Integrating Streams Replication and Standby Databases

The use of Oracle Streams Replication has become more and more common, replacing the more cumbersome Multimaster Advanced Replication.  Many shops use Stream Replication to off load reporting and high impact loads from production databases.  More than half of the clients I support have the destination database in the same rack as the source database.  With both databases located in close proximity, many shops are also implementing physical standbys of one or both of the replicated databases in a remote location.  Oracle Streams and Dataguard Physical Standby database integrate easily, once you understand how the two technologies fit together.

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Can you see your database trends?

After several years of hard work, Ion for Oracle is finally available for general release.  Ion is unlike any other Oracle tool on the market, a tool that encapsulates expert techniques to allow a DBA to quickly visualize important trends and signatures.

Predictive analytics if the key to repairing Oracle problems before they cripple your database, and I created Ion for Oracle to allow any DBA to quickly identify changing workloads and unobtrusive patterns of data access.  Follow the link to try Ion for free: 


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