[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/2"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]The security of data is of the utmost importance when it comes to using databases. With cyber-attacks becoming increasingly advanced and more frequent, maintaining secure data storage is essential. One way of doing so is through...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/2"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]As a database service company, we at Monin aim to help Oracle users find the right high availability setup for their specific requirements. In this article, we will explore Oracle's various high availability and disaster recovery...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Monin – and Cronos by extension – is fully committed to giving enough attention to the mental and physical wellbeing of the team. We understand that people only grow if you provide the best circumstances possible as...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/2"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] How to limit penalties for non-compliance by optimising your licenses [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] In a nutshell [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Understanding Oracle’s licensing systems can be daunting, yet non-compliance with their definition of fair use may result in severe penalties. In this article, we’ll discuss...

Updated March 2022 It’s been many years ago when Oracle released its own hypervisor: Oracle VM. The technology is based on the free and open-source Xen hypervisor. At the time of writing version 3.4.6.3 is the latest one available. Some advantages of Oracle VM (non-exhaustive list): ...

Just like other user accounts, database users can get certain roles granted. Those roles define what they can do and what they can see. Best practice from a security perspective is the “Principle of Least Privilege” (also known as PoLP), granting only specific privileges the...

During Oracle Open World 2019, a partnership between Oracle and VMware was announced. From now on customers can extend or migrate their VMware operations to bare metal server clusters on the Oracle Cloud while maintaining full control of the environment (this is unique). This collaboration is a great...

  History   Since December 2015, Oracle released Oracle Standard Edition 2 (SE2), replacing the previous Standard Edition (SE) and Standard Edition One (SE1) releases. Customers on versions before 12.1.0.2 (running Standard Edition or Standard Edition One (SE1)), and who want to upgrade to a more recent version,...

Again 4 new execution side-channel vulnerabilities were disclosed by Intel on May 14th. Each of them has its own name but collectively they are referred to as Microarchitectural Data Sampling (mds): CVE-2019-11091: Microarchitectural Data Sampling Uncacheable Memory (MDSUM): part of RIDL CVE-2018-12126: Microarchitectural Store Buffer...