Oracle Cloud Object Storage provides unlimited, high performance, durable, and secure data storage. Data is uploaded as objects that are stored in buckets.

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Object Storage Icon

The Object Storage service can store an unlimited amount of unstructured data of any content type, including analytic data and rich content, like images and videos. Object Storage provides several connectivity options, including a native REST API, along with OpenStack Swift API compatibility, and an HDFS plug-in. Object Storage also offers a Java SDK and Python CLI access for management.

In addition to above We will provide a Docker plugin to use Object Storage as regular Docker Volumes. …


Oracle Cloud free tier includes a Load Balancer with up to 10 Mpbs bandwidth, enough for many projects, this article shows how to use SSL traffic encrypted with Let’s Encrypt free certs.

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Continuing with my article My own dev/test cloud environment using Oracle Always Free instances I’ll extend it to use Let’s Encrypt certs with auto renew features because these certs are valid for 3 months and I want to renew them automatically. Following picture depicts the deployment diagram:

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Cluster deploy diagram

Unlike my previous example, instead of using NGINX as a reverse proxy for my apps now I am using Traefik due it allows on the fly publishing using Swarm labels. …

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