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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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      Spring 2022: Executive Vice President’s Letter

      With regards to Shadowbase news, we're happy to report that we've been making some amazing strides with some innovative and complex new features, and yes we've even found and squashed a few nasty bugs along the way...

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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...

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                                                June 22, 2021 – Gravic Presented on HPE Shadowbase Product Updates at the BITUG Little SIG

                                                Gravic presented on HPE Shadowbase Updates (by Paden Holenstein – YouTube) at this virtual event in June. We reviewed HPE Shadowbase product updates and new...

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                                                  June 2, 2021 — Gravic Publishes New Technical Brief on HPE Shadowbase Data Loading Methodologies

                                                  A database must first be loaded before it is of any use (for example, when installing a new backup system for business continuity, or when performing a...

                                                    Gravic Offers Two Add-on Products to HPE Shadowbase Suite

                                                    HPE Shadowbase Compare Software for Data Validation The Shadowbase Compare software suite ensures data consistency between two data sets. Ensuring data consistency is critical to avoid data corruption, which could occur from a disruptive outage if a source and target database do not match. HPE Shadowbase Compare software is now being sold into every NonStop...