why you need data masking for Oracle test data management

5 Reasons Why You Need Data Masking for Oracle Test Data Management

In the world of Oracle DevOps, agility is key and yet it must be balanced with information security.  Unfortunately, the headlines are filled with stories of companies who have not gotten the balance correct resulting large scale data breaches that cost companies millions of dollars financially and countless more in reputation.  As you think about your risk, ask yourself “how many copies do I have of my critical databases with private customer information?” For most companies, the answer is “more than we would like.” Every database copy represents a potential target for a hacker, and so it is critical to have central control and to provide consistent and reliable masking.

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oracle data capture

Revolutionary Oracle Data Capture: The Pros and Cons of Oracle Backup Methods

Actifio's Mike Salins is back for another in-depth data focused review covering revolutionary Oracle data capture.

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Backup and Recovery Using Cloud Object Storage – Actifio Versus Others

Let's compare Actifio backup and recovery versus other solutions, while using cloud object storage.

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Actifio GO – the Copy Data Management SaaS Platform

Over 9 years ago, we did the pioneering research in identifying that Copy Data was not only the source of exploding storage costs, but also the source of exponentially increasing time needed to protect and recover data, time needed to allow developers and analytics to access data, and the time needed to ensure governance and compliance of data. On an average, 13 copies of production data were being stored in individual silos of storage systems and at least 8 different tools were being used to manage lifecycle of data.

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When EBS snapshots replicate FULLs instead of changed blocks, the AWS bill really hurts!

When EBS snapshots always replicate FULL data instead of incremental data to remote AWS regions, you may be in the "bad" situation of the the good, bad, and ugly of EBS snapshots.

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Backup to the Cloud Object Storage – Actifio vs Others

It’s hard to find an enterprise who doesn’t want to use cloud object storage for their backup retentions. Why? Following are some of the reasons.

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Using SQL Copy Data for Data Protection, Test Dev and Analytics (3 of 3)

This is part 3 in our multi-part series on Microsoft SQL server, backups, recoveries, copy data management. In parts number one and two we covered SQL backups and SQL restores, in detail and talked about a lot of considerations, different approaches, pros and cons, and performance impacts. If you haven't watched those I highly recommend you do as we're building on that based on that knowledge for this particular part of the series.

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The Benefits of Deploying Data Management at Scale for Large Enterprises

We’re witnessing a very large digital transformation that’s happening in industry.  Everybody wants to leverage the cloud to make their enterprise data centers run like the cloud.  And one of the fundamental reasons to do this is the scale at which the data is evolving.

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The Impact of Customer Centric User Conferences

If you are an IT professional who’s been around a while, you probably remember when the big trade shows were industry events, not single-vendor conferences. COMDEX and CeBIT drew hundreds of thousands of people to Las Vegas and Hannover, Germany, respectively. Every vendor large enough to fill a booth exhibited at these events, and customers got a chance to learn about a lot of different options to keep their IT departments at the forefront of innovation and efficiency.

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