Oracle Cloud Services for On-premises Oracle Databases

Introduction We discussed why Oracle Cloud is the best place to run your Oracle databases in a previous blog post. However, it is also understandable that not all databases can be moved to the cloud (yet) and it might be not affordable for everyone to run all of these databases on Cloud@Customer. Keeping your Oracle…

Why you should run your Oracle Database on Oracle Cloud

Introduction As IT environments are growing and becoming more complex, the need for standardization, cost reduction, and greater agility is raising more than ever. Cloud solutions provide customers with features and capabilities to exactly achieve these goals and satisfy their business demands. When it comes to moving Oracle databases to the cloud, you might ask…

Part 2/5: Zero Downtime Migration (ZDM) – Logical Online Migration using Oracle GoldenGate

Introduction ZDM version 21c supports logical migrations using Oracle GoldenGate. This makes it possible to migrate to Oracle Autonomous Database with zero downtime. This blog post provides a step by step instruction how to accordingly configure ZDM with the minimal parameters required. Data Pump will be used to create the initial load and GoldenGate extract…

Part 1/5: Zero Downtime Migration (ZDM) – Introduction & Installation

Introduction Oracle Zero Downtime Migration (ZDM) is a free to use software solution that allows you to automate your Oracle database migrations from on-premises to Oracle Cloud. Initially, ZDM supported Data Guard based migrations following the principles of Oracle Maximum Availability Architecture (MAA). To support Standard Edition migrations, ZDM uses RMAN backup and restore instead.…