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Five Minute Briefing - Oracle
November 16, 2016

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News Flashes

Running databases both on premises and in a public cloud is increasingly becoming the answer to many of the headaches that database administrators and developers alike run into when working on their organization's databases. Most organizations originally favored private clouds, allowing their staff members to spin up private instances whenever needed, but public cloud providers and cloud database vendors now offer serious alternatives that make a good case for DBaaS.

Oracle has announced a new solution that enables brands to leverage insights from the Internet of Things (IoT) to improve customer service experiences. The two products have been combined in a packaged integration to help brands take advantage of the insights from IoT devices with the aim enabling value-added services such as remote diagnostics and preventive maintenance.

Introduced at Oracle OpenWorld, Oracle's new MySQL Cloud Service provides the benefits of MySQL Enterprise Edition through the Oracle Public Cloud. Diby Malakar, a vice president of product management at Oracle, recently discussed the latest database service from Oracle.

Think About It

The business of arranging millions or billions of zeros and ones in exactly the right order—also known as the business of software—has undergone many significant shifts over the history of computing, and we might be about to experience yet another.

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