Tag: cloud

Network multicast support on Azure

Gleb Otochkin, Principal Consultant and Oracle Certified Expert at Pythian, discusses network multicast support on Azure, and how to make it work. If you’re think about building a training environment with Oracle RAC on Azure, be sure to read this post.

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Is the DBA Career Dead?

Felipe Ferreira, Pythian Database Expert and Microsoft MVP, explains how embracing the cloud as an emerging technology doesn’t necessarily mean the end of the DBA role.

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MySQL Benchmark in the Cloud

Alawi Assagaf, Pythian Database expert, shows you how to how to create a MySQL Benchmark in AWS, since testing functionalities and options for a database can be tricky business.

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How to Add Two Ethernet Interfaces with Azure VM

Gleb Ototchkin, Principal Consultant and Oracle Certified Expert, explains out how to add a second network interface when you work with a VM on Azure.

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AWS Redshift Cluster Sizing

  Sizing a database is one of the primary DBA functions no matter what the technology. Though Redshift is highly managed for us, we must still address this task. The first thing to note is that in sizing a cluster, we…

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SQL Server: Migrations/Upgrades – 10 Things to Think About

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Here at Pythian we have planned and implemented dozens of migrations and upgrades for our customers. In this blog post I am trying to summarize the 10 most important things to consider when migrating or upgrading a SQL Server environment,…

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Attending Tech Conferences

  Now that I am in management, and have been for some time, I have still been attending tech shows and presenting at them a few times a year. When I came back to Pythian in February 2011, we had…

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Part 3: Comparing Oracle Cloud Database Backups Options

Comparing Oracle Database Backup Service (ODBS) and Oracle Secure Backups (OSB) to Amazon Web Services (AWS) This is part 3 of a 3 part series on “Getting Started with Oracle Cloud Backups”. Part 1 covers setting up RMAN to backup…

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Part 2: Oracle Cloud Backups to AWS S3

Getting Started with Oracle Cloud Backups – Amazon Web Services (AWS) This is part 2 of a 3 part series on “Getting Started with Oracle Cloud Backups”. Part 1 covers setting up RMAN to backup directly to the new Oracle…

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Amazon S3 to Glacier – Cloud ILM

Falling in love with Kate Upton is easy, but even better than that is to be swept off your feet by Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) in the Amazon Web Services (AWS). But that’s understandable right?:) Simple, easily-configurable, fast, reliable, cost…

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