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February 17, 2015
by sjvn01
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Tesora provides agent to provision Oracle Database in OpenStack

Only three years ago, Oracle wanted to do the cloud it own way, and ignore open-source cloud efforts in general and OpenStack in particular. After reflection, Larry Ellison thought better of that idea. By May 2014, Oracle announced OpenStack support … Continue reading

March 28, 2014
by sjvn01
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WebScaleSQL: MySQL for Facebook-sized databases

In a Facebook engineering blog, Steaphan Greene, a Facebook software engineer, announced the creation of a new MySQL branch: WebScaleSQL. This is a version of Oracle’s MySQL for gigantic database loads. WebScaleSQL: MySQL for Facebook-sized databases. More>

March 5, 2014
by sjvn01
Comments Off on Red Hat brings Microsoft .NET Apps to its OpenShift cloud

Red Hat brings Microsoft .NET Apps to its OpenShift cloud

Talk about unlikely combinations. Red Hat, the leading enterprise Linux company, announced on March 5th that it’s bringing Microsoft .NET and SQL Server capabilities to its OpenShift Platform-as-a-Service cloud. What’s even more surprising is that Red Hat is doing this … Continue reading