Latest news from Oracle OpenWorld 2016


Oracle announced a series of innovations across its Cloud Platform at the Oracle OpenWorld 2016, being held September 18 – September 22 in San Francisco.

Oracle informed that businesses of all sizes can now access its data bases, being available in the Cloud first. This is part of the company’s database-as-a-service offering. Oracle swears that this offering is fast, scalable and reliable.

Oracle today also unveiled new enhancements and Oracle Cloud Platform offerings including tools for all application development models.

This includes simplified migration and extension of enterprise workloads in the Cloud, tools for Cloud native, and low-code development.

PaaS enhancements unveiled today also include nineteen new Cloud services including: Container Cloud Service, Oracle Identity Cloud Service, Oracle Internet of Things Cloud Service, Big Data Cloud Services and Oracle Analytics Cloud Services.

New Cloud service, Infrastructure-as-a-Service

Oracle further introduced an array of Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) offerings, which include bare metal cloud servers.

The new additions to the Oracle Cloud Platform enable customers to get the best of both multi-tenant and single-tenant environments and include Oracle Bare Metal Cloud Services, Oracle Ravello Cloud Service, Oracle Container Cloud Service and enhancements to existing Oracle Cloud services

Strategy for next generation Software as a Service (SaaS) Cloud offerings

As part of its cloud strategy, Oracle added to its cloud portfolio with new SaaS cloud services and enhancements. This is aimed at business users such as human resource or finance professionals.

Called Adaptive Intelligent Applications, these next generation Cloud offerings are based on the insights contained within Oracle’s Data Cloud, which is a collection of more than 5+ billion consumer and business profiles, with over 45,000 attributes.

When activated, these new Adaptive Intelligent Applications use Oracle’s web-scale data and apply advanced data science to learn and ingest data about an organization’s users and their behaviors to deliver targeted information to customers and employees.

The insights from these deep analytics build a knowledge base that helps improve business results across organizations.

Analytics Cloud

Oracle also announced Analytics Cloud, a comprehensive set of capabilities spanning packaged content, expert models, and data services as well as platform, applications and infrastructure.