Oracle Database Migration to Aurora/Postgres – Part 1

posted September 26, 2019, 12:12 PM by

Nick Walter, Principal Architect
Building the Business Case
“How do I move off Oracle entirely?” is probably the most frequently asked question I get when helping clients with Oracle licensing cost reduction projects or audits.  For the last several years, House…

Oracle and VMware Announce Oracle Cloud VMware Solution

posted September 16, 2019, 9:03 PM by

Dave Welch (@OraVBCA), CTO & Chief Evangelist

Today at Oracle Open World, Larry Ellison announced what a simulcast VMware blog calls Oracle Cloud VMware Solution (OCVS). I’m thinking Larry announced OVM’s deprecation. But we’ll get to that later. Here’s what…

Firemen’s Retirement System of St. Louis v. Oracle Executives

posted September 13, 2019, 2:03 PM by

Dave Welch (@OraVBCA), CTO & Chief Evangelist

Firefighter’s Retirement System of St. Louis sued Oracle executives and Oracle’s board on May 8, 2017 over allegations of conflicted and self-serving actions, in causing Oracle Corporation to pay an inflated price for…

How to Eat an Elephant – Getting Started with Large Projects

posted September 6, 2019, 11:28 AM by

by Joe Grant (@dba_jedi), Principal Architect

Through the years, I have been assigned to several projects that can be considered large migrations. Some were just database migrations, but many of them included a variety of different applications. Other examples of…

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