Escape Vendor Lock-in and Realize Zero Downtime

Escape Vendor Lock-in and Realize Zero Downtime
On Demand
  • Recorded Date:Mar. 23, 2017
  • Event:On Demand
Escape Vendor Lock-in and Realize Zero Downtime

Organizations facing rising costs from closed-database technologies are seeking new solutions that will help them escape vendor lock-in while still delivering the performance they need to power their mission-critical workloads. Quest® SharePlex® provides high-performance, real-time data replication with near-zero downtime and migration support from closed-database technologies to the open-source-based EDB Postgres™ Platform. Compatible with leading closed-database solutions, the EDB Postgres Platform provides mission-critical, enterprise-class performance and scalability.

In this session, you will learn:

  • Key trends driving organizations to embrace open-source-based database technologies
  • How SharePlex minimizes downtime during and after migration with zero data loss
  • How SharePlex ensures disaster recovery and availability metrics are met and exceeded

Speakers

Mike Shurtz

Michael Shurtz is a database systems engineer for Quest, specializing in database replication. Before joining Quest, Michael was a senior database administrator for Union Bank, where he managed complex database environments and more than 800 databases, and set up audit reporting processes that were not available before. Prior to Union Bank, Michael was a senior database administrator for Washington Mutual.

Michael self-taught and was able to get certified in Oracle databases. He has always been interested in data movement from one environment to another. After trying other products, he found SharePlex to be the most enjoyable and user friendly to use, which lead him to Quest and his current position.

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