]

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Replicating PostgreSQL data using Oracle GoldenGate

Wed, 2020-08-26 07:56

Something that has been brewing for years – since late 2017 – is the constant request from Oracle customers on how to capture data from PostgreSQL databases.  Many of Oracle’s customers are either moving towards PostgreSQL and off of Oracle or looking for another way to pull data from PostgreSQL into their Oracle Data Warehouses. […]

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Replicating PostgreSQL data using Oracle GoldenGate

Wed, 2020-08-26 07:56

Something that has been brewing for years – since late 2017 – is the constant request from Oracle customers on […]

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Speaking at HashiCorp User Group (HUG) Tampa – 6/30/2020 @ 6 pm

Thu, 2020-06-25 13:30

Since leaving Oracle, I’ve been trying to get back into the swing of things when it comes to talking on the conference circuit.  It didn’t help that this whole pandemic thing happened, but it is what it is.  So in an effort I’m starting out small again and looking to build from there.  A big […]

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Speaking at HashiCorp User Group (HUG) Tampa – 6/30/2020 @ 6 pm

Thu, 2020-06-25 13:30

Since leaving Oracle, I’ve been trying to get back into the swing of things when it comes to talking on […]

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Terraforming your way to an Autonomous Database

Thu, 2020-06-25 12:58

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) is a good platform for many things including building enterprise grade databases on.  Over the last few years, Oracle has been promoting the Oracle Autonomous Database (ADB) quite extensively and how to build them on OCI.  The way that Oracle builds it within the OCI framework is simply through the console […]

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Terraforming your way to an Autonomous Database

Thu, 2020-06-25 12:58

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) is a good platform for many things including building enterprise grade databases on.  Over the last […]

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Moving Terraform State file to OCI Object Store

Sat, 2020-06-20 23:06

When developing with Terraform it is nice to keep everything local on your laptop. Makes for great ease of development; there are time when you want to share your environment, i.e. state file, with others in your development organization.  In order to do this, the state file has to be moved to a common area. […]

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Building OCI Compute Nodes via Code

Fri, 2020-06-19 16:32

Over the last couple of posts, we’ve been showing how to use the OCI provider and upgrading the associated OCI modules.  In this post, we’ll show you how to use the OCI modules that were upgraded to build OCI compute node(s) through code.  The node(s) that will be built are just standard Oracle Linux 7.8 […]

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Upgrading OCI Modules for Terraform

Mon, 2020-06-15 11:27

Automation is all the rage now; yet I’ve though automation has been the key to a lot of improvements over the years.  Part of any automation process is to make the process simple to use and repeatable.  When you start looking at cloud platforms the first thing that sticks out to you is all the […]

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Setting up OCI Terraform Provider

Fri, 2020-06-12 11:24

Over the last few months, I’ve been working to convert my skills from a core DBA/Replication specialist into a from dynamic DevOps persona.  Part of this is looking at all of the cloud providers out there and getting an understanding of what is going on and how to maximize interaction with each of these platforms. […]

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Build an HVR Hub without underlying database

Thu, 2020-05-07 13:57

In recent years, the data integration/replication space has stared to become crowded.  Products like Oracle GoldenGate have become stables inside of organizations, but companies like HVR are chipping away at that marketshare.  Since I left Oracle, I’ve been evaluating and looking at some of these data integration/replication tools and I like HVR.  HVR provides some […]

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Installing SnowSQL, Testing and using Auto-Login

Mon, 2020-05-04 16:46

SHOUT OUT – Need to give Danny Bryant (@dbaontap) a huge thanks for taking my call today and setting me on the right path when dealing with Snowflake.  Thanks buddy!!! Today I’ve been reviewing and playing with Snowflake through their developer platform (https://developer.snowflake.com). Getting setup was pretty painless other than having to provide contact information; […]

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Generate an RSA key to use with Cloud platforms

Wed, 2020-04-22 15:57

An SSH key consists of a pair of files.  One file is the private key, which you keep to yourself and never give out to anyone.  The other is a public key which you share with other people or platforms.  Key pairs are handy when you are provisioning cloud environments because they give you a […]

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Install Azure CLI on MacBook Pro

Mon, 2020-04-06 18:58

Microsoft has enabled its cloud platform to have a command line (CLI) utility that can interact with the cloud based services.  This CLI is installed on the Mac OS X operating system by using homebrew.   Homebrew To install homebrew, use the package manager.  Homebrew makes it easy to install the Azure CLI with very few commands. […]

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Add a deployment to Oracle GoldenGate 19c Microservices

Tue, 2020-01-21 13:33

Once you have an up and running Oracle GoldenGate Microservices environment, there may come a time when you need to add another deployment to the enviornment.  Adding deployments is easily done using Oracle GoldenGate Configuration Assistant (OGGCA).  In the below video, I show you how to add a deployment to an existing ServiceManager.  Additionally, I […]

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