Oracle Database ! Multi-Model Capabilities.

Everything revolves around DATA. One of the challenges for an Organization is to quickly adapt to the ever changing Business User Needs. These needs are driven by Competition and Business Users Responsible for the Company’s Growth at the same time remain Competitive.

Data Arrives in different format – Structured and Unstructured. It is important to understand the 3V’s of Big Data Technologies. Data arrives in different format (Variety) as these are generated from different sources. Data generation is not restricted to a Single Device, like Laptops or Desktops. These are generated from different devices 24×7. This means Volume has gone up tremendously. And since, it is generated 24×7, the Speed (Velocity) with which the data arrives, gives less time for the Business User to analyse and derive some meaningful insights from this data. Less time, because Data that arrives in different format is either Transformed into Structured format and is loaded into a relational database that enforces data modelled by a Schema (Schema on Write) or is kept in an Unstructured Format and queried using some other database models (NoSQL, NewSQL or Big Data). This means, IT has to provide different means for connecting to these disparate systems which introduces Complexity. Integration poses another challenge. Combining these data for faster and nearly accurate analysis is another Big Challenge. Therefore, it has now become more critical for a CIO or an IT Department to come up with an Innovative Solutions to complex processes and problems revolving around disparate systems storing different formats of DATA.

POLYGLOT Persistance

It is a concept of using different data storage technologies to handle different data storage needs within a given Software application. Every Application Vendor or an ISV or System Implementers provide best database to address their application demand/requirements but no one company has a Single Application. Each Application caters to different use cases with different data models thus different data storage. Integrating these to provide a Unified View is a biggest challenge.

Multi-Model Databases provide an Organization the required Agility. The flexibility to use different data models, to address different use cases, to store Variety of Data for the Business Users within a Single Integrated Backend Database. This addresses the complexity challenge introduced by Polyglot Persistance.


One of the Significant Recognition for Oracle Database is that it scored highest in both the current offerings and strategy categories by Forester. This is the ability to support converged OLTP and Analytical (Translytical) Workloads using Database In-Memory, Exadata and extensive Multi-Model Capabilities.

It’s a privilige to be a part of such an Innovative Technology and, Yes – to be a part of an Innovative Organization.

Link to Forester Report

Autonomous Data Warehouse ! World Tour

Just came back from my first leg of Autonomous Data Warehouse World Tour. Met multiple customers in Bangalore who had come to attend the session that comprised of Keynote session followed by Technical details on Autonomous Data Warehouse. Second half was a Hands on Lab Session for the customers.

At the end, we had very good interaction with the customers with many interesting queries around this Service. Many of them were keen to know the difference between Autonomous Data Warehouse and the Competition. Will surely post a blog on this.

As a Technical Expert, I can only say “Try it out to believe the level of simplicity that ADWC brings in to give you a powerful Data Warehouse experience”. If you have a Data Warehouse and want to try ADWC, do connect with me.

My next destination is Sydney.

Cloud Day : North India User Group Chapter

Presenting multiple sessions during Cloud Day scheduled in Gurgaon on 11th November 2017. Will be speaking on “Oracle IaaS and PaaS”, “Oracle In-Memory Database” and “Indexes : Myths and Misconceptions”. For registration, click on :

Oracle OpenWorld 2017 Delhi – My Session

I will be presenting at the Oracle OpenWorld 2017, Delhi scheduled for 9th and 10th May 2017. My session detail :

Session ID: CON1092
Session Title: High-Performance Database in Oracle Bare Metal Cloud Services

Hope to see you all at the OOW.

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