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Snapshots with Availability Groups

posted June 21, 2017, 11:17 AM by

Shawn Meyers (@1dizzygoose), Principal Architect 

Recently during a discussion on patching of Availability Groups (AG), the topic of snapshots for virtual machines came up. If I have an AG running in a virtual environment, can I do a snapshot and…

Oracle’s Determined to Get You in its Cloud. You Game?

posted June 19, 2017, 2:21 PM by

Dave Welch (@OraVBCA), CTO and Chief Evangelist

On May 3, 2017, The Register reported “Massive Oracle sales re-org to accelerate cloud cash drive: On-prem product sales canned for Cloud Architects.” Now that Oracle’s fiscal year end is behind us, I’ll…

VMware Enterprise Licensing: Part 2 – Pro Tips

posted June 12, 2017, 4:51 PM by

Rob Wiens, Managing Director, Sequoia Enterprise Services

This is a guest blog post written by Rob Wiens, a former award winning VMware Account Executive and Co-Founder and Managing Director of Sequoia Enterprise Services. Sequoia is a consulting firm specializing in…

Oracle 11.2.0.1 Replication Using GoldenGate

posted May 24, 2017, 10:45 AM by

Andy Kerber (@dbakerber), Senior Consultant

This is the fourth post in our four part series on Oracle GoldenGate replication. In this entry, we will add a third master instance into the replication. The third master instance will be Oracle 11.2.0.1,…

Replication from Oracle to PostgreSQL Using GoldenGate

posted May 17, 2017, 12:06 PM by

Andy Kerber (@dbakerber), Senior Consultant

This is part three of a four-part post on Oracle Golden Gate replication. In part one, we configured Oracle Multi-Master replication with basic conflict management. In part two, we configured Oracle to MySQL replication using…

Replication from Oracle to MySQL Using GoldenGate

posted May 11, 2017, 12:58 PM by

Andy Kerber (@dbakerber), Senior Consultant

This is the second part of a four part series on Oracle GoldenGate. In part one, we set up Oracle bi-directional (multi-master) replication with basic conflict resolution. In this article, part two, we will configure…

Multi-Master Oracle Replication Using GoldenGate

posted May 5, 2017, 12:54 PM by

Andy Kerber (@dbakerber), Senior Consultant

In this four part series, I will provide an example of how to set up replication using Oracle GoldenGate. In part one, we will set up Multi-Master replication between two Oracle databases. In part two,…

The Basics of Troubleshooting

posted April 28, 2017, 5:01 PM by

by Joe Grant (@dba_jedi), Principal Architect
Troubleshooting
No matter how resilient your attempt to design an application system, something will always go wrong. The issue then becomes what to do about it when you get the call that something is broken…

VMware Enterprise Licensing – What You Need To Know

posted April 14, 2017, 12:59 PM by

Rob Wiens, Managing Director, Sequoia Enterprise Services

This is a guest blog post written by Rob Wiens, a former award winning VMware Account Executive and Co-Founder and Managing Director of Sequoia Enterprise Services. Sequoia is a consulting firm specializing in…

HammerDB Capture and Replay for Oracle

posted April 6, 2017, 3:42 PM by

Jonas Mason, Senior Consultant

This blog covers using the capture replay feature of HammerDB, and helps the Oracle DBA and/or Tech Manager determine if this tool could provide value to their organization.

During the work that prompted my writing this blog,…

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