Connecting Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to Google Cloud Platform with Equinix Network Edge Cloud Router

As more companies come to the cloud, what type of deployment strategy are they deciding is best for them? For most, it’s multicloud. A multicloud strategy is the use of two or more cloud-based compute services. Multicloud can refer to any deployment of multiple software-as-a-service (SaaS) or platform-as-a-service (PaaS) cloud offerings. However, it usually refers […]

Connecting Your On-Premises Network to Oracle Cloud with Colt On Demand

  Oracle Cloud enables business differentiation with more than a thousand software as a service (SaaS) applications and Oracle’s infrastructure as a service (IaaS) capabilities and services. These Oracle Cloud capabilities are often used in some of the following scenarios: Running hybrid cloud environments Migrating from on-premises to cloud Running simultaneous workloads in Oracle Cloud […]

How to create a Secure SSL VPN Connection Between Oracle Cloud Infrastructure and a Remote User

Enterprises use SSL VPNs to enable remote users to securely access organizational resources, as well as to secure the internet sessions of users who are accessing the internet from outside the enterprise. An SSL VPN is a type of virtual private network that uses the Secure Sockets Layer protocol — in standard web browsers to provide secure, remote-access VPN […]

Load Balancing, High Availability and Fail Over of micro services deployed in two different Kubernetes clusters, one running in OCI (OKE) and the other one running in GCP (GKE)

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure provides Edge Services. It  is a group of services related to DNS, Health Checks, Traffic Management and WAF (Web Application Firewall). In this Article  (, written by  Marcación Proa,  there  are the steps for  load balancing and fail-over  a micro-service running in two different Kubernetes clusters, in two different regions and distinct cloud providers, with OCI DNS […]

Autoscaling Options in OCI

Often times i get asked from customers  whether it would be possible to schedule the STOP/START and/or the scale UP/DOWN of compute and/or  DBaaS instances. At present this is not possible from the OCI console, however using pre-defined tags, you can schedule automatic scale up and down event. Once Created a Tag Namespace called “Schedule”,  […]

App Sec – part 2 – Shields Up! Protect your digital assets with a OCI Web ApplicationFirewall

In the previous article i went through how to fortify and identify potential common threats for an application with Threat modelling framework.   In this article i will walk you through how you can use OCI WAF to mitigate the web application threats . First, i would like to recap the typical web application vulnerabilities that are defined in the […]

App Sec – part 1 – Fortify your Application with Threat Modelling

Cybersecurity threats are growing worldwide. Threat Modelling is an effective way to fortify an enterprise’s security through the identification of potential threats. The ISO 27034 standard provides an internationally-recognized standard for application security and it is closely aligned with several other ISO standards. Ransomware, malware, and crypto-jacking are all on the rise both in activity and in the minds […]

OCI File Storage

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure File Storage service provides a durable, scalable, secure, enterprise-grade network file system that you can mount to any compute instance inside your VCN and outside the VCN, using either  OCI FastConnect or an IPSec VPN. The File Storage service supports the Network File System version 3.0 (NFSv3) protocol and the Network Lock Manager (NLM) protocol for […]