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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
April 7, 2015

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: April 7, 2015. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

Deep Information Sciences has launched Deep Engine. Available now for MySQL and Percona Server, Deep Engine is an adaptive database kernel and information orchestration system that combines machine learning with advanced computer science to transform database fundamentals. Implemented as a plug-and-play 10MB storage engine that can be deployed in parallel with, or instead of, existing engines, Deep Engine allows MySQL to easily adapt, accelerate and scale to unprecedented levels, with minimal cost.

GT Software is introducing a new data virtualization solution that allows users to integrate data from diverse data sources into coherent data services that support real-time business transactions, analytics, and application development.

Oracle CEO Mark Hurd and Oracle SVP and CIO Mark Sunday are confirmed as keynote speakers for COLLABORATE 15: Technology and Applications Forum for the Oracle Community, which runs April 12 - 16 at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. COLLABORATE 15 is jointly hosted by the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG), the Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG) and Quest International Users Group (Quest).

Shifting From a Traditional Database to a NoSQL Database

Tableau Software has announced the general availability of Tableau 9.0, a major release of its visual analytics software. New capabilities in the release help people to achieve more with data, answering questions at interactive speed, according to the vendor.

Violin Memory, which offers flash storage platform solutions for primary storage and active workloads, has formed a North American distribution agreement with Arrow Electronics.

Ensuring High Availability for Applications with NoSQL