Database as a Service Platform Improves High Availability, Enhances Support
for Oracle and Other Databases
No one comes close to Tesora's database as a service platform in terms of the
combination of features and choice of 13 different databases.
Today the company makes available new features in its database as a service -
based on OpenStack Trove - which make it easier for administrators to manage
disparate database technologies through their life cycle.
IT and database managers can now update OpenStack database guest images in
real-time with the newest, enterprise-ready version of the Tesora database as
a service (DBaaS) platform. This automates patch management that would
otherwise be an intensive, manual exercise.
The new Tesora DBaaS Platform Enterprise Edition 1.7 also provides more
control over database replica placement ensuring that they are not subject to
Racemi, a provider of automated server migration software, announces
availability of updated DynaCenter software with performance improvements
that speed Linux and Windows server migrations as much as 30 percent, while
increasing reliability and delivering more flexibility.
This latest release of DynaCenter software comes with:
Near real-time change detection that dramatically reduce the time required to
synchronize data during Windows migrations, particularly important when
replicating changes on large databases or other workloads with lots of
updates. Automated migration pre-c... (more)
As enterprises make the sweeping move from traditional data centers to cloud
computing, a survey by 451 Research shows that some 90 percent of information
technology (IT) database managers and executives say their selection of
database technologies relates to the suppliers' cloud strategy.
The report states that while the initial adoption of database-as-a-service
(DBaaS) offerings from cloud providers, especially Amazon Web Services (AWS),
have posed a challenge to the incumbent on-premises database vendors, the
survey results indicate that those incumbent vendors are likely to ma... (more)
by Barry Crist, Likewise CEO - You could have easily missed this one.
VMware and Novell announced they are expanding their strategic partnership.
VMware and Novell Expand Strategic Partnership to Deliver and Support SUSE
Linux Enterprise Server for VMware vSphere Environments
There is a much bigger story here on two fronts. The first is that while
the language in the release carefully avoids the word “free,” this is in
fact how VMware’s vSphere customers will view this announcement. vSphere
licensees are now also entitled to a license of SUSE Enterprise Server
(SLES)–once the ... (more)
CloudLinux, Inc., developers of the commercially supported Linux server
operating system made specifically for shared hosting, has announced a
partnership with Parallels, the hosting and cloud services enablement leader.
CloudLinux OS, which will now be accessible directly from Parallels Plesk
Panel and Parallels Business Automation solutions, offers web hosting
companies the ability to manage resources available to their shared hosting
Parallels' customers can now purchase CloudLinux OS licenses directly from
Parallels. This agreement is in addition to the existing i... (more)