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  • September 18, 2012 18 Sep'12

    Oracle on Itanium customers breathe sigh of relief

    IT pros running Oracle on Itanium are happy Oracle will now support software on Itanium, but a crucial decision still awaits them down the road.

  • September 04, 2012 04 Sep'12

    Oracle appeals $306 million settlement in SAP-TomorrowNow lawsuit

    Oracle wanted more than $2 billion in its copyright infringement lawsuit against SAP and TomorrowNow, so $306 million apparently isn't cutting it.

  • August 15, 2012 15 Aug'12

    Oracle Exadata flaws include unpredictability, lack of documentation

    Most Oracle consultants who have played with Exadata have been thoroughly impressed. But users beware: There are some flaws.

  • July 17, 2012 17 Jul'12

    Oracle survey says poor data management causes 13% revenue loss

    A recent Oracle survey found a $1 billion company is losing $130 million per year in revenue due to poor data management. Some are skeptical.

  • July 10, 2012 10 Jul'12

    Oracle Support ditching Flash interface for HTML

    Oracle will retire the Flash of its support portal, which had caused many Oracle pros problems, in favor of the more standard HTML version.

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  • July 02, 2012 02 Jul'12

    Quest Software, its Toad tool leaping over to Dell

    Dell plans to acquire Quest Software, maker of the Oracle Database development tool Toad. End users said Dell could improve Toad and adapt it for larger tech trends like “big data.”

  • June 29, 2012 29 Jun'12

    Oracle faltered in pulling Itanium support, says analyst

    IT analyst Rob Enderle says that Oracle made a mistake in pulling support away from approximately 140,000 Oracle on Itanium customers, adding that right now “Oracle on Itanium is probably not a good idea.”

  • June 06, 2012 06 Jun'12

    Oracle Platinum Services caters to high-end customers

    Oracle Platinum Services is a new support program from Oracle that provides specific SLAs for customers running expensive Oracle hardware such as Exadata, Exalogic and Sparc Supercluster.

  • May 16, 2012 16 May'12

    Implementing a Hyperion system in 3 weeks -- it can be done

    An Oracle Hyperion system implementation in three weeks? Yes, it can be done. Communications firm Neustar implemented Hyperion in less than a month and gained efficiencies in the process.

  • May 08, 2012 08 May'12

    Midmarket companies find JD Edwards upgrades a good fit

    At some point, your JD Edwards shop will have to decide whether to switch to a different product, upgrade or stay where you are. Learn what two other organizations did when working through JD Edwards upgrades.

  • May 07, 2012 07 May'12

    Jury issues partial verdict in Oracle vs. Google Java lawsuit

    The jury has issued a partial verdict in the copyright phase of the Oracle vs. Google lawsuit, in which Oracle is claiming that Google violated Java patents and copyright with its Android mobile operating system.

  • April 26, 2012 26 Apr'12

    Retail developer builds Oracle business intelligence on JD Edwards

    Retail development company Benderson Development used a “build and buy” approach to creating its Oracle business intelligence platform on top of JD Edwards.

  • April 23, 2012 23 Apr'12

    Cost savings lure Oracle customers to third-party application support

    Going to third-party Oracle support means saving money and possibly having customizations supported. But concerns about upgrades down the road may provide pause.

  • April 23, 2012 23 Apr'12

    Oracle updates JD Edwards EnterpriseOne and World

    Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 9.1 and JD Edwards World 9.3 are the first major releases in three years for the products, and include features around reporting, security and compliance.

  • April 17, 2012 17 Apr'12

    Can SAP databases compete with Oracle?

    SAP claims it wants to be the No. 2 database vendor by 2015, and it’s pushing to do so. But is its goal realistic, and what is Oracle doing about it?

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