Oracle DR Protection

posted April 30, 2014, 1:59 AM by

Mike Stone, CIO & Principal Architect

DR Considerations
Where’s the easy button for DR?  There are a number of products promising this, but the problem is that’s that it’s impossible to truly deliver unless your entire infrastructure is virtualized according to…

CPU Ready Time – Blog Part II

posted April 23, 2014, 9:23 AM by

Jim Hannan (@HoBHannan), Principal Architect

This is the follow up blog to CPU Ready Part I. I have been using the following tables for around six months now. I find them very helpful in quickly determining if a virtual machine is…

CPU Ready Time – Blog Part I

posted April 17, 2014, 7:41 AM by

Jim Hannan (@HoBHannan), Principal Architect

This is a revision of a previous blog post I did a few years ago on CPU Ready Time. This time I will break it into two parts, the first covering an overview of CPU…

Musings on IPv6

posted April 9, 2014, 9:37 AM by

Mike Stone (@HoBMStone), CIO & Principal Architect

It’s been 14 years since I first presented on this topic of IPv6. (Can you say Y2K?)  The Internet was still in its very early days and the concept of blogging hadn’t even…

Why Data Quality Matters

posted April 2, 2014, 9:35 AM by

House of Brick Senior Consultant

Several years back I got a letter from my insurance company inviting me to insure my cars as well as my house because it would save me money. According to my policies this company had…