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CTUG 2024

June 5, 2024 — Gravic Presents on HPE Shadowbase Digital Resilience at CTUG

The CTUG (Canadian Tandem User Group) event was held this week at the Mississauga HPE Office near Toronto, Canada. Paul Holenstein, Kenneth Scudder, and Paden Holenstein jointly presented to an engaged group on "HPE Shadowbase Digital Resilience for HPE NonStop Systems."

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May 30, 2024 — Gravic Publishes Article on its 45 Years of History!

The Connection, by Gravic, Inc.
Gravic published an article, "Gravic, Inc. Celebrates its 45th Anniversary – Then vs. Now," in the May/June issue of The Connection.  It shares stories from our origins and history, while expressing our gratitude for everyone...

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May 16, 2024 — Gravic Presents on HPE Shadowbase Digital Resilience at NYTUG

The NYTUG event this year, held in Berkeley Heights, NJ, was a resounding success, with15 customers attending! The feedback from partners and customers alike was positive. It was great to reconnect with customers who we had not seen in some time.

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May 16, 2024 — Gravic Presents on HPE Shadowbase Resiliencia Digital para Sistemas HPE NonStop at MexTUG (Mexico Tandem User Group)

MexTUG 2024 was held at the Sofitel Hotel in Mexico City and was a blast for everyone who attended. Similar to last year, presentations started later than planned because everyone was very much enjoying reconnecting. Speakers...

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May 14, 2024 — Gravic Presents on HPE Shadowbase Digital Resilience at MATUG (Mid-Atlantic Tandem User Group)

The MATUG meeting went smoothly at the HPE office in the Reston Town Center, Virginia. The presentations began and ended with two interesting HPE presentations: John Vollers presented HPE Strategy and NonStop Roadmap, and John Zimsky presented Deploying REST Applications to NonStop.

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May 2, 2024 — N2TUG: Focus on HPE Shadowbase Digital Resilience & Ransomware Recovery

Gravic attended N2TUG held at the Hurst Conference Center in Hurst, Texas.  It was a full day of networking and presentations, followed by a cocktail gathering that allowed for more one-on-one and small group networking. Karen Ramirez (HPE Director of NonStop North America Sales) presented a NonStop Business Update and Richard Conine (HPE Solutions Architect) presented on Digital Resilience.

eGTUG HPE NonStop IT Symposium 2024

April 8-10, 2024 — eGTUG: Focus on HPE NonStop Digital Resilience & Ransomware Recovery

Digital Resilience and Ransomware were a major focus at this year’s premier European NonStop event, eGTUG 2024, held in April in Berlin. There was a lot of energy at the conference with nearly 200 customers, partners, and HPE team members coming together to get the latest information on the NonStop platform and to learn about new developments in a wide range of solution areas.

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April 2, 2024 — Gravic, Inc. is Celebrating its 45th Anniversary in 2024 — What a Milestone!

Dr. Bruce Holenstein, President and CEO, and Paul J. Holenstein, EVP and Chief Technologist, formed our first company, Compucon Services Corp., soon after Tandem started, and we are celebrating our 45th year working in the HPE NonStop world! In 2001, we renamed our company “Gravic,” based on the word “gravity.”

Gravic and HPE Shadowbase Software - Our Humble Roots

April 1, 2024 — Gravic Featured in Cover Story and Podcast in The Connection March/April Issue!

Please watch the podcast or read the cover article, where Paul J. Holenstein, Executive Vice President and Chief Technologist, and his son and colleague, Paden Holenstein, Business Development and Marketing Coordinator, interview each other on a variety of topics, including:

OZTUG 2024

March 5 & 7, 2024 — OZTUG 2024: Strong Focus on HPE NonStop Digital Resilience

Last week, the Gravic team traveled to Sydney and Melbourne to present, HPE Shadowbase Solutions: Maximize NonStop Digital Resilience with Data Replication, Integration, and Validation. In this session, they discussed how HPE Shadowbase solutions can help maximize Digital Resilience and address business needs.

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Avoid Data Corruption by Switching from Passive Replication to Automated Failover and Recovery

The Connection, by Paden R. Holenstein
Gravic published a use case article, Real-world Use Case: Avoid Data Corruption by Switching from Passive Replication to Automated Failover and Recovery in the January/February issue of The Connection...

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January 17, 2024 — Gravic Presents on HPE Shadowbase Digital Resilience at HPE NonStop FY24 Chile

On January 17th, the Chilean NonStop Community gathered for HPE NonStop FY24 Chile in Santiago. Held in the Madrid Ballroom of the NH Collection Plaza Santiago Hotel, it was an exciting day that encouraged engagement throughout from customers and partners....

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January 3, 2024 — Season’s Greetings! Gravic Announces HPE NonStop Shadowbase Compare for SQL 6.802 (T1122^ABG)

We announce HPE NonStop Shadowbase Compare for SQL 6.802 with simplified syntax, a new parallel thread limit, and additional output and reporting settings.

HPE Shadowbase Digital Resilience

December 14, 2023 — Gravic Publishes New HPE Shadowbase Web Page on Digital Resilience and Data Recovery Solutions

Please check out our new web page on HPE Shadowbase Digital Resilience Solutions and learn how to recover critical applications and data after a Malware or Ransomware attack.

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December 12, 2023 — Gravic Presents on HPE Shadowbase Digital Resilience Solutions in The Netherlands

Gravic presented on HPE Shadowbase Digital Resilience and Data Recovery at the BITUG Little SIG held in London. Data is a key aspect of digital resilience, and ensuring its continuous availability has never been more...

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December 8, 2023 — Gravic Presents on HPE Shadowbase Solutions at BITUG Little SIG

Gravic presented on HPE Shadowbase Digital Resilience and Data Recovery at the BITUG Little SIG held in London. Data is a key aspect of digital resilience, and ensuring its continuous availability has never been more...

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Major U.K. Bank Migrates its BASE24™ Application to Active/Active for Continuous Availability

The Connection, by Peter Schvarcz and Andrew Baurenschmidt
Gravic recently published the use case article, "Major UK Bank Migrates its BASE24 Application to Active/Active for Continuous Availability" in the November/December issue of The Connection....

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November 6, 2023 — Gravic Announces Shadowbase for HPE NonStop Version 6.801 (T1122^ABF)

HPE NonStop Shadowbase Version 6.801 (T1122^ABF) is a full release that includes a large number of new and improved features, including SQL/MP exact SYSKEY replication, Entry-sequenced SQL/MP tables, and STATS Command...

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October 23-25, 2023 — Gravic and HPE Present on HPE Shadowbase Solutions at VNUG (Viking NonStop User Group)

Gravic and HPE Present on HPE Shadowbase Solutions at VNUG (Viking NonStop User Group). Paul Denzinger (HPE Master Architect) presented on various topics including Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning (AI & ML), ChatGPT...

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Ransomware Protection and Data Recovery

The Connection, by Paden R. Holenstein
Gravic published the article, Ransomware Protection and Data Recovery, in the September/October issue of The Connection, based on our presentation at the recent Connect Technical Boot Camp (TBC). Threats from Malware and...

HPE NonStop Asia Pacific Team Wins HPE Shadowbase Hall of Fame Award 2023

September 11, 2023 — HPE NonStop Asia Pacific Team Chosen for HPE Shadowbase Hall of Fame Award

Gravic is pleased to recognize the HPE Asia Pacific Team for its rapid return to in-person, country-specific, bootcamp, roadshow, and User Group events in 2023. Over the first six months of the year, they arranged and execute...

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Stepping Stones for a Successful Migration

The Connection, by Paden R. Holenstein
Each “Stepping Stone” (Step) of a Zero Downtime Migration (ZDM) requires acceptance before moving onto the next step. We created this infographic to illustrate how to safely cross the “migration river” by eliminating the ...

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June 19-22, 2023 — Gravic Presents on HPE Shadowbase Solutions at HPE Discover 2023 in Las Vegas

HPE Discover 2023 provided a good opportunity to network with peers, and experience anything and everything going on in HPE. The show was held at the Venetian in Las Vegas, which provided good food and drink and plenty of...

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June 20, 2023 — Gravic Publishes EBITUG Presentation: HPE Shadowbase Technical Architecture Overview for Digital Resilience (Malware and Ransomware Protection)

Mission critical computing requires three pillars: Reliability, Availability, and Scalability – “RAS” for short. Availability and Scalability are well-known and served by Active/Active data replication architectures...

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June 20, 2023 — Gravic Publishes EBITUG Presentation: HPE Shadowbase Digital Resilience, Data Integration, & Data Validation

High availability and data integration have never been more important for HPE NonStop customers. This is especially true with new regulations such as DORA (Digital Operations Resilience Act), mandates from the UK Financial...

N2TUG Presentation

June 15, 2023 — Gravic and HPE Present Shadowbase Solutions at N2TUG in Dallas

After a four-year hiatus, N2TUG turned out to be a content-heavy, yet interactive show. The show was held at the Hilton Garden Inn Dallas Hurst Center. Several attendees commented that they were pleasantly delighted with the ...

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June 8-15, 2023 — HPE Presents on HPE Shadowbase Solutions at the HPE NonStop Asia Pacific Roadshow (Thailand, Taiwan, and South Korea)

HPE Discover 2023 provided a good opportunity to network with peers, and experience anything and everything going on in HPE. The show was held at the Venetian in Las Vegas, which provided good food and drink and plenty of...

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June 7-8, 2023 — Gravic Presents on Shadowbase Solutions at CTUG 2023 in Toronto

CTUG 2023 was a resounding success! We were delighted to see a stronger attendance than last year, and that society is slowly but surely returning "back to normal" after the pandemic. The show was held at the HPE office in...

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June 1, 2023 — Gravic Presents on Shadowbase Solutions at MexTUG 2023 in Mexico City

The Mexican NonStop community had the opportunity to gather once more for the MexTUG 2023 event, which took place in the beautiful Versailles Ballroom, at the Sofitel Hotel. The venue, located on the 40th floor, provided...

OZTUG Presentation

May 22-25 — Gravic Presents on Shadowbase Solutions at OZTUG (Auckland, Sydney, & Melbourne)

During the week of May 22 Gravic joined the three-cities-in-four-days OzTUG tour events in Auckland, New Zealand, Sydney, and Melbourne, Australia. It was a whirlwind week full of customer and partner engagement,...

Bank Migrates B24 App

May 17, 2023 — User Presentation: Major UK Bank Migrates its BASE24™ Application to Active/Active for Continuous Availability

A large bank in the UK provides lending, wealth management, card processing, and many other services for over 48 million customers worldwide. The bank’s original Disaster Recovery solution reached Mature product status, and ...

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May 15-17, 2023 — Gravic, HPE, and a User Present on HPE Shadowbase Solutions at eBITUG (European British Isles Tandem User Group)

The ATUG Meeting turned out to be a busy, content-heavy day at the HPE office in Alpharetta, Georgia. The day started out with mingling, and quickly switched to in-depth sessions.

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May 16, 2023 — Lea el Resumen de HPE Haga que su Empresa no sufra interrupciones (Read the HPE Brief Make Your Business NonStop)

Aprenda cómo lograr la disponibilidad continua de los servicios y la validación e integración de datos en una única solución: Haga que su Empresa no sufra interrupciones. Learn how to achieve Continuous availability of services and validation and integrating data into a single solution: Make Your Business ‘Nonstop’.

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May 3, 2023 — Gravic Presents on HPE Shadowbase Solutions at ATUG (Atlanta Tandem User Group)

The ATUG Meeting turned out to be a busy, content-heavy day at the HPE office in Alpharetta, Georgia. The day started out with mingling, and quickly switched to in-depth sessions.

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May 2, 2023 — Gravic Publishes New White Paper: The Advantages of Transaction Protection

Gravic recently published the white paper, The Advantages of Transaction Protection – Avoid the Dangers of Non-audited Environments for Mission Critical Applications. Myths persist that the use of transaction management (TM) software and audited data comes at considerable cost, which outweighs the benefits. However, far from being an impediment, use of a TM and audited...

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April 27, 2023 — Gravic Presents on HPE Shadowbase Solutions at NYTUG (New York Tandem User Group)

After a long Amtrak train ride from Southeastern Pennsylvania to downtown Manhattan, Paden and Paul Holenstein along with Chris Dunlap, attended the NYTUG meeting at the HPE Customer Innovation Center in downtown Manhattan (NYC).

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April 25, 2023 — Gravic Presents on HPE Shadowbase Solutions at MATUG (Mid-Atlantic Tandem User Group)

After all the planning, the MATUG meeting went smoothly at the HPE office in the Reston Town Center. It was great to meet a few new faces (first-time TUG attendees!) and reconnect with existing friends. The day started with a continental breakfast and networking.

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April 7, 2023 — Idelji Releases Video on Shadowbase Monitor Plugin for Web ViewPoint Enterprise

Shadowbase Monitor is a free plugin for your HPE Web ViewPoint Enterprise. It connects to HPE Shadowbase environments to provide monitoring, alerting...

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Data Validation — a Must-have for Mission-Critical Databases

The Connection, by Paden R. Holenstein
Gravic published an article, Data Validation – a Must-have for Mission-Critical Databases, in the March/April issue of The Connection. In Business Continuity architectures, consistency between the production and backup...