• Thanks for your assistance and your good product. We took our first Summit Canada data centre client live the first weekend in February with two standby servers. The latest patch supporting the ability to automatically process the archive log on the standby server is brilliant. I always like less maintenance and fewer things to go wrong. Keep up the good work.

    Mark Weeden, Senior Software Developer/Oracle DBA, OCP— Fiserv

Smart Alternative to Oracle Data Guard

Dbvisit Standby is trusted in over 110 countries to protect your data from hardware and logical failures, natural disasters, human error and outages. It is the smart alternative to Oracle Enterprise Edition (EE) and Data Guard because it enables you to cost-effectively protect your critical data infrastructure and get more out of your existing investment in Oracle® Database Standard Edition (SE)  and Standard Edition One (SE1) software.

Reasons to consider Dbvisit Standby with SE or SE1 versus EE and Oracle Data Guard:

  • Works with Microsoft Windows, UNIX and Linux, 32 bit and 64 bit
  • Supports Oracle versions 8i to 12c, both 32 bit and 64 bit
  • Provides automatic graceful switchover (role reversal)
  • Offers automatic continuation without intervention of DBA
  • Allows automatic notification alerting via email
  • Includes automated management and monitoring of Oracle archive logs on both primary and standby server
  • Includes simple failover to activate standby database in case of disaster
  •  Offers a maximum performance mode
  • Has encryption and compression as standard
  • Allows multiple standby databases each with their own schedule
  • Provides switch over for planned maintenance and upgrades
  • Creates the Standby database automatically
  • Protects from database corruption being replicated
  • Automatically replicates all changes including new tablespaces, datafiles, tables and columns
  • Supports RAC (RAC is a free option with Oracle SE, whereas RAC is an additional priced option with EE)

Still Not Sure?

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Read our customer case study to see why Wim Bosman chose SE and Dbvisit Standby over Oracle EE and Data Guard.

Talk with us now to hear how other organizations in similar industries with similar challenges have successfully made the move to Standard Edition and Standard Edition 1.

Top 10 Features Comparing Dbvisit Standby vs Data Guard

FunctionalityDbvisit StandbyData Guard
Works with Microsoft Windows, UNIX and Linux, 32bit and 64bitCheckCheck
Supports Oracle versions 8i to 12c, both 32 bit and 64 bitCheckCross
Supports Oracle RAC, flash recovery area, OMF and ASM file systemsCheckCheck
Automatic Graceful switchover (role reversal)CheckCheck
Automatic notification alerting via emailCheckCross
Automated management and monitoring of Oracle logs on both primary and standby serverCheckCross
Simple failover to activate standby database in case of disasterCheckCheck
Encryption and compression as standardCheckCross
Creation of Standby databaseCheckCheck
Automatically replicates all changes including new tablespaces, datafiles, tables and columnsCheckCheck





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