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  • Cloud Customers Need to Secure Their Own Data

    Jan 31, 2020

    Reading Time: 2 minutes The key takeaway is that if you have your data in any cloud service, you must be as rigorous in securing that data as if it were in your own data center—and in some cases even more so.

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  • Should You Outsource Oracle Database Patching and Upgrades?

    Aug 18, 2014

    Reading Time: 2 minutes Upgrades and patches are a primary cause of planned downtime for Oracle databases and the applications that rely on them. Therefore, you need to have a strategy and process for your Oracle database upgrades that minimizes business disruption but does not postpone these essential tasks. Waiting to perform upgrades is likely to increase costs and downtime. Failure to apply patches in a timely manner not only can take longer and make things more complicated when…..

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  • 5 Reasons—Besides Cost—to Outsource Your Oracle DBA

    Jun 12, 2014

    Reading Time: 2 minutes Even in this “age of outsourcing,” Oracle database administration (DBA) outsourcing is still often overlooked. Despite some predictions to the contrary the overall percentage of organizations outsourcing their DBA has remained relatively small and stable in recent years. Perhaps this is because Oracle DBA outsourcing is most often treated as a cost-based, tactical decision rather than a strategic move. But with the right partner, the benefits of outsourcing your Oracle DBA can extend well beyond…..

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