Tag: cloud

Log buffer #555: a carnival of the vanities for DBAs

This log buffer edition covers Cloud, Oracle and MySQL. Cloud Cloud Directory is a neglected serverless data store that deserves much more attention. Many of our large enterprise customers have this worry hanging over their heads … what are they…

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How to avoid 5 common mistakes in hybrid cloud implementations

Hybrid cloud solutions are growing in popularity and for good reason. They have the potential to bring significant cost savings, agility, flexibility and scalability to the modern enterprise. But the key word here is “potential” because missteps in planning and…

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Oracle autonomous transaction processing – a good start

It has been almost a year since the last Open World where Oracle CTO and founder Larry Ellison proclaimed the new upcoming fully autonomous cloud database service. It created a lot of attention and almost everybody in the Oracle community…

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Top 5 considerations for a hybrid cloud environment

The options in hybrid cloud environments are infinite. No two are the same. The decision to embrace hybrid cloud computing will trigger a number of other decisions that may be unique to your organization, and not all of them are…

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What is the hybrid cloud and what are its benefits?

Not so long ago, the debate about the virtues of cloud versus data center was pretty straightforward: Did your business want to maximize scalability, flexibility and cost efficiency in computing? While cloud has continued its relentless march to dominance, the…

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Getting started with Oracle Database Backup Service in 2018

A few years ago I wrote an article on getting started with the Oracle Database Backup Service which can be found here. It’s no surprise that in the last few years things have changed significantly.  Trying to use this service…

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HugePages for Oracle database in Oracle Cloud

I recently published a blog post about large pages support in AWS RDS for Oracle and someone asked me if and how it works on Oracle cloud. I didn’t actually know the answer and decided to look it up. Documentation…

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Pythian achieves Google Cloud Platform Partner Specialization in Infrastructure

Today, Pythian is pleased to announce that it has achieved a Google Cloud Partner Specialization in Infrastructure. The Google Cloud Partner Specialization Program is designed to connect customers to qualified partners with demonstrated technical proficiency and proven project success in areas including…

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Workload migration: what should go to the cloud first?

There’s no longer any question: Cloud is winning, and the on-premises data center seems doomed to a future of declining relevance. The results of a recent survey by LogicMonitor confirm this, suggesting that 83 percent of enterprise workloads will be…

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Cloud automation is winning. Will your organization share in the prize?

If you’re an IT leader, you don’t need us to tell you that cloud automation has become the lifeblood of the future-ready enterprise. And you don’t need us to make you feel a sense of urgency around becoming a 100%…

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