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Benefits of Migrating JD Edwards (JDE) to Oracle Cloud (OCI)

By |2021-08-13T11:56:55+10:00August, 2021|Tags: , , , , |

JD Edwards running on Oracle Cloud may be a fantastic destination that you need to consider. Oracle Cloud is excellent at running Microsoft Windows and SQL Server workloads and has a lot of flexibility for running the different tiers of JDE. Pebble IT in conjunction with its business partner, NDEVR have been running JDE workloads on OCI for 2 years now and can discuss in detail different strategies for [...]

Oracle Support Rewards – offsetting the cost of migrating to Oracle Cloud

By |2021-06-25T15:05:54+10:00June, 2021|Tags: , , , , |

Oracle recently announced ‘Oracle Support Rewards’ which in essence is a rebate against your support renewals of your licensed Oracle Technology Products (the most popular being Oracle database and Weblogic, but many others too) by using one of Oracle’s Cloud offerings. Is this reward attractive ? Yes, but it is worth understanding the detail to ensure you understand how it really applies and if there are any gotchas that [...]

Automate the Discovery of Java

By |2021-06-07T14:59:02+10:00October, 2020|Tags: , , |

Why ? To understand whether you are using Oracle Java SE in an environment that requires a Java SE Subscription. Without this knowledge you may be liable in the event of an Oracle audit. Its not only the Java SE version that may be the cause of the issue, but the virtualization used, and the usage of the system itself To get insight on what OpenJDK is installed, and [...]

Benefits of a Microsoft SAM Baseline Review for SQL Server

By |2021-06-08T21:15:59+10:00October, 2020|Tags: , , |

There are four types of Microsoft Software License Assessments, three are initiated by Microsoft at their cost and can result in an un-budgeted licensing true-up cost to the customer. The fourth is where at a minimal cost the customer takes the initiative and conducts a MSFT Baseline SAM review, taking control of the business and legal risks related to improper software deployment based on accurate and detailed inventory and [...]

Options for supporting Microsoft SQL Server 2008 & 2008 R2

By |2021-06-08T20:58:19+10:00September, 2020|Tags: , , |

Extended Support ended for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 on the 9th July 2019 and 14th January 2020 for Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2. End of support means the end of security updates. This scenario can cause security or compliance issues and put business applications at risk. Many organisations still have applications running on these versions which now presents them with a security risk that needs [...]

Bang for Buck with Oracle SE High Availability

By |2021-06-08T09:41:34+10:00September, 2020|Tags: , , , |

This post concerns how you can employ an extremely resilient and high-performing architecture using the 19C SE database. The original Oracle Standard Edition allowed you to have High Availability (HA) using the "Real Application Clusters" (RAC) option. This allowed you to install up to two instances of Oracle SE on two separate servers of 2 CPUs each. Then in SE1 ('Standard Edition One'), Oracle removed that ability altogether, there was [...]

A cheaper alternative to an Oracle database that allows virtualisation ? Say hello to Tibero!

By |2021-06-15T12:14:50+10:00February, 2018|Tags: , , , |

In 2017 we received a phone call. Would we be interested in seeing an Oracle database migrated automagically in a couple of minutes to a different database and have the existing application still work ? Well, yes quite frankly, we would. The database is called Tibero, it is new to Australia, but not new to the world. It is from the Korean company TmaxSoft and its main target is Oracle [...]

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