As of 1st January 2020, Oracle has announced a change to their licensing which means Real Application Clusters (RAC) are no longer included in Oracle Database Standard Edition 2 (SE2).
Our SQL Server team picked some of their favourite new features and enhancements from SQL Server 2019, which was finally released in November 2019.
With 2020 just around the corner, we’ve put together a roundup of what you can expect from Oracle over the next year.
Are your databases covered this Christmas? With the holiday season upon us, many of our clients come to us to provide expert DBA holiday cover.
How does an Oracle DBA plan for disaster? The Oracle DBA’s Guide to Disaster Recovery eBook helps to answer this and provides helpful tips for planning, budgeting, meeting SLAs and putting a business continuity plan together.
In our experience, for minimal disruption and maximum effectiveness it’s ideal to make the leap to the cloud whilst undergoing a hardware refresh, which usually happens for one of the following reasons:
The new Dbvisit Standby Snapshot Option allows users to create an exact replica of their production database at a moment in time using their standby database, ideal for reporting and testing.
Today we're getting to know Dan, who tells us a little about his role as a Technical Consultant in our SQL Server team and what he enjoys about it.
We find out what our Operations Manager Sarah Heyhoe enjoys most about her role and who she think would play her in a movie of her life.
We are delighted to announce that we have achieved ISO 27001:2013 certification for Information Security Management. This internationally recognised certification demonstrates that we have built data protection and information security management best practices into the core of our processes.
2019 has been a record year for us so far, with an accelerated shift towards cloud and digital transformation meaning our services are in more demand than ever. We are now looking to boost our Oracle and Marketing teams to support our continued growth.
The International Data Corporation (IDC) has estimated that spending on Public Cloud services will more than double between 2019 and 2023.
We are delighted to confirm that we have been awarded a place on G-Cloud 11 for our cloud support services.
Neil recently joined our SQL team - we caught up with him to find out how he's been settling in.
Database heavyweights Microsoft and Oracle have announced a partnership between their respective cloud platforms, enabling customers to migrate and run mission-critical enterprise workloads across Microsoft Azure and Oracle Cloud.
In this step-by-step guide our tech experts explain how to deploy SQL Server containers on AKS using Kubernetes.
On 9th July 2019 the extended support for SQL Server 2008/2008 R2 will end, meaning the end of regular security updates.
This month we welcomed Jamie to our ever-expanding technical team, where he’ll be working closely with our clients to assist with all their SQL Server requirements.
In this edition of Meet #TeamXynomix we introduce our Managing Director, Andy Elcock and learn a little about him.
Xynomix has achieved Microsoft Gold Partner status having demonstrated core capabilities, expertise and skills in the data platform area
A botched server migration has led to the loss of 12 years' worth of data uploaded by users to pioneering social network MySpace.
We've rebranded! This week marks 17 years since the birth of Xynomix, so we felt it was a fitting time to refresh our brand and introduce a new look.
Oracle have released some important dates for the diary for the upcoming year.
Figures released by Gemalto have revealed that 945 data breaches led to 4.5 billion data records being compromised worldwide in the first half of 2018.
After a fantastic 2018, we’re thrilled to have kicked off 2019 by adding not one, not two, but three new members to our growing team.
Stay secure with Xynomix and Oracle
When you begin to consider costs such as overheads, training, pensions, and absence cover, hiring an in-house DBA may not necessarily be the most cost-effective option.
Oracle have released a Critical Patch Update (CPU) which includes 308 new security vulnerability fixes across a wide range of Oracle products
Running your own IT department will mean you’re busy - it’s a given - but take a step back and examine whether the time you spend being busy is actually time spent being effective?
We've made this simple 4-step guide to our 'onboarding process' to help you understand what happens next after you decide to work with Xynomix.
This week we delivered over 120 chocolate eggs to Treetops Hospice Care for their annual Easter Egg Hunt.