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June 05, 2014
Oracle announced Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Release 4, an upgrade that offers new features for managing both enterprise stacks and private clouds.
February 13, 2014
Oracle on Azure will be generally available on March 12; Oracle is partnering with Pluribus Networks; SAP set to certify Oracle Database 12c.
July 21, 2011
The UPMC health network faced several data replication software challenges when ramping up its disaster recovery site.
June 29, 2011
Sarah Novotny, a MySQL expert and chair of the MySQL advisory council of the IOUG, talks in this podcast about MySQL high availability.
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Database administrators are usually concerned with backing up their databases. But they should spend more time focusing on database recovery as part of the backup process. Continue Reading
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