Oracle Replication is the Path to High Availability
The DBA Shoppe’s DBAs have deep experience managing Oracle Replication including:
- Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
- Oracle Streams
- Data Guard
- Advanced Replication
Use Streams and RAC to Optimize Performance
Everybody needs to optimize performance. Our DBAs achieve dramatic performance gains for our clients.
- Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) for parallel processing
- Oracle Streams for distributed processing
- Maximize online engines, memory and network for optimal system performance
Smooth Installations and Upgrades are Critical to Smooth Operations
The DBA Shoppe has performed hundreds of Oracle upgrades and migrations over 20+ years in large and small environments.
- 11g installation and configuration
- 8i, 9i, 10g, 11g migrations and upgrades
- 32-bit to 64-bit migrations
Critical Patch Management Prevents Downtime from Malicious Attacks
The DBA Shoppe has the tools and processes in place to ensure that application of Oracle Critical Patches is done quickly and painlessly.
- Regular review of Oracle Critical Patch Advisories
- Verification of patch dependencies to ensure updates are installed in the correct order
- Cross-functional patch review meetings to co-ordinate environment stack pre-requisites
Our DBAs are expert at designing, testing and implementing bullet proof DR plans for database environments of all sizes and complexities.
- Multi-site planning of database mirroring and network switch-over
- Appropriate combination of Oracle tools including Import/Export, cold and offline backups, hot or online backups, and Recovery Manager (RMAN)
- Parameter, library and password file backups
- Detailed recovery plans outlining procedure, restore order and database health verification
Maximize Response Time Using Multiple Performance Tuning Strategies
The DBA Shoppe utilizes both Oracle vendor specific monitoring tools as well as in-house developed processes and procedures to ensure optimal database performance.
- Optimization of memory and storage configurations
- Oracle monitoring and performance utilities including ASH and AWR
- Index and optimizer configuration to maximize SQL performance