What You Need to Know to Migrate Your Oracle Database to the Cloud

By | Oracle
Many organizations are making the switch from on-prem to cloud databases. These cloud native warehouses can provide more reliable and timely access, cost-efficiency, and automated backup and recovery. If you are using any on-premises version of Oracle Database, you might want to consider whether moving to the Oracle Database Cloud is right for your company. There are numerous migration methods, and the process can be very simple when you work with an expert. Try reviewing these key factors prior to selecting a migration method and save yourself some additional time. Know Your On-Premises Operating System/Platform and Version – Ensure you have a full understanding of the platform your company is currently working on along with the version. Are you using Windows, Mac OS, or Linux? There are some operating requirements that will be applicable depending on the migration method you are interested in adopting. Know Your On-Premises Database Version & Cloud Database Version – Are you currently using Oracle Database 11g, 12c CDB, or 12c Non-CDB? Depending on your response and the cloud version you are transferring to, Oracle has multiple migration options for you to choose from. For example, a move from on-premises Oracle Database 11g to Oracle Database (more…)
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Improving your Database Security with Microsoft Azure

By | Azure
If you are interested in migrating to a cloud database but concerned about security issues, look no further. Hybrid and cloud native databases do have their own set of security concerns, but if you go with a trusted company and maintain it appropriately, you have nothing to fear. In fact, cloud databases can be more secure since they have access to the most advanced security protocols and automatic updates. Cloud native databases, or DBaaS (Database as a Service) platforms are databases hosted and maintained by third party providers. Operating a DBaaS means that your company will access data through the internet instead of through your internal network. DBaaS solutions offer great benefits for organizations in today’s “Big Data” arena. DBaaS is more scalable and flexible than traditional VM databases. It also eliminates the hardware requirements of maintain a database system. It is crucial to understand and trust the security protocols of your cloud provider before making the switch. Microsoft Azure is at the top of the list when it comes to cloud database offerings. It is a particularly good choice for the security conscious client. Microsoft in general, and particularly Azure, have a long history of prioritizing security for its (more…)

5 Tips for Managing Multiple Cloud Providers

By | Azure, Database Technology Trends, Oracle, SAP HANA, SQL Server, Sybase
Cloud adoption continues to rise and shows no signs of stopping anytime soon. As companies become more comfortable with the cloud platform as a tool, they are moving farther from on-prem setups. The newest trend shows many groups now using multi-cloud solutions. RightScale 201 State of the Cloud Report found that 81% of respondents have a multi-cloud environment. The organizational average was just under 5 clouds, including production and test environments. Why Multi-Cloud? – Each cloud provider has different strengths and weaknesses to offer. Using multiple clouds lets you take advantage of the best tools and applications for your workloads without limiting your resources. It can also be strategic as companies can shift workloads to their various platforms depending on current prices and availability parameters. Adopting a multi-cloud environment can help take your workload management to the next level, but it can also come with some challenges to prepare for. Here are 5 tips to help you manage multiple cloud providers. Choose Wisely – Don’t be suckered in by low rates and storage fees. Those numbers can (and will) change. The more important factor is to select the clouds that have key features you need. Look at the applications and (more…)

Microsoft SQL Server

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With a breakthrough performance and fast insights across on-premise locations and the cloud, the Microsoft SQL Server 2014 is built for mission-critical applications with high-performance, in-memory technology across OLTP, business intelligence and analytics, and data warehousing. The Microsoft SQL Server uses a common set of tools to properly manage and deploy databases in both the cloud and on-premises. Benefits of the Microsoft SQL Server The Microsoft SQL Server accelerates mission-critical applications with a new in-memory OLTP engine that can deliver up to thirty times the transactional performance gains. The new updatable data warehousing columnstore can query up to 100x faster than the former legacy solutions. You can rest assured knowing that your data is in good hands, as the Microsoft SQL Server has been named the most secure database five years in a row by the National Institute of Standards and Technology Comprehensive Vulnerability Database. The new and improved BI platform speeds up how you access, clean, analyze and shape external and internal data. When the power of the SQL Server 2014 and the Microsoft Power BI, connecting every user of an organization to the data that they need becomes a simplified and effective process. Your data is available anywhere (more…)

Dobler Consulting Honored by Tampa Bay Business Journal as 2013 Top 10 “Fast 50” Winner

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Dobler Consulting, a Tampa, Florida-based provider of a full spectrum of database services, was saluted as a Top 10 “Fast 50” Award winner for 2013. Each year, the Tampa Bay Business Journal recognizes 50 of the fastest growing privately-held companies in the Tampa Bay Area. This year’s award ceremony was the 13th annual Fast 50 event.

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Microsoft SQL Server and SharePoint Consulting Services

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For several years, Dobler Consoling is serving the Tampa Bay area with its MS SQL Server consulting and support services. As a full spectrum database services company, we are proud to announce our expansion into the Microsoft Data Platform competency. With just one certification shy of achieving Microsoft Silver Partner status, Dobler Consulting is continuing its commitment to the Microsoft data platform. Read More