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Welcome to Datavail’s Blog, where you can read the latest insights, tips and opinions of our experts on all things data and technology.


What If Your DBA Could Do More?

A new blog post from Datavail discusses how implementing managed services can modernize your DBA’s role beyond the all-purpose job description.

John Kaufling | March 21, 2017

Methods of Reducing EBS Storage Footprint

By employing data footprint reduction techniques, you can cut down storage costs and increase backup performance of Oracle E-Business Suite.

John Kaufling | December 6, 2016

The Importance of Reducing EBS Storage Footprint

Faster response times and improved application performance are some of the many benefits of reducing your EBS storage footprint.

John Kaufling | November 29, 2016

Structured RDBMS Remains Popular Among Corporate Users

A recent study shows traditional relational database management systems remains popular among corporate users despite claims and hype to the contrary.

John Kaufling | February 4, 2016

Data Purging for Effective Database Management

To ensure your databases continue functioning effectively and successfully, the periodic purging of infrequently accessed data is a must. Read on for more.

John Kaufling | September 8, 2015

New Presentation on Oracle Health Checks Using APEX From IOUG Webinar

If you were not able to attend Chuck Ezell’s IOUG Webinar on Performing Oracle Health Checks using APEX, you can still learn a lot from his presentation slides.

John Kaufling | April 16, 2015

IOUG Collaborate 2015 Webinar with Chuck Ezell on Oracle Health Checks

With the heavy workload that most, if not all, DBAs face, it’s no wonder there is little time left to perform routine health checks.

John Kaufling | March 12, 2015

New NIST Best Practices for Managing SSH

Security breaches are a top-of-mind concern throughout enterprises, which is why adopting best practices for technology use and implementations is increasingly important.

John Kaufling | November 3, 2014

What Does Shellshock Mean for My Enterprise Linux Operating System?

A critical vulnerability in the Bash command-line shell engendered concern in its wake, but what does the discovery of Shellshock mean for my enterprise?

John Kaufling | October 30, 2014