Oracle Unveils New Cloud Platform for Big Data

Oracle has announced new services - Oracle Big Data Preparation Cloud Service, Oracle GoldenGate Cloud ServiceOracle Big Data Discovery Cloud Service and Oracle NoSQL Database Cloud Service - that complement Oracle’s Big Data Cloud Service and Big Data SQL Cloud Service, to form a comprehensive portfolio of solutions for big data in the cloud.

With Oracle’s new Cloud Platform for Big Data, observed Thomas Kurian, president, Oracle, Oracle is delivering on its promise to enable customers to take advantage of the same technologies on-premises and in the cloud.

 “Oracle has emerged as an integrated cloud platform company, essentially offering clients to do almost anything they do on premise,” said Ravi Kumar S, EVP and chief delivery officer at Infosys, an IT consulting and services provider.   “Oracle's Cloud Platform for Big Data enables users to fulfill their big data analytics needs through a secure and highly elastic platform. This will allow users to harness all data sources, including all on premise and cloud applications, or even handheld devices, and deliver analytics that were previously not possible or would take much longer to implement.”

The new services include:

  • Oracle Big Data Preparation Cloud Service, which enables customers to automate, streamline, and guide the error-prone process of data ingestion, preparation, repair, enrichment, and governance without costly manual intervention. With the Oracle Big Data Preparation Cloud Service and its recommendation engine, data preparation time and costs are reduced to a fraction of that of traditional methods. Oracle Big Data Preparation Cloud Service combines the power of Spark based machine learning with semantic technologies such as Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Linked Open Data sets for inline data enrichment. Big Data Preparation Cloud Service technology makes it easy to prepare, repair and enrich business data.
  • Oracle GoldenGate Cloud Service enables high volume and low-latency data movement into Big Data Lake and Data Warehouse services in the cloud. Cloud-based delivery to Oracle Database Cloud Service, Oracle Exadata Cloud Service, and Oracle Big Data Cloud Service simplifies the integration between the on-premises databases and cloud based DBaaS, Hadoop, Spark and NoSQL data services. These highly reliable capabilities focus on providing very low impact source data capture and high speed data movement into the Oracle Public Cloud are based on the rock-solid GoldenGate technology already used by thousands of customers worldwide. Innovative new cloud features such as pre-built automation for deployment and integrated cloud monitoring provide an entirely new data integration experience.
  • Oracle Big Data Discovery Cloud Service extends Oracle's innovation in big data analytics to the cloud, making it even faster and easier understand the potential in big data, transform and improve it, and unlock value for business users and data scientists alike. Oracle Big Data Discovery Cloud Service, together with Oracle Big Data Cloud Service, enables customers to get started immediately with big data, without having to deploy complex architectures, learn specialist tools, or rely only on expert resources. Oracle’s complete analytics solution also includes Oracle Big Data Spatial and Graph, Oracle Advanced Analytics including R, and Oracle Big Data SQL Cloud Service, further empowering people to improve predictive models and take their analytics to the next level.
  • Oracle NoSQL Database Cloud Service provides an advanced key-value data store designed as a cost effective, high performance solution for simple operations on collections of data with built-in high availability and elastic scale-out. It meets the requirements of today’s enterprise applications that need simple, fast, flexible, reliable operations on high volumes of data with minimal administration. It is also integrated with other Oracle products to reduce development time, costs, and time-to-market.

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