Cloud management

AWS vs. Oracle Cloud: Interface

This is the third of a 4-post series comparing Amazon Web Services (AWS) vs. Oracle Cloud.  In this post, we compare the interfaces of each vendor. To write this review, we gave both Oracle and Amazon a trial run by signing up for accounts on both sites. Amazon has a graphical interface, as does Oracle.  And both provide API […]

Cloud management

Cloud Migration 101

Cloud computing is a commonly used term, especially in the tech world. Many Internet users regularly use cloud-computing services without knowing. Simply put, cloud computing is a technology that allows remote access to shared computing resources like servers, storage, and applications. This is made possible without interacting with the service provider. Through cloud computing you […]

Cloud management

AWS vs. Oracle Cloud: List of Services

Amazon Web Services vs. Oracle Cloud This is the first of a 4-part blog series on AWS vs. Oracle Cloud. In this 4-post series, we will provide a side-by-side comparison of Oracle and Amazon’s Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud computing offerings.  We only look at their public infrastructure cloud solutions. Our comparison examines important metrics such as the services offered […]

Database management

Current Trends in Database Management

Trends may come and go, but many new concepts in database management have staying power, as well as the ability to greatly impact the organizations that integrate them. Every organization wants to stay updated with the latest trends in database management as well as how to best take advantage of them to benefit their business. Database Management […]

Database management

Oracle License Compliance: 3 Things You Need to Know

Let’s face it, Oracle’s licensing policies around its various software product suites are not known for being straightforward.  Between core factors, VM restrictions, version upgrade limitations, and user minimums, it can be difficult to tell whether or not your organization is compliant with Oracle’s database licensing requirements. Oracle’s complex licensing policies, along with the fact […]

Database management

Secure Your Oracle Database: Authentication and Access Controls

Corporate information is a critical differentiator for organizations and their customers.  Financial intelligence, personally identifiable information (PII), trade secrets and other proprietary information are common forms of data stored in databases. In order to protect this information from internal and external misuse or attack, businesses must implement security measures as close to the data as […]