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Tuesday, December 8 • 13:30 - 14:10
Does Anyone Really Need RAC?

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One of the main reasons we hear for not being able to migrate from Oracle to PostgreSQL is the fact that “We absolutely, definitively must have RAC”. Despite its cost and complexity, RAC is widely used in response to a variety of (real or imagined) performance, high availability and/or scalability requirements. PostgreSQL does not have an equivalent to RAC. But does anyone really need it?

This talk investigates whether or not RAC is actually required in most situations and looks at the alternatives that are available to us in PostgreSQL.

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Karen Jex

Senior Database Consultant, EnterpriseDB
Karen is a Senior Database Consultant with EDB. She started her career as an Oracle DBA and only started managing PostgreSQL databases after 20 years in the world of Oracle. Although she found it strange going back to feeling like a junior DBA, she had so much fun that she quickly... Read More →

Tuesday December 8, 2020 13:30 - 14:10 GMT