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    Five Minute Briefing - October 21, 2015

    NEWS FLASHES

    IS MYSQL IN YOUR FUTURE? SEVEN THINGS TO CONSIDER ABOUT OPEN SOURCE DATABASES

    Ever since Linux became a viable server operating system, organizations have been looking to all kinds of open source software (OSS) to save on license and maintenance costs and to enjoy the benefits of an open platform that invites innovation. If you're considering MySQL or another open source DBMS as either your primary database or to, perhaps, operate alongside your existing commercial systems, such as Oracle or Microsoft SQL Server, for one reason or another, here are seven things to keep in mind.

    ORACLE ANNOUNCES GENERAL AVAILABILITY OF MYSQL 5.7

    Oracle today announced the general availability of MySQL 5.7, the latest version of the open source database. According to Tomas Ulin, vice president, MySQL Engineering, Oracle, the new version delivers greater performance, scalability, manageability, plus enhanced NoSQL capabilities with JSON support and MySQL Router, which makes it easy to connect applications to multiple MySQL databases.

    PROTEGRITY DATABASE PROTECTOR ACHIEVES ORACLE EXADATA OPTIMIZED STATUS

    Enterprise data security provider Protegrity has announced that it has earned Oracle Exadata Optimized status through the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), demonstrating that Protegrity Database Protector for Oracle Exadata is recognized as having been tested and tuned on Oracle Exadata Database Machine to deliver speed, scalability and reliability to customers.

    THINK ABOUT IT

    THE DARK SIDE OF AGILE DEVELOPMENT

    The Agile methodology is great for getting turgid development teams to start working faster and more coherently. With Agile, which focuses on more rapid, incremental deliverables and cross-departmental collaboration, the bureaucratic plaque is flushed from the information technology groups' arteries. But there is a dark side to Agile approaches.

    IOUG NEWS AND INFORMATION

    BECOME AN #IOUGENIUS AND JOIN THE COMMUNITY

    #IOUGenius takes the pulse of one hot topic each week and aggregates top content from the Oracle user community.

    IOUG WEBCASTS - OCTOBER 21, 2015

    IOUG offers webcasts on a range of topics including big data, security, cloud, and many more.

    MAKE SURE TO CONNECT WITH IOUG AT ORACLE OPENWORLD

    IOUG wants to see you this weekend at Oracle OpenWorld! Join us for 40+ IOUG sessions on User Group Sunday, visit the IOUG Kiosk for more information on COLLABORATE 16, meet up with IOUG Director of Partner Engagement, Jim Conlon, attend a SIG meeting and more.

    ORACLE NEWS & UPDATES - OCTOBER 21, 2015

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