Tag Archives: database

GSA Signs Governmentwide Enterprise Deal for IBM Database Platforms

The General Services Administration and IBM have reached a government enterprise agreement for the company’s database platforms under the Information Technology Schedule 70 Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act Enhancement Program. Alan Thomas, commissioner of GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service, said in a statement published Wednesday the delivery of database platforms through a …

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UK Army Adopts Red Hat OS, Automation Tool to Facilitate Private Cloud App Deployment

The U.K. army has implemented Red Hat-built operating system and automation platform for its private cloud infrastructure. The British army’s information application services group fielded the Red Hat Enterprise Linux platform and Ansible Tower by Red Hat in an effort to facilitate the deployment of applications and adoption of DevOps processes …

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Labor Dept Seeks Info on Cloud Hosting Services Sources for EBSA Public Disclosure System

The Labor Department has sought information on potential contractors that can provide Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program-certified cloud hosting services for the Employee Benefits and Security Administration’s public disclosure platform. DOL said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Friday the ERISA Public Disclosure System is a database application that contains …

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InfoZen Helps NASA Create Online Multimedia Database

InfoZen has helped NASA to develop and launch a searchable database of 14,000 downloadable images, video and audio files on the images.nasa.gov website, GCN reported Wednesday. The database is hosted in Amazon Web Services‘ cloud platform and powered by Limelight Network‘s content delivery service, according to the report. InfoZen operates the online library using …

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Susie Adams: Microsoft Provides Tech Support for VA Healthcare Access Tool

Microsoft has provided its government cloud platform and database technology to the Department of Veterans Affairs in an effort to help VA launch a web-based tool for military veterans and family members to access their healthcare data electronically. Susie Adams, chief technology officer of Microsoft’s federal business, said Thursday VA’s Access to Care …

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AT&T to Migrate Databases, Apps to Oracle Cloud

AT&T has agreed with Oracle to migrate thousands of databases and related applications workloads to the latter’s cloud platforms. Oracle said Thursday the strategic agreement with AT&T covers its portfolio of cloud offerings that include platform-as-a-service, infrastructure-as-a-service, software-as-a-service and database-as-a-service. AT&T will also integrate its big data and machine learning …

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DISA Issues Security Technical Implementation Guide for Crunchy Data’s PostgreSQL Database

The Defense Information Systems Agency has released a Security Technical Implementation Guide for Crunchy Data Solutions‘ relational database management platform. DISA’s STIG for Crunchy Data’s PostgreSQL database seeks to guide agencies on how to field the database platform in government-run networks in compliance with the Defense Department’s security requirements, the company said Thursday. PostgreSQL is an open-source …

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Microsoft’s Azure Govt Cloud Gets DoD Impact Level 5 Provisional Authorization

The Defense Information Systems Agency has granted Microsoft‘s government cloud platform an information level impact 5 provisional authorization that offers Defense Department personnel an option to use the cloud service to manage controlled unclassified data. Tom Keane, Microsoft Azure general manager, wrote in a blog post published Friday the company worked with DISA and other mission partners …

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