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Paden H. awarding Nelson Wong SB HOF 20 Award

December 22, 2022 — Nelson Wong Chosen for HPE Shadowbase Hall of Fame Award

We Proudly Announce that Nelson Wong is the 2020 recipient of the HPE Shadowbase Hall of Fame Project Award. Nelson was vital in his role of implementing HPE Shadowbase at a customer site in the Asia-Pacific/Japan region. The project involved replacing Attunity products with HPE Shadowbase data replication solutions for active/active HPE NonStop/NonStop business continuity...

It Takes Two to Tango — HPE Shadowbase Solutions and Pathway Domains are Perfect Together!

The Connection, by Keith Evans
HPE Shadowbase data replication solutions provide all the capabilities necessary to keep databases replicated and synchronized across multiple systems...

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December 8-9, 2022 — Gravic Presents on HPE Shadowbase Solutions at the HPE APJ Data Solutions Boot Camp

After a three-year hiatus, the HPE team was able to host this event in picturesque Bangkok, Thailand. We were honored to be invited. Thankfully, neither the heat nor the rain was a significant challenge for the trip. We enjoyed reconnecting with colleagues and partners in the Asia-Pacific Japan region. The Boot Camp focused on key...

November 8-10, 2022 — Gravic Presents on HPE Shadowbase Solutions at the Connect HPE NonStop TBC

The NonStop TBC 2022 was held at the Hyatt Regency SFO in Burlingame, California on November 8-10. We greatly appreciated everyone who made the journey to attend this event. Traveling is not easy, especially for our friends from other time zones (who had to endure jet lag plus the Daylight Savings Time change on Sunday)....

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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...