A Deeper Dive into Oracle’s Container Cloud Offerings by Craig Barr


While a latecomer to the Container Cloud market, Oracle is not holding back when it comes to on-demand container cloud services. They have two primary services in this space:

So what’s the difference?

Oracle Application Container Service (ACCS) provides a simple platform for hosting Java SE, Node.js and PHP applications. No prior knowledge of Docker or other container ecosystems is required.

Oracle Container Cloud Service (OCCS) on the other hand doesn’t shy away from the Docker standard of containers. Originating from Oracle’s acquisition of startup StackEngine in late 2015, it provides a slick interface around the management and orchestration of Docker containers for Enterprise.

So, lets dig a bit deeper…

Oracle Application Container Service

If you’ve taken the lighter approach to building your Java applications you might be deploying to Spring/Tomcat/Jetty as opposed to WebLogic/WebSphere/JBoss. If this is the case, ACCS may be of interest to you.

Let’s consider a Tomcat instance installed at /u01/app/acme-corp/tomcat with our applications at /u01/app/acme-corp/tomcat/webapps.


Before we can deploy to ACCS, we would simply add a manifest.json in our Tomcat home (/u01/app/acme-corp/tomcat/manifest.json): Read the complete article here.

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