- July 03, 2013
The Oracle-Dell deal under which Dell will resell Oracle software makes the death knell for Oracle x86 servers louder.
- July 01, 2013
The witty jabs between Larry Ellison and Marc Benioff may be over, but overall the Oracle-Salesforce deal is probably good for users.
- June 27, 2013
The Oracle 12c Database touts several new features, though the biggest draw will probably be the paid add-on, Pluggable Databases.
- June 24, 2013
Oracle's getting back to its roots, as SQL Azure bites its fingernails (or does it?) Find out why the Oracle-Microsoft deal matters.
- June 20, 2013
Oracle SaaS revenue grew in the last quarter, but a Gartner analyst says much of it is from existing Oracle customers and through acquisitions.
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- June 12, 2013
A software vendor trolls a toll collection agency, and other ridiculous stories in the world of software license compliance.
- June 07, 2013
A Forrester analyst says that slow uptake on Fusion Apps software has caused Oracle to rebrand the product line, but Oracle denies it.
- June 03, 2013
Software analyst Ray Wang explains how some vendor sales reps are questioning customers' software license compliance to squeeze dollars out of them.
- May 31, 2013
When risk management software company Aon eSolutions was looking to go global, it decided to ditch Oracle RAC and use Oracle's Database Appliance.
- May 15, 2013
Trust, but verify. Ronald Reagan made it popular, and it's certainly relevant for DBAs in today's consolidated, virtualized IT world.
- April 25, 2013
The differences between right-time and real-time analytics are subtle, but the technologies used and the actionable results could prove monumental.
- April 17, 2013
There were plenty of messages to take away from Collaborate, but one of the main ones was that Oracle third-party options should not be ignored.
- April 10, 2013
The next upgrade to Oracle Hyperion, 126.96.36.199, will be generally available next week. Here a few of the new features.
- April 10, 2013
Oracle President Mark Hurd knows that some customers think Oracle is hard to work with. Some have even moved to third-party support as a result.
- April 05, 2013
Find out why IOUG President John Matelski is excited to attend Collaborate this year and learn how Oracle users can benefit from going.