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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…

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…

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