Database management

Oracle RMAN Myth Busting

Background: Database Administration ChallengesManaging Oracle database backup and recovery is a critical operational requirement for database administrators (DBAs). With increasing database sizes and Service Level Agreements (some requiring 24×7-database availability), DBAs need to effectively design and manage data protection solutions to minimize performance impact on production databases. Below are key operational goals that DBAs need […]

Database management

Oracle RMAN Best Practices

In our last post we discussed the top myths and benefits associated with Oracle RMAN. Now that you’re ready for (or already have reached) implementation, we’d like to share some best practices to follow. 1. Take regular backups and verify that they work. Use validate command of Oracle RMAN or restore them to a test environment periodically:RMAN> […]

Database management

Top Three Requirements for Creating a Data Warehouse Solution

In our last post, “What are Data Warehouses?”, we talked about what a data warehouse is, some of the history behind it, and when your organization may need a data warehouse solution. Now we will going to explain the top three requirements for creating a data warehouse solution. #1. Executive Sponsorship Without buy-in from senior executives, data warehouse projects […]

Database management

What Are Data Warehouses?

A data warehouse is a large, central store of data from sources across an organization or company. The information contained in this central data store is used for making strategic and tactical business decisions. Building a Data Warehouse When it comes to building a data warehouse for your organization, the most commonly utilized methodologies are […]

Database management
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Top Features & Benefits of Oracle Exadata Database Machine X5-2

The X5-2 database machine is the latest in the Oracle Exadata series – engineered for high performance, cost savings, and easy to deploy systems that include both hardware and software. Oracle Exadata X5-2 is sized and tuned for various Oracle workloads and consists of unique software (Exadata Storage Software) that make it the most powerful and efficient system for […]

Database management
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Proactive Maintenance of Your Oracle Database – Key Considerations

Why It’s Important Active monitoring and proactive maintenance are critical in ensuring a healthy Oracle database. Your company’s Oracle environment should be evaluated on an ongoing basis and best practices should be deployed to improve overall database performance and stability. Proactive Real-Time Monitoring Monitoring should be implemented on the Oracle database to proactively identify problems […]

Cloud management
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Ten Considerations Before Moving Your Database to Cloud IaaS

What is Cloud IaaS? Cloud infrastructure services, known as Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), are self-service models for accessing, monitoring, and managing remote datacenter infrastructures, such as compute (virtualized or bare metal), storage, networking, and networking services (e.g. firewalls). Instead of having to purchase hardware outright, users can purchase IaaS based on consumption, similar to electricity […]

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MiCORE Awarded $971K Contract to Upgrade Oracle Database and Introduce Oracle Cloud for Global Transportation Company

  RESTON, VIRGINIA – MiCORE Solutions Inc. (MiCORE) was awarded a $971,000 contract to maximize database performance and leverage Oracle Cloud Credits for a market-leading global transportation company. The project will support a new data center to be built in Japan, and is expected to boost client operations worldwide. Prior to the contract, MiCORE provided consultation […]