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Zero-impact Oracle® database replication and near-real-time data integration

SharePlex is a replication and data integration solution for Oracle® 10g, 11g, and 12c, as well as other databases, such as Hadoop® and SAP® Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE). It ensures business continuity while maximizing operational efficiencies. It provides a near-real-time copy of production data without impacting your OLTP system’s performance and availability.

You can replicate multiple copies of data on premises, remotely, or in the cloud to:

  • Ensure high availability and fast disaster recovery.
  • Minimize risks and downtime associated with migrations.
  • Improve performance of OLTP systems.
  • Harness real-time reporting and data warehousing.
  • Optimize the use of business intelligence applications.
  • Facilitate delivery of data via Java Message Service (JMS) or SQL/XML files to structured and unstructured databases, such as SQL Server®, DB2®, Netezza®, Teradata®, Greenplum®  and more.

This high-performance, cost-effective alternative to other Oracle 10g, 11g, and 12c replication tools delivers maximum availability. And only SharePlex can provide data compare and repair and in-flight data integrity, plus monitoring and alerting functionalities — all in one affordable package.


  • Database Replication –Provides high availability for both active-passive and active-active Oracle 10g, 11g, and 12c database configurations.
  • Near Real-time Data Integration –Uses change data capture functionality to enable delivery of data to structured and unstructured databases (SQL Server, DB2, Sybase, Hadoop, Greenplum, Netezza, Teradata, and more) for migrations, analytics, and business intelligence.  
  • Ease of Use – Installs quickly and easily, so you can use everything required for data replication within 15 minutes – without ever requiring any add-ons or management packs. Provides educational resources in our online community to further optimize replication.
  • Data Accuracy and Integrity – Ensures target instances are accurate representations of the source database. Provides peer-to-peer monitoring and conflict detection and resolution (predefined and user defined). Uses compare-and-repair to reveal anomalies between source and target for rapid delta resolution – it’s the only tool on the market that repairs data anomalies.
  • Improved Performance – Offloads process-intensive reports outside the main production database server. Replicates large volumes of changes without impacting network bandwidth. 
  • Oracle-to-Oracle Migration Failback – Reverts quickly to the original system should something go wrong on the post-migration system.
  • Support for Oracle Standard Edition and Enterprise Edition – Supports mixed environments with differing source and target operating systems, database editions, and database versions, including Oracle 10g, 11g, and 12c, clustered environments, and ASM, RAC, and Exadata X2, X3.
  • Flexible Datatype Support – Supports LOBs, including SecureFile LOBs, UDTs, LONG, Varray, Oracle Advanced Compression, Oracle Transparent Data Encryption (TDE), and Hybrid Columnar Compression (HCC) for Exadata platforms.
  • Unrivaled Affordability – Offers all the functionality of Oracle GoldenGate, including a monitoring and alerting interface, plus more – in one complete package – at a fraction of the price.

Sys Reqs

The following list of system requirements pertains only to SharePlex requirements that may be greater than or in addition to operating system requirements. Before installing SharePlex, users should meet or exceed minimum operating system and Oracle database requirements :

  • UNIX®, Linux®, Windows®
  • 64-bit to 4 GB
Additional Software
  • SQL*Plus®
Additional Requirements
  • Recommend hard limit system file descriptors setting of a min. of 1024 or higher, as system permits.
  • The Oracle database must have at least the minimum level of supplemental logging enabled.
Source environments
  • Oracle®
Target environments
  • Oracle, SAP® ASE, Hadoop®, Java® Message Service (JMS) and SQL/XML Files

Note:See the platform specific Pre-installation Checklist in the Installation and Demonstration Guide for additional system and/or database requirements.
For replication, migration or data integration from Oracle to Hadoop, go to SharePlex Connector for Hadoop page


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Case Studies

Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank Leverages Quest’s Solutions for Significant Savings and Improved Customer Service AEMO Relies on SharePlex and Foglight Performance Analysis for Availability & Performance Anglian Water Streamlines Four Simultaneous Migrations with SharePlex® for Oracle from Quest Software Assiniboine Credit Union Relies on SharePlex for Oracle to Offload Reporting and Reduce Costs by $80,000 a Year BCR Counts on SharePlex® for Efficient Data Warehousing with No Impact on Core Banking Systems Beijing Local Taxation Bureau Optimizes Disaster Recovery and Database Performance with SharePlex for Oracle Betfair Greatly Boosts Its Odds with SharePlex Btexact Delivers a Scalable and Resilient ISP Architecture Using SharePlex Canadian Pacific Railway Saves Millions by Upgrading Oracle Versions with Only Minutes of Downtime CIMA Sets New Standards With Risk-free Oracle Replication Using SharePlex® from Quest Software CODESA Eliminates Downtime for Upgrades with SharePlex for Oracle ComDirect Ensures Availability of Online Share Trading System with SharePlex Florida Elections Organization Saves Operating Costs and Enhances System Performance with SharePlex® for Oracle IBK Industrial Bank of Korea Cashes In on Zero Downtime with Quest's SharePlex for Oracle Lombardia Informatica Upgrades to Oracle 10g Using SharePlex Minimizing downtime during database migration - Dell streamlined a major Oracle migration using Dell SharePlex Octo Telematics Relies on SharePlex to Seamlessly Migrate Business-Critical Hardware and Software Ontario Power Generation uses Quest Software's SharePlex® to Migrate Oracle Databases with Minimal Downtime PHH Mortgage Leverages SharePlex® to Increase Customer Satisfaction and Wins Coveted Customer Hero Award from Quest Public Procurement Service Deploys SharePlex to Enhance the Reliability of its Supply Ordering System Quest Automates GCNet’s Data Replication Process to Deliver More Than 100 Percent ROI Quest Software and Herrmann & Lenz Use SharePlex for Oracle to Successfully Migrate a 12-Terabyte, Business-Critical Database. Quest's Database Management and Replication Solutions Deliver a Massive ROI for Thailand's Top Mobile Telecom Company SharePlex Allows National Electricity Market Management Company to Avoid the Suspension of an $8 Billion Market SharePlex Delivers a Risk-free Oracle Migration for TradeTeam SharePlex for Oracle Delivers Efficient Data Replication for Tianjin Local Tax Bureau SharePlex for Oracle is a Key Architectural Solution for #1 Enterprise eBusiness Integrator Spansion Successfully Upgrades a Mission-Critical Database with SharePlex® for Oracle and Saves Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars Sutter Uses Quest’s SharePlex® for Oracle to Migrate SAP Database With Minimal Downtime The Dalian Commodity Exchange Selects SharePlex to Ensure Business Continuity and Satisfy Customers Tong Yang Investment Bank Uses SharePlex to Focus on Customer Business Management Using Shareplex Reduces SAP Migration Downtime by 90% With Quest Software's SharePlex for Oracle, 'The Store is Always Open' with Worldspan Migrates with Minimal Downtime Using Quest SharePlex® for Oracle back to top