Oracle new public Cloud licensing policy – good or bad?

A little while ago after a question from a customer about supporting Oracle products on the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) I decided to take a look for any updates to the Oracle public cloud support policies. The document can be…

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I’m launching a podcast!

Chris Presley announces the launch of The Datascape Podcast.

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Building SQL server failover cluster instances in the Cloud with Windows server 2016 storage Spaces Direct

Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) is a new feature of Windows Server 2016 that takes the ‘software-defined storage’ concept to the next level. The value proposition is that instead of deploying expensive SAN hardware, similar results can be achieved by pooling…

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Investigating IO performance on Amazon EC2

I published a blog post called “Investigating IO Performance on Amazon RDS for Oracle” recently, and soon after posting it I received several questions asking if IO worked the same way on EC2 instances. My immediate though was it did,…

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Running containers in Amazon EC2 container service

Minto Joseph explains how to run logstash in Amazon EC2 Container Service.

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MySQL on AWS: RDS vs EC2

If you are thinking in moving your MySQL databases to AWS, this analysis by Gabriel Ciciliani may help you determine if RDS is the appropriate solution for your data.

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Investigating IO performance on Amazon RDS for Oracle

Maris Elsins, Lead Database Consultant at Pythian, provides an in-depth examination of IO Performance on Amazon RDS for Oracle.

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Five things to know before migrating your data warehouse to Google BigQuery

Find out if Google BigQuery is the right tool for what you want to do and how to migrate your data into it.

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Moving Amazon Redshift data between regions

Find out how to move Amazon Redshift data between regions.

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AWS DMS tips for Oracle migrations

Explore AWS DMS, and discover tips for Oracle Migrations.

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