Updated OCI-AutoScale Script – Changing Flex Shapes

By | November 5, 2022

Support for changing the CPU and/or Memory Count for Compute Flex shapes has been added to the OCI-AutoScale Script. By specifying a (cpu:memory) value in the schedule, the compute instances will be update accordingly. IMPORTANT: This will reboot the instance!

Want to know more about the Oracle Cloud VMware Solution?

By | September 29, 2022

Notice: Some shameless self-promotion 🙂 Interested in running VMware in the Cloud. Have super fast access to very powerful hardware instantly and unlimited capabilities? I recently was invited to a podcast with Duncan Epping and Frank Denneman to talk about the Oracle Cloud VMware Solution. You can listen it back on spotify or via apple.… Read More »

Updated OCI-AutoScale Script

By | March 13, 2022

The OCI-AutoScale script has received some updates based on customers that are using it. Even more services are now supported and a new type of Schedule is possible. Day of Month You can now set a schedule based on the day of the month. For instance is you want your resource to be sized to… Read More »

Pi Day 2022

By | March 3, 2022

Pi (3.14) day is coming! And I am working on a real nice, very fitting surprise for all you Raspberry Pi & OCI fans out there. I will release this project of course on Pi Day it self! Maybe plan a live youtube/twitch stream. Never done that before, but hey let’s go crazy 🙂 Oracle… Read More »

OCI Rate Card available in the console

By | February 4, 2022

If you are wondering what you are paying for OCI services, you can (finally) find your specific rate card in the OCI Console 🙂 This was already a feature “hidden” if you only selected certain regions, but is now available across all regions. You can find your rate card by going to the “Billing &… Read More »

Happy New Year! Updated: Free OCI training AND free Certification Until Feb 28th 2022!!

By | January 1, 2022

Update: Oracle has again made all OCI training AND certification available for free!!! (Until Feb 28th 2022) https://education.oracle.com/learn/oracle-cloud-infrastructure/pPillar_640/ Oracle also has organized a bunch of online live learning sessions that you can attend, see the above link. Free oracle Certification Exams are available for: Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Foundations 2021 Associate Oracle Cloud Infrastructure 2021 Architect… Read More »

Documented: OCI Pricelist API

By | July 30, 2021

UPDATED: Oracle now has an official way to query the list pricing of services. This can be done using this url: You can query all services or one specific SKU and can specify the currency you want to result in. See the official documentation: https://docs.oracle.com/en-us/iaas/Content/GSG/Tasks/signingup_topic-Estimating_Costs.htm#accessing_list_pricing

Run VMware on the Oracle Cloud

By | May 21, 2021

Want to run VMware in the Public Cloud? Did you know that the Oracle Cloud can do this in a unique way! Full admin control across the entire vSphere Stack, just like on-premise. Next week (May 26th) we have an online summit explaining this all to you. Feel free to join and see my demonstration… Read More »

Want to learn more about VMware on OCI (OCVS)?

By | October 1, 2020

While just launched, thanks to VMworld and active bloggers, there is already a huge variety of content available about running VMware on the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). Want to learn more, check out this list: VMworld on-demand sessions: How globally distributed enterprises move key Oracle workloads to the cloud [HCPS2840S]Architecting Oracle Workloads on Oracle Cloud… Read More »

Oracle Cloud VMware Solution at VMworld 2020

By | September 25, 2020

Next week the VMworld party is happening again. This time of course online only, but also a first, you can attend for FREE!!! The Oracle Cloud is present at VMworld, explaining the Oracle Cloud VMware Solution to the wide VMware Community. Here an overview: Check out the full VMworld Content Catalog:https://my.vmworld.com/widget/vmware/vmworld2020/catalog?