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Oracle may be phasing out its hardware business

After a round of layoffs to its Solaris division, it appears Oracle is phasing out its hardware portfolio and continuing to focus on the cloud.

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Avoid these common Oracle TNS pratfalls

TNS often poses problems for IT admins and can be difficult to navigate -- especially when it comes to an Oracle database. Here's how to avoid those common errors.


Oracle jumps into blockchain frenzy with new service

Following competitors Microsoft Azure and IBM, Oracle plans to release its Blockchain Cloud Service in an effort to give cloud users a higher level of security.


Tips on comparing Oracle HCM Cloud and Workday HCM

Oracle and Workday are battling each other to gain an edge in the human capital management market. Here's how their suites of cloud HCM applications stack up against one another.

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