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ORACLE OPENWORLD 2013: RIP IT GOOD!

5 REASONS WHY ATTENDING #OOW13 IS A GREAT USE OF YOUR TIME AND MONEY  You’d think dropping $5K+ to attend the Mother of all software company conferences might be a questionable use of time and money, but on this point, my friend, I encourage you to think again. Here’s why: 1. Massive community learning and […]

Art, Craft and the Grumpy DBA @ Oracle OpenWorld

In a little under 3 weeks time a team of 7 from Dbvisit will be heading to San Francisco to take part in Oracle OpenWorld. With more than 60,000 people from 122 countries expected it really is a brilliant place to learn about the likes of cloud computing, big data, emerging IT trends and new […]

Oracle Standard Edition Deserves a Second Chance

Earlier in the year I presented at Collaborate 13, a talk entitled “Why not Oracle Standard Edition?” and recent chatter on the social media scene about Standard Edition has prompted me to talk a little about Standard Edition, again. Just watched video sent by @yvelik, can’t understand why everyone isn’t using Oracle SE with @dbvisit? […]

Retail Innovation with Real Time Oracle Database Replication

Fierce competition now exists across all commercial sectors where the good fight over every slice of margin while trying to create value without increasing cost rages. The following example from a retail background shows an innovative way to score points in this battle, leveraging the #1 database in the world, Oracle, with the lowest investment […]

Installing Oracle 12c Standard Edition RAC with Dbvisit Standby (Part 4)

This section will cover:  Installing Dbvisit Standby in an Oracle 12c Standard Edition RAC environment with a single instance standby database Note: As a prerequisite to this post, it is assumed that you have worked through Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 in this series, and that you have a 2 Node Oracle Standard […]

Replicating Many Schemas with Dbvisit Replicate

I came across a requirement from one of our prospects last week – a database migration project – where they wanted to replicate 700 schemas from an Oracle 10g database to Oracle 11gR2. All of this can be fulfilled by Dbvisit Replicate, our real-time replication solution, and Golden Gate alternative. The intuitive setup wizard of […]

Installing Oracle 12c Standard Edition RAC with Dbvisit Standby (Part 3)

This section will cover: Part3 – installing Oracle 12c RAC Database Standard Edition Note: As a prerequisite to this post, it is assumed that you have worked through Part 1 and Part 2 in this series. In this section I will show you how to peform two installations of the 12c Database software: Installing for […]

Installing Oracle 12c Standard Edition RAC with Dbvisit Standby (Part 2)

This section will cover:  Part 2: Installing Oracle 12c Clusterware (Grid Infrastructure) Note:  It is assumed that you have followed Part 1 in this series. In this section I will show you two installations of the 12c Grid Infrastructure: Installing Grid Infrastructure for a cluster environment Installing Grid Infrastructure on a standalone environment All my [...]

Installing Oracle 12c Standard Edition RAC with Dbvisit Standby (Part 1)

Since the release of 12c I am sure a lot of you, like me, have been enjoying playing with the new edition to the Oracle Database family.  Although it is very exciting to learn about all the new features in this major release, sometimes the installation process – one of the critical factors to any [...]

The First Dbvisit Europe Meeting and Why Database Replication is our Specialty

Dbvisit has 700 customers in 80 countries on 6 continents; 80 partners in 25 countries, and direct staff in 5 countries. Physically we are a virtual organisation, culturally we are a company that brainstorms, collaborates, talks, argues, and laughs together sometimes in person but usually via video conference or chat. Our HQ is in New [...]

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