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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
April 10, 2019

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: April 10, 2019. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

Fauna, provider of a distributed OLTP database, FaunaDB, has announced expansion of its query interface with standard APIs to further boost developer productivity. Developers using FaunaDB will now be able to manipulate data directly using query languages such as GraphQL for web applications, as well as CQL for key-value access and SQL for relational workloads.

A new survey report on mainframe security reveals that organizations know that mainframe security is important, but they're not taking actions that reflect their priorities. Even though 95% of respondents say they're concerned about the potential of customer data breaches on the mainframe, 67% admit that only sometimes or rarely are they factoring security into mainframe decisions, putting the most critical IT systems at significant risk.

Qubole, provider of a cloud-native data platform for analytics and machine learning, has expanded its partnership and product integration with Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

RDX, an independent provider of managed database and cloud services, is expanding its clckwrk Ltd., an RDX company, to provide more Oracle-database-to-AWS-Cloud migration tools. Clckwrk is an online marketplace for Oracle database to AWS Cloud migration tools.