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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 t... (more)

Racemi Sets Record Year in Revenues, Sales Bookings | @CloudExpo #Cloud

Racemi Sets Record Year in Revenues, Sales Bookings; Benefits from Takeoff of Cloud Computing Racemi, a provider of automated server migration software that was founded in 2001, announces its biggest year ever in revenues, as well as sales bookings. The privately-held company reported sales bookings increased 460 percent year-over-year and total revenues for the year amounted to multi-millions. There are now more than 1,800 customers around the world including GE Oil & Gas and CSC. In early 2010, the company made a pivot to focus on automating server workload migrations to clou... (more)

Open-Xchange CTO Encourages Data Ownership

In a world of Google Mail, Facebook, Twitter and smartphones, your contact information, photos, e-mails and more are becoming more and more distributed. Proprietary formats and EULAs (end user license agreements) are no longer acceptable reasons not to own and control what is yours - namely, your data, says Juergen Geck, chief technology officer of German company Open-Xchange, a provider of business-class open source collaboration software. Geck will be speaking Thursday, August 12 in Boston at the open source show LinuxCon. "I want my addresses in my business life to be separate... (more)

Red Hat Expands Collaboration with Tesora | @CloudExpo @RedHatNews #OpenStack #DevOps

Tesora, the company bringing OpenStack Trove Database as a Service (DBaaS) to the enterprise, has announced that Red Hat and others have invested in the company as a part of Tesora's latest funding round. The funding agreement expands on the ongoing collaboration between Tesora and Red Hat, which dates back to February 2014 when Tesora was re-launched with the mission to become the market leader in database as a service (DBaaS) and OpenStack Trove. Most recently, the Tesora DBaaS Platform Enterprise Edition added support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 6. Today, T... (more)

Racemi Speeds Server Migrations to Virtually Any Cloud Platform | @CloudExpo #Cloud

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)