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2018-01-28T13:15:00Z

What advice do you have for others considering Oracle GoldenGate?

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If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Oracle GoldenGate, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

It works great as a text-based application. There are a lot of hooplas you have to run through for more of a GUI support. It requires a high level of knowledge to get started. I would definitely recommend starting out with very simple extracts, pumps, and replicates to get the environment working and then jump in with specific tables that you need. I would rate Oracle GoldenGate a six out of ten.

2021-02-18T10:11:48Z
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My advice for anybody who is considering this product that its suitability depends on the environment. If Oracle is being used then it is a good solution but otherwise, another product would be a better choice. I would suggest using a solution by the same vendor as the database that is being used. I would rate this solution an eight out of ten.

2020-11-24T23:23:18Z
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Top 20Reseller

We're a reseller. We help our clients implement the solution. I'm not sure which version of the solution I'm using or if it's the most current. GoldenGate, right now, is a really fantastic solution. The price is high, but it's worth the cost, in my opinion. It works with heterogeneous environments like Oracle, or IBM digital. We host it in servers and we host it in databases. A lot of the times we also host it in MySQL or on the MySQL database. The solution uses a very low latency bandwidth because GoldenGate actually transfers the data. It will not take up a lot of resources like CPU or memory. I'd rate the solution nine out of ten.

2020-07-12T11:48:51Z
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Top 20Real User

We're currently in the middle of a huge project using Oracle GoldenGate. We have a unique business case in the world - synchronizing 3000 OLTP databases to an Exadata. Normally Oracle GoldenGate use cases are for 10 or 50 maximum data sources. We are using OGG version 19 in the OGG Hubs (Replicators). In the source, we are using OGG version 13 microservices (Extractors). We have a hybrid OGG architecture: the data source is on-premise and the hubs and the Exadata are in the OCI (Oracle Cloud Infrastructure). We have on-premise extractors and replicators in the cloud. the connection is made through FastConnect. I'd rate the solution seven out of ten. There are several features that have some real limitations for us. The product itself is not simple to manage and we take almost 6 months to learn the basics. There's also harsh memory consumption. Each connection is consuming almost 200 megabytes of memory, and, with the 3000 databases, that's a lot of resources to manage.

2020-06-25T10:49:17Z
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Top 20Real User

Oracle GoldenGate is a product that I would recommend. I would rate this solution a nine out of ten.

2020-03-04T08:49:27Z
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Real User

My opinion of GoldenGate is that it is an improvement over earlier Oracle products. I think that the interface for GoldenGate is very user-friendly. I recommend that people support the use of Oracle GoldenGate and have made this opinion known to colleagues in Egypt who are responsible for team projects. On a scale from one to ten — one being the worst and ten being the best — I would grade Oracle GoldenGate as a nine right now. After one or two more months working with the product, maybe the nine would be ten. It could be ten right now because I haven't faced any problems. This tool and Oracle's reputation speak for themselves. I don't need to complicate the issues by involving and a big problem I had in the past. But if I need a real reason why it should not be a ten and a nine is justified, I need Oracle to improve its support in Egypt. This is a genuine issue that is ongoing.

2019-09-22T06:41:00Z
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Consultant

I would rate this solution around eight or nine out of ten. The solution is extremely stable.

2019-08-04T07:38:00Z
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Real User

This is a good solution for data replication, but there are some areas that need to be improved. I would rate this solution a seven out of ten.

2019-07-28T07:34:00Z
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Real User

This solution is priced well, is fast, and doesn't have any impact on our production database. I would rate this solution and eight out of ten.

2019-07-18T11:31:00Z
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Real User

I would recommend Oracle GoldenGate, of course.

2018-01-28T13:15:00Z
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Real User

You've got to balance the cost with your requirements. You may find that using something like Dbvisit Replicate is good enough for what you are doing, and it is substantially cheaper.

2018-01-28T13:15:00Z
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