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Oracle President Thomas Kurian Highlights Oracle's Cloud Innovation at Oracle OpenWorld 2017

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At Oracle OpenWorld 2017, Thomas Kurian, Oracle president of product development, showcased game-changing new services and enhancements across the Oracle Cloud Platform. Providing customers a unique advantage, Oracle is the only cloud provider to deliver a complete cloud portfolio, spanning IaaS, PaaS, SaaS and Data as a Service (DaaS). With deep product knowledge, integration, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) built into every layer of the stack, customers can speed innovation with unmatched choice, cost and performance.

Kurian demonstrated several of these new services on stage, showing how customers can transform business with Oracle's cloud services. New cloud innovations spanning infrastructure, analytics, data management, and applications showcased in the session included:

Data, data everywhere: Data in the cloud computing era

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The Internet, and indeed every business, runs on data - usually lots of it. Thanks to the proliferation of cloud-based services we discussed in the first feature in this series, that data could be all over the place, too. Keeping track of all this data, and ensuring that it is secure, is a major logistical nightmare. As we explained in an earlier feature focusing on Big Data, interlinked information and its analysis is also the next big revolution currently brewing in Web culture. In this feature we examine the issues of data growth, and look at some of the solutions available.

Reaching for the cloud store
In reality, cloud storage shouldn't be about having some documents on a service like Google Drive and others stored locally, which is clearly a recipe for confusion. It should be about having your documents appear to be in the same place all the time – on whatever machine you are currently using – but also having them seamlessly and securely stored in a remote location as well. You could, of course, standardise on just one cloud service and specify that everyone in your organisation use this for all primary document storage...

New Cloud Database Resources for Application Developers

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With cloud computing services there are countless free or inexpensive services you can use. Xeround has made it easy for you and compiled a list of 43 of the best free cloud services for application developers.

One of the newest Internet based technological advances is cloud software. The cloud in its simplest form is a way to share files and programs between Internet-connected devices. For personal use it allows you to access your content from any devices that you or your immediate family owns. For example, you could use the cloud to save a file and access it from your tablet, smartphone and laptop without the use of a flash drive...

Yippy, Inc. (YIPI) and MuseGlobal to Merge, Offering Unified Access to a Data Cloud of Curated Content

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Yippy, Inc. (otcqx:YIPI) ( ) ("Yippy" or the "Company"), a unified search company known for its clustering technology, reported that the Company entered into an agreement to merge with MuseGlobal, a leading provider of content integration and data virtualization services.

The merger of Yippy and MuseGlobal combines two wholly synergistic companies that bring together an exclusive and vast range of resources and abilities that no other search or information-based company in the world possesses including majors such as Google, Microsoft and HP/Autonomy. The combined companies will create an information cloud that will represent a significant shift in the business of enterprise, vertical and consumer search with unlimited consumer and commercial uses. The Companies' registered trademark "Welcome to the Cloud" embodies its combined data virtualization initiatives. (formally ) is an award-winning deep research engine developed out of Carnegie Mellon University. The programs were acquired by Yippy in May 2010 from Vivisimo, Inc., an industry leading Enterprise Search company that was recently acquired (May 2012) by International Business Machines (IBM). In conjunction with the purchase of the search engine software, Yippy acquired from Vivisimo/IBM a transferable, unlimited lifetime perpetual license for the software known as Velocity for web-based search applications. Velocity is the most advanced enterprise software solution with patented clustering methods that are the keys to the future of enterprise and consumer search. IBM currently holds a 10% stake in Yippy, Inc.