- September 23, 2016
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
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
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
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
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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Sponsored by Pure Storage - Database administrators (DBAs) are under intense pressure to improve the performance of their Oracle databases. Businesses are processing more data, more transactions and larger data sets, yet they also demand faster database performance with no latency. At the same time, many organizations are embracing database consolidation to reduce costs and improve efficiencies, while still expecting improved database performance. It’s a constant theme that is unlikely to change any time soon. In fact, with the growth of big data analytics and the Internet of Things, the pressure on DBAs will become even greater. See More
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- August 17, 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.