Microsoft has announced the SQL Server 2016 will hit general availability to all customers worldwide as of June 1.
Oracle has released a statement declaring it will appeal a jury decision to side with HPE in a long-running contract dispute worth $3 billion.
Alibaba and Softbank have announced the establishment of SB Cloud Corporation, a new joint venture launch cloud computing services in Japan.
IBM has announced the expansion of its flash storage portfolio, to bolster its position in the cognitive computing and hybrid cloud market segments.
Industry experts estimate that data volumes are doubling in size every two years, creating an increasingly difficult value-chain for IT leaders to manage and capitalize on.
Amazon Web Services has expanded the availability of its Database Migration Service to nearly all its territories worldwide.
Google has announced that its big data analysis tool Dataproc is now on general release. The utility, which was one of the factors that persuaded Spotify to choose Google’s Cloud Platform over Amazon Web Services is a managed tool based on the Hadoop and Spark open source big data software.
IBM Watson Health has announced an agreement to acquire cloud based big data specialist Truven Health Analytics.
IBM has made 44,000 lines of code available to the Linux Foundation’s open source Hyperledger Project in a bid to speed the development of a Blockchain ledger for secure distributed online financial transactions.
California-based open source big data specialist MapR Technologies has been granted patent protection for its technique for converging open source, enterprise storage, NoSQL and other event streams.