New Amazon Web Services ‘Lex’ service really speaks to developers

Amazon Web Services Inc. gave developers several new good reasons to build in the cloud on Wednesday, offering access to integration with the same AI that powers its popular Alexa assistant, faster databases,

Published on: April 19th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Oracle outlines generational shift to the cloud

SAN FRANCISCO - There’s a feeling of déjà vu permeating the keynotes at this year’s Oracle OpenWorld — the company continues to tout achievements in porting on-premise applications to the cloud, and frequently references Amazon Web

Published on: September 20th, 2016 Gary Hilson

Dell adds SAP HANA support to SharePlex database replication solution

Dell has announced a major update to its SharePlex database replication solution, one that adds SAP HANA, Teradata and EnterpriseDB Postgres support. The update, which is aimed at facilitating analytics, already replicated between

Published on: May 11th, 2016 CDN Staff

HPE 3Par makes the move to all-flash data centre

Almost forgotten in the split up between HP Inc. and Hewlett-Packard Enterprise is the 3Par storage solutions. 3Par in Canada has superseded expectations since HP would the bidding war to obtain 3Par back

Published on: November 16th, 2015 CDN Staff

Oracle tries to cut through the data mess at OpenWorld 2015

Oracle unveiled the Oracle Data Visualization Cloud Service on day two of the weeklong conference in San Francisco that is meant to make data mining a self-service. This new offering is the latest

Published on: October 26th, 2015 CDN Staff

CenturyLink creates Database-as-a-Service from acquisition

Cloud provider CenturyLink has announced it has acquired Orchestrate, a company that offers managed database services for application development. The acquisition, according to CenturyLink, will improve on its existing cloud platform by creating

Published on: April 21st, 2015 CDN Staff

Oracle’s Larry Ellison steps down as CEO

It’s the end of an era in the computer industry as long time Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, one of the most truculent leaders of the information age, is stepping down as CEO of

Published on: September 18th, 2014 CDN Staff

Oracle Database 12c ready for the channel

SAN FRANCISCO - Oracle Corp.’s confirmed that its in-memory Database 12c, released today, was tested by channel partners and independent software vendors in the last nine months. For Oracle channel partners in the

Published on: June 10th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Database vendor now has Hadoop for channel

The newest version of Actian's Vectorwise has a connector to Hadoop, which the company says will make it easier for organizations to do fast SQL queries The open source Hadoop framework is ideal

Published on: March 20th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Oracle’s SaaS strategy for the channel

Oracle's (Nasdaq: ORCL) main goal for its software-as-a-service (SaaS) channel strategy is to move Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) over to a SaaS model as quickly as possible.The Redwood Shores, Calif.-based software giant who

Published on: August 25th, 2009 Paolo Del Nibletto

ISV improves underwater data collection

Barrodale Computing Services (BCS), a Victoria-based ISV, is immersing itself in the scientific software industry by improving data collection for underwater observatories.The 30-year-old project-oriented research company, turned product-oriented developer, is enabling scientists to

Published on: October 21st, 2008 Michelle MacLeod

Sybase pushes the unwired enterprise

What better place than Las Vegas for highly wired IT professionals to learn how to get "unwired?"Vegas, the venue of the 10th annual Sybase TechWave conference, is where – on Tuesday – more

Published on: August 7th, 2008 Joaquim Menezes

IBM says Viper will have bite

IBM says the upcoming version of its DB2 relational database will put it ahead of competing products from Oracle and Microsoft.“With our XML capabilities, security capabilities and other features we believe we will

Published on: May 4th, 2006 Howard Solomon

Avokia in early search for partners

“We're starting some discussions with IBM partners in Toronto and the U.S.,” said Alan McMillan, CEO of Avokia Inc., whose Java-based products were introduced in February.“Most of our customers want to buy from

Published on: April 20th, 2006 Howard Solomon