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Data Connect: Off To New Frontiers

By | Company News, Dobler Consulting Newsletter
  Data Connect: Off To New Frontiers What’s New Every so often you get the opportunity in participating with innovations that will make history. Many of you wish to have predicted the rise of VMWare before VMWare was a household name. It took some time for the concept to be accepted in corporate America. Today, it is the backbone of the cloud movement. Today I have exciting news. And we think you’ll be excited too …  Dobler Consulting has just announced a new partnership with TidalScale, the leading provider of Software-Defined Servers. What does this mean? Well, a lot. Together, Dobler and TidalScale are implementing the data center of the future–on-premises and in the cloud. They’re delivering the ability to use software to scale servers, coupled with the expertise to rapidly implement and manage revolutionary Software-Defined Server technology. Teamed up with Dobler Consulting, TidalScale is now adding support for Sybase IQ customers to their rapidly growing deployments with SAP, Oracle, and other big data customers. It’s future-defining, and it’s going to make waves. This press release talks about our partnership with TidalScale in greater detail. Please contact us or call 813 322 3240 to learn more about this exciting new (more…)

Dobler Consulting and TidalScale Partner To Expand the Footprint of Transformational Software-Defined Server Technology to Enterprise Clients

By | Press Releases
Award-Winning Software-Defined Server Technology + Award-Winning Database Services Firm = Rapid Deployment of Scalable Next-Gen Data Centers TAMPA BAY, FLA. (PRWEB) OCTOBER 15, 2019 The ability to technologically scale and right-size servers, coupled with the expertise to rapidly implement and manage this revolutionary Software-Defined Server technology is the synergy behind the partnership between Dobler Consulting and TidalScale. Implementation of Software-Defined Server technology brings enterprise-level clients breakthrough performance and flexibility in programs like Oracle Database, SAP HANA, Sybase and other in-memory and analytics workloads. News Summary: Both Dobler Consulting and TidalScale are recognized as thought and market leaders in the data management sector. Dobler Consulting was recently named by CIO Applications magazine as a Top 10 Oracle Solutions Provider and TidalScale was named by CIO Review magazine as one of the 20 Most Promising Solutions Providers for Oracle and SAP. The immediate value of TidalScale Software-Defined Server technology is that it delivers in-memory performance, deploys in minutes, is massively scalable and is designed to pay-as-you-grow. The long-term value is that flexible cost and ease of deployment can more readily enable more exploratory IT initiatives beyond the production environment. Dobler Consulting is a Gold Certified SAP, Oracle, Microsoft and Sybase Database Service Provider. , CEO Dobler Consulting “Software-Defined Server technology (more…)
Security

Protect Your Cloud Database with Top Strategies for Cloud Security

By | Security
Database and are major concerns for most organizations, with good reason. Bad actors are pervasive in our interconnected environment and staying one step ahead takes strategic planning and active management. With more and more databases hosted in the cloud, organizations must be particularly aware of the security risks and data protection strategies available. According to the 2019 Cloud Security Report from Synopsys, 93% of organizations reported being “moderately or extremely concerned about cloud security.” This is understandable, but this concern doesn’t outweigh the benefits of utilizing a cloud or hybrid infrastructure. Instead, the focus should be on developing and maintaining a robust security strategy, identifying top products and service providers, and taking a proactive stance in your platform. Selecting a Secure Cloud Provider – One of the first steps in establishing and maintaining a secure cloud database for your company is identifying the best provider for your needs. Going with a well-established service provider, like Microsoft or Oracle, means peace of mind knowing that the company has an established record of industry-leading security practices. Saving a few dollars on the front end with lesser known providers is just not worth it if it opens up (more…)
Sybase

Sybase Roadmap 2019

By | Sybase
It’s been a while since SAP released a roadmap for its Sybase portfolio. The wait is over; SAP published roadmaps for all its Sybase products. , Sybase IQ, Sybase Replication Server, and SQL Anywhere. These roadmaps are available on SAP’s roadmap website https://www.sap.com/products/roadmaps.html Unfortunately, the publications are sorted by popularity, and the Sybase documents quickly dropped off the main page and into the large pool of thousands of roadmaps for all of SAP’s products. We made it easy for you to get to the documents through this blog post. Please share it with your friends and colleagues.     Highlights QP enhancements including diagnostics Enablement of secure key storage Data migration tool On-premise capture and cloud playback with workload analyzer Always-On Enhancements XOLTP Enhancements Download the Roadmap 2019     Sybase IQ   Highlights Extreme-Scale Support for GPFS Export data in zipped format Improved query performance Increase the file-size limit from 4TB to 100TB SAP Software ecosystem integration SAP HANA Dynamic Tiering Heterogenues multistore tables 7-digit TIMESTAMP asynchronous table replicas SAP HANA Data Lake Download the Sybase IQ Roadmap 2019     Sybase Replication Server   Highlights New Feature Support 16 (more…)
BI Services and Strategy

Getting Lost in Big Data?

By | Database Technology Trends, Oracle, SAP HANA, SQL Server, Sybase
Let’s talk a little bit about big data. This is such an important buzz word in technology and data management circles these days. I think, however, that sometimes the nuances get lost. Big data is great, and has amazing potential applications for improving , marketing opportunities, and customer identification, among others. Big data facilitates AI and machine learning, giving us unprecedented insights into patterns of behavior and process improvement opportunities. But the flip side of this is that big data also gives us massive amounts of ‘stuff’ to store and sift. I don’t mean to say that this data isn’t valuable. But without a solid strategy for utilizing and extracting meaning from this data, it can become costly clutter. Big Data has A Big History – Big data is a concept that has been around for a while. Data storage and processing machines were created throughout the 20th century to handle increases in record-keeping needs corresponding to cryptography and security efforts, as well as governmental programs like Social Security and tax management. The British developed Colossus in 1943 to filter through Nazi transmissions and identify patterns for code-breaking. This is essentially the first data processor of the modern era. (more…)

Data Connect: Fall Edition

By | Company News, Dobler Consulting Newsletter
  Data Connect: Fall Edition What’s New How quickly we have entered into the homestretch of 2019. This year in order to better serve your one-off special project needs, Dobler Consulting not only added several Gold Level Certifications in all major database platforms but was also named a Top 10 Oracle Consultant by CIO Applications Magazine. So let’s start 2020 by finishing 2019 strong. Introducing New Website doblerconsulting.com Managed Services + Gold Certified Expertise Just as Q3 turns into Q4 and as the deep green leaves of summer turn into the rich gold and red colors of autumn; so too has our website changed to better reflect our evolving business model from a Remote Data Managed Services firm to Gold Certified Data Asset Management company. Please visit our new website to better understand how we have evolved to not only provide 24/7 remote monitoring and management services, but how our deep expertise in most database platforms, enables us to execute one-off special projects like hybrid cloud modeling, cloud migration, high–availability, and cybersecurity audits. SpectrumDB New Database Channel Support Program for MSP’s Dobler Consulting is pleased to introduce the new third tier of our 24/7, Remote DBA monitoring and management service (more…)

Dobler Consulting’s New Website Signals A New Business Model In Data Asset Management

By | Press Releases
Managed Services + Gold Certified Expertise = Synergy of Your Data Assets Going Forward.   TAMPA, FLA. (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 24, 2019 Dober Consulting announces the release of its new website today doblerconsulting.com to better illustrate its new business model in database and data-asset management. Dobler Consulting has long-been recognized as a Managed Services by providing Remote Database Administration services to a broad portfolio of technologies including Oracle, SAP. Microsoft, Sybase, MongoDB, and MySQL. The evolution of the Dobler business model is its Gold Certified expertise to perform high-value special projects such as cloud-migration, hybrid cloud modeling, high availability, cybersecurity audits, and updating your data assets to AWS’s cloud-native architecture. “I am pleased to introduce our new website to articulate the evolution of our new business model. Said Peter Dobler, CEO of Dobler Consulting. “From the large install base of the database and data platforms we manage; we now have the deep expertise to leverage those data assets in creative, efficient and value-driven ways.” Dobler Consulting was founded over ten years ago on the idea that while data volumes and data complexity were growing exponentially, the talent to manage that data was imploding. This perceived market imbalance lead to the creation of Dobler (more…)

Oracle EBS – Improving Performance with Analyzers

By | Oracle
Oracle E-Business Suite is a fantastic suite of applications designed for the enterprise client to facilitate data management and analytics. The group of tools brings exciting possibilities to the Oracle client. But there’s more. The introduction of Analyzers as proactive tools improves performance and reduces troubleshooting headaches for the EBS client. If you’re using Oracle EBS, it’s time to check out the available Analyzers. What are Analyzers? These tools are essentially diagnostic support tools that can help not only identify issues but also suggest corrective action. They are designed to work alongside your current maintenance program to boost its effectiveness and your productivity. If your current diagnostics tools aren’t offering you suggested solutions, then you’re not using analyzers. The analyzers can also help if you need to open a service request with Oracle. They will gather important data to speed the diagnostic process and get a quick resolution. How do They Work? These tools can be scheduled ahead or run on demand by authorized users. They analyze your environment for known issues and create assessment reports with findings and recommended actions. The analyzers improve the health of your environments and significantly speed time to resolution for service requests. If you (more…)

DataOps – Developing Processes for Analytics and Data Management

By | Custom Software, Database Technology Trends
Big data and analytics mean big things for industries across all sectors. As data continues to grow, so do the applications. The newest challenge is streamlining the analytics process to improve efficiency and create actionable insights in a timely manner. That is where DataOps comes in. This newest development utilizes concepts learned from DevOps practices to simplify and streamline the data pipeline and analytics process. Let’s take a look at how this works. The Science of Analytics The analysis of big data is a complicated process of pattern recognition using statistical tools and algorithms. Your data scientists, engineers, and analysts may all play some part in this role. Managing the analytics process from an operational standpoint, as well as a statistical standpoint, can be time-consuming. If you want to have real, useable insights from your data it is imperative to validate both input and output data. It’s taxing to your analysts and means longer lead times on identifying key insights. But these steps are there for a reason, right? You can’t skip vital processes just because they’re lengthy. But you can innovate those processes and improve their efficiency. The development world has been working on this for a while with (more…)
Data Migration Support

Containers are In – Azure Can Help

By | Azure
Application development and deployment has come a long way in recent years. The introduction of containers opens the door for more lightweight, portable, scalable development. Add to that the capabilities of Kubernetes clusters and you get a new level of efficiency when managing application development, testing, and deployment. If your team is actively using Linux containers and Kubernetes clusters, it’s important to make sure your database products are supporting your efforts. Microsoft Azure has been helping its clients utilize and manage containers with Azure Container Service (ACS), now taking it a step further with the development of Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS). Why Containers? Containers have tons of benefits for API development. They are basically self-contained instances that run natively on your OS, maintaining configuration settings across multiple platforms. Imagine your developers working on an API on their laptop, which has one set of configurations, and then sending to another developer for review. Will the other environment behave exactly the same way? Impossible to know. With virtualization, you can eliminate these issues, but this is taxing on your system. Containers are lightweight so that you can run multiple containers on your machine without experiencing performance issues. Remember, these are running natively, (more…)

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