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    September 14-15, 2022 — Gravic Presents at CTUG Fall Conference

    This past week, Gravic attended the CTUG (Canadian Tandem User Group) Fall Conference at the HPE Office in Toronto. Luckily for us, travel was not a significant challenge during this trip. The Conference Day kicked off on Wednesday with a breakfast reception and a brief CTUG update from Jack McAuley, CTUG President. There was even...

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      August 17, 2022 — Gravic Publishes The Best Backup Method for Mission-critical Applications

      This article highlights physical tape, virtual tape, and the backup problem. An Online Backup of an Active Database via the Traditional Backup Method is summarized and discussed. However, The Better Backup Method significantly and efficiently uses backup media and backup/restore processing to improve current techniques, providing performance and efficiency improvements. Finally, The Best Backup Method...

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        August 5, 2022 — Gravic Publishes Shadowbase Essentials Bundle Video

        Businesses with continuous access to real-time online transactional data have a competitive advantage. HPE Shadowbase data replication solutions support low-latency, uni-directional (one-way), and bi-directional...

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          July 29, 2022 — Data Replication Solution Migration – Discovery

          The Connection, by Paden Holenstein
          Access to Data is Required 24×7. Consequently, so too are the demands placed on real-time data replication solutions. Data is needed everywhere, all the time. With time, requirements change. Solutions that met yesterday’s...

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            July 15, 2022 — Performance Metric FAQ Improvements

            Please visit our newly improved Performance FAQ web page. It now includes page sections, new FAQs, and links that can be shared with your colleagues.

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              July 6, 2022 — Gravic Announces Shadowbase for HPE NonStop Version 6.700 (T1122^AAW)

              HPE NonStop Shadowbase Version 6.700 (T1122^AAW) is a full release that includes a large number of new and improved features and includes a new license file requirement. (All customers need to acquire a new license file to run this release.) New License File Requirement For customers upgrading to HPE Shadowbase Version 6.700, you will need...

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                June 27-29 — Gravic Presents at HPE Discover 2022

                This past week, Gravic attended HPE Discover 2022 at the Venetian in Las Vegas. Luckily for us, travel was not a significant challenge during this trip. For some of our team members, it was their first time at this show, and they were wowed. HPE Discover is a three-day conference, centered on the “edge-to-cloud” concept,...

                  June 27, 2022 — Jonathan Sechrist Joins Shadowbase Business Development Team

                  Gravic is proud to announce that Jonathan Sechrist has joined our Shadowbase team, with a focus on developing business in Japan. Jonathan started working at Tandem Computers in 1984 straight out of college (University of Illinois) and was with Tandem -> Compaq -> HP -> HPE until March 2020. He began his career as a...

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                    Watch our HPE Shadowbase Compare Demo

                    Have You Seen our Demo? HPE Shadowbase Compare and Repair are popular solutions in the HPE NonStop business continuity space. This demo illustrates existing features along with new features in our next release. Why Do You Need Shadowbase Compare? Verification of replication software products for business continuity is critical and requires independent methods to ensure...

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                      June 9, 2022 — BITUG (British Isles Tandem User Group) Big SIG: EMEA’s First In-person Event

                      London was a very beautiful host city for the recent in-person BITUG (British Isles Tandem User Group) event, where attendees enjoyed a reunion among friends, colleagues, and HPE NonStop legends of old. At long last, BITUG was able to reconvene after being canceled for several years due to the COVID pandemic. The face-to-face nature of...

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                        Visit the Connect Booth at HPE Discover 2022 and Enjoy Our Presentation!

                        Please attend our presentation: CF5385 “New Data Integrity Architectures for Mission Critical Systems” on Wednesday, June 29 at 10:00 am. In this presentation, we will present the case for requiring your data to not only be available regardless if catastrophe strikes, but to also be consistent and known to be fraud-free.  We will then present a...

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                          May 19, 2022 — MATUG (Mid-Atlantic Tandem User Group) was a Resounding Success!

                          At the recent in-person MATUG (Mid-Atlantic Tandem User Group) event, attendees enjoyed a reunion among friends, colleagues, and HPE NonStop legends of old. At long last, MATUG was able to reconvene after being canceled for several years due to the COVID pandemic. Attendees enjoyed HPE NonStop Middleware and Aide along with HPE NonStop Product Roadmap...

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                            May 2, 2022 — Gravic Extends TMF Myths and Truths Article into a Full White Paper

                            New Improvements and Authors’ Note We recently transformed this content from an article into a full-blown white paper. We feel it is critically important to address this topic because we continue to find that considerable misinformation still exists regarding the use of TMF and data auditing in general on HPE NonStop systems. New Diagrams Along...

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                              April 27, 2022 — Gravic Presents on HPE Shadowbase Solutions at Virtual eGTUG

                              At the recent virtual German NonStop User Group (GTUG) event, there were several presentations of interest. ING presented Active/Active Migration, which contained insights into this customer’s journey and progress in pursuing its active/active application availability goals. HPE Product Management attended, with Mark Pollans presenting NonStop Platforms, Ideas, and Concepts, and Prashanth Kamath U presenting The...

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                                April 1, 2022 — Gravic Publishes Article on How to Leverage Heterogeneous Data Transformation and Distribution to Create New Business Opportunities

                                Gravic published Leverage Heterogeneous Data Transformation and Distribution to Create New Business Opportunities in the March/April issue of The Connection. This article highlights some interesting developments in how data replication engines are not only useful for business continuity architectures, but also in providing data integration for value-add solutions. The article discusses the industry’s shift and focus...

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                                  March 4, 2022 — Gravic Presents on HPE Shadowbase Product News at SunTUG Sunshine Summit

                                  We presented on HPE Shadowbase Product News at the in-person 2022 SunTUG Sunshine Summit, held for the Florida NonStop community in Tampa. A number of HPE corporate presentations were given, including an Update on the HPE NonStop Product Line by Kevin Shabow (Director of Sales for HPE NonStop North America), and Middleware and AIDE: Partner...

                                    February 21, 2022 — HPE Shadowbase Solutions Available for Attunity EOSL Product Replacement

                                    Customers recently approached us several times as they searched for a replacement product for their Attunity Connect and Attunity Replicate products that are reaching end-of-service-life (EOSL). HPE Shadowbase uses a data replication/data integration architecture to replace these Attunity products and has experience successfully replacing Attunity at a number of customer sites. The two most popular...

                                      February 9, 2022 — Spanish Version is Now Available of “Easily Modernize and Expose Valuable Enscribe Data – Eliminate Data Silos with HPE Shadowbase”

                                      We are pleased to release a Spanish version of our article, “Easily Modernize and Expose Valuable Enscribe Data – Eliminate Data Silos with HPE Shadowbase.”  La traducción al español se puede encontrar aquí. (A Spanish translation is available here.) If there is another article or publication that you would like to read in a different...

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                                        January 11, 2022 — Gravic Releases Shadowbase for Other Servers Version 6.700

                                        Gravic released Shadowbase for Other Servers Version 6.700 (T1123^AAI, T1124^AAE, T1125^AAG, T1126^AAF, T1127^AAE, T1128^AAE, T1129^AAF, T1130^AAE). This is a full release that includes one mature feature, four deprecated features, fourteen special notes, and nine new features, several corrected problems, and other changes. WARNING: A new license file is required to install and run HPE Shadowbase...

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                                          December 9, 2021 — Gravic Presents on HPE Shadowbase Zero Downtime Migration and Compare/Repair Solutions at the Virtual Bite-Sized eBITUG

                                          We presented on HPE Shadowbase Zero Downtime Migration and Compare/Repair Solutions at the virtual 2021 Bite-Sized eBITUG (British Isles Tandem User Group), held for the European NonStop community. A number of HPE corporate presentations (on the latest updates from the TBC), as well as presentations from vendors and customers, were given. We would like to...

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                                            December 7, 2021 — Gravic Releases Shadowbase for HPE NonStop Version 6.611

                                            Gravic released Shadowbase for HPE NonStop Version 6.611 (T1122^AAU). This is a patch release that includes several corrected problems and a new feature for J and L series Guardian NonStop operating system versions. Problems corrected: Shadowbase Consumer error 580, which occurred when opening target files in 32-bit mode when applying PURGEDATA events to it Shadowbase...

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                                              December 7, 2021 — Shadowbase Fall Newsletter Publishes

                                              Gravic published its Shadowbase Fall Newsletter with the Executive Vice President’s Letter, and informative sections with Focus on Product Management, Delivery & Integration Team Lead (ITL), and a Recap of Recent Fall Shows.

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                                                December 1, 2021 — Gravic Published Articles on Validation Architectures & Shadowbase Real-Time Business Continuity Software

                                                Gravic published two articles in the November/December issue of The Connection. The first article, New Data Integrity Architectures for Mission Critical Systems, highlights some interesting work from Gravic Labs, Gravic’s Research and Development group, in the area of increasing the data integrity of mission critical systems. The article expands on our talk on Validation Architecture...

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                                                  November 18, 2021 — Gravic Presents on HPE Shadowbase Zero Downtime Migration and Compare/Repair Solutions at the Virtual APAC TBC

                                                  At the virtual HPE Asia Pacific Mission Critical Server Technical Bootcamp (HPE APAC MCS TBC) show, we presented on HPE Shadowbase Zero Downtime Migration and Compare/Repair Solutions. A few of the other presentations were given by customers from their perspectives via testimonials, which are always enjoyable to see. We would like to thank Gelin Cheng,...

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                                                    November 17, 2021 — SIX Group Presents on HPE Shadowbase Solutions at Virtual GTUG

                                                    At the recurring German Tandem User Group (GTUG) event, Alfio Rapisarda of SIX Group, presented “Anwenderprasentation: ‘Replikation mit Shadowbase’ Erfahrungen.” Alfio discussed various business factors and events, how the team learned more about HPE Shadowbase software, and their experiences using it. Alfio received and fielded numerous questions regarding his customer experience. We hope that the...

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                                                      November 8, 2021 — Gravic Presents at Virtual CTUG on HPE Shadowbase New Features and Product Solutions

                                                      At the CTUG Virtual Session held at the end of October, Gravic presented on HPE Shadowbase – New Features and Product Solutions. We discussed HPE Shadowbase Zero Downtime Migration architectures and techniques along with data integrity problems that can be fixed with HPE Shadowbase Compare and Repair. We also provided a short review of new HPE...

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                                                        November 3, 2021 — Please Visit the New HPE Shadowbase Business Continuity FAQs Page

                                                        Please visit our new web page, Business Continuity FAQs: Frequently Asked Questions Regarding System Recovery, or watch this video (recorded at the recent Connect TBC event), for a recap of our answers to the following questions: Has Gravic ever been involved with helping a customer recover its system after a significant disaster? If so, what...

                                                          October 19, 2021 — Connect Technical Boot Camp (TBC) Talks — HPE Business Continuity Panel & Developer Talk

                                                          In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) TBC21-DV4 – Developer Chat: Business Continuity – HPE Shadowbase and RDF In this Developer Chat, Mark Pollans, HPE NonStop Senior Worldwide Product Manager, Paul J. Holenstein, Gravic Executive Vice President, and Jonathan Ziegler, Gravic Senior Manager of Product Development discussing: Recent HPE product developments That RDF is in the...

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                                                            October 13, 2021 — HPE Shadowbase Compare & Repair Demo

                                                            In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) In this talk, Paul J. Holenstein, Gravic Executive Vice President, along with Peter O’Hara, a Programmer, and Vuk Petrovic, a Programmer Analyst discuss and demo HPE Shadowbase Compare software. HPE Shadowbase Compare software, one of our hottest products, is the number one data validation product in the NonStop space!...

                                                              October 11, 2021 — Miss the NonStop TBC? Please Watch our Presentations on Demand

                                                              We do too — Protect Your Software Assets Now With HPE Shadowbase software you will: Sleep peacefully through the night, avoiding those alarming phone calls that your application or datacenter is down Rest easy knowing that...

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                                                                August 6, 2021 — Our Unaudited Data Backup is in Here Somewhere!

                                                                We do too — Protect Your Software Assets Now With HPE Shadowbase software you will: Sleep peacefully through the night, avoiding those alarming phone calls that your application or datacenter is down Rest easy knowing that...

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                                                                  July 9, 2021 — Gravic Publishes New Technical Brief on HPE Shadowbase Mapping Facility (SBMAP)

                                                                  Gravic recently published a new technical brief on HPE Shadowbase Mapping Facility (SBMAP), which is a SQL-like scripting facility for transforming large data sets...