RDS Instance and Read replica

The blog discusses how to configure Relational Database Service (RDS) instances and their read replica. It also explains how to promote read replicas to a new standalone instance.

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How to setup a heterogeneous database link using dg4odbc

Nowadays companies use different database technologies for keeping their data and often they need to access data from one data source to another data source. However, as the data is on different database products, it does not work, and this takes up lots of effort on part of the developer to intermix data between different databases.

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Intro to MSSQL Server Audit Feature

It is always a challenge to configure audits and capture schema changes for a longer duration in the SQL Server. These details are captured by default traces; however, their retention is limited. Also, it is quite a task to set up SQL audits in every user database.

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Backup SQL database to blob container and restore it to another Server

This blog demonstrates the detailed steps needed to create an SQL Database backup in a blob container. To begin, with you need to list down the available backups, and restore them from a blob container to a Prem SQL Database.

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Introduction to Change Data Capture (CDC)

What is Change Data Capture (CDC)?

Change data capture (CDC) uses SQL Server agent to capture DML activities like deleting, updating, and inserting on a table.

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Shrinking of SQL Databases using Notruncate Command

This blog discusses the process of shrinking the data file of a SQL server database by using the option DBCC shrink file using the Notruncate option.

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Backup Compression for TDE enabled DBs

The SQL Server 2008 and later versions provide many powerful features, and among those, Backup Compression and Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) are very useful to compress your backups and Enable the encryption at database level. However, if we use both these options on the same database then we have the limitation of leveraging both these features up to SQL 2016 version.

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Database Auditing

Database auditing monitors the activities occurring in a database. Oracle has functions that allow us to audit actions in the database and against the database.

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Implementation of DUO and SAML in E-business suite 12.2

This blog covers steps on how to implement Multi Factor Authentication (MFA) for E-business suite, and Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML).

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Setup Autonomous DB Monitoring in OMC

This Blog will show you, how to setup a Autonomous Database Monitoring in Oracle Management Cloud.

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