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  • September 23, 2016 23 Sep'16

    Shards of Oracle: Distributed performance improved in Oracle 12c Release 2

    Database sharding appears in the newly available Oracle 12c Release 2. With it, the flagship database takes a big step toward better cloud performance.

  • September 23, 2016 23 Sep'16

    Oracle 12c Release 2 goes cloud-side first

    Oracle 12c Release 2 is going to the cloud first, in keeping with Larry Ellison's campaign to do cloud better than others. AWS databases, like Aurora and Redshift, are clear targets.

  • September 19, 2016 19 Sep'16

    Ellison puts spotlight on Oracle cloud technology, plots IaaS push

    TechTarget's Jack Vaughan assesses the cloud computing elements of Oracle CTO Larry Ellison's opening keynote at Oracle OpenWorld 2016, including new infrastructure and database capabilities.

  • September 14, 2016 14 Sep'16

    Oracle OpenWorld 2016: News and views

    Oracle users from around the world gather at OpenWorld 2016 this month to hear Oracle's roadmap and how the company will deliver technologies that meet their business needs.

  • August 19, 2016 19 Aug'16

    Security was talk of the summer, may be big at Oracle OpenWorld 2016

    OAUG President Patricia Dues has attended every Oracle OpenWorld. She shares her thoughts on OpenWorld 2016, and why security and the cloud are the places to look.

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  • August 17, 2016 17 Aug'16

    Cloud, IoT and security big topics for IOUG at Oracle OpenWorld 2016

    In advance of Oracle OpenWorld 2016, IOUG executive director Josh Berman talks about strategic leadership lessons, the NetSuite acquisition and the wild world of the IoT.

  • August 15, 2016 15 Aug'16

    NetSuite deal adds to Oracle purchases, broadens cloud apps line

    Oracle is acquiring cloud software provider NetSuite in a move designed to further extend its reach in the cloud, as explained in the stories included in our guide to the deal.

  • July 29, 2016 29 Jul'16

    Oracle cloud ERP gains ground with planned $9.3B purchase of NetSuite

    The Oracle cloud ERP chase could gain speed, thanks to a $9.3B plan to buy cloud applications vendor NetSuite. The software giant's timing may be good, as more users look to the cloud for ERP deployments.

  • June 27, 2016 27 Jun'16

    Guide to Collaborate 16: IT lessons learned from Oracle user event

    The OAUG, IOUG and Quest user groups came together in Las Vegas for Collaborate 16. This guide provides coverage of presentations and discussions about Oracle technology at the conference.

  • June 09, 2016 09 Jun'16

    Oracle finance manager sues over orders to bolster financial reports

    A former Oracle finance manager claimed her superiors pressured her to make Oracle's cloud services financial records look better. She launched a lawsuit against Oracle.

  • June 01, 2016 01 Jun'16

    Mobile app keeps Merit Service Solutions from getting snowed under

    Merit Service Solutions' unusual business model called for an unusual mobile application. It developed a custom app, running on a back-end Oracle database, to manage its snow removal and landscaping contractors.

  • June 01, 2016 01 Jun'16

    Unusual business model requires customized JD Edwards software

    Merit Service Solutions implemented JD Edwards to get a more scalable platform for a growing business, but its unusual business model meant it was in for a lot of customization.

  • April 25, 2016 25 Apr'16

    ECCU shares ups, downs of Oracle Fusion Financials migration

    Moving to Oracle Fusion Financials has been a mixed blessing for the Evangelical Christian Credit Union. It saved money, but had to sacrifice integration and automation.

  • April 13, 2016 13 Apr'16

    Oracle Collaborate conference generates buzz in Las Vegas

    The Oracle database and applications forum, presented by three independent user groups, combines hands-on experiences, networking opportunities and an exhibitor showcase.

  • April 07, 2016 07 Apr'16

    Collaborate conference aims to raise forum bar

    Cloud, big data, security and mobile are set to take center stage at Collaborate 16, an event where networking and educational opportunities come together for members of multiple Oracle user groups.

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