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January 13, 2021
Oracle's flagship DB platform is moving beyond its roots with the 21c update, to embrace more languages and models in a bid to create a universal converged database offering.
August 13, 2020
The new Autonomous JSON Database is an attempt by Oracle to specifically support customers who only want document database capabilities and not a full multimodel database.
July 08, 2020
Oracle has added Dedicated Regions to its Cloud at Customer managed service. Now customers can consume all of Oracle's cloud-based services on premises, the company says.
February 14, 2020
Oracle adds news new services to its cloud infrastructure platform in a bid to provide data scientists, as well as data analysts, with data management and query functionality.
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