Five Minute Briefing - October 5, 2016
Blue Medora, a provider of enterprise cloud and data center management, is unveiling SelectStar, a new IT operational analytics (ITOA) platform. The solution combines comprehensive database and cloud infrastructure monitoring to help organizations track and optimize critical database performance and availability metrics.
ORACLE CTO LARRY ELLISON DRILLS DOWN ON DATABASE AND IAAS CAPABILITIES IN SECOND OPENWORLD 2016 KEYNOTE
In his second keynote at Oracle OpenWorld 2016, Oracle executive chairman and CTO Larry Ellison highlighted key features of Oracle's recent product announcements. While in his first keynote, Ellison identified Amazon for infrastructure and Workday for applications as Oracle's chief competitors, throughout his second presentation, he centered Amazon in Oracle's competitive cross-hairs. In addition, in the 1-hour address, Ellison continued to expand on hybrid on-premise-and-cloud computing, security, and infrastructure as a service capabilities as areas of focus and differentiation in Oracle's ongoing strategy.
Splice Machine, provider of an SQL RDBMS powered by Hadoop and Spark, now supports native PL/SQL on Splice Machine. Announced at Strata + Hadoop World in NYC, the new capabilities are available through the Splice Machine Enterprise Edition.
THINK ABOUT IT
As data volumes continue to grow along with the number of (mobile) devices, agile jacks-of-all-trades such as enterprise apps are taking the place of standard applications. These programs allow companies to combine analytical functions and transactional capabilities to design flexible business process. At the same time, apps support smart decision-making and offer a link to social networks.
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