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Using the XFS Filesystem for Databases

posted October 8, 2018, 3:16 PM by

Michael Stone (@HoBMStone), Lead Architect and CIO

Since June of 2014, with the first GA release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) v7, Extensible File System (XFS) has been the default file system. According to Wikipedia’s comparison of filesystems, XFS…

Oracle RDS Best Practices for Backup

posted September 14, 2018, 9:49 AM by

Nick Walter, Principal Architect

I recently worked with a client who was using AWS RDS Oracle for the first time. They, like a lot of organizations familiar with managing Oracle databases in on-premises environment, had a fairly robust backup methodology…

Will This Latest Suit Against Oracle Ever See a Court Hearing?

posted August 15, 2018, 3:50 PM by

Dave Welch (@OraVBCA), CTO & Chief Evangelist

The City of Sunrise (Florida) Firefighters Pension Fund sued Oracle on August 10, 2018 alleging Oracle misled investors on cloud sales growth.

Déjà vu? The first class action alleging Oracle’s stock price manipulation through…

SQL Server on Linux Install – The Basics

posted August 8, 2018, 10:36 AM by

by Phil Ekins (@SQLPhilUK), Principal Architect

In our prior posts in this series we discussed Linux basics and provided a how to for installing Linux. This post picks up the story from that point, with us prepping our server for…

Navigating Oracle Audits

posted August 2, 2018, 4:37 PM by

Dave Welch, CTO and Chief Evangelist House of Brick Technologies & Pam Fulmer, Partner and Co-founder, Fulmer Ware LLP

Fulmer Ware LLP and House of Brick work together frequently to defend customers when they are facing software audits from Oracle…

Oracle and SQL Server on the VMware Cloud on AWS

posted July 27, 2018, 12:31 PM by

Nathan Biggs (@nathanbiggs), CEO

Yesterday, I had the privilege of being invited to participate in a webinar offered by the VMware Cloud on AWS team. It has been an exciting opportunity to work with VMware and AWS, as this offering…

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