Oracle Licensing and the Advanced Compression Option

posted July 31, 2015, 11:32 AM by

Jeff Stonacek, Principal Architect

Unfortunately, many of our clients are surprised to find they are in fact using database features like Advance Compression. Features like this are easy to enable and the Oracle software does little to warn you that…

Storage Presentation Options

posted July 24, 2015, 4:23 PM by

Joe Grant (@dba_jedi), Principal Architect

One of the most asked questions concerning running Oracle Databases in a virtualized environment is:

“How do we present the fastest storage possible?”

It is not always necessary to present the fastest storage available, but rather to…

Fast XTTS with Cross Platform Incremental Backup – Part 2

posted July 17, 2015, 11:27 AM by

Jeff Stonacek, Principal Architect
In part one of this post, we described the high level concept of using Oracle’s new cross platform incremental backup along with transportable tablespaces. These tools allow a DBA to perform cross platform transportable tablespace operations…