Docker, Oracle

Microservices PoC: A Docker Calculator

This example will explore building a simple container that has one specific  function. I’ll then extend this concept to a bit to add additional containers in an effort to build a basic calculator that can add, subtract, divide, and multiply. The current rendition will execute from the command line. Given enough time, we can REST …

Docker, Oracle

MongoDB Docker Oracle Linux Slim

Working for a consulting firm, I have the opportunity to occasionally explore technologies that don’t quite align with my focus area(s). I started looking at MongoDB, and over the last couple of weeks, I’ve found it to be quite fun. This post will focus on my intro to MongoDB and hopefully will result in a …

Database, Docker, Node.js, Oracle, oracledb

Deploy node-oracledb with Official Instant Client Image

A few days ago, I started building a PoC with the Oracle DB 12.1 and Oracle Instant Client. My goal was to deploy each component to separate and see if I could access the DB from the OIC container. Now to take it a step further. Adding the node-oracledb driver to enable Node.js interaction with …

Containers, Docker, script

Clean up qcow2 in Docker on MacBook

I really enjoy figuring out stuff to do with DOCKER, but I recently tweeted the following: Why you ask? Well, there is this file, Docker.qcow2 located right here: ~/Library/Containers/com.docker.docker/Data/com.docker.driver.amd64-linux/Docker.qcow2 on my MacBook Pro that consumes all of the remaining space I have on my hard drive, and SSD’s ain’t cheap.  I’m sure I need to …

cloud, Database, Docker, Oracle

Using the Oracle Instant Client with Docker and Oracle DB12c

This weekend, in my desire to learn more about Docker, I decided to implement a multi-container solution. In this PoC, I plan to deploy a container with the Oracle Database 12.1 and a second container with the Oracle Instant Client 12.2. The goal will be to connect to the Database container from the Instant Client …

cloud, Oracle

SSH Into the Oracle Database Cloud Service

One of the things that make us feel comfortable when working with a database is the ability to ssh into the server, connect to the database, and use sqlplus or sqlcl to interact with the database. You might not know it, but even though the Oracle Database Cloud Service is a PaaS solution, you still …

cloud, Container Service, Weblogic

Deploy Weblogic to Oracle Container Cloud Service

A few weeks ago, we walked through the process of creating an Oracle Container Cloud Service Instance. Since then, “Oracle announced today that it is collaborating with Docker to release  its flagship databases, middleware and developer tools into the Docker Store marketplace via the Docker Certification Program.” You can read more about that here. A quick …

Containers, Docker

Removing Docker Containers and Images

Removing Docker Containers and Images In a recent post about Docker, we looked into some things that differentiate Docker containers from Virtual Machines. I also gave a brief example of creating your first Docker image. If any of that piqued your interest and you started just trying stuff, you end up like I did with …

Container Service

Create an Oracle Container Cloud Service

Create an Oracle Container Cloud Service     A few weeks ago I told you I bit the bullet and signed up for my own Oracle Cloud Service Account. A month ago, I wrote an article about provisioning an Oracle Cloud Database Service. Recently I’ve been able to look at Docker and container technology, so …