Database news stories
What we can learn from the leaked Conti ransomware group chats
In February, Russia-based ransomware group Conti declared it would fully support the Russian Government during its invasion of Ukraine.
Secureworks researches new threat to Elasticsearch databases
Researchers from Secureworks' Counter Threat Unit have identified indexes of multiple internet-facing Elasticsearch databases replaced with a ransom note.
Cloudflare launches instant serverless database for dev teams
"Today we’re announcing our first serverless database which we expect will quickly become one of the largest databases in the world."
What is a DApp and why are they useful?
DApps are an innovative way to make use of a blockchain's capabilities. But it can be tough to find a plain English definition of exactly what they are.
Oracle MySQL HeatWave now supports machine learning
Oracle announces that Oracle MySQL HeatWave now supports in-database machine learning, in addition to transaction processing and analytics.
Rimini Street supports BreastScreen Victoria with IT solutions
One of Australia's largest breast cancer screening organisations, BreastScreen Victoria, has switched to Rimini Street Support for its Oracle Database software.
Oracle announces Multiple-VM Autonomous Database availability on Exadata Cloud@Customer
Oracle has recently announced the availability of its Multiple-VM Autonomous Database on Oracle Exadata Cloud@Customer.
GitHub Advisory Database opens to community contributions
The move allows anyone to contribute security information to advisories to better secure software supply chains.
Alibaba Cloud reports 50% revenue year-over-year growth and named a Leader in CDM by Gartner
Alibaba Cloud has been named a Leader in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Database Management Systems, after seeing its revenue for database products rise due to the pandemic.
Interview: SolarWinds explores databases & DataOps in the cloud-first era
Thomas LaRock talks us through DBA, DataOps, and how SolarWinds is helping organisations navigate challenges and opportunities in their journeys.
Mergers and Acquisitions
Fivetran acquires Teleport Data, solves database replication issues
“We are prioritising the development and acquisition of new replication technologies so that Fivetran is the most robust and easy-to-use data pipeline solution in the market"
HPE GreenLake & Nutanix launch managed multi-database ops & management solution
HPE builds on its successful collaboration with Nutanix to offer a fully managed database operations service.
Data platforms failing to meet requirements of today, survey shows
“Business leaders are coming to the realisation that their existing technology cannot keep up with the data requirements of today and tomorrow."
Oracle releases new version of converged database
Alibaba Cloud Leader in Magic Quadrant for Cloud Database Management
The company’s DBMS has seen a doubling in demand year-over-year as more businesses are adopting database technologies.
Google Cloud launches new Data Migration Service
"With Database Migration Service, we’re delivering a simplified and highly compatible product experience so that, no matter where our customers are starting from, they have an easy, and secure way to migrate their databases to Cloud SQL.”
SolarWinds to acquire SentryOne
The addition of the SentryOne products will amplify the support SolarWinds can offer for Microsoft and Microsoft Azure environments.
MindsDB integrates AI & ML into MariaDB open source database
The integration means more database users can now leverage AI and machine learning capabilities within their existing databases.
Huawei's open source innovation inspired by 'Of All, By All, For All’
Huawei has acknowledged the importance of open source and the role it plays in accelerating innovation within the software industry.
Oracle empowers cloud database users with latest release
Oracle has released the new generation of Oracle Exadata Cloud Service, now based on the Exadata X8M platform. The new offering is available this month on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.
10 billion records sit in unsecured databases - China leads the pack
A white hat hacker hacker uncovered a total of 9517 unsecured databases worldwide, collectively containing more than 10 billion entries.
One Identity boosts database security with Microsoft SQL Server support
One Identity has announced its One Identity Safeguard solution now supports Microsoft SQL Server 2017 and SQL Server 2019 database environments.
Time series database vendor expands into APAC
InfluxData’s new strategic partnerships include Australian reseller Intellify and will support increased demand for InfluxDB across the region.
TablePlus prepares to launch database management app for Linux
TablePlus, a creator of GUI tools for relational databases, has provided a sneak peek of its new Linux app, due for release at the end of November.