At the recent NoSQL Now! conference in San Jose, Andy Mendelsohn, SVP Database Server Technology at Oracle delivered a double punch announcement of both the world’s first Engineered System for NoSQL and a move to the open source business model of per server annual support subscription.
These two options highlight the drive by Oracle to provide value to the developers of both the high end Enterprise and Startup customers alike. Surprisingly, both of these announcements reveal low Total Cost of Ownership solutions for both ends of the business spectrum. Startups who are just getting started with their business and controlling costs using open source packages, renting their infrastructure in the cloud and Enterprise companies who are controlling expenses while building out substantial Big Data clusters to leverage well understood reserves of corporate data. Read more to find out what these announcements mean for the youthful Startup and the established Enterprise.