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What a week and what a show! This week San Francisco hosted two amazing Oracle centric events – the America’s Cup regatta and Oracle Open World. As you probably heard, Oracle Team USA completed an epic comeback after being down 8 – 1 to defeat Emirates Team New Zealand on Wednesday. This thrilling victory added ...Continue Reading »
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EMC and Oracle have forged one of the industry’s strongest partnerships. This was on full display at Oracle OpenWorld as EMC’s Joe Tucci and Jeremy Burton used the their keynote to demonstrate how this alliance is driving new value for customers. TBW Blogger Michael Wilke recaps from the show floor.
For the sake of argument, let’s say that I am an Oracle DBA and some of my databases have gotten so big, it’s getting difficult to finish daily full backups within our available backup window. There is talk that the backup admins want to change our database backups to weekend fulls and daily incrementals but ...Continue Reading »
The time has finally come and I am now smack-dab in the middle of Oracle OpenWorld 2013. I have heard that this is one of the largest shows in IT and now I really believe it! It has been a very exciting time. The EMC booth has literally been slammed with customers interested in EMC ...Continue Reading »
As a follow up to my blog last week, EMC Data Protection has taken Oracle OpenWorld by storm. If you run Oracle databases to support your most mission-critical apps, how difficult is it to backup up your databases in limited backup windows? Check this out to help you understand how EMC data protection solutions provide ...Continue Reading »
As with a solar eclipse, sometimes the best way to view massive industry shifts is to look at the projection onto adjacent industries. As we move from VMworld to Oracle OpenWorld, it’s an ideal time to look at how hypervisor and application vendors learned to start worrying and love data protection.Continue Reading »
I am fortunate to have two musical children who are both very talented at their respective instruments. When they play or practice alone they are able to control the tempo and volume of the piece independently. However put them with others in an orchestra and suddenly they need to coordinate not only their tempo, but ...Continue Reading »
Joseph Boylan, Advisory Systems Engineer, EMC Backup Recovery Systems, and member of EMC Global Database Specialist team, knows databases. Working with some of EMC’s largest customers in the Northeast and Canada, and across North America, Joe helps organizations identify and solve database backup issues. He walks customers through his version of the Repeat Test. At the Backup and Archive Booth at ...Continue Reading »
IN THIS CORNER, WEIGHING IN AT 180 POUNDS, LEAD BACKUP ADMIN JOE BACKUP. AND IN THIS CORNER WEIGHING IN AT 175 POUNDS, SENIOR ORACLE DATABASE ADMIN JOHN DATABASE. TODAYS FIGHT WILL BE 10 ROUNDS. THE WINNER: CONTROL OF ORACLE DATABASE BACKUPS. Sound familiar? Is this a regular fighting match in your IT organization over who has control ...Continue Reading »