Revealing Some Fundamentals of Data Masking

This article introduces the concept of data masking and will provide some key considerations for undertaking a data masking initiative. Most organizations recognize that their current practices of using production data in non-production environments are introducing security risks but they are hesitant to change those practices on the belief that creating reliable and comprehensive test… read more

Copy files to Oracle OCI cloud object storage from command line

This blog post is bit longer than usual but I wanted to cover at least three options to upload files to the Oracle OCI object storage. If you need to just upload one file you can stop reading after the first option since it covers probably most of needs to upload a single file. But… read more

Start with the End in Mind

At Eclipsys, we spend a lot of time helping our customers drive more value from their Oracle investments. Customers are eager to use their IT landscape to drive transformational change and innovation in their business with real and tangible outcomes. These are the exciting problems to solve, but where do you start? We are all… read more

Extending “/” Root Filesystem on a VM Guest on ODA

Sometimes space utilization projections can be improperly done; possibly calling for the need to increase the filesystem size of a vm guest residing on a virtualized ODA. If you are unlucky to have a vm guest with a non-lvm filesystem requiring an expansion of the “/”; “root” filesystem, then this becomes a slightly tricky task.… read more

Oracle Active DataGuard on AWS RDS

Reading the latest updates and news I found that AWS has introduced a read-only replica for their AWS RDS for Oracle with the Active DataGuard technology behind that. It allowed clients offload reporting and some read-only activity to the standby freeing the primary Oracle database for transactions. It was possible to use the Data Guard… read more