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Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Architecture Center

The Oracle Architecture Center is a resource archive that enables developers and IT staff to optimize and customize their cloud, hybrid, and on-premises configurations. From reference architectures to quick-start guides and much more, the OCI Architecture Center benefits both experienced Oracle users and those just beginning their cloud journey. Design and implement your workloads faster, easier, and more efficiently with our catalog of resources.

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Modern app development is your guide to build secure, resilient, and scalable applications in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI).

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Deploy Java applications to Tomcat with an HA-enabled MySQL Database Service running on three instances.

Use a Kubernetes cluster to deploy apps that use MySQL to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. The apps can be cloud native or legacy apps that you’re migrating to the cloud.

Quickly set up an ML and AI environment by using a preconfigured GPU stack with preinstalled common IDEs, notebooks, and frameworks.

Run a web application using the security and performance of Arm processors combined with a fully managed Oracle Autonomous Database.

Capture logs with Logstash, store and search them on Elasticsearch, and build beautiful dashboards with Kibana.

Develop and test new solvers and physical models with OpenFOAM running on a high performance compute cluster.

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The PeopleSoft solution for Alliance Data Systems

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The OCI best practices framework is organized under four business goals: security and compliance, reliability and resilience, performance cost optimization, and operational efficiency. Many of the topics within the articles have one or more personas intended to map to architect roles within typical Oracle Cloud Infrastructure organizations. Learn the best practices:

Security and compliance

  • User authentication
  • Resource isolation and access control
  • Compute security
  • Database security
  • Data protection
  • Network security

Reliability and resilience

  • Fault-tolerant network architecture
  • Service limits and quotas
  • Data backup
  • Scaling

Performance and cost optimization

  • Compute sizing
  • Storage strategy
  • Network monitoring and tuning
  • Cost tracking and management

Operational efficiency

  • Deployment strategy
  • Workload monitoring
  • OS management
  • Support
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With our next-generation cloud, Oracle is meeting the needs of our enterprise customers worldwide that require geographically distributed regions for true business continuity, disaster protection, and regional compliance requirements.

June 18, 2021

First principles: Baking security into the cloud

Nachiketh Potlapally

In line with the core value of Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI), Put customers first, we want to help enable enterprise customers to securely run their mission-critical applications in OCI, without requiring them to be security subject matter experts (SMEs).

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