Oracle acquires machine learning, big data startup


Oracle made a big move to make its cloud more attractive to data professionals Wednesday with a deal to acquire The startup was founded in 2014 built an enterprise platform on which data science teams can organize data, access computing resources, and execute model development workflows. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The platform unifies data science tools, libraries and languages with cloud infrastructure with the aim of making it easier for data scientists to collaborate and push their work into production environments. Oracle has put a lot of emphasis on artificial intelligence of late, rolling out services that self-manage databases and other cloud tools by integrating machine learning capabilities into those products.