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Oracle Database 19C - Cool Features
Oracle News, September 12th, 2022
Oracle Database 19c is the 'long term release' for the Oracle Database 12c and 18c family of products.

This release is a substantial improvement previous versions of the Oracle Database, providing many new features ranging from support for data-centric application development to machine learning and better agility using the containerized multitenant database architecture.

Oracle Database 19c can be deployed on Oracle Autonomous Database, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, Oracle Exadata, Oracle Database Appliance, and other on-premises environments.

NVIDIA GPUs on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) provide faster AI training and inferencing for customers. As a result, OCI has seen explosive growth in infrastructure usage for training large-scale AI models.

NVIDIA GTC provides a unique opportunity for tech innovators and business professionals to learn more about using NVIDIA GPUs to accelerate AI workloads using natural language processing (NLP) and large language models (LLMs). OCI experts are presenting the following sessions at GTC, which runs online September 19-22, 2022:
  • Building Large Language Models at Scale in the Cloud 'A41328'
  • Insights from Unstructured Information with AI Services (Presented by Oracle Cloud) 'A41397'

Why natural language processing matters

NLP, enabled by large language models, enhances how we interact with technology by giving computers a better understanding of text and audio

Q1 GAAP Earnings per Share $0.56, Non-GAAP Earnings per Share $1.03; Q1 Total Revenue $11.4 billion, up 18% in USD, up 23% in constant currency

Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL) today announced fiscal 2023 Q1 results. Total quarterly revenues were up 18% year-over-year in USD and up 23% in constant currency to $11.4 billion. Cloud services and license support revenues were up 14% in USD and up 20% in constant currency to $8.4 billion. Cloud license and on-premise license revenues were up 11% in USD and up 19% in constant currency to $0.9 billion. For the first quarter of fiscal 2023, Cerner contributed $1.4 billion to total revenues.

Oracle Announces MySQL HeatWave on AWS
Oracle News, September 12th, 2022
AWS users can now run transaction processing, real-time analytics, and machine learning in one service with MySQL. MySQL HeatWave delivers 7X better price performance compared to Amazon Redshift and 10X better than Snowflake, 25X faster than Redshift ML, and up to 10X higher throughput than Aurora

Oracle announced that MySQL HeatWave is available on Amazon Web Services (AWS). MySQL HeatWave is the only service that combines OLTP, analytics, machine learning, and machine learning-based automation within a single MySQL database. AWS users can now run transaction processing, analytics, and machine learning workloads in one service, without requiring time-consuming ETL duplication between separate databases such as Amazon Aurora for transaction processing and Amazon Redshift or Snowflake on AWS for analytics and SageMaker for machine learning.

New updates to Oracle Fusion Cloud HCM help managers better engage and support their teams

Extending its commitment to helping organizations improve the employee experience, Oracle has introduced a series of new updates within Oracle Fusion Cloud Human Capital Management (HCM). The new portal for team skills, performance evaluation capabilities, and an employee listening solution will help managers engage and empower teams to achieve their fullest potential.

Oldest and largest family-owned jeweler in the nation enhances customer experience and omnichannel capabilities with Oracle Retail solutions

For more than a century, Rogers & Hollands has delivered unparalleled customer service to customers during their most special life moments. The family-owned and operated business has grown from one store to the largest multi-channel jewelry retailer in the US. To continue to provide its customers with the high-touch shopping experience the brand is known for, Rogers & Hollands recently implemented Oracle Retail Xstore Point-of-Service (POS).

Casinos bet on OPERA Cloud, MICROS Simphony, and Nor1 to bridge gaming, dining, and entertainment operations and deliver more connected guest experiences

Casinos across the US are adopting Oracle Cloud for Casinos to help simplify operations, boost revenue, and enrich guest experiences. With these technologies, casinos can enhance property management, financial management, and restaurant operations to better understand and service guests anywhere they are on the property.

Across the US, counties are helping increase productivity, reduce costs, and improve constituent services for millions of residents by moving business operations to Oracle Cloud

County administrators across the US are turning to Oracle Fusion Cloud Applications Suite. Recently, the counties of Dallas, Dauphin, and Fond du Lac selected Oracle applications to help automate their processes, reduce costs, and enhance decision making with real-time insights. The implementations in each county will be supported by Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) member Sierra-Cedar.

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