DBA Hero

Why You Need a Comprehensive Data Security Strategy

WHY DATABASE SECURITY IS IMPORTANT TO YOU Data is the most critical asset to any organization, whether it’s patient details, credit card information, or confidential operations information. Data is the core of any company and the one item that no amount of money can replace once it’s gone. The importance and private nature of data […]

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Oracle Database Appliance

Financial Services Company Tightens Their Belt with Oracle Database Appliance

Located in St. Petersburg, Florida, Guardian Eagle is a leader in providing clients with solutions to their complex, data-centric challenges. With more than 14 years as an Oracle Gold Partner, we have been offering database managed services and supporting database environments before client-server was a new, hot thing. Our core strengths are advanced database administration […]

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Minimize RPO by Replicating with Oracle Dataguard

Disaster Recovery Part Two: Achieving a 5 minute lag behind production with Oracle Dataguard This is the second installment in a three-part series about my experiences with a DR project for a long time client that was entering into a new line of business. Part one of the series provided some background on Disaster Recovery […]

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What is Enterprise User Security (EUS)?

Update: January 28, 2019  What is Multi-Factor Authentication? An already excellent post by Hari Muthuswamy, I wanted to add a bit of information on Multifactor Authentication. – Dan Elliott  Multi-Factor Authentication, also known as dual factor authentication or 2FAis not a new concept but how it is delivered has changed. Many of you remember carrying […]

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Recovery Time Objective

Measuring a Successful Disaster Recovery

Natural disasters, hardware failures, and human error – not anything we want to happen, but the reality is they do happen. Considering organizations’ IT infrastructure, applications and valuable data at risk, all of these occurrences could cause irreparable damage. This is not new information. We all know that “things happen.” So the focus should be […]

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Cloud Strategy

Managed Services in the Cloud

Not Everyone Can Fly the Plane When you travel by plane are you ever tempted to hop into the cockpit and take over flight controls? After all, you have flown for years; you know all the tricks to getting through security; you have the perfect carry-on bag for the overhead space; and you have mastered […]

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Oracle Software Insights

Oracle License Compliance in 5 questions

5 Tips to Ensure Oracle License Compliance How would you feel if a police officer knocked on your door with a warrant to search the premises? The answer to that question probably depends on how well you know what is inside your house. If you are on top of everything in the house and aware of […]

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Oracle Software Insights

5 signs you are next to be audited by Oracle

Theoretically, an Oracle software license audit is executed at random, but that’s not to say there aren’t triggers that can influence who is next. When your company is approached by Oracle Licensing Management Service (LMS) for an audit, you are legally bound to cooperate. LMS is Oracle’s internal organization that focuses on the proper use […]

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Oracle Software Insights

How to Reduce Oracle Audit Risks

If Oracle audited you today, would you pass? Oracle’s licensing rules are complicated and often times not all options are put on the table. Guardian Eagle has over 50 combined years of selling Oracle software licenses and knows the ins-and-outs better than most Oracle Sales reps, and almost all of our customers. Nobody wants to […]

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