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Check for RunAs accounts in Automation Accounts
Introduction Some time ago, I wrote about the new preview feature in Azure Automation Accounts to use Managed Identities . I think that it is useful to migrate to this new feature as soon as possible: managed identities are used in many places in Azure and it is better to […]
Migrating Red Hat Linux subscription to Oracle
I never realized in depth the difference between a Linux subscription and a license. Linux is open source, so the software itself is for free. No license to use it is required. But when you buy a Linux support subscription, you are legally entitled to download the ISO images […]
Oracle introduces API Manager!
Oracle has introduced a new product; API Manager (you can find the official documentation here). API Manager is an important addition to the already impressive Oracle SOA stack. In this article I’ll explain what this new product does and how it helps in managing your API’s. I will focus on […]
Provisioning an Oracle 11g database VirtualBox VM with Vagrant and Puppet for dummies
Outline This post shows you how to setup an Oracle 11g database VM with the use of Vagrant and Puppet in straightforward steps. Anybody can execute this without knowledge of the internal workings of the products at hand. Even my manager, who isn’t known to be very skillful in the […]