Oracle has five billion consumers in its identity graph

Andrew Birmingham 2016-09-20 Sure Larry, but how many of them would give you a kidney? Oracle chairman and CTO Larry Ellison revealed there are five billion consumers in his company’s identify graph, comparing it favourably to Facebook’s better known consumer demographic depository. He made the comments while discussing the opportunities of machine learning, artificial intelligence and predictive analytics during the opening keynote at Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco this week. According to Ellison, “Machine learning used to be purely a research branch for Oracle. Now, it’s moved from research, into development, into deployment of real applications that use machine learning.” For Oracle and its customers one of the most important machine learning applications will involve trying to predict purchases from consumers he said. “This is really a combination of looking at all of…


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