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    • 23 Jun 2017

    SharePlex Optimistic Commit Explained

    So the other day, as I was using a taxi to get to the airport for a flight. I was watching all the traffic on the freeway and it got me thinking about SharePlex’s optimistic commit feature and a taxi are similar. How can SharePlex and a taxi have anything in common you ask? Well they are both responsible for moving something from one point to another with as little latency or delay as possible. Optimistic commit...
    • 15 Jun 2017

    Announcing SharePlex 9.0, the next major release. What’s in it for you?

    In a 2017 survey, we asked our customers what database technologies power their most important applications — you know, the biggies: finance, CRM, HR and so forth. It’s no surprise that Oracle and SQL Server were the top two. What’s telling, in a survey of over 250 unique organizations, is that 70 percent of the time, it’s Oracle and SQL Server databases that power their most critical applications...
    • 12 Jun 2017

    New Chapter: SharePlex 9.0 SQL Server Capture

    Having worked with SharePlex for the last seventeen years, it is exciting to see SharePlex capture can now replicate data from non-Oracle database SQL Server for the first time. It is very easy to set up and looks and feels just like SharePlex for Oracle. The current 9.0 release supports SQL Server 2012, SQL Server 2014 and SQL Server 2016 on both source and target running on windows 2012. You can replicate from on...
    • 1 May 2017

    Use Compare and Repair to Keep SharePlex Replication From the Dark Side

    "There has been great disturbance in the Force". In the SharePlex galaxy, we call that "out of sync". In a recent blog, SharePlex Jedi Mark Kurtz introduced us to the SharePlex Compare and Repair commands . Here are some additional best practices that that you can use to help bring balance back to the Force in your galaxy. Make Frequent Use of Compare While Post does a great job of detecting...
    • 10 Apr 2017

    SharePlex Initial Database Load

    SharePlex is a data replication tool that reads changes from the Oracle Redo Logs and then replicates those changes in near-real time from a source database to one or more target databases. Because SharePlex replicates only changes, the target databa...
    • 6 Apr 2017

    Exception handling by SharePlex when dealing with out of sync?

    The conventional methodology followed by SharePlex and most other replication solutions is to ignore out of sync DML within a transaction while applying rest of the successful DML to the target database. A transaction may span one or more objects, each having one or more rows, or DML. When posting that transaction, if any row runs into out of sync conditions, the default behavior is to simply discard that row, record...
    • 20 Mar 2017

    It's About Time - Oracle Time Data and SharePlex

    Recently, we’ve had a number of questions about how SharePlex replicates Oracle time data; especially in cases where the source and target systems are in different timezones. Here’s a brief tutorial on how Oracle handles time data,...
    • 9 Mar 2017

    Change Data Capture with SharePlex

    SharePlex replication can conveniently be used to maintain a change history target. Another industry jargon for change history is Change Data Capture or CDC. The CDC target maintains historical data on target as opposed to a copy of the source in case of a target in a regular replication. The CDC target is typically used for data mining. SharePlex gathers change data from source database to populate a change history...
    • 8 Mar 2017

    Quest 4 EDB Postgres Webinar

    Come one, Come all! #Quest4EDBPostgres Webinar Your Data is growing and growing and growing as is the cost of your databases and the thought of using an Open Source Database is really starting to look like a sweet way to go…..You’re not ...
    • 27 Feb 2017

    Use SharePlex to Replicate Oracle Data to Amazon RDS

    In a previous blog we introduced you to SharePlex 8.6.6, which is certified to replicate data to Amazon and Azure Cloud Databases . In this blog, we’ll show you how easy it is to set up replication from an Oracle database , either on-...
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