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Cortex 2.1 is released

Cortex 2.1 is released

Splendid Data is continuously working on Cortex with the aim of making the migration from Oracle databases to native PostgreSQL increasingly effective and efficient. The on-going development of Cortex takes into account the experiences of the many use cases both of...

New minor releases of PostgresPURE

New minor releases of PostgresPURE

PostgresPURE is 100% open source and combines community versions of PostgreSQL with a powerful set of open source components to launch and manage your PostgreSQL database environments. Added to this, it comes with sustainable release management and 24/7 premium...

Ora2Pg is free. But Cortex is cheaper. How?

Ora2Pg is free. But Cortex is cheaper. How?

The Atos Database Modernization program aims to convert legacy databases to open source or cloud databases at the highest level of automation for the lowest cost. And so to help our customer make the best decision for their business, in terms of the best product to...

Database migration is now even easier with Cortex 2.0

Database migration is now even easier with Cortex 2.0

Cortex 2.0 is here. Smarter, faster, easier to use. When we first released Cortex two years ago, we focused on bringing together all the functionality we’d developed over many years to make the migration of Oracle databases to PostgreSQL (community version) as...

The latest releases of PostgresPURE are live

The latest releases of PostgresPURE are live

PostgresPURE, 100% open source, combines PostgreSQL with a powerful set of software components to launch and manage your PostgreSQL database environments. And now, it’s even more useful and effective with a new release. PostgreSQL is always evolving and pushing its...

Why PostgreSQL is my favourite database

Why PostgreSQL is my favourite database

I’ve been working with database systems for over 20 years, including Oracle, Sybase and MySQL – but for me, PostgreSQL is the best of them all. So what makes PostgreSQL such a great database system? In all honesty, having used it for over a decade, I could fill many pages with my answer. But …

How to ensure Oracle® database migrations don’t fail

How to ensure Oracle® database migrations don’t fail

Nowadays many organisations want to migrate to the cloud to become flexible, scalable and to save costs. However, as many of them use Oracle, they are facing issues with their database management and the restrictive license terms that Oracle has put in place. A core reason is …

Open source in daily practice

Open source in daily practice

There is no longer any discussion about the benefits of open source software within organisations. In order to take full advantage of these benefits now and in the future, it is wise to have a number of things in place. Organisations often…

Simplify your Oracle to PostgreSQL migration

Simplify your Oracle to PostgreSQL migration

Databases are your most expensive, most complex and your most valuable asset. Migrating from one database technology to another is not something that was common practice in the past. With many organizations engaged in digital transformation, in which the cloud plays...

Avoiding the Obstacles; migrating from Oracle to PostgreSQL

Avoiding the Obstacles; migrating from Oracle to PostgreSQL

The digital transformation has made many companies aware of the need to move to the cloud. With this switch, business becomes scalable, more flexible and IT costs will drop significant. So it isn’t surprising that you are wondering whether it is possible to migrate an...

Break free from Oracle’s grip

Break free from Oracle’s grip

Are you looking to migrate from Oracle to more modern and versatile solutions? A guide for Oracle Forms and Oracle Database users looking to migrate from Oracle to more modern and versatile solutions. Facing prohibitive licensing costs and a dwindling developer...

In Oracle’s stranglehold? Reduce Oracle’s footprint!

In Oracle’s stranglehold? Reduce Oracle’s footprint!

A trend that we see more and more often today, both nationally and internationally is the migration of Oracle databases to open source PostgreSQL databases. All this to reduce Oracle’s footprint within organizations. The benefits of migrating to open source PostgreSQL...