MCPRO Pills (CXLXIV): Open Databases, Oracle, Huawei…and Google Cloud

Databases are part of core business of the technological infrastructure, dare we say, of all companies. More or less complex, with more or less possibilities, in recent years they are experiencing an opening that has triggered the adoption of open source developments compared to the proprietary databases of the past. We therefore begin this new edition of our MCPRO Pills by showing what advantages these open source databases have and which are the most popular at the moment.

On the other hand, three large companies, Google Cloud, Oracle and Huawei, have held these days two of their most important events of the year. If you want to know what they have announced and how they are preparing to stand out in the coming months, we recommend that you do not miss both chronicles. Let’s start!

The best open source databases and their advantages over proprietary ones

Choosing the most suitable database for a company means facing all kinds of possibilities of choice. Perhaps the first, and most important, is to choose a open source database or an owner. Namely, one open source, usually freeor a property of a company.

In view of this, the first advantage of open source databases is obvious: they avoid having to face a large financial outlay, since it is not necessary to buy their license from a manufacturer. Unless you have very concrete and specific needs, but the proliferation of open source databases in recent years, as well as various plugins for them, makes them increasingly attractive even for very specific purposes.

Algorithms that create images, how do they work?

We already have algorithms that create images that break the barrier of creativity that until now seemed to belong only to us. Now, the AI ​​is capable of doing the same, although, in order to do so, it must learn how. Dall-E and Stable Diffusion are some platforms that already use these algorithms.

Creating images from prompts is feasible with Dall-E or Stable Diffusion. The wide range of creations they offer have been a success on social networks that have been filled with photographs that look like they were created by designers, but which are the result of using these algorithms that create images. Classic paintings that appear in unexpected situations or realistic faces are examples of what this technology can do.

Oracle CloudWorld 2022: partners, cloud infrastructure and health, in the center

Oracle is celebrating its CloudWorld 2022 event in Las Vegas, in which it is showing its news regarding its platforms, infrastructure and cloud. The company wanted to also highlight, however, the agreements they have with other companies and how they can help them move forward. This has been the common thread of the presentation that has opened the event, from the hand of the CEO of Oracle, Safra Catz.

At the first in-person CloudWorld since the pandemic, Catz has welcomed several guests to talk about the impact of technology in different fields. The first was the CEO of Nvidia, Jensen Huang, who spoke with Catz on stage about how data, Artificial Intelligence and the cloud have managed to accelerate innovation in fields such as health and life sciences.

Huawei wants to seduce Europe

The Asian multinational has been forced to seek and find its place in the world again. And it has done it in three different ways: focusing its efforts on the local market (where it has been growing), selling some important assets (such as Honor) and investing in much “friendlier” geographical areas, such as Asia and Europe.

In this strategy it is possible to find his world tour “Huawei Connect 2022” that this week is celebrated in Paris and that bears the title “Unleash Digital”

Google Cloud Next 22: power for BI and AI, and security in the software supply chain

In this year’s edition of your event Next 22held in San Francisco at last in person, Google Cloud has opted to provide more power and possibilities to its Business Intelligence tools. In addition, it has also focused on improving the security of the software supply chain, among other innovations, presented by its CEO, Thomas Kurian.

For example, the plans it has to reinforce its basic infrastructure, such as the opening of new cloud regions in six countries: Austria, Czech Republic, Greece, Norway, Sweden and South Africa. In this way it will have a total of 49 regions shortly, both in operation and in development.

Do you know how to defend yourself from a ransomware attack?

Ransomware is the fastest growing type of cybercrime. So much so that analysts predict that ransomware will attack a business every 2 seconds by the end of 2031. And every time a cybercriminal is successful, the attacked organization not only suffers financially, but often their reputation suffers as well. .

Despite efforts to thwart ransomware attacks, cybercriminals continue to find new ways to break into victims’ computers. In this eBook we show you how you can defend yourself.

How to protect your multicloud environment

Due to its multiple advantages, more and more companies are betting on multicloud environments. However, in scenarios in which different interconnected data sources coexist, it is difficult to maintain a secure perimeter, since the potential attack surface increases.

Also keep in mind that in multi-tenant public cloud environments, an organization’s data shares the same physical space with that of other companies, so cloud computing creates a number of unique issues and security challenges. . What then is the most appropriate security posture?

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