Refreshing VDB With Sales History Data

Now that I’ve loaded a ton of transactions and did a bunch of work load on my source database with the SH sample schema and Swingbench, I’ve noted how little impact to the databases using different cloud tools, (which will come in a few later posts) now I’m going to show you how easy it […]

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March 20, 2017

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AWS CloudWatch with Delphix AWS Trial

I love valuable metric data and I wanted to see what’s offered from different cloud providers.  Metrics are data and data ensures that when performance is impacted, we have the information we need to answer questions and resolve issues. For my first adventure, we’ll start with a high level review of Amazon.  Cloudwatch is one […]

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March 16, 2017

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Swingbench with the AWS Trial

Swingbench is a one of the best choices for easy loads on a database.  I wanted to use it against the SH sample schema I loaded into my Oracle Source database and I haven’t used Swingbench outside of the command line quite a while back, (my databases seem to always come with a load on […]

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March 13, 2017

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AWS Quirks and Fake News to the Delphix Admin Console

We’ve been working hard to create an incredible new trial version of Delphix that uses AWS, which is built with the open source product Terraform.  Terraform is a tool that anyone can use to build, version and manage a product effectively and seamlessly in a number of clouds.  We are currently using it to implement to […]

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February 20, 2017

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Can AWS EC2 Instances “Exist” Without Any Volumes?

When tearing down an AWS Delphix Trial, we run the following command with Terraform: >terraform destroy I’ve mentioned before that every time I execute this command, I suddenly feel like I’m in control of the Death Star in Star Wars: As this runs outside of the AWS EC2 web interface, you may see some odd information in your […]

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February 13, 2017

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Preparing AWS for the Delphix Trial

There are more configurations for AWS than there are fish in the sea, but as the rush of folks arrive to test out the incredibly cool AWS Trial for Delphix, I’ll add my rendition of what to look for to know you’re AWS setup is prepped to successfully deploy. The EC2 Dashboard View After you’ve […]

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February 8, 2017

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How to Avoid Disasters with Delphix

Delphix focuses on virtualizing non-production environments, easing the pressure on DBAs, resources and budget, but there is a second use case for product that we don’t discuss nearly enough. Protection from data loss. Jamie Pope, one of the great guys that works in our pre-sales engineering group, sent Adam and I an article on one […]

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February 1, 2017

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