5 ways DBAs Enable application development to grow topline revenue

5 Ways DBAs Enable Application Development to Grow Topline Revenue

Not so long ago, there used to be a time when the roles of DBAs and application developers (using the databases) were fairly distinct. DBAs, true to their name, were really database administrators. They were primarily tasked with creating objects (views, tablespaces, indexes), backed up and recovered data, and managed the use of disk resources and in general, looked after the database environment end to end.

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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 Announement

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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Database clones

Need Database Clones in AWS Immediately!

Database cloning is the process by which you create a point-in-time copy of a production database. Database cloning is usually done for different purposes:

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RTo is horrible with AWS EBS snapshots

Why Recovery Time Objective is Horrible with AWS EBS Snapshots!

In the previous blog, we discussed the good, bad, and ugly of EBS snapshots. In this blog we will elaborate why recoveries from EBS snapshots takes a very long time.

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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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Actifio Strengthens Its Data-as-a-Service Vision with App-Centric Approach in the Multi-Cloud and DevOps Era

Leading Analyst Firm IDC Says Data-Driven Enterprises Are Finding

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