I started my IT career (way back in 1989) using a (dumb) terminal and a 2400-baud modem to access a server. While I still use a terminal window and the command-line, it is always nice to have access to a GUI. In this post, I will show you how to install and use a GUI on your Oracle Cloud …[Read more]
In a previous post, I explained how you can take advantage of Oracle’s “Always Free” Cloud instance to obtain a free Oracle Cloud compute instance (virtual machine) and install a copy of MySQL – without having to pay a setup fee and without incurring any monthly charges. And, you can have two free compute instances per account.
This free Cloud option from Oracle is great. I can think of a lot of ways to utilize a free Oracle Cloud compute instance – but the first one that came to …[Read more]
Most other hyperscale cloud vendors offer a free 12-month trial before they start charging you, so to see Oracle provide a “truly free” service is really great. And the free services are not just limited to one or two choices – you get a wide variety of free services to choose from. As of this blog post, here is a brief summary of free services (these are subject to change in the future):
Databases – Your choice of Autonomous Transaction Processing …[Read more]
Let's explore how to deploy a node.js app with MySQL backend on
the Oracle Cloud. I want to cover several aspects:
- How to deploy and initialize a MySQL instance
- How to adapt the source code
- How to deploy the application
- How to scale the application
There are different ways to configure this. I tested the easiest
deployment with MySQL Cloud Service and the Application Container
Cloud for the node.js part. All configurations are done via the
cloud web GUI. There is also a REST interface available. But
let's keep that for later.
If you don't have access to the Oracle Cloud you can get a trial access here.
How to deploy a MySQL instanceOnce you logged into the Oracle cloud you can create new instances from the dashboard. The following screenshots describe the process.
In this tutorial, we are going to guide you through the entire process of creating a 3 node InnoDB cluster in Oracle Public Cloud (OPC). We will address each of the steps, from the initial configuration and setup of the OPC IaaS resources to the InnoDB cluster creation and setup.…
The MySQL keynote at Oracle Open World 2016 announced the immediate availability of the MySQL Cloud Service, part of the larger Oracle Cloud offering. You can evaluate this now with a trial copy at cloud.oracle.com/mysql. MySQL server product manager Morgan Tocker gave two presentations at the event including a deep dive session.
This is the first release of the MySQL cloud service. As with all first releases there are some highlights and some pipeline features. All major cloud providers have MySQL offerings. AWS RDS (traditional, MAZ and Aurora) GCP Cloud SQL and Azure …[Read more]