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Introduction

Oracle has announced its intention to acquire DataScience.com for an undisclosed amount in a deal that targets a key gap in Oracle's analytics portfolio.

Highlights

  • This research note analyzes Oracle's proposed DataScience.com acquisition and how it impacts Oracle's competitive position versus IBM and its major cloud platform rivals.

Features and Benefits

  • Analyzes why the DataScience.com deal is important for Oracle.
  • Discusses how and where DataScience.com fits into Oracle's PaaS portfolio.

Key questions answered

  • How does DataScience.com fill a gap in Oracle's big data analytics cloud portfolio?
  • How does the DataScience.com offering compare with IBM Watson Studio and machine learning services from Amazon, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud?

Table of contents

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  • Summary
  • AI matters, and data science is the key prerequisite
  • Where DataScience.com fills the gap
  • How DataScience.com could fit into the Oracle Cloud PaaS portfolio

Appendix

  • Further reading
  • Author