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Gravic Publishes Article on the Advantages of Scale-out Architectures

Visit Gravic at GTUG’s European NonStop HotSpot – Conference & Exhibition




Gravic recently published the article, Scale-up is Dead, Long Live Scale-out!in the March/April issue of The Connection. Keeping up with user demand is a significant challenge for IT departments. The traditional scale-up approach suffers from significant limitations and cost issues that prevent it from satisfying the ever-increasing workloads of a 24×7 online society. The use of massively parallel processing and scale-out architectures is the solution, since they can readily and non-disruptively apply additional compute resources to meet any demand, at a much lower cost, and with improved service availability. The use of the HPE Shadowbase data replication engine to share and maintain consistent data between multiple systems enables scale-out application and workload distributions across multiple compute nodes, which provides the necessary scalability and availability to meet the highest levels of user demand now and into the future.

We look forward to seeing everyone at the European NonStop HotSpot – Conference & Exhibition, hosted by GTUG and Connect Germany on 14-16 May at the Westin Hotel in Leipzig, Germany. On 15 May, we are co-sponsoring a Partner Technical Update (PTU) breakfast meeting for HPE Sales, Technical Services, and Solution Architects. HPE attendees should contact us for additional information if they plan to attend and have not already registered.

Please stop by the booth or attend our presentation, New HPE Shadowbase Success Stories (including Business Continuity, Data Integration, Zero Downtime Migrations). We describe numerous HPE Shadowbase success stories in several solution categories:


We will also present,New HPE Shadowbase Features that Solve Customers’ Challenges (including Zero Data Loss, DB2 as a source, transforming Enscribe data to industry standard DBs). We describe the recently released HPE Shadowbase features that are helping our customers to solve their business challenges including:

Rick Stather, Sr. System Manager and Team Lead for Scandinavia at TCM Solutions will present, Shadowbase Tricks: A ‘Swiss Army Knife’ Guide to Replication/Recovery. This presentation guides you through the Shadowbase tools, SOLV and Compare, and how they were used in a real life data recovery scenario. It covers SOLV loading database tables, where records are missing on your DR box – without the need for stopping replication or closing down your application(s). It will also take you through the Compare tool and how it can be used currently for comparing records in an SQL table and how future versions will even allow you to put missing records into an output file that can later be used for loading the missing records into your DR system.

Gravic is co-sponsoring the Porsche factory excursion on 17 May. Attendees will visit the Porsche manufacturing plant – a NonStop user – in Leipzig. Participants will take a guided tour through the production lines where the cars are made to perfection, and then ride aside drivers in a Panamera or a comparable Porsche on a speedy racetrack. We hope to see you there!