EnterpriseDB to Deliver High-Performance Replication with Dell SharePlex

Dell SharePlex for EDB Postgres solution provides near-real-time replication from Oracle to the EDB Postgres platform; frees IT spend for strategic initiatives and innovation

Mar 07, 2016, 07:56 ET from EnterpriseDB

BEDFORD, Mass., March 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- EnterpriseDB® (EDB™), the leading enterprise Postgres database company, today announced a new joint technology solution with Dell™ to enable high-performance replication and data integration from Oracle® databases to EDB Postgres™ platform. The new Dell SharePlex for EDB Postgres™ solution supports on-premises, geographically dispersed and cloud deployments.

The solution allows customers to combine existing Oracle-based solutions with an enterprise-class database management system (DBMS) based on open source. EDB Postgres, combined with Dell SharePlex, supports high-performance data replication and data migrations from Oracle, thereby lowering customer costs in use cases where reporting databases are provisioned to offload OLTP servers; to enable multi-node distribution to departmental or branch office systems; or for centralized data aggregation with near real-time data access. 

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"Our customers often deploy EDB Postgres alongside existing Oracle deployments, so we seek complementary technologies for the propagation of data from Oracle to EDB Postgres. The Dell SharePlex solution is a market-leading technology that enables a higher degree of scale and availability for large enterprise environments, with the added benefit of near real-time data integration," said Lenley Hensarling, Senior Vice President, Product Management and Strategy, EDB.  

"Our customers are looking for enterprise-class open source alternatives to traditional databases in order to gain greater efficiencies in their IT environments," said Bill Brunt, global product manager, Dell Software. "Combining the powerful capabilities in Dell SharePlex with the world-class capabilities of EDB Postgres gives our customers a complete solution to take advantage of significant cost savings in their database environments."

The Dell SharePlex for EDB Postgres solution means Dell SharePlex 8.6.3 now supports database replication of OLTP transactional data from Oracle to the newly released EDB Postgres Advanced Server 9.5, as well as EDB Postgres Advanced Server 9.4. The new Dell SharePlex for EDB Postgres solution provides enterprises with multiple critical advantages:

  • Zero Impact Migrations – The solution allows customers to quickly implement EDB Postgres with virtually zero downtime and risk free replication from live Oracle databases to EDB Postgres. 
  • Scalability – The combined solution allows end users to achieve greater scale and consistent experience by offloading reporting and queries from Oracle to EDB Postgres, which delivers better OLTP response times.
  • Integration – The new SharePlex capability allows customers to integrate legacy systems running on Oracle with new open-source based solutions, while maintaining a near real-time flow of the data.

For more information, click here or email sales@enterprisedb.com. 

About EnterpriseDB (EDB)
EDB is the leading worldwide provider of PostgreSQL software and services that enable enterprises to reduce their reliance on costly traditional solutions and slash their database spend by up to 80% or more. With powerful performance and security enhancements for PostgreSQL, sophisticated management tools for global deployments and database compatibility with and the ability to migrate from Oracle, EDB software supports mission-critical enterprise applications. More than 3,400 enterprises, governments and other organizations worldwide use EDB software, support, training and professional services to integrate PostgreSQL into their existing data infrastructures. EDB is based in Bedford, Massachusetts.

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