Meanwhile, MariaDB, which was sharded out of NoSQL after Oracle bought earlier custodian Sun Microsystems
Don't you mean forked from MySQL after Big Red bought the previous owner Sun?
Oracle has announced the general availability, at least in the cloud, of Database 21c. Those wanting an on-premises edition for Exadata, Linux and Windows will have to wait until 2021 - for now 21c will exist exclusively in the Oracle Cloud Database Service Virtual Machine and Bare Metal Service. In terms of new features, …
Yeah, MySQL. It's fixed -- and the Big Reg typo, too.
We're all knackered, to be honest, from this year, and our brains aren't as sharp as they usually are, and fingers are thus free to type the wrong words. We all need a Christmas break.
Don't forget to email firstname.lastname@example.org if you spot anything wrong so we can fix it ASAP. It's lower latency than waiting for us to read through comments.
... is the reason they've just now incorporated JSON because the trap is starting to weaken? It's one thing to fly the flag of "industrial strength" or "for enterprise", but it isn't a natural thing to lag waaaaaaay behind without motivation (especially when JSON is "balls" simple). Then there's the feeling that if you've really wanted JSON with your RDB you've probably already have something worked up by now (I mean a decade?), so this kind of seems just like a advert. for "hey, we move forward too".
Oracle has had JSON support and JSON indexes since Oracle 12.1. That's over 7 years. This is just a new data type that was included mainly for performance reasons. All the JSON functionality added over the previous 4 releases (12.1, 12.2, 18, 19) works just fine with the new data type.
Oracle has had JSON support and JSON indexes for years too. Ever since Oracle 12.1. This is just a new data type that was included mainly for performance reasons. All the JSON functionality added over the previous 4 releases (12.1, 12.2, 18, 19) works just fine with the new data type.
If anything, Oracle are confusing people with this new data type, because uninformed people will think it's Oracle's first steps into JSON.