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April 05, 2019
While the vendors disagree on how many SAP customers have made the switch, Ferrara Candy has numbers that show a huge speed boost for its BI operations on SAP Business Warehouse.
November 27, 2018
A new Microsoft Azure SQL Database Managed Instance service seeks to span the gap between cloud and on-premises systems. Meanwhile, Oracle also has cloud plans of the data kind.
November 14, 2018
Amazon says its consumer division has dumped Oracle's database platform, and the company will offload most workloads by year's end. Will it inspire AWS customers to do the same?
October 25, 2018
Early users are kicking the tires of Autonomous Database, attracted by Oracle's pledge that the cloud technology will automate database administration chores.
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An object-oriented database management system (OODBMS), sometimes shortened to ODBMS for object database management system, is a database management system (DBMS) that supports the modelling and creation of data as objects. Continue Reading
Oracle Database 19c is the last update to the 12c Release 2 line of Oracle's database software. This handbook examines its new features and potential reasons to upgrade. Continue Reading
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TechTarget editors discuss security updates to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure and company leader Larry Ellison's vivid depiction of cloud-borne cyberthreats and bots to counter them. Continue Reading
At its OpenWorld 2018 conference, Oracle tried to position its cloud platform as well-suited for enterprise uses. This guide compiles coverage of key developments from the event. Continue Reading
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Oracle DBAs can use features in Oracle Enterprise Manager under database licenses. But third-party tools may aid efforts to monitor and tune database performance. Continue Reading
TNS often poses problems for IT admins and can be difficult to navigate -- especially when it comes to an Oracle database. Here's how to avoid those common errors. Continue Reading