Mirantis says it's teaming up with Oracle to offer OpenStack technology with Oracle Linux and Oracle VM. The move means competition with Red Hat, which has embraced OpenStack in a big way, Serdar Yegulalp writes.
Oracle has debuted the latest version of its data-integration software, Oracle Data Integrator 12c, pairing it with the Oracle GoldenGate 12c database-replication tool to supply faster real-time analysis, Joab Jackson writes. Separately, the company says it has purchased Compendium, which provides a platform for producing content and pushing it out to blogs, social networks and websites. Financial terms weren't revealed. Oracle said Compendium will work with its Eloqua Marketing Cloud.
NetApp says it has installed thousands of Cisco Systems' FlexPod configurations for computing, data storage and networking, and Oracle is embracing the offering, Simon Sharwood writes. FlexPods combine Cisco's UCS servers and NetApp storage, Sharwood writes. Oracle Linux will be bundled with three of Oracle's FlexPod offerings, Sharwood writes, while another will include Oracle's JD Edwards applications.
The analytics software Grok, produced by a company created by Palm Pilot founder Jeff Hawkins, is designed to quickly provide real-time predictions on what is happening in a network. The firm EnerNOC uses Grok to manage electrical grids.