Oracle Adds 10 New Services in its Kitty

The Oracle Open World held at San Francisco 2013 revealed quite a few developments in the world of technology. The hardware and software systems giant Oracle unveiled 10 services of the cloud that let the customers make the most of the enterprise capabilities. One of its new features includes the Oracle cloud marketplace which allows its customers to surf internet, analyze and buy business applications.

  • Compute Cloud
  • Java Cloud
  • Mobile Cloud
  • Object Storage Cloud
  • Documents Cloud
  • Database Backup Cloud
  • Business Intelligence Cloud
  • Database Cloud
  • Billing and Revenue Management

Cloud These are the rest of the services from the Cloud Model.

With a customer base of 10,000 companies, the Oracle Cloud takes care of as many as 18 billion transactions every day. All these services have been conceptualized and launched with an aim to offer innovate and reliable business applications to its customers. The developers have created mobile application programming interfaces to allow integration of their applications along with enterprise data and services. On the other hand, with Database Oracle the user can configure the volume of storage they require. While they do this, Oracle will handle the cloud database through a back up at night. If need be, it will manage the patches, updates of the software and maintenance services as well. The new Java Cloud functions on the basis of WebLogic Server clusters. The good news is that it can be modified with any Java application. This feature allows three alternatives of basic, maximum availability and managed on a monthly subscription basis. Just this sneak-peek into the whole gamut of Cloud services and as a user you already can feel the excitement.

Hot, New, Amazing Open Source Innovation Ideas

August is a hot time and in Open Source there were several hot topics worth more than a mention on In all there were 47 articles with a total of 200000 page views in the month, a pointer to growing popularity of this platform.

When it come too hot topics of the month, Bringing Open Source Methodologies to Local Communities undoubtedly topped the list with huge public interest in the use of open source for community betterment. Education is another sector where open sector is covering ground, worthy of mention being Boston X and availability of guide to free and open source education. Programmable Robots are all the rage with students and Charlie Reisinger, IT Director for PennManor School District showcased how scratch and The Finch, a programmable robot ran on open source code.

Mention Cloud and open source is never far away, forming the backbone of many cloud services. Georg Greve came out with a wonderful guide on how to select a cloud service provider that is a must for business users and just as useful for individuals too.

A Red Hat Linux intern gave his unique take on Pulp, a platform that helps users manage content repositories with an accent on cloud providers and data security. It is worth a read.

When it came to page view five articles topped the list starting with A year of Linux Desktop at West cliff High School by stu Jarvis, KDE Marketing Working Group, with the highest at 9992. Afraid Someone Will Steal your Idea by Daniel Solis, Art Director and Game designer was next with 9113 views. Bryan Behrenshausen’s How to create an EBook the Open Source way was third with 5901 page view. Richard Fontana’s Post Open Source Software Licensing and Github had a somewhat lower score of 3683 at fourth position and Michael Tiemann’s Can there Be Open Source Music was fifth placed with 3657 page views.