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Oracle ASM on vSphere VMFS

posted June 14, 2019, 2:58 PM by

Jim Hannan (@jim_m_hannan), Principal Architect

DBAs often ask me about the different layers involved when presenting storage to Oracle ASM on VMware. In the image below, we have diagrammed all the layers involved in presenting storage to ASM. Starting from…

Securities Class Complaint and City of Providence Filing, re: Oracle Cloud Revenue Statements and Oracle Stock Price Manipulation: A Layman’s Analysis

posted June 6, 2019, 4:32 PM by

Dave Welch (@OraVBCA), CTO & Chief Evangelist
New Class Action Filings Against Oracle’s Executive Leadership
There are two recent and related class action lawsuits against Oracle’s executive leadership. The filings are substantial in their allegations of both consistent public misrepresentation of…

Active Data Guard Licensing

posted June 4, 2019, 2:26 PM by

by Jeff Stonacek, Principal Architect

In Oracle Database version 11g, a new feature called Active Data Guard (ADG) was introduced.  This feature extends traditional Data Guard by allowing the standby database to continue to apply redo while remaining open for…

PostgreSQL Configuration for HA and Load Balancing

posted May 7, 2019, 10:18 AM by

Andy Kerber (@dbakerber), Senior Consultant

In this blog, we will cover the installation and configuration of PostgreSQL for load balancing and High Availability (HA).  This is a fairly basic, traditional configuration that uses a hot standby rather than SQL replication.
Servers

First,…

Reviewing VMware Cloud on Dell EMC

posted April 29, 2019, 4:01 PM by

Nathan Biggs (@nathanbiggs), CEO

Today at Dell Technologies World, VMware and Dell EMC announced VMware Cloud on Dell EMC, a fully-managed cloud that is deployed on premises at the customer site. This is an exciting announcement, and one that helps…

What are Oracle Users Really Doing When It Comes to SaaS?

posted April 26, 2019, 10:07 AM by

Bob Lindquist, Director of Client Services

Mark Hurd, co-CEO of Oracle, was recently interviewed for an article, All of Our Customers Will Move to the Cloud. In this interview, Mark Hurd suggests that all of Oracle’s on-premises customers will be soon…

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