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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, EDB
Karen was an Oracle DBA for 20 years before starting to work with PostgreSQL databases. She liked them so much that she became a Senior Database Consultant with EnterpriseDB. She was once described as “quite personable for a DBA” which she decided to take as a compliment. Outside... Read More →

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