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Cloudscape podcast episode 6: July 2018

Welcome to another episode of the Cloudscape Podcast. On today’s show we are joined by our usual panel of experts, Greg Baker discussing Amazon Web Services (AWS), John Laham discussing Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Warner Chaves discussing Microsoft Azure….

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Pythian’s Vice President of Business Development recognized as one of CRN’s 2018 Women of the Channel

OTTAWA, ON, May 14, 2018 – Pythian, a global IT company that helps businesses leverage disruptive data technologies to better compete, announced today that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Vanessa Simmons, Vice President of Business Development…

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Five questions to ask when choosing your cloud provider

The end of the year is approaching—the perfect time for your business to review your budget for cloud-based projects for the upcoming year. Today’s biggest cloud providers are offering a similar set of basic services at comparable prices. How do…

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Will Oracle fly higher than Amazon in the Cloud?

Can Oracle rise up to meet Amazon’s success in the cloud? Fahd Mirza makes the case for Oracle Cloud.

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Log Buffer #442: a carnival of the vanities for DBAs

This Log Buffer Edition collects and then showers around some of the information-rich blog posts from Oracle, SQL Server and MySQL.

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Part 3: comparing Oracle Cloud database backups options

Comparing Oracle Database Backup Service (ODBS) and Oracle Secure Backups (OSB) to Amazon Web Services (AWS) This is part 3 of a 3 part series on “Getting Started with Oracle Cloud Backups”. Part 1 covers setting up RMAN to backup…

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Part 2: Oracle Cloud Backups to AWS S3

Getting Started with Oracle Cloud Backups – Amazon Web Services (AWS) This is part 2 of a 3 part series on “Getting Started with Oracle Cloud Backups”. Part 1 covers setting up RMAN to backup directly to the new Oracle…

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Microsecond Precision with MySQL on Amazon RDS

Running MySQL in the cloud offers many benefits, including extremely fast provisioning and deployment, managed security, and (mostly) easy operations. But nothing comes for free, and as with all things on this wonderful planet, those benefits come with certain limitations.

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Oracle RAC on the Cloud, Part 1

I’ve been working on moving a lot of the testing and R&D work I do away from local virtual machines and onto cloud environments, for a few reasons: I can avoid carrying around a laptop all the time, and rather…

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Linux HugePages for Oracle on Amazon EC2

One of the optimizations available to us when running Oracle on Linux is huge page support. This feature of the Linux kernel enables processes to allocate memory pages of size 2M (instead of 4k). In addition, memory allocated using hugepages…

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