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    • 16 Jan 2017

    Using SharePlex Efficiently – Only Replicate the Data You Need

    One of the more attractive features of the SharePlex data replication tool is its ability to be very selective about the data it replicates. If you’re looking at workload offloading, making data more available to your users, building data...
    • 13 Jan 2017

    Replicating data? Let's make sure we keep it in sync.

    Using SharePlex’s Compare and Repair Utility When replicating data it is important to make sure that your data stays in sync over time. Out-Of-Sync (OOS) conditions can cause problems with your application, reports, and even compliance SLA’s. There are a lot of reasons for replication, as shown in the graphic below. All of these scenarios can be critical to the success of your organization and in any of...
    • 6 Jan 2017

    Use SharePlex Analyze to Find Out How Your Application REALLY Works

    As a DBA, how many times have you asked yourself, your application team or your vendor, “What tables does this application update?” or, “How many changes does the application make to this table?” or, “What’s the no...
    • 4 Jan 2017

    May the Shard be with You!

    Oh how I remember when the first Star Wars movie came out, all the action, adventure and of course the lightsaber. Who didn’t want a lightsaber? You could slice your way through anything with it. Well I never did get one, but what I did get was SharePlex and that’s just as good. Using SharePlex’s ability to slice data at the row level or the column level is just as exciting to me. This ability is called...
    • 22 Dec 2016

    The 5 Ws of Your Oracle Transactions with No Database Performance Impact

    When a large customer appreciation company needed to categorize their Oracle auditing data by region, SharePlex came to their rescue. They were already using SharePlex’s Change History feature to track the userid’s, timestamp...
    • 20 Dec 2016

    Quest Customer Story - Don't Wait Days for Your Data - Cut Out the Middleman

    A large educational Institution recently approached us with a problem. Their Student Information and Financial databases were in Oracle, and a data warehouse containing extracts from both of these used for decision making, including opening more sections of a class or cancelling a class, was in SQLServer. Extract-Transform-Load process extract data from the Oracle databases, create “staging tables” in SQLServer...
    • 15 Dec 2016

    Quest Customer Story - Use SharePlex to Ensure Availability of Your Master Data

    How Available Is Your Master Data? A major financial institution recently completed a project to consolidate all of their employee information, including credentials for building and online access, into a single database. Of course, they protected their database with Oracle RAC and Oracle DataGuard, and had redundant infrastructure in their data center. However, they needed to address outages that might impact their...
    • 5 Dec 2016

    Minimize SAP ERP Migration Downtime with SharePlex

    Now that SAP has announced that the latest release of their ERP Software (S4) will support only their Hana database, customers are facing time-consuming data migrations to move their data from Oracle to Hana . SharePlex can help! While there are ...
    • 1 Dec 2016

    A Day in the Life of a DBA – Part 2: The No-Stress Data Management Express

    Moving big amounts of data can be very stressful and quite often requires all of your technical skills. Users expect data migrations to be done quickly and ideally with no downtime and impact on the applications that they are working with. Sometimes it is necessary to move data: upgrading your database or moving the whole database to another server. Furthermore you can reduce your IT costs with data migration tool...
    • 29 Nov 2016

    Enhancements in SharePlex for a peer-peer setup.

    SharePlex peer-to-peer enhancements Peer-to-Peer replication (P2P) allows users on multiple databases to make changes concurrently to the same data, while SharePlex replication keeps all of the databases synchronized. Peer-to-Peer replication is not appropriate for all replication environments as it requires a major commitment on the application and database design that may not be practical when packaged applications...
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