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    Five Minute Briefing - April 22, 2015

    NEWS FLASHES

    MYSQL BROADENS USE CASES FOR OPEN SOURCE DATABASE WITH 5.7 RELEASE

    MySQL has announced MySQL Server 5.7, release candidate 1 (5.7.7), which represents the first major release since the 5.6 GA release 2 years ago. MySQL 5.7 RC 1 adds enhancements in several important areas, which are targeted at both growing with existing customers and their current installed base and demands, as well as trying to enter into new market segments, according to Tomas Ulin, vice president for the MySQL engineering team at Oracle. In particular to broaden its use within enterprise environments, with this release, work has been done in areas such as security, GIS, and query optimization.

    ORACLE RELEASES APPLICATION EXPRESS 5 WITH ALL-NEW USER INTERFACE

    Oracle has released Application Express 5, a new version of the popular tool for development and deployment of professional web-based applications for desktops and mobile devices using only a web browser. With the new release, the first since October 2012, not only did Oracle affect what can be produced but the development environment itself has been improved as well, according to Michael Hichwa, vice president of software development at Oracle, and Joel Kallman, director, software development at Oracle.

    ORACLE UPDATES RETAIL PORTFOLIO WITH NEW CLOUD SERVICES

    To help ensure uptime and efficiency of key retail operations, while providing consistent, immediately available upgrades—and thus enabling internal IT groups to focus on differentiating the customer experience and driving growth, Oracle has introduced new Retail Cloud Services. The six new Oracle Retail cloud services are aimed at providing retailers with fast access to enterprise-grade applications for managing critical e-commerce, customer engagement, order management, order fulfillment, loss prevention, and brand compliance operations.

     

    THINK ABOUT IT

    DATA AT YOUR SERVICE: CLOUD BEGINS TO REVEAL ITS LONG-TERM VALUE

    There are actually many advantages to adopting or subscribing to a cloud-based data services infrastructure. For starters—and this may be the only reason companies need to make the move—there's the simplicity cloud and data as a service can offer. In many ways, cloud and data as a service free enterprises and their data teams from the technical intricacies of deploying systems and solutions.

     

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    IOUG WEBCASTS - APRIL 22, 2015 UPDATE

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    ORACLE NEWS & UPDATES - APRIL 22, 2015 UPDATE

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