At Oracle OpenWorld, TriCore Solutions, the application management company, announced that it has expanded its Actifio-powered service portfolio to include a new Cloud-based agile database development solution for enterprises built on an Oracle platform. The solution has been benchmarked to deliver developer-ready clones of multi-terabyte Oracle databases in minutes vs. hours with the previous process.
"Our use of Actifio's copy data virtualisation platform allows TriCore to provide our customers with faster database provisioning, remote back-ups, as well as enhanced features and functionality for more agile development," said Mark Clayman, chief operating officer, TriCore. "By providing our users with services that can provide a significant competitive advantage, such as cloud-based app dev/test, we will deliver meaningful business results for our customers."
The new service provides Oracle developers with a solution that provides better code quality with less re-work, sustained competitive advantage and lower capex and opex costs. Customers can now create an agile environment much more quickly for test and dev, allowing them to make a copy of a database and access copies in seconds vs. hours.
This new Oracle Database Copy Provisioning-as-a-Service offers the following features:
- Full Point-In-Time Copies Managed by SLA
- Workflows Enable Scheduled, Automated Data Management
- Push-Button Masking for Secure Application Development
- Full Stack Application Management and Provisioning
- LogSmartTM Automated Log Rolling for Instant PiT Provisioning
The TriCore/Actifio partnership also helps clients get moving faster with a number of tools including: application-centric data capture from production, SLA-Based data management, inherent data protection, efficient storage optimisation, improved DBA productivity, and network optimisation.
Additionally, this offering helps customers get to market faster:
- Database copies are delivered in native/useful format
- DBAs can incorporate data masking for compliance
- Applications can be easily migrated between dev/test/uat/pre-production
"Our goal is to truly enable our partners and customers to deliver strong business results catered to their IT needs," said Ash Ashutosh, Founder and CEO, Actifio. "With this new agile environment service, TriCore customers can take advantage of Actifio's wide-range of data management capabilities and enjoy significantly faster Oracle Database provisioning, in turn helping them get to market faster."