Archive for 2016

  • Why Is A Hybrid Cloud Approach The Best Approach To Cloud?

  • Dec 20, 2016
  • A hybrid approach to cloud incorporates the benefits of public cloud services, enterprise-controlled private clouds, and the once dominant dedicated hosting services. Hybrid approaches have been all the range in the last couple of years as enterprises can avail the advantages of each service while minimizing risk levels. With a hybrid cloud, an enterprise’s data…

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  • Amazon Web Services

  • Dec 20, 2016
  • Amazon Web Services Amazon Web Services (AWS) is one of the most popular cloud computing services available today. AWS was launched in 2006 as a subsidiary of Amazon Inc. as an on-demand cloud computing platform. AWS provides a wide range of cloud computing infrastructure such as support for application interfaces, bandwidth allocation, and near unlimited…

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  • The Best Practices for Protecting Your Data

  • Nov 19, 2016
  • The Best Practices for Protecting Your Data There is nothing more valuable for a business than the data that they obtain and store each and every day. This information serves as a backbone for running all operations of your business and requires only the most efficient database security systems and protocols for the best results….

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  • AWS vs. Oracle Cloud: Pricing

  • Nov 1, 2016
  • Amazon vs. Oracle Cloud: Virtual Machine Pricing   This is the second of a 4-post series comparing Amazon Web Services (AWS) vs. Oracle Cloud.  In this post, we look at the prices for virtual machines at each vendor.   Calculating Cloud Pricing: No Easy Fete Calculating how much Amazon cloud services cost is so difficult that…

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  • Why You Need to Upgrade to Oracle 12c

  • Dec 20, 2016
  • Reasons for and the Benefits of Upgrading to Oracle 12c For Oracle customers still running version 11g, Oracle has already announced EOL for Premium Support.  Extended Support is available until 2020, but that comes with added costs.  Yet there are other reasons than just support costs for upgrading to version 12c, mainly new features that…

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  • AWS vs. Oracle Cloud: SLA

  • Dec 6, 2016
  • This is the last of a 4-post blog series comparing Amazon Web Services (AWS) vs. Oracle Cloud. In this post, we discuss the Service-Level Agreement (SLA) provided by each vendor, and share key takeaways from the blog series.   Service Level Agreement Service Level Agreement (SLA) is an umbrella concept that some people tend to…

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  • Cloud Migration 101

  • Oct 28, 2016
  • 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…

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  • AWS vs. Oracle Cloud: Interface

  • Nov 1, 2016
  • 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…

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  • AWS vs. Oracle Cloud: List of Services

  • Oct 26, 2016
  • 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…

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  • SQL Server: Deadlocked Scheduler and Unresolved Deadlock

  • Oct 13, 2016
  • In working with SQL Server, you may have encountered errors related to unresolved deadlock and scheduler deadlock. Many people blend these errors together, but they are actually separate issues.  In this post, we provide a high-level explanation of both types of deadlock errors.   Unresolved Deadlock In general, an unresolved deadlock is a SQL Server…

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