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Oracle has announced a raft of updates to Autonomous Data Warehouse, the cloud data warehouse it launched in 2018.
The updates are designed to make tasks such as data loading, cleansing, business modeling, and machine learning, less technical and performable by data analysts and business users without the need of IT support
First on the to-do list is a pilot of a standardised approach to vaccine distribution that improves supply chain visibility and brings ‘near real-time’ tracking of vaccine administration at the individual batch level, as they travel from manufacturing facilities to administration sites.
“60 tech work on the site. Still lot of to do, but it’s going faster that expected. We keep the same ETA and maybe we will be faster,” tweeted CEO and founder Octave Klaba on Twitter.
The world’s ever-increasing reliance on energy-hungry data centres underpinning the cloud is the subject of much scrutiny and alarm. But analyst house IDC has checked this concern by quantifying the environmental benefit of workloads continuing to move to hyperscale mega-data centres compared to being kept on-premises in less efficient enterprise data centres.
A fire has engulfed at least one OVHcloud data centre in, Strasbourg France prompting the cloud provider to urge customers to kickstart disaster recovery plans.
Capgemini has been awarded a seven-year contract to run the Metropolitan Police’s IT infrastructure.
The French outsourcing and consultancy giant will handle the Met’s service desk and data centre infrastructure as well as providing network services, end-user services, a cybersecurity and security operations centre, mobile voice and data and managed print, states the contract award notice.
UK-based colocation company Amito has secured a £38.7 million investment from Harwood Private Equity to help grow its business.
The data centre owner and operator, which owns a Tier 3 facility in Reading, said it will use the funds to support an “ambitious” expansion plan.
Cisco has settled a legal dispute that threatened to jeopardise a planned multi-billion-dollar merger, with the company announcing its $4.5b acquisition of optical interconnect giant Acacia had at last closed.
“Looking ahead, we expect that the increased use of cloud will help market participants of all shapes and sizes perform their FX functions on a daily basis cheaper and more efficiently, and that time to market, customisation abilities and remote accessibility will continue to be necessary requirements of a sophisticated workflow.”
25 percent of cloud-native breaches are due to managed services configured to default security profiles or with excessive permissions, new research has revealed.
Oracle has continued its huge cloud infrastructure investment drive with the launch of a new cloud region in Israel, becoming the first of the leading cloud providers to do so.
The launch of Israel East in Jerusalem was announced an at event attended by Oracle Israel country leader Uzi Navon, Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon, and Bynet CEO Alon Ben Zur this week.
With hybrid cloud becoming the norm for a healthy chunk of enterprise networks, future business success will in large part depend on the success of hybrid cloud implementations. Experts say one type of developer skill in particular will be instrumental in the delivery of competitive enterprise-scale hybrid IT implementations, but that those skills are sadly lacking in too many IT teams.