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Oracle Differentiates its MySQL Cloud Service

MySQL is available as a service on every major public cloud. Here’s how Oracle MySQL Cloud Service is different. You’ll find MySQL available as a service on every major public … Continue reading

August 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

Oracle Open World 2015: Three Important Cloud Services

Oracle Open World 2015 announcements included three data-related standouts: Oracle Cloud Platform For Big Data, Oracle Data Visualization Cloud Service, and Oracle Data Cloud. Here’s a deeper dive on what … Continue reading

November 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

AWS re:Invent: Five Takeaways On New Services

Amazon challenges ‘old-guard’ IBM, Microsoft and Oracle with QuickSight, Kinesis Firehose, Snowball, and new database services. Here’s a quick rundown with cautions for would-be adopters. Make no mistake: Amazon Web Services … Continue reading

October 8, 2015 · 2 Comments

Couchbase Intros 4.0 Release, Highlights Enterprise Wins

Couchbase Live New York event puts new features, NoSQL adoption in the spotlight. Watch for basics and the best fit for NoSQL in the enterprise. This week’s Couchbase Live New … Continue reading

October 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Strata + Hadoop World Report: Spark, Real-Time In the Spotlight

MapR, Pivotal and Teradata were among the who’s who of big data vendors making announcements at Strata + Hadoop World 2015. Here’s a quick analysis. If Strata + Hadoop World … Continue reading

October 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Looking for Innovators and Disruptors!

Constellation Research has extended the deadline for the annual SuperNova Awards! The new deadline for awards is August 14, 2015. We’re looking for innovators in eight categories, but as the chair of judges in … Continue reading

August 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Oracle PaaS: 6 Important Developments For Data

Oracle steps up data and analytic services as part of its platform-as-a-service push. New Exadata, Big Data and Analytic cloud services are all in the mix, but the strongest appeal … Continue reading

June 23, 2015 · 2 Comments

Teradata Backs Presto, Evolves Big Data Strategy

Teradata adds Presto SQL-on-Hadoop option plus new streaming and analytics offerings. They’re all part of the vendor’s Unified Data Architecture strategy, but Teradata’s biggest challenge remains cost-per-terabyte thinking. CEO’s are … Continue reading

June 8, 2015 · 1 Comment

Microsoft SQL Server 2016: First Take

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on Monday announced the next major release of the company’s flagship database management system, Microsoft SQL Server 2016. This product has grown into a $5-billion-per-year business … Continue reading

May 5, 2015 · Leave a comment