• March 15, 2012 15 Mar'12

    End of support drives Oracle application upgrades, says survey

    A recent survey of 327 Oracle application pros by the Oracle Applications Users Group found that end of support was by far the biggest driver for upgrading.

  • March 07, 2012 07 Mar'12

    Going in-house with Oracle Fusion Applications demands vast skill set

    Companies adopting Oracle Fusion Applications will naturally want to build it in-house. But the complexities of the application platform may make that infeasible – at least for now.

  • February 27, 2012 27 Feb'12

    Oracle Exalytics helps in-memory become a commodity

    Oracle Exalytics, the company’s in-memory BI server appliance, became generally available on Monday. One expert expects in-memory’s speedy processing to eventually become a commodity.

  • February 24, 2012 24 Feb'12

    Oracle outlines Taleo roadmap, calls acquisition 'additive'

    Despite some product overlap, Oracle maintains its acquisition of Taleo is complementary and will not have an impact on its Fusion roadmap. One analyst is not convinced.

  • February 16, 2012 16 Feb'12

    Oracle-Taleo vs. SAP-SuccessFactors: a different feel

    While Oracle’s acquisition of Taleo and SAP’s SucessFactors buy were both multi-billion human capital management deals, they’re very different, experts from Constellation Research said this week.

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  • February 09, 2012 09 Feb'12

    Oracle purchase of Taleo indicates rising SaaS trend

    Oracle has spent $3.4 billion on Taleo and RightNow in the past few months, showing that it is serious about hosting applications in the cloud for its customers.

  • February 08, 2012 08 Feb'12

    Oracle Advanced Analytics bundles R with Oracle Database

    Oracle Advanced Analytics is the company’s newest announcement around data analytics, a market that Oracle seeks to blanket with products.

  • February 06, 2012 06 Feb'12

    Oracle details integration with RightNow

    Oracle has finalized its $1.5 billion acquisition of CRM SaaS provider RightNow Technologies, and to celebrate executives held a webcast outlining their future plans for all the CRM and cloud products the two have on the table.

  • February 01, 2012 01 Feb'12

    Oracle partner struggles with Fusion, but gives thumbs-up

    Texas-based Oracle partner eVerge Group has had difficulty moving from PeopleSoft to Fusion Applications, largely because the hosted model gives them less control of their application. But overall they are happy.

  • January 09, 2012 09 Jan'12

    Oracle Big Data Appliance now available, but at what cost?

    The Oracle Big Data Appliance is now generally available, as is Oracle’s big push into the field of big data. But some think that an appliance isn’t really a good fit for big data.

  • January 09, 2012 09 Jan'12

    Interview: Oracle, Cloudera on Big Data Appliance

    Oracle and Cloudera executives talk about the Oracle Big Data Appliance, which became generally available on Jan. 10.

  • January 05, 2012 05 Jan'12

    Book outlines strategies for switching to Oracle in the cloud

    The co-author of a new book on migrating Oracle workloads to the cloud talks about how some Oracle pros are running in the cloud but don’t know it, and the challenges around a cloud migration.

  • December 15, 2011 15 Dec'11

    Oracle waives extended support fee for E-Business Suite 11i

    The Oracle E-Business Suite 11i Extended Support fee will be waived another two years. While a good thing financially for 11i users, it might just delay the inevitable – an expensive upgrade to R12.

  • December 07, 2011 07 Dec'11

    Security pro: Find and secure sensitive Oracle database data

    Jonathan Intner, solutions architect for data security company Vormetric, talks about what makes sensitive data sensitive, encryption key management and finding sensitive data in surprising places in this Q&A.

  • November 29, 2011 29 Nov'11

    Book explores Oracle, MySQL query methods

    Michael McLaughlin, author of Oracle 11g & MySQL 5.6 Developer Handbook discusses the benefits of keyword querying and more in this interview.