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New Update for Oracle Autonomous Database to Secure Data and Accelerate Innovation

Today Oracle previewed significant new capabilities and deployment options for Oracle Autonomous Database. The new features illustrate Oracle’s continuing commitment to its global cloud customers, who rely on the database to run their mission-critical systems.

Fluree PBC Moves from Successful Beta to a Full Production Release with FlureeDB Enterprise Blockchain Database

Fluree P.B.C. officially moved FlureeDB – its flagship blockchain database product – from beta program to production release on August 22nd, 2018. FlureeDB can run internally as a highly-performant graph database to power standard business applications, but can also be distributed and decentralized – in its entirety – across an established network of participants known as a “permissioned blockchain.”

MemSQL Unveil Significant Update to Database for Real-time Modern Applications and Analytical Systems

MemSQL, the no-limits databaseTM for modern applications and analytical systems, made generally available a significant new version of its product. MemSQL 6.5 cements the company’s position in the fast SQL database market by advancing performance and adding capabilities to accelerate time to insight and simplify operations.

Interview: Stephen Goldberg, CEO of HarperDB

I recently caught up with Stephen Goldberg, CEO of HarperDB, to discuss how his company was founded to deliver a simple solution that could be used by any developer of any skill level without sacrificing scale or performance. He also comments on how the HarperDB database solution is being used for IoT project development, app development and enterprise data warehouses. Founded in 2017 and headquartered in Denver, HarperDB’s founding team has spent many years working in enterprise architecture, software integration, software development, and software sales.

How the Ties.DB Database Uses Blockchain Technology

Ties.DB has launched the first public, decentralized and distributed database that has been created by members of the crypto community for widespread use. This cutting edge B2B product offers an outstanding solution for the soaring demands of data storage. The distinct feature of Ties.DB is the its flexibility and adaptability of its database for any blockchain project, or app, either on Ethereum, Ark, Waves, Rchain or any other.

Fluree PBC Launches FlureeDB — Scalable, Blockchain Cloud Database

Companies and developers wanting to integrate the decentralization, immutability, and consensus benefits of blockchain technology into their existing data infrastructure and business applications finally have an enterprise-grade product with which to do so. FlureeDB — a scalable, blockchain cloud database — launched for public beta use.

ScaleArc Upgrades Its Software to Support Microsoft Azure SQL Database

ScaleArc, a leading provider of database load balancing software, announced that it has integrated its ScaleArc for SQL Server software with Microsoft Azure SQL Database. Customers of Microsoft Azure Cloud Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) software can now benefit from the seamless scale out, faster application performance, and high availability features of the ScaleArc software.

2017 Data Connectivity Outlook

Our friends over at Progress revealed some new findings from their 2017 Data Connectivity Outlook global survey. In the 4th annual survey based on responses from 1,200 business and IT professionals around the world, the results validate the explosive growth seen in SaaS data sources and the common challenges faced when trying to connect to data in a hybrid environment.

2017 Data Connectivity Outlook

Progress presents the results of its 4th annual Data Connectivity Outlook, based on 1,200 survey responses. Respondents included business and IT professionals in various roles, representing a range of industries and organization sizes across the globe.

‘Learning Database’ Speeds Queries from Hours to Seconds

University of Michigan researchers developed software called Verdict that enables existing databases to learn from each query a user submits, finding accurate answers without trawling through the same data again and again. Verdict allows databases to deliver answers more than 200 times faster while maintaining 99 percent accuracy. In a research environment, that could mean getting answers in seconds instead of hours or days.