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    November 3-6, 2019 — HPE Shadowbase Team Presents at the Connect NonStop Technical Boot Camp

    Gravic personnel greatly enjoyed the 2019 Connect HPE NonStop TBC held at the Hyatt Regency in Burlingame. Luckily this year, there was not an air quality problem in San Francisco, even though wildfires still affected various parts of California, and threatened some of the attendees who live in these areas. To kick off the conference,...

      November 3, 2019 — Clive Abrahams, Grant Adonis, and Praveen Gupta Added to HPE Shadowbase Hall of Fame

      At the Partner Technical Update held at the annual HPE Technical Boot Camp, Gravic announced that HPE solution architects, Clive Abrahams, Grant Adonis, and Praveen Gupta are the 2019 recipients of the HPE Shadowbase Hall of Fame Project Award.

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        October 30, 2019 — Shadowbase Fall 2019 Newsletter Publishes

        Gravic publishes its Shadowbase Fall Newsletter, with articles covering the Executive Vice President’s Letter; Focus on Product Management; Development News; ITL Deployment News; new videos, white paper, and articles; and the HPE NonStop TBC.

          October 30, 2019 — Gravic Releases New Video on Shadowbase Business Continuity

          Please enjoy our newly released video on Shadowbase Business Continuity, which is also available with Japanese subtitles. We will be soon be adding more subtitles.  We hope that you find it interesting and informative! Please share it with your colleagues!

            October 17, 2019 — Shadowbase Team Presents at MexTUG

            At the MexTUG Meeting, held in Mexico City, we enjoyed catching up with the customers, meeting new faces, and hearing Arturo Canseco’s talk on HPE’s humble beginnings to its big vision for the future, as well as Mercedes Fabila’s talk about HPE’s product portfolio and hardware. We also experienced authentic local Mexican  cuisine and the...

              October 10, 2019 — Gravic Publishes Article on Discovering Meaningful Patterns Using Data Integration

              Gravic recently published, Discover Meaningful Patterns Using Data Integration in the September/October issue of The Connection. HPE Shadowbase Streams for Data Integration uses CDC technology to stream data generated by one application to target database and application environments, eliminating data silos and providing the facilities for integrating existing applications at the data or event-driven level...

                September 18 & 25, 2019 — HPE Shadowbase Team Presents at ATUG & CTUG Meetings

                The HPE Shadowbase team recently presented, HPE Shadowbase Mission-Critical Use Case Solutions and Product News at ATUG in Atlanta and CTUG in Toronto. Attendees learned about new and future HPE Shadowbase features and how the software solves various enterprise use case problems, including: Business Continuity – active/passive, sizzling-hot-takeover, active/active replication architectures Data Integration and Synchronization...

                  September 9, 2019 — Gravic Publishes New HPE Shadowbase White Paper on SOLV Product Suite — Online Database Loading, Copying, Synchronizing, and Unloading

                  Gravic recently published the white paper, HPE Shadowbase SOLV Product Suite — Online Database Loading, Copying, Synchronizing, and Unloading. SOLV loading utilizes special patented features that allow it to properly merge the data being loaded with the data being replicated. However, note that SOLV loading can also occur without HPE Shadowbase replication being active/in-use. In...

                    July 16 & 18, 2019 — Gravic Presents at HPE NonStop Innovation Summit (KNUG) and HPE NonStop & MCS Technology Day (TNUG)

                    This past week, Paul and Paden Holenstein attended the HPE NonStop Innovation Summit 2019 in Seoul and the HPE NonStop & MCS Technology Day in Taipei. They flew into Incheon International airport, took a shuttle to the Conrad Seoul, arriving late at night. They enjoyed a smorgasbord of food at the hotel breakfast buffet and...

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                      July 12, 2019 — Gravic Releases New Shadowbase Overview Video

                      Please enjoy our newly released Shadowbase Overview Video, which is also available with Korean and Chinese Simplified subtitles. We hope that you find it interesting and informative, and will share it with your colleagues!

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                        June 27, 2019 — HPE Shadowbase Team Presents at N2TUG Meeting

                        This past week, Paul and Paden Holenstein attended the N2TUG Meeting in Dallas.  Thanks to American’s booking policies, both the to and from flights were oversold, and there was nary a seat left unoccupied.  Sound familiar?   Fortunately, the N2TUG venue at the Gaylord Texan Resort in Grapevine, Texas is close to the airport, rather...

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                          June 17-19, 2019 — HPE Shadowbase Team Presents at HPE Discover Las Vegas

                          This past week, Gravic’s HPE Shadowbase team attended HPE Discover at the Venetian/Palazzo and the Sands Expo in Las Vegas. Gravic was awarded the HPE Momentum Technology Partner of the Year 2019 Award and Paul J. Holenstein was interviewed about the award. He was also recognized (pictured) for his HPE MASE (Master Accredited Solution Expert)...

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                            June 17, 2019 — Gravic Wins HPE’s Momentum Technology Partner of the Year 2019 Award!

                            At the annual HPE Global Partner Summit 2019 in Las Vegas, Gravic, Inc. graciously accepted the Momentum Technology Partner of the Year 2019 Award from Hewlett Packard Enterprise during the Alliances Reception and Awards Ceremony. The HPE Global Solutions Awards recognize HPE Partners for their outstanding performance and accomplishments in driving meaningful business results for...

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                              June 5-6, 2019 — HPE Shadowbase Team Presents at HPE NonStop Customer Event in Santiago, Chile

                              This past week, we participated in the HPE NonStop Customer Event held in Santiago, Chile. On Wednesday, attendees enjoyed an official welcoming by Orlando Riquelme and various presentations, including two given by Alfredo Villarroel: NonStop Present and Future and HPE Shadowbase Use Case Solutions and Product Updates. On Thursday, attendees viewed a short NonStop video...

                                June 1, 2019 — Gravic Publishes New Ad on HPE Shadowbase Compare and Repair

                                Sometimes things just don’t add up. Use HPE Shadowbase Compare and HPE Shadowbase Repair to make sense of your data.   HPE Shadowbase Compare and Repair

                                  May 30, 2019 — Gravic Publishes Article on Reliability, Availability, and Scalability

                                  Gravic recently published the article, A Modern Look at Reliability, Availability, and Scalability, in the May/June issue of The Connection. Availability and reliability are complimentary measures, and they each deserve equal consideration for mission-critical applications. Enterprises want both 100% availability and 100% reliability but can never achieve 100% for either. Availability is the proportion of...

                                    May 30, 2019 — Gravic Publishes Article: From Hacker to Hackathon — History in the Making!

                                    Gravic recently published the article, From Hacker to Hackathon – History in the Making! in the May/June issue of The Connection. The article includes highlights from planning, scheduling, coordinating, and hosting our first-ever hackathon, which has now become a highly anticipated annual event. Our employees enjoyed a tremendous team-building experience, were exposed to new ways...

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                                      May 13-15, 2019 — HPE Shadowbase Team Presents at the First ETBC: European Technical Boot Camp

                                      This past week at the ETBC, we participated in a Partner Technical Update and also presented a new case study, Using Data Replication to Offload Online Host Processing and Enable New Business Applications. Attendees enjoyed our other presentation, HPE Shadowbase Product Update and Enterprise Use Cases. During this event, we reconvened with customers and HPE...

                                        April 29 – May 2, 2019 — Gravic Presents at NYTUG, SCNUG, and LATUG Meetings

                                        At the NYTUG Meeting, Paul  Holenstein and Gary Strickler visited the HPE office in Berkeley Heights, NJ. Gary enjoyed reconnecting with old faces, while Paul enjoyed chatting with our HPE colleagues and customers.  Several of the presentations were particularly appropriate.  For example, Paul Densinger discussed how to effectively modernize data and “open it” by migrating...

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                                          Shadowbase Spring 2019 Newsletter Published

                                          Vice President’s Letter; Focus on Shadowbase Product Management; Shadowbase Development News; Shadowbase Support Tips, and New Shadowbase Article and Use Cases.

                                            Gravic Celebrates its 40th Anniversary!

                                            In 2019, our 40th year of business, we take time to reflect on the past and look forward to the future. Over the past forty years, we overcame economic cycles, Section 1702 and the inception of GDPR and other regulation changes, and the rise and fall of IT analyst fads as opportunities. Some may ask:...

                                              March 18, 2019 — Gravic Publishes Article: Using Data Replication to Offload Online Host Processing and Enable New Business Applications

                                              Gravic recently published an article in the Spring issue of Connect Converge: Using Data Replication to Offload Online Host Processing and Enable New Business Applications. The current data in online transaction processing systems is some of the most valuable. If this data is trapped in that system, and not available to enable other real-time business...

                                                March 1, 2019 — HPE Shadowbase Team Presents at SunTUG

                                                At this event in Tampa, we enjoyed talking with the local HPE NonStop users, presenting HPE Shadowbase Use Cases, meeting with HPE personnel, and learning what updates the other vendors are talking about. Karen Copeland opened the show with HPE NonStop Strategy and the Migration to x86. Each vendor ran out of give-a-ways in the...

                                                  March 1, 2019 — Gravic Publishes New Ad on HPE Shadowbase Data and Application Integration

                                                  IT Systems Come in Many Colors. HPE Shadowbase Data and Application Integration Adapts to them All!   HPE Shadowbase Data and Application Integration

                                                    February 24-26, 2019 — HPE Shadowbase Team Presents at Asia Pacific Mission Critical Solutions (MCS) 2019

                                                    During this event in Thailand, we enjoyed meeting with local HPE MCS personnel, HPE corporate, and several customers in the region. We presented HPE Shadowbase Data Replication Solutions to Solve Business Challenges and HPE Shadowbase Enterprise Use Cases and Product Update to attendees, reviewing our latest feature and solution enhancements, along with discussing our future product...

                                                      December 4 & 6, 2018 — HPE Shadowbase Team Presents at BELUG and INNIG

                                                      During these European events, we enjoyed meeting with the customer base at the local HPE offices, and reviewing our latest feature and solution enhancements, along with discussing our future product direction. In particular, we discussed how best to manage the replacement of RDF (now in the ‘Mature’ product state) with HPE Shadowbase, and presented examples...

                                                        December 4, 2018 — HPE Shadowbase Team Presents at MATUG

                                                        We recently attended and presented on HPE Shadowbase at MATUG (Baltimore, MD). We reminded the audience that since HPE NonStop RDF is now in ‘Mature’ status, we want customers to consider migrating to HPE Shadowbase as their go-forward solution for the additional features it offers. We also recapped some slides from the TBC (Connect Technical...

                                                          November 11-14, 2018 — HPE Shadowbase Team Presents at the Connect NonStop Technical Boot Camp

                                                          Gravic personnel greatly enjoyed the 2018 Connect HPE NonStop TBC held at the Hyatt Regency in Burlingame. During our time in California, the camp fire smoke caused dark red sunrises. Our thoughts and prayers go out to those affected by this tragedy. To kick off the conference, we celebrated Connect’s 10-year anniversary. Our thoughts We...

                                                            November 11, 2018 — David Jones and Chris Lowry Added to HPE Shadowbase Hall of Fame

                                                            At the annual Partner Technical Update, Paul Holenstein announced that HPE solution architects, David Jones and Chris Lowry, are the recipients of the HPE Shadowbase Hall of Fame award.  Each were vital this past year in their role of implementing HPE Shadowbase at two customer sites: ArcelorMittal and ATI Metals.

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                                                              Shadowbase Fall 2018 Newsletter Published

                                                              Vice President’s Letter; Focus on Shadowbase Product Management; Shadowbase Development News; Shadowbase Support Tips; New Shadowbase Articles, Solution Briefs, and Presentation Web Page; and Shadowbase Fall Tradeshow Events.

                                                                October 25-27, 2018 — Gravic Presents at Two HPE Events in Thailand

                                                                Bill Holenstein, Senior Manager of Product Delivery, presented on HPE Shadowbase Zero Downtime Migrations & Upgrades Overview at the Thailand NonStop Connect 2018 event held at the ATTA Lake Resort in Khao Yai, two hours north of Bangkok.  Prior to this event, Bill presented on HPE Shadowbase Use Case Solutions & Product Update at the...

                                                                  October 4, 2018 — Shadowbase Team Presents at MexTUG

                                                                  We recently attended and presented on HPE Shadowbase Use Cases and Product Update at MexTUG (Mexico City). We enjoyed our stay at the Sheraton Maria Isabel Hotel (which, by the way, has an impressive exercise facility and rooftop pool) by the Paseo de la Reforma. We visited some local sights, experienced the culture, and purchased...

                                                                    October 2, 2018 — Gravic Publishes New Technical Article on Switching Replication Engines with Zero Downtime — Part 3

                                                                    Gravic recently published the third and final part of the article series, Switching Replication Engines with Zero Downtime. When it is necessary to change or upgrade to a new data replication engine version, a zero downtime migration imposes no downtime on applications or users, and the databases all remain consistent, complete, and up-to-date during the...