Next step with Docker – Create Image for Oracle Database 12c using Puppet

Lucas Jellema 8

In a previous article – – I have discussed my first steps with Docker. With Windows as my host environment I used Vagrant to create a VirtualBox VM with Ubuntu. In that VM I installed Docker can played around creating some containers, images and eventually an image for Oracle […]

Docker – Take Two – Starting From Windows with Linux VM as Docker Host

Lucas Jellema 4

My first attempt with Docker was from my Windows host machine using boot2docker, as described in this article: Boot2docker is a great tool for being able to work with Docker on a Windows machine. However, I ran into limitations – such as not being able to create containers with […]

Re-establishing reference from Vagrant to VirtualBox VM

Lucas Jellema 1

Stress in the middle to demo preparation: Vagrant refused to bring up my suspended VMs. The message is wrote: D:\GitHub\biemond-orawls-vagrant-12.1.3-infra-soa>vagrant resume soa2admin2==> soa2admin2: VM not created. Moving on… After some Googling I discovered that the link between Vagrant and my VM consists of a the file called “id” in the […]

Some thoughts on Continuous Delivery

Maarten Smeets

Continuous Delivery is something a lot of companies strife for. It is changing the way we develop software to allows quick (continuous) delivery of business value. Why is it difficult to achieve and what are the challenges which need to be faced? Inspired by a Continuous Delivery conference in the Netherlands and […]

Quick generation of a VirtualBox VM with Oracle Database EE on CentOS 5.6

Lucas Jellema 2

A short time ago, Oracle released Oracle Database 12c – release With a bunch of goodies that I would like to try out. This release can be downloaded from OTN: And subsequently I can create or clone a Virtual Machine, do the necessary preparations and run the installer. […]

Fastest way to a Virtual Machine with JDeveloper 12.1.3 and Oracle Database XE 11gR2 – on Ubuntu Linux 64 bit

Lucas Jellema 7

In a previous article I have explained in quite a bit of detail how to create the Vagrant and Puppet scripts for stamping out a Virtual Box VM with Oracle Database XE 11gR2 and JDeveloper 12.1.3 (with ADF 12.1.3) on top of Ubuntu (64bit Linux): If you want to […]