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Amway China’s JD Edwards application was running into complications with large, and rapidly growing, data volumes leading to significant performance degradation. A lot of the data residing in the production database was not relevant to the day-to-day functioning of Amway China’s JD Edwards system. Retaining this inactive data in the production environment was slowing down application performance and complicating database backup and routine maintenance. Therefore, Amway China needed a solution to address the following challenges:
Estuate delivered a solution to extract and archive rarely-used historical JD Edwards data from production environments and store that data in secure, compressed archive files or an archive database. The solution:
Estuate’s solution helped Amway China improve application performance and reduce storage costs while addressing information lifecycle management (ILM) and compliance requirements for the data associated with these applications. Key benefits include:
At Amway China, data growth had become a critical bottleneck that took up time and resources and adversely impacted the productivity of our team. Estuate’s solution tamed data growth, ensured high application availability, improved application performance and significantly reduced operational costs. Estuate’s expertise in information lifecycle governance is the reason we were able to cut the runtime of key processes and boosted application performance by 60 percent