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Options for Running Oracle on Amazon RDS

posted April 22, 2019, 5:42 PM by

Michael Stone (@HoBMStone), Lead Architect and CIO

Although I’m an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Certified Solutions Architect, one has to admit that AWS has an almost overwhelming number of options and a security infrastructure with nearly infinite possibilities.  This kind…

Quickly Finish Your SQL Server 2008 Upgrade Project

posted April 5, 2019, 1:32 PM by

Shawn Meyers (@1dizzygoose), Principal Architect 

On July 9, 2019 Microsoft will officially end extended support for SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 R2.  This means that no further security updates will be available and support for issues will also…

Oracle Database Licensing Insights and Tips

posted March 29, 2019, 11:53 AM by

Jim Hannan (@jim_m_hannan ), Principal Architect

Updated: March 29, 2019

Is this blog post we will take a look at general Oracle database licensing and how the Oracle database tracks feature usage. This can be helpful in preparing for a LMS…

Moving Grid Infrastructure Components in Oracle 18c

posted February 21, 2019, 10:51 AM by

by Jeff Stonacek, Principal Architect

I recently ran into an interesting issue with Oracle 18c Grid Infrastructure (GI).  We were building several three-node clusters for a client and on one of the clusters, the ASM diskgroup used for GI was…

9 Key Questions Every IT Department Should Ask in 2019

posted February 15, 2019, 4:30 PM by

Jim Hannan (@jim_m_hannan), Principal Architect; Nick Walter, Principal Architect; and Bob Lindquist, Director of Client Services

In this blog we take a look at some trends that we have observed in the industry over the past year, and what we believe 2019…

What You Need to Know About Changes to Java Licensing

posted February 8, 2019, 12:47 PM by

Jeff Klemme, Principal Architect & David Woodard, Principal Architect

There are two different builds of the Java Development Kit.  Both are owned by Oracle, but one (OpenJDK) is licensed using an open-source model and the other (Oracle JDK or Oracle…

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