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The Fundamental Insights Underlying OpenDB

Image credit of Jirsak, licensed via Shutterstock, 2023. When they first hear of OpenDB, prospects think, “This is too good to be true.” A compact, simple-to-deploy software platform that breaks the vendor lock-in of some of the biggest names in databases seems improbable. And yet, we’ve repeatedly demonstrated its effectiveness by liberating iconic enterprises from […]

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Breaking Oracle’s Vendor Lock-in With a Unique Development Approach

We’ve clearly struck a chord with many Oracle users when we announced Datometry Explorer. Replacing Oracle with PostgreSQL without having to mangle one’s applications is a powerful value proposition.  From prospects and partners, we heard two kinds of questions: First, can this really be done? And second, inquiries about some specific, “weird” Oracle feature they

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Does AI Solve the Database Migration Problem? – Forbes

This article appeared on Forbes AI is currently redefining every aspect of computing. It seems there’s a new application area being disrupted by AI every day. So why not use AI for one of the hardest problems IT is currently facing: database migrations? After all, enterprises worldwide are scrambling—and struggling—to move their data processing to

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Datometry Announces Availability of Hyper-Q for Databricks on AWS

SAN FRANCISCO – (August 22, 2023) – Datometry, the pioneer in database virtualization, announced today the availability of Datometry Hyper-Q for Databricks on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud platform. The new product offering empowers enterprise customers to overcome the lock-in of legacy vendors and move business-critical workloads to Databricks rapidly. Enterprises struggle to move their workloads off

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Datometry Airlift: Moving From Oracle to PostgreSQL Without the Hassle of a Conventional Database Migration

Commercial databases are the single most expensive component in the IT stack. Oracle is no exception. So, it’s no surprise that customers have long sought cost-effective alternatives. Open-source databases like PostgreSQL have a big allure: they offer the full functionality of a mature database system without the license fee.  However, database vendors have what is

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Datometry Announces General Availability of Datometry qInsight for Databricks

SAN FRANCISCO – (June 23, 2023) – Datometry, the pioneer in database virtualization, announced today the general availability of Datometry qInsight for Databricks. qInsight equips customers seeking to transition to Databricks from legacy data warehouses like Teradata with critical knowledge and coverage analysis regarding their workloads. Enterprises worldwide transition to Databricks from legacy data warehouse

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Datometry Announces Airlift for Oracle-to-PostgreSQL Migrations

SAN FRANCISCO – (June 27, 2023) – Datometry, the pioneer in database virtualization, announced today the upcoming release of Datometry Airlift on AWS marketplace. With Airlift, Datometry offers customers an effective path to using PostgreSQL as an alternative to legacy databases without the cost, hassle, and risk of a database migration. Starting today, Datometry accepts

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3 Reasons Why You Probably Can’t Afford to Rewrite Your Way Out of Teradata

When the economy slows, enterprises re-evaluate their most costly IT investments. Usually, enterprise data warehouses top the list.  How can one defend the investment in a legacy system when there are so many cost-effective alternatives? Outdated data warehouse systems are the first to get the axe. But paradoxically, IT organizations may be unable to afford

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