• October 20, 2011 20 Oct'11

    Oracle, Salesforce spar over cloud, multi-tenancy

    Oracle’s latest public cloud offering came with jabs at and multi-tenancy, a concept crucial to cloud computing.

  • October 18, 2011 18 Oct'11

    Hyperion Enterprise Planning release date and features

    Hyperion Enterprise Planning is scheduled to be released early next year. Here are some of the features.

  • October 11, 2011 11 Oct'11

    McDonald’s maps out business roles for Oracle E-Business Suite users

    The fast-food giant wanted make sure there weren’t any glaring separation-of-duties conflicts with its E-Business Suite implementation it had to fix.

  • October 10, 2011 10 Oct'11

    IOUG President talks Exadata, middleware

    IOUG President Andrew Flowers spoke about the topics that are top-of-mind for members of the Independent Oracle Users Group, including Exadata, virtualization and middleware.

  • October 06, 2011 06 Oct'11

    Oracle Fusion Applications now generally available

    Oracle Fusion Applications is now generally available, but expect adoption to be slow, happening module-by-module with some while others wait years before implementing it.

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  • October 06, 2011 06 Oct'11

    Oracle Public Cloud to offer two Fusion apps

    Oracle announced the Oracle Public Cloud on Wednesday, which will initially offer Fusion CRM and HCM. Other options, for Java, a database service and a “social network,” will come later.

  • October 05, 2011 05 Oct'11

    Oracle’s largest database runs Beehive on Oracle Exadata

    Oracle’s in-house email and collaboration application runs a 101 TB database on Oracle Exadata. A company official explained the deployment.

  • October 04, 2011 04 Oct'11

    Oracle's Hurd: 'Support is critical to us'

    One year into his tenure as Oracle president, Mark Hurd is still focused on sales, but he maintains supporting customers is core to the company despite some criticism.

  • October 04, 2011 04 Oct'11

    Can the DBA manage the Exadata machine?

    Oracle's push to bundle its database, storage and hardware together presents a quandary for prospective buyers. Who manages it all?

  • October 03, 2011 03 Oct'11

    OAUG President Mark Clark talks Fusion, R12, cloud computing

    Oracle Applications Users Group President Mark Clark riffs on Fusion Applications, R12 upgrades, the economic slowdown, cloud computing and virtualization.

  • October 03, 2011 03 Oct'11

    Facebook MySQL DBA gives tips on server management

    Facebook MySQL database administrator (DBA) Rob Wultsch tells Oracle OpenWorld attendees to “keep it simple, stupid” and gives tips for preventing DBA burnout.

  • October 03, 2011 03 Oct'11

    Oracle announces Exalytics BI, big data systems

    Oracle launched two new systems on Sunday, one called Oracle Exalytics with in-memory technology and another, the Oracle Big Data Appliance for Hadoop and NoSQL.

  • September 26, 2011 26 Sep'11

    Oracle Sparc SuperCluster has features of Exadata and Exalogic

    Oracle’s new Sparc server has up to 16 of the new eight-core Sparc T4 chips, but analysts wonder whether it will be enough to keep the Sparc install base interested.

  • September 26, 2011 26 Sep'11

    Quest boosts Toad for Oracle with version 11

    New features of Toad for Oracle include more automated code analysis, allowing read-only access to production databases and reporting across all managed databases.

  • September 21, 2011 21 Sep'11

    Oracle Database Appliance seen as gateway to Exadata

    The Oracle Database Appliance is a 4U, two-node RAC server appliance seen by experts as a more affordable entry point toward Exadata, but it doesn’t have nearly as many features.