Issue OverviewComputer Weekly - 17 June 2014
In this week’s Computer Weekly, we find out why the Met Office turned to an open source database to replace Oracle at the UK weather forecasting service. We take an in-depth look at Microsoft’s SQL Server 2014 release. And we analyse the revolutionary potential of cloud computing. Read the issue now. Access >>>
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The challenges of going digital at the DVLA
by Caroline Baldwin
The DVLA is seen as one of the early adopters in the public sector drive to provide digital services to save government £1.8bn per year
Met Office swaps Oracle for PostgreSQL
by Cliff Saran
UK weather service the Met Office has started swapping Oracle for Postgre SQL in a strategy to deploy more open source technology
- The challenges of going digital at the DVLA by Caroline Baldwin
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