Set Terraform Resource properties from an element in a list retrieved by a Data Source – using a local value

Lucas Jellema

Terraform is a platform for implementing Infrastructure as Code. Terraform defines a syntax for describing resources and provides an engine that interprets the resources definitions, compares this desired state with the existing state in the destination environment and subsequently attempts to bring the destination in line with the desired state. […]

Node.js run from GitHub in Generic Docker Container backed by Dockerized Redis Cache

Lucas Jellema

In a previous article I talked about a generic Docker Container Image that can be used to run any Node.js application directly from GitHub or some other Git instance by feeding the Git repo url as Docker run parameter (see In this article, I create a simple Node.js application […]

Event: PuppetConf 2016 Review, 24 November – Nieuwegein

Robbrecht van Amerongen

Op donderdag 24 november is het Conclusion PuppetConf 2016 review Event. Jij bent hierbij van harte welkom. Tijdens dit event nemen we je mee in de wereld van Puppet. Bovendien vertellen wij je graag over de mogelijkheden van orchestration support, advanced Docker integration, Jenkins integration, advanced corrective change reporting en […]

Continuous Delivery Pipeline – Overview, considerations and tools for Oracle Database and Fusion Middleware

It is important to consider the broad range of tools and product for creating your Continuous Delivery Pipeline. From this perspective we share our vision on the Continuous Delivery Pipeline specifically for the Oracle stack. This document is an overview and guide for the complete delivery pipeline and shows our […]

Resources for JavaOne 2015 session: Java Developer Intro to Environment Management with Vagrant, Puppet, and Docker (BOF2817)

Lucas Jellema

During JavaOne 2015, I present[ed] a Birds of Feather session (BOF 2817) on Docker for Java Developers – in combination with Vagrant and Puppet (and leveraging Virtual Box) (Monday 26th October, 9 PM, Parc 55—Embarcadero). This article provides the supporting resources for this session. These include: the slides of the […]

OpenWorld 2015: 14 Continuous Delivery / DevOps recommended sessions

We can assume the upcoming Oracle OpenWorld / JavaOne  conference will be packed with Cloud themed sessions. When you’re using IaaS and PaaS the ability to rapidly create environments and configurations and automate deployments will be paramount for the effective and efficient usage of these platforms. Some organizations can afford […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]