Release Information

Introduction

Getting Started

Delphix Engine System Administration

Virtual Database Management with the Delphix Engine

Delphix Modernization Engine

Delphix Compliance Engine

Virtualizing Unstructured Files

Virtualizing Oracle E-Business Suite

Jet Stream

Mission Control Admin User Guide

Delphix Express User Guide

Reference


Documentation for Previous Versions of the Delphix Engine

Delphix Server 3.0 Documentation
Delphix Server 3.1 Documentation
Delphix Engine 3.2 Documentation
Delphix Engine 4.0 Documentation
Delphix Engine 4.1 Documentation

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Supported Versions of Windows OS

  • Windows Server 2003 SP2, 2003 R2

  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Server 2012, 2012 R2

Delphix supports only 64-bit versions of Windows on target hosts and validated-sync-target hosts.

Target hosts and validated-sync-target hosts running Windows Server 2003 SP2 or 2003 R2 must install the hotfix documented in KB 943043.

There are further restrictions on supported Windows and SQL Server versions for SQL Server Failover Cluster target environments. See Adding a SQL Server Failover Cluster Target Environment for details.

Supported Versions of SQL Server

SQL Server Version

Delphix Version

SQL Server 2005 (9.0)Delphix 3.x
SQL Server 2008 (10.0)Delphix 3.x
SQL Server 2008 R2 (10.5)Delphix 3.x
SQL Server 2012 (11.0)Delphix 3.1.2 and beyond
SQL Server 2014 (12.0)Delphix 4.1.3 and beyond

Supported SQL Server Backup Software

The Delphix Engine interacts with source database backups in the following ways:

  • When linking a new source database, the Delphix Engine can use an existing full backup to load the source database data
  • When performing a sync of an existing dSource, the Delphix Engine can use an existing full backup
  • After the dSource is created, the Delphix Engine picks up any new backups that are taken on the source database and applies them to the copy of the source database on the Delphix Engine. This includes:
    • Transaction log backups for databases in Full or Bulk-Logged recovery models
    • Differential and full backups for databases in Simple recovery model

Delphix currently supports the following backup software for source database backups:

  • SQL Server native backups
  • Quest/NetVault LiteSpeed
    • If the source database is backed up with LiteSpeed, the source and the staging environments must have LiteSpeed installed on them. The version of LiteSpeed on the staging environment must be the same or higher than that on the source. Delphix currently supports LiteSpeed v5.0.0.0 and onwards.
  • Red Gate SQL Backup Pro
    • If the source database is backed up with SQL Backup Pro, the source and the staging environments must have SQL Backup Pro installed on them. The version of SQL Backup Pro on the staging environment must be the same as that on the source. Delphix currently supports SQL Backup Pro v7.3 and onwards.

Delphix does not support encrypted backups.


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