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Five Minute Briefing - Oracle
March 3, 2021

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News Flashes

Grafana Labs, the company behind the open and composable observability platform, is releasing the unified Grafana Enterprise Stack. Enterprise Stack includes data source plugins for visualizing other commercial tools in Grafana, such as  Oracle, Splunk, New Relic, MongoDB, ServiceNow, Snowflake, and more.

Kalypso, a professional services firm helping clients discover, create, make and sell better products with digital, is partnering with AVATA, a services provider for Oracle Cloud, ERP, SCM, and ERP solutions. The partnership is aimed at helping clients to accelerate digital transformation initiatives with Oracle's suite of cloud applications.

Oracle has announced that Northwell Health, one of the largest health systems in New York, turned to Oracle Analytics Cloud to optimize patient care during the COVID-19 pandemic. "We realized we needed a better way to calculate staffing needs and manage our search for staff so we could maximize patient safety," said Elina Petrillo, assistant vice president, HR Technology, Northwell Health.

Think About It

Dashboard users doing unsophisticated, largely repetitive, operational reports and analyses ask their IT support personnel to provide data in a simple way; they demand fast performance from their queries; and they demand new functionality be provided quickly. While often not stated explicitly, the "simple" data presentation implies several characteristics.

Quest IOUG Database & Technology Community News

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Ken Jacobs, known to many as Dr. DBA, was a customer advocate, mentor, fearless leader, and one of Oracle's longest-term employees (second only to Larry Ellison himself).