Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Technical Resources

Getting started on a feature-rich platform like Oracle Cloud Infrastructure can be daunting without proper technical information. Here you will find lists of useful documents and presentations to guide you on your journey.
 
 
 

Quick Start and Service Guides

Here is a set of technical resources to get you started with Oracle Cloud infrastructure solutions. Check back often, resources are updated frequently with new content.
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Management and Operations Guides

Best Practices for Disaster Recovery in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
This white paper outlines best practices for how to design and implement your application disaster recovery on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.
Best Practices for Deploying High Availability Architecture on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
Learn about architectural best practices for designing high availability solutions on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, including how to leverage Oracle specific services.
Deploying Oracle Enterprise Manager 13
Deploy Oracle Enterprise Manager with this quick start white paper covering key concepts, prerequisites, installation and configuration.
Getting started with Terraform and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
This technical blog post covers Terraform orchestration on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.

 

Compute Solutions

Creating Active Directory Domain Services in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
This white paper walks you through the process of creating an Active Directory environment in your Oracle Cloud Infrastructure tenancy.
Resizing Compute Instances on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
This paper outlines the process and best practices for resizing standard compute resources in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. The process is illustrated by resizing a Windows 2012 R2 Server instance that is deployed and running a domain controller and Active Directory.
Running Graphical Applications Securely on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
This paper explains how to securely configure Linux compute instances, which are configured command-line SSH-only by default, to run graphical applications that require either a full desktop environment, or a subset of graphical capabilities.
Deploying Custom Operating System Images
This white paper provides step-by-step guidelines for creating a custom image, and importing an image to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.
Getting Started: Oracle Linux for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
This getting started guide covers launching an Oracle Linux instance on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.
Installing and Configuring KVM on Bare Metal Instances with Multi-VNIC
Get started with KVM on bare metal instances following the steps outlined in this white paper.
Installing and Configuring Oracle VM on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
Get started with Oracle VM following the steps outlined in this white paper.
Deploying Hyper-V on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
This white paper covers setting up Oracle Cloud Infrastructure and Microsoft Hyper-V environments.
Deploying Kubernetes
This overview and step-by-step deployment guide covers how to deploy Kubernetes on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.

 

Data Management Solutions

Oracle GoldenGate Microservices Architecture on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
This white paper describes best practices for configuring Oracle GoldenGate Microservices Architecture on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure virtual machine (VM), bare metal, or Exadata databases.
Migrating Databases to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Using Object Storage and a Data Transfer Service
This white paper describes in detail how to migrate Oracle Database workloads to an Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Compute instance, and provides options and examples to help you with your migration.
Migrating Databases to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Database as a Service Using Object Storage
This white paper describes in detail how to migrate Oracle Database workloads to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure as DBaaS user-managed Oracle Database instances.
Deploying Exadata on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
This white paper provides detailed instructions for deploying an Exadata DB System, including all required networking.
Cloudera Enterprise Data Hub Reference Architecture
This white paper details best practices for running Cloudera Enterprise Data Hub on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.
Deploying Apache Cassandra
Deploy the Apache Cassandra NoSQL database on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.
Deploying and Securing MongoDB
This technical blog post covers best practices for securing MongoDB on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.
Deploying a Highly Available Distributed Caching Layer Using Memcached & Redis
This white paper compares and shares best practices for deploying the two most widely used in-memory cache engines, Redis and Memcached, on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.
Deploying Microsoft SQL Server Always On Availability Groups
Learn how to deploy Microsoft SQL Server Always On availability groups on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to meet enterprise-grade database service availability and security requirements.
Migrating Oracle Databases from Amazon Web Services to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Database
This white paper explores considerations for migrating your databases to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, and explains in detail the different options available for such migrations.
Deploying Oracle NoSQL Database
Follow this reference guide for deploying the Oracle NoSQL Database on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, including preliminary setup and how to run NoSQL cluster install scripts.

 

Application Solutions

Oracle Application Express (APEX) on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Database
This paper provides step-by-step guidance for deploying Oracle APEX on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Database by using the Terraform template.
Moving Oracle E-Business Suite to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
Learn how E-Business Suite (EBS) can be deployed on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, combining the traditional benefits of EBS with the agility, availability, and cost-effectiveness of modern IaaS.
Deploying SAP NetWeaver Application Server ABAP/Java on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
Follow suggested best practices in this white paper reference guide for deploying SAP NetWeaver Application Server ABAP/Java on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.
Deploying SAP NetWeaver Application Server ABAP/Java databases on Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Service
Follow suggested best practices in this white paper for deploying Oracle databases of the SAP NetWeaver Application Server ABAP/Java platform on the Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Service.
Using Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Load Balancing for Your Highly Available WordPress Application
This white paper offers a reference guide for creating a multi-node WordPress site that is configured and fronted by Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Load Balancing.

 

Networking Solutions

SDN Integration with Nuage Networks
This white paper is a detailed deployment guide for the Nuage Networks from Nokia software-defined networking (SDN) solution within Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.
Connecting to a Private IP Serial Console Through a Service Gateway
This paper describes how to configure and access the serial console in a secured manner from a remote connection.
Virtual Cloud Network (VCN) Overview and Deployment Guide
Learn about the Networking service and common deployment scenarios for an Oracle Cloud Infrastructure VCN.
Deploying a NAT Instance with Terraform
This blog post describes how to automatically set up a NAT instance with Terraform, and configure private instances to route internet requests through the NAT instance.
NAT Instance Configuration: Enabling Internet Access for Private Subnets
Follow recommended steps for setting up a NAT instance in your VCN, and configuring your private subnet to route internet requests.
Deploying VPN IPSec Tunnels
Learn how to set up and manage an IPSec VPN for your VCN with technical documentation.
Deploying VPN IPsec Tunnels with Cisco ASA/ASAv VTI
This guided white paper covers all the necessary steps to configure the Cisco ASA/ASAv device to create an IPSec connection to an Oracle Cloud Infrastructure VCN.
Deploying Hyper-V on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
This white paper covers setting up Oracle Cloud Infrastructure and Microsoft Hyper-V environments.
Bastion Hosts: Protected Access for Virtual Cloud Networks
This white paper covers best practices for bastion hosts and securing access to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure instances.

 

Security Solutions

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Security Overview
This white paper provides an overview of security features in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure and the GDPR
This paper explains how the features and functionality of Oracle Cloud Infrastructure can help customers meet some of their GDPR requirements.
Bastion Hosts: Protected Access for Virtual Cloud Networks
This paper presents best practices for bastion hosts and securing access to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure instances.
Oracle CASB Cloud Service Whitepapers and Data Sheets
Learn more about how Oracle CASB Cloud Service protects your cloud footprint with automated security monitoring.
Federating Oracle Access Manager to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
This document provides the steps required to configure Oracle Cloud Infrastructure federation with Oracle Access Manager.
Best Practices for Identity and Access Management (IAM) in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
This white paper provides best practices for using the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Identity and Access Management (IAM) service when you are planning, designing, and deploying solutions on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.
Microsoft Windows: Extending Active Directory to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
This white paper walks through the process of extending Windows Active Directory to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.
Federating Okta and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
This white paper provides a step-by-step guide to configuring Oracle Cloud Infrastructure federation with Okta.
Deploying Oracle Audit Vault and Database Firewall
This white paper focuses on using Oracle Audit Vault Server for auditing access to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Database instances.
Managing Oracle Database Encryption Keys with Oracle Key Vault
This white paper provides instructions for installing and configuring Oracle Key Vault on bare metal instances to manage Oracle Database TDE keys.

 

Data Protection Solutions

Best Practices for Disaster Recovery in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
This white paper outlines best practices for how to design and implement your application disaster recovery on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.
Using Commvault to Backup to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Object Storage
This blog post covers Commvault integration and support for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, and using Oracle Object Storage as a backup target.

 

Storage Solutions

Using Object Storage to Migrate Databases to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
This white paper describes in detail how to migrate Oracle Database workloads to an Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Compute instance using Object Storage.
Using Object Storage to Migrate Databases to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Database as a Service (DBaaS)
This white paper describes in detail how to migrate Oracle Database workloads to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure as DBaaS user-managed Oracle Database instances using Object Storage.
File Storage Service Performance Guide
This paper describes the performance of the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure File Storage service.
Transferring Data to Object Storage from Other Cloud Providers or Local File Systems
This paper focuses on a primary use case, transferring data to Object Storage from other cloud providers.
Deploying Ceph Distributed Storage Cluster
This blog explains how to deploy a Ceph Distributed Storage Cluster environment on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure using Oracle Linux.
Deploying GlusterFS
This blog provides a step-by-step guide of a high availability GlusterFS Storage environment on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure using a Distributed GlusterFS Volume.
Deploying Oracle Cluster File System
This blog post provides a step-by-step guide for Oracle Cluster File System (OCFS2) on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure using iSCSI.

 

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