Database Competence Centre
The Database Competence Centre addresses a wide range of
database issues that play a crucial role in the operation of
the database services at CERN including LHC experiments and
the LHC computing Grid.
The project will focus on the following topics:
Data replication and data distribution based on Oracle
Improving scalability of Oracle Real Application
Clusters (RAC), implementing RAC for
reliable database services.
Evaluating and implementing inovative monitoring with
Oracle Enterprise Manager and providing feedback to the
Oracle development team for future enhancements.
Evaluating and implementing innovative use of Oracle
Data Guard automatic failover.
Regression testing new functionality and releases with
upcoming Oracle database software, providing early
feedback to Oracle.
Developing and testing virtualisation of Oracle database
Evaluating and testing new enterprise hardware in the