Database Cloning ChallengeBusiness want data now.Business don’t understand DBAs.Databases getting bigger & harder to copy.Developers want more copies.Reporting wants more copies.Everyone has storage constraints.If you can’t satisfy the businessdemands your process is broken.
Two PartsI. Cloning TechnologyII. Accelerate your business
Part I : Cloning Technology3. Virtual2. Thin Provision1. Physical
Shared access = Poor ProductivityDevelopers andtester get frustratedDatabases become oldand unrepresentativeof production.Requires complexscheduling andmanagement
Never enough environmentsAverage customer makes 12 copies of production- Charles Garry, Database Product Manager Oracle
Physical CopiesTime consumingTime to make copies, days to weeksRMAN backup, archive logs, copy data over, recoverMeetings , days to weeksAdmins: System, Storage ,Database ,Network,manager coordinationSpace consuming40 devs x 2.5TB production = 100TB20 report DBs x 40 TB = 800TB=> bottlenecks