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Five Minute Briefing - Oracle
May 20, 2015

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As the technology behind data storage evolves at a rapid pace, more companies are looking to take advantage of the cloud. However, moving big data to the cloud is not without its share of problems.

Oracle is collaborating with Mirantis to enable Oracle Solaris and Mirantis OpenStack users to accelerate application and database provisioning in private cloud environments via Murano, the application project in the OpenStack ecosystem.

Ian Abramson, principal senior consultant, SWI Systemware Innovation Corporation, Oracle Ace, and IOUG past president, provided a look back at the evolution of BI and a peek at what may lie ahead for analytics in a talk titled "Analytics in the Time of Big Data," as part of the IOUG track at Data Summit 2015 in New York.

Oracle is shipping a new big data product called Oracle Big Data Spatial and Graph. Spatial and graph analytics has been available as an option for Oracle Database for more than 10 years, and with this introduction the company is bringing spatial and graph analytics to Hadoop and NoSQL.

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