Connecting Oracle 11g to RDB database with Oracle Heterogenous Services

One of my clients has been running an Oracle RDB database on VMS for decades.

This RDB database stores mission critical data and interfaces with COBOL applications and Oracle 8i databases.
(If you wonder what RDB is; it’s a RDBMS created by DEC in 1984 and bought by Oracle in 1994)

While modernizing the IT landscape, the client expressed the desire to reduce complexity and migrate the mission critical data in RDB to an Oracle (more...)