The Oracle ecosphere is a big place, and there are plenty of vendors who want to be part of it. The multibillion-dollar company seemingly has its fingers fiddling in every facet of IT, from hardware to databases to middleware to applications. As a result, Oracle competitors and third-party Oracle vendors have opportunities to cash in as well. This guide gives you one spot for news and features around Oracle competition, the Oracle ecosphere and Oracle third-party companies.
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Oracle third-party tools
Read the latest news, features and analysis on how organizations are leveraging third-party tools and products to improve their Oracle Database and application performance.
Build your own Exadata using a third-party tool
Quest and Toad, a popular Oracle third-party tool, is now part of Dell
Quest recently updated Toad with version 11
Get the most out of Toad
A rundown of Toad version 10
Check out third-party RMAN tools
Oracle Audit Vault has third-party database compatibility
Oracle Database development with Visual Studio
Faceoffs with Oracle competitors
Oracle isn't the only company selling database, middleware and applications. See how Oracle products stack up against the competition in this point-counterpoint faceoff series.
Oracle Database vs. SQL Server: Oracle wins
Oracle Database vs. SQL Server: Nope, SQL Server does
Oracle Exalytics vs. SAP HANA: Oracle the better appliance
Oracle Exalytics vs. SAP HANA: HANA is really in-memory
Oracle Siebel vs. Salesforce: Siebel more versatile
Oracle Siebel vs. Salesforce: Salesforce is the future of CRM
Third-party Oracle support
Oracle Support has drawn a lot of ire from some end users, and so they have looked elsewhere to get technical support for products that are no longer within Oracle's support window.
Oracle third-party support has pluses and minuses
Third-party support is growing in popularity
Cost savings is bringing some to third-party support
The Oracle vs. Rimini Street lawsuit
Rimini Street third-party support includes E-Business Suite
Oracle sues CedarCrestone, another support company