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Oracle Database Migration to Aurora/Postgres – Part 1

posted September 26, 2019, 12:12 PM by

Nick Walter, Principal Architect
Building the Business Case
“How do I move off Oracle entirely?” is probably the most frequently asked question I get when helping clients with Oracle licensing cost reduction projects or audits.  For the last several years, House…

Common Pitfalls of a DB Cloud Migration – Part 2

posted July 26, 2019, 3:51 PM by

Nick Walter, Principal Architect
Bandwidth, Bandwidth, Bandwidth

In my role with House of Brick, I have the opportunity to assist many of our clients with migrating their business-critical databases to the public cloud.  While every client (and every migration plan) is…

Common Pitfalls of a DB Cloud Migration – Part 1

posted July 15, 2019, 2:33 PM by

Nick Walter, Principal Architect

In my role with House of Brick, I have the opportunity to assist many of our clients with migrating their business-critical databases to the public cloud.  While every client (and every migration plan) is unique, I’ve…

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…

Slicing the Database Security Pie

posted January 25, 2019, 3:43 PM by

Nick Walter, Principal Architect

Oracle Security Best Practices in EC2 and RDS for the DBA
Many House of Brick customers who I speak to are very excited about the possibilities of running Oracle in AWS, either on EC2 or leveraging the…

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…

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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