For the first time, the technology behind Oracle Autonomous Database is now available to Oracle customers who host their own data with Gen2 Cloud@Customer. It has all the advantages of Oracle's public cloud, but behind your own firewall.
The two biggest enterprise cloud platforms now talk to each other.
Computer-centric jobs are growing, and they're growing fast. Most people might think of computer skills as something that only matters for jobs in the tech sector or IT, but according to studies conducted by Oracle and Burning Glass Technologies these jobs aren't confined there. Nearly nine in ten jobs requiring IT skills are outside the traditional tech sector. IT isn't the only thing that needs computers, and as they become part of our everyday lives they're more and more important for even regular jobs.
Oracle's recent announcement of its Always Free services has been making waves. Other companies tend to offer a 12-month free trial of their services then start charging. Oracle has taken a different tack: offer the database and infrastructure free, but charge for the extra tools and functionality. The Autonomous Database service that's available in the [...]
Released in 2013 to all customers (on-premise and cloud / DBaaS), 12c was available for purchase or upgrade for any customer. However, Oracle 12C R2 is Oracle Corporation's first database release available only to database cloud (DBaaS) customers, in October 2016. In order to boost 'cloud' revenues, the Oracle 12c R2 version was no where [...]