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New Oracle Ent. Manager Adds Features for Hybrid Cloud Management, Ops Automation, Extensibility

Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c Release 5, a year in the making, provides a unified management center for organizations that need a single set of tools for running IT operations on-premises or in the cloud.

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Oracle Updates Autonomous Data Warehouse

Oracle announced enhancements to its Autonomous Data Warehouse this week aimed at data analysts, data scientists, and line-of-business users.

Checkmarx Unveils New Open Source IaC Scanning Engine

Software security solutions provider Checkmarx today launched a new open-source static analysis tool designed to allow developers to write more secure infrastructure-as-code.

MariaDB Reactive Relational Database Connectivity Connector Goes GA

The MariaDB Corp., the company behind MariaDB, community-developed, commercially supported fork of the MySQL relational database management system (RDBMS), today announced the general availability of the MariaDB Reactive Relational Database Connectivity (R2DBC) connector.

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Hazelcast Adds SQL Support in Latest Upgrade

In-memory computing platform maker has Hazelcast is adding new features and enhancements to its namesake Java-based in-memory data grid, including new support for SQL and Kerberos.

Oracle Unveils Autonomous JSON DB for App Developers

Oracle recently announced the availability of a new JSON-only document database service for its self-driving Autonomous Database platform. The aptly named Autonomous JSON Database was designed to make it easy and cost-effective to build JSON-centric applications.

Google Cloud's Confidential Computing Breakthrough Encrypts Data In-Use

Google Cloud's Confidential Virtual Machines enable users to encrypt their data for the first time in-use--in other words, while it's being processed, in-memory, not just when it's at rest in storage or in-transit.

Apache Cassandra 4.0 Now in Beta

Calling it "the most stable Apache Cassandra in history," the community behind the popular open-source distributed database announced the 4.0 beta release this week.

JetBrains Plugs IntelliJ IDEA Into Big Data

Software development toolmaker JetBrains, creator of the Java dev fav IntelliJ IDEA, today unveiled the full public access preview of Big Data Tools, a new plugin designed to allow developers to work with Zeppelin notebooks, Spark applications, and S3 files from within that popular IDE.

Microsoft Open Sources Java Language Extension for SQL Server

Microsoft has open sourced the Java language extension it added to SQL Server 2019 last year.

Neo4j Releases Graph Database for Data Science

Neo4j just released a new product the graph database provider is billing as the first data science environment "built to harness the predictive power of relationships for enterprise deployments."

MariaDB Launches New Database-as-a-Service, Partners with Google Cloud

MariaDB has launched a new database-as-a-service (DBaaS) this week called SkySQL, which it's billing as the first to provide a "MariaDB in the cloud" experience.

Disease Surveillance Software Maker Joins with AWS To Track COVID-19 Spread

Conduent, a New Jersey-based business process services and solutions provider, today announced that its Maven disease surveillance and outbreak management tracking software platform will now be available on Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Splunk Partners with Quantum Computing, Inc.

Quantum Computing, Inc. (QCI) is partnering with data search and analytics solution provider Splunk to pursue "fundamental and applied research" and develop advanced analytics capabilities that will exploit the strengths of both companies.

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Apache CouchDB 3.0 NoSQL Database: A Major Milestone

Version 3.0 is all about addressing shortcomings reported by the community since its predecessor was released in 2016.