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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
April 21, 2015

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: April 21, 2015. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.


News Flashes

As database administrators (DBAs) undertake more responsibilities than ever before, Janis Griffin, database performance evangelist and senior DBA, SolarWinds, with 26 years of experience under her belt, is looking to calm worries over increased workloads. As the benefits of cloud becomes more apparent, virtualization is going to be the wave of the future, Griffin noted. Virtualizating data or databases abstracts the technical environment, Griffin said, making it more flexible.

To help ensure uptime and efficiency of key retail operations, while providing consistent, immediately available upgradesā€”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.

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