Using PowerMax SnapVX with SQL Server 2019 and Windows Server Failover Cluster – Part 2: HammerDB

In part 1 of the blog I covered some of the background and setup steps of using SQL Server Failover Cluster Instance (FCI) with Windows Server Failover Cluster (WSFC). At the end of part 1 I created two SQL Server instances, one in a vSphere cluster called Boston (simulating my Production environment) and the other... Continue Reading →

Real-Time Data Integrity Validation for Oracle databases – Part II: Deployment

In Part I of the blog I explained the importance of External T10-DIF and DIX. In Part II I'll focus on how to deploy it. I'll describe how to enable DIF and DIX, with ASM Filter Driver (AFD) and with ASMlib examples. This blog is a bit longer than usual because I'm covering both ASMlib... Continue Reading →

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