Metro Technology Centers—known affectionately as Metro Tech—is one of the leading vocational schools in the Oklahoma City area, but their student portal hasn't always reflected that. Up until the last year, Metro Tech was operating on a legacy system – one of the first Oracle Cloud databases to reach the market. LSG Solutions transitioned from a decade-old database to the latest long-term release, all within record time.
If you've ever looked at a massive spreadsheet full of data and struggled to make sense of it, you know how important data visualizations are.
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.
Are your DBAs supporting your business? Or is the database company supporting you? If it's the latter, you're taking a huge risk and may not even know it.
Recently, a company in Oklahoma told us about their experience being audited by Oracle. They were long-time Oracle users, and had never previously been audited. Over the course of many years, their company's IT personnel installed and ran various Oracle programs, but never performed a self-audit to check for appropriate licensing. For this client, years of [...]