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Oracle Database Licensing for AWS Migrations

A driving factor for companies to migrate to Amazon Web Services (AWS) from on-premises, commercial databases is to reduce infrastructure and software licenses costs. When assessing the viability of migrating Oracle databases to AWS, organizations consider many factors including business requirements, security posture, high availability, performance, disaster recovery, migration duration, cost optimization, and license optimization. In this post, we will explore Oracle database licensing considerations before starting a migration to AWS. We’ll describe the licensing

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Amazon EC2 Host Memory Conundrum

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

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AWS RDS MySQL vs. Aurora MySQL

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

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Oracle

ESXi and Memory Overhead

by Cameron Cameron, Senior Consultant Note: It is assumed that the audience for this document already understands how VMware manages memory for all of the

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