Oracle MySQL vs Amazon Aurora

Oracle Unleashes HeatWave on MySQL, Thumps Amazon Redshift & Aurora

May 27, 2021
As businesses surge into the data-powered digital economy, Oracle has enhanced its MySQL cloud database service with a souped-up in-memory query accelerator called HeatWave that gives the Oracle bundle huge price and performance advantages over Amazon’s Redshift and Aurora databases.  For MySQL business users, that means a whole new ballgame for running analytics against transactional
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Wealth of Riches: IBM Cloud CTO Hillery Hunter

May 24, 2021
This episode brought to you by IBM.  In this episode of Cloud Wars Live, I spoke with one of the top technologists at IBM, VP and Cloud CTO Hillery Hunter. She shared some wide-ranging perspectives on rising customer expectations, industry clouds, cybersecurity, the rising awareness of and interest in "distributed cloud" and other compelling topics.
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10 Reasons Why Low-Code APEX Cloud Service Appeals to Next-Gen Developers

April 1, 2021
As more companies look to enhance their digital prowess via in-house software development, Oracle is betting its new low-code APEX Cloud Service can become enormously popular due to its power, speed, security, and pricing. On top of those attributes, Oracle APEX is already widely used around the world by more than 50,000 customers. So unlike
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Aviatrix CEO: Cloud Network Platform Will Soar Like Snowflake

March 10, 2021
This episode brought to you by Aviatrix.   Steve Mullaney is CEO of Aviatrix, the Cloud Network Platform. Mullaney came out of retirement to lead Aviatrix because he believes its cloud-network platform is able to meet the increasingly demanding and urgent need for businesses to deploy a new generation of software-defined networking to meet the
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AWS and Rackspace Lose 700 PostgreSQL Databases to Oracle Autonomous Database

February 25, 2021
A hypergrowth warehouse-management app owned by Oracle has moved 700 PostgreSQL databases from AWS and Rackspace servers and replaced them all with Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing running on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. The move from AWS and Rackspace to Oracle has enabled the warehouse-management business to perform at levels never before possible, allowed it to leverage
Oracle Database 21c

Oracle Database 21c Takes on AWS, Microsoft in Clash of the Titans—Plus Snowflake

January 22, 2021
The database market is branching in many directions as database providers develop platforms for every conceivable use case. Relational, analytics, document, key-value, graph, spatial, in-memory—there’s a special-purpose database for nearly every conceivable data type and workload.  Is that a good thing? Oracle doesn’t think so.  “If you’re a developer, why would you want to use
George Lumpkin, Oracle vice president of product management for Autonomous Data Warehouse

Top 3 Reasons Oracle Will Beat AWS, Snowflake in Huge Data Warehouse Market

December 16, 2020
Data-driven companies will be the winners in the next phase of the digital economy—the experience economy. Oracle claims that its Autonomous Data Warehouse is the best solution for these companies and that it has three significant advantages over both category-king Amazon and shiny new object Snowflake: autonomous technology, extreme security, and its own high-performance cloud
Honeywell CEO David Trice

Forging an Industrial-Software Revolution in the Cloud at 114 Years Old

December 11, 2020
You’ve got 90 days to modernize and digitalize a portfolio of 300 non-residential buildings across the globe so that all safety, security, and environmental operations can be optimized via remote control and autonomous management.  Should you: a) take a 3-month vacation; b) equip all facilities personnel with pagers and fax machines; or c) call Honeywell?
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Honeywell Creates Enterprise Cloud for Industry | David Trice

December 9, 2020
This episode brought to you by Honeywell.   We spoke with David Trice, Honeywell Forge Chief Product Officer and General Manager Connected Buildings, in a Cloud Wars Live Perspectives. Here is our conversation. The Big Themes: Honeywell Forge: Enterprise performance management is bringing a new solution to the table – eliminating the barriers of complexity.
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10 Steps to Building Optimized Supply Chains in a Post-Pandemic World

November 19, 2020
  Article by Grant Howe. Grant Howe is CTO at ECI, a leader in industry-specific cloud-based Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) for more than 30 years. This article originally appeared on the ECI website.      While the most-devastating ravages of COVID-19 have passed, the new and disruptive ways of conducting digital business spawned by the