High Availability

A catalog of wince-inducing practices to be avoided for the OpenEdge or, indeed any, database. We Won’t Need That! "Oops…" Do not EVER destroy your production database, even if it is badly damaged. In a recovery or migration situation it can sometimes be tempting to overwrite your database in...

Unless it's a read-only database, no OpenEdge production database should run without after-imaging. Period. After-Imaging (AI) is an OpenEdge continuous change logging system that stores database changes in specially formatted log files. It allows the DBA to restore a database from a backup then apply all...

In the past few months, two White Star Software customers experienced one-in-a-million interruptions in availability of their OpenEdge application. I’m not talking about FIRE and BRIMSTONE DISASTERS. It was not Irma nor Harvey nor any other natural disaster. I’m talking about events like a construction...