Oracle announced new functions with an update of its database. The IT group is also supplying a fresh version of the low-code platform Oracle Apex.
Oracle recently announced the Database 21c. With the new version, the tech group is delivering new features and functions. They should “further optimize the performance of the solution and increase the productivity of users,” promises Oracle in a press release. The improvements presented therein include:
- Blockchain tables
With the blockchain tables, Oracle wants to simplify the development of applications with immutable, distributed ledgers and offer multilevel protection against fraud. They should look like standard tables with declarative SQL and allow full analyzes and transactions of blockchain data.
- Native JSON data type
The provider adds a new JSON data type in database 21c. This should ensure more speed when accessing the database and during the subsequent scans and operations.
- Machine learning within the database
Oracle has given the new version more algorithms for data analysis. They serve as the basis for the corresponding analyzes that are carried out using Python and AutoML. According to the announcement, AutoML also has a new user interface. Even people with less experience should be able to use machine learning quickly.
- Persistent storage support
Persistent storage support is designed to aid the performance of IO-bound workloads. Data can be found in the local persistent storage. And SQL is executed directly on data in the mapped file system of the persistent memory – which requires neither an IO code path nor a large buffer cache, as Oracle writes. Here, too, new algorithms in the database are apparently used to prevent partial or inconsistent data records in the persistent memory.
New version of Oracle Apex
Finally, there is also a new version of Oracle Application Express (Apex). It is a low-code platform for developing applications quickly and easily. According to the manufacturer, Oracle Apex offers a browser-based low-code environment in which developers can create responsive applications for any device – supposedly “in a short time and without specialist knowledge of complex full-stack technologies”. Oracle promises a total of up to 38 times faster development with up to 20 times less code. Oracle Apex is available in the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.
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