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Cortex 2023.3 is released

Cortex 2023.3 is released

Introducing the New Release of Cortex and Future Developments So shortly before the end of 2023, we have released a new version (2023.3) of Cortex.After the previous release, we have seen many new use cases come along which, as usual, have given us a lot of new...

Oracle to PostgreSQL migration tools

Oracle to PostgreSQL migration tools

There is sometimes confusion when it comes to tools for migrating from Oracle to PostgreSQL. There are tools for migrating business data from an Oracle database to a PostgreSQL database, and there are also tools for technically migrating / translating the definitions...

New minor releases of PostgresPURE

New minor releases of PostgresPURE

September 14, 2023, time flies and for the third time this year we can announce we have the new minor releases available of PostgresPURE based on the new minor releases of PostgreSQL 11 through 15 made available by the PostgreSQL community. What have we done for you?...

Cortex 2023.2 is released

Cortex 2023.2 is released

Introducing the New Release of Cortex and Future Developments The previous version of Cortex (2023.1) took longer than originally planned, but we had good reasons for that. This new version (2023.2) is released as planned, although our clients again gave us a lot of…

Cortex 2023.1 is released

Cortex 2023.1 is released

Introducing the new release of Cortex and future developments. It took some time and we had some delay but finally the new release of Cortex is there. The delay was mainly caused by use cases given by our clients, which gave us a lot of inspiration to extend and improve the capabilities of Cortex. …

Oracle to PostgreSQL migrations – A combination of science and art

Oracle to PostgreSQL migrations – A combination of science and art

For me, migrating Oracle databases to PostgreSQL is a combination of science and art. Science is designed to be objective and guided by data and art is subjective and heavily influenced by feelings and opinions. Traditionally, art and science are treated as two separate disciplines, but when they are studied together, it becomes clear how one influences the other.

Cortex 2.4 is released

Cortex 2.4 is released

Our aim was to finalise this new release of Cortex before the end of 2022 and we succeeded. This new release supports PostgreSQL 15 (including native merge statement), it has functionality to include external SQL’s (queries) to a migration from Oracle to PostgreSQL,...

Azure Database for PostgreSQL flexible server announced

Azure Database for PostgreSQL flexible server announced

Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server combines the fully managed community edition of PostgreSQL databases with the broadest PostgreSQL extension support to handle mission-critical workloads with predictable performance and dynamic scalability. Interested in...

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...

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…

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...