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Learning about the Oracle Cloud and the new Alta skin.

I had a conversation with +David Haimes on twitter the other day about blogging, and realized I have not been blogging for a long long time.

While I can find information about almost everything with Google or Stack Overflow, I realized that it's sometime hard to find the one piece of information which is relevant for you, in your current context.

It usually ends up being a compilation of multiple blog posts or answers; it's the curated content which brings most of the $$$ value.

As I go through the process to discover how to use the Oracle public cloud, I am going to blog about the learning process, here.

The first advise I'll share is this one:

For any sample you are using, start with Git
Here is why:

Once you have a working version, commit and push to the remote.

It give you the following benefits: easy to share with your peers - you have a backup for 'free' - in case the next set of changes break something in a bad way, rolling back is a breeze.Once you have a bro…