Five Minute Briefing - Oracle
November 18, 2020
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Open source databases like MySQL, MongoDB, Cassandra, PostgreSQL and others have gained wide adoption in recent years. However, not all companies know if open source is right for them or how to migrate their workloads over. DBTA recently held a webinar with Joe McKendrick, research analyst, Unisphere, and Nihal Mirashi, principal product marketing manager, Pure Storage, who discussed why storage matters and the consequences of mismatched storage options, along with how modern storage can maximize application performance and scalability.
Oracle has announced new cloud capabilities to help mid-sized banks combat money laundering and financial crime. Oracle Financial Crime and Compliance Management Cloud Service supports the full anti-money laundering (AML) lifecycle, so institutions can streamline compliance activities and costs and quickly identify abnormal customer behavior to stop illicit activity.
Oracle is offering a new cloud-based customer experience (CX) management solution for the communications industry. Oracle Digital Experience for Communications is a suite of industry-specific applications that capture and analyze customer-interaction data from front and back-office operations that helps service providers better understand their customers' unique buying behaviors and preferences so the providers can quickly launch compelling new offers and products, provide better service, and increase sales.
Oracle has announced a second-generation dual-region government cloud for use by public sector organizations. The new dual-region government cloud expands on Oracle's U.K. Government Cloud Region, which has been used for several years by organizations across the U.K. public sector.
Think About It
Data gravity is the concept that data remains where it is and applications and services (and even more data) are attracted to and use that data. Moving data can be a tricky, time-consuming, and complex process, even on-prem. Now add in the movement of large quantities of enterprise data through the internet to a cloud service provider. Anyone who has managed or used big data, or even moderately large data, will immediately understand the problem.