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Category: Cloud Migration & Management
DBA, cloud, oracle

How to DBA in the Cloud

New blog post series about “How To DBA” in the cloud. The answers will may be different if you choose IaaS, DBaaS and Oracle Cloud or Amazon Cloud.

Megan Elphingstone | September 14, 2017
AWS EC2 RDS

Amazon RDS vs Amazon EC2 | Amazon Web Services EC2 vs RDS

Ready to migrate your MySQL database to Amazon Web Services (AWS)? Which is better, Amazon RDS or Amazon EC2? Learn the pros and cons of each option.

Charleste King | September 7, 2017

Quiz: Which Instance is EPMAutomate Accessing?

This blog post details a quick solution to determine which EPM Cloud instance you are accessing along with a two-question quiz for practice.

Dave Shay | September 6, 2017
oraclec cloud migration

Three Options for Oracle Cloud Backups

This blog post will cover the requirements for each type of Oracle cloud backups and the pros and cons of each.

Megan Elphingstone | August 25, 2017
finance

The Challenges of Spreadsheet-Based Forecasting

The six challenges of managing financial reporting and processes using spreadsheets and how EPM Cloud mitigates these problems.

Bobby Ellis | June 20, 2017
Oracle cloud analytics

Art of BI: What is Oracle Analytics Cloud and Why Should You Care?

This blog post discusses the release of Oracle Analytics Cloud, a service that includes Essbase Cloud, Business Intelligence Cloud and Data Visualization Cloud.

Christian Screen | June 8, 2017
data sync cloud

Art of BI: Oracle BICS Data Mashup is Amazing!

The new Oracle BI Cloud Service has a tool called “data mashup” that makes combining data as easy as drag-drop-done!

Sherry Milad | April 18, 2017
oracle bics

Art of BI: Data Sync with Oracle BICS

Data Sync, an exciting new feature that comes with Oracle BICS, allows users to extract data from on-premises data sources and load them into BICS.

Sherry Milad | April 11, 2017

Art of BI: Essbase Cloud Service – First Look, Benefits, and Training

An Essbase Cloud Service First Look and Training walkthroughs and implementations for our Hyperion and Oracle BI customers.

Christian Screen | December 14, 2016