Five Minute Briefing - June 11, 2014
MySQL Fabric is now generally available, providing an integrated system that makes it simpler to manage groups of MySQL databases. It delivers both high availability - via failure detection and failover - and scalability through automated data sharding.
Oracle has joined the OpenDaylight Project as a Silver Member, and is expanding its application-driven software defined networking (SDN) capabilities in Oracle Solaris 11.2 with plans to integrate OpenDaylight SDN. The aim with the new integration is to help customers improve service quality and take advantage of apps-to-disk SLAs through compatibility with a range of SDN devices, applications and services. It will also allow them to use a common and open SDN platform with OpenStack to manage Oracle Solaris-based clouds.
At an event at Oracle's headquarters, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison showcased the new Oracle Database In-Memory, an additional option to the Oracle Database 12c. Oracle Database In-Memory is scheduled for release in July, said Ellison. The Oracle Database In-Memory is the underpinning of finally making the real-time enterprise a reality, explained Tim Shetler, Oracle vice president of product management, in an interview before the launch event in which he highlighted the key elements of the release. "We have built this in-memory option to be completely transparent to the huge ecosystem of Oracle Database customers and applications that are already written for the Oracle Database."
ORACLE ENTERPRISE MANAGER 12 RELEASE 4 ADDS FEATURES TO SPEED ADOPTION OF ENTERPRISE-SCALE PRIVATE CLOUDS
Oracle has released Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Release 4 which includes a richer service catalog for database as a service, enhanced database and middleware management, and automation for broader cloud services.
THINK ABOUT IT
A recent industry article predicted that the data center will "bear the brunt" of the onslaught of unstructured data from the Internet of Things. The pressure will be on to open up data centers to more distributed approaches, including greater adoption of cloud resources.
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