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Oracle Goldengate or Dbvisit Replicate?

Oracle Goldengate release 12.2 Versus Dbvisit Replicate release 2.9 These two products offer data capture functionality and replication between multiple Database environments covering both Oracle SE and EE versions. They essentially operate by reading the source Database redo logs and pushing the data changes across to the target Database. However, there are some Important differences […]

Blog, Explorer, How to Data Replication, Dbvisit, Goldengate / October 23, 2017

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Oracle skip unlucky 13 with new Database version structure

Following the announcements at OpenWorld last week here are my thoughts on the changes to the new software version numbering structure… All DBA’s should understand the general structure and update cycle for the Oracle Database an Grid Infrastructure versions. The major version and release number have followed a certain pattern which has become familiar to […]

Blog, Explorer Engineered Systems, ODA / October 19, 2017

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Oracle Data Visualization Update

Throughout 2016, I posted a series of blogs introducing Oracle’s recent additions to its Data Visualization portfolio – Data Visualization Cloud Service (DVCS) and Data Visualization Desktop (DVD). My summary blog at the end of that series, highlighted that throughout 2016, Oracle appeared to be focusing its attention on developing DVD rather than DVCS.  A […]

Blog, Data Visualization, Oracle Data Visualization, Reporting Cloud, reporting / October 16, 2017

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Using Oracle Cloud for Database Upgrade

Use of Oracle Cloud for Database Upgrade and Testing The Oracle Cloud provides a comprehensive set of services that can be used for fast and efficient data migration & testing between different Database versions. The notes below are based on customer upgrade project involving a 10TB Oracle 11gR2 release to 12c. Introduction The production Database […]

Cloud, How to Oracle Cloud / October 11, 2017

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ODA X7 – more than just a hardware refresh

Following a week out in San Francisco with Oracle a number of announcements have come out relating to Cloud Infrastructure and Engineered Systems that are very relevant for our customers. Here are my thoughts on the Oracle Database Appliance X7 updates… The new generation of ODA has been announced, and it includes all the hardware […]

Engineered System, Explorer, ODA Engineered Systems, ODA / October 9, 2017

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