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  (https://javiermugueta.blog/2019/05/13/load-balancing-and-failing-over-of-two-micro-services-deployed-in-oracle-kubernetes-engine-and-google-kubernetes-engine/), 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 […]

Identity and Access Management in OCI

The OCI IAM allows you to control what type of access a group of users can have  and to which specific resources. The fundamental IAM building blocks in  OCI are: –Groups: collection of users who all need the same type of access to a particular set of resources or compartment. –Users: individuals  that need to manage or […]