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Real World Perspectives of Database on Cloud – Accelerated by AWS

posted May 12, 2020, 11:22 AM by

Bob Lindquist, Director of Client Services

House of Brick Technologies has been assisting clients with their business-critical applications for over twenty years.  In that time, we have seen many changes regarding how database platforms are deployed, licensed, and managed.

Over the…

Oracle Database Migration to Aurora/Postgres – Part 2

posted March 27, 2020, 11:22 AM by

Nick Walter, Principal Architect
Part Two – Architecting the Environment
“How do I architect my Aurora environment?”  is a very frequent question I hear from clients who have decided to ditch Oracle and move to Aurora as part of an AWS…

Amazon EC2 Host Memory Conundrum

posted March 13, 2020, 10:24 AM by

by Jeff Stonacek, Principal Architect

I recently completed an engagement where the client was interested in moving from on-premises hardware to the public cloud.  The main application is an ERP with multiple large Oracle databases for the backend.  The Oracle…

AWS RDS MySQL vs. Aurora MySQL

posted March 11, 2020, 10:51 AM by

by Cameron Cameron, Senior Consultant

AWS Relational Database Service (RDS) is a managed database platform-as-a-service (PaaS) by AWS that offers customers the option of running one of several database products such as Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, or MariaDB…

Oracle Database Migration to Aurora/Postgres – Part 1

posted September 26, 2019, 12:12 PM by

Nick Walter, Principal Architect
Part One – 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…

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…

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