• 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.

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  • 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.

  • November 29, 2011 29 Nov'11

    Oracle application performance management like a detective novel

    Determining the root cause of an Oracle application performance problem might take you far, far outside the inner sanctum of Oracle database and applications.

  • November 15, 2011 15 Nov'11

    CallSource picks Oracle Database Appliance over Dell

    CallSource was just the right kind of company for Oracle Database Appliance: small but not too small, growing but not too fast. The company claims savings in the six-figure range by going with ODA instead of Dell.

  • November 08, 2011 08 Nov'11

    Kate Leggett on what the Oracle RightNow acquisition means

    Kate Leggett of Forrester Research discusses the effects of Oracle’s acquisition of RightNow.

  • November 03, 2011 03 Nov'11 eyes hybrid Oracle cloud computing is considering a hybrid public-private Oracle cloud computing model so it can handle highly variable traffic without having to build to peak capacity.

  • November 03, 2011 03 Nov'11

    Health care giant builds public cloud on Oracle Enterprise Manager

    Cerner has built a public cloud allowing clients to use a cloud-based version of Oracle Enterprise Manager to handle health care applications on Oracle Database in the clients’ own data centers.

  • November 02, 2011 02 Nov'11

    Oracle, HP should graduate from kindergarten, user says

    Oracle’s decision to stop supporting development on Itanium has left companies like Swiss department store Manor in the lurch.

  • October 25, 2011 25 Oct'11

    Can Oracle be a NoSQL player?

    The Oracle NoSQL database is mainly an attempt to satisfy existing Oracle Database customers interested in big data on the side, experts say.