• April 26, 2011 26 Apr'11

    Is Oracle pushing customers to adopt Oracle hardware?

    In a recent survey of 450 IT pros, 95% of which were Oracle customers, almost four-fifths felt that Oracle's announcement to drop development support of Intel Itanium was a first step in pushing customers toward Oracle hardware.

  • April 22, 2011 22 Apr'11

    Book: Achieving Extreme Performance with Oracle Exadata

    Rick Greenwald, director of Oracle partner enablement, talks about Achieving Extreme Performance with Oracle Exadata – a new book that he co-wrote.

  • April 19, 2011 19 Apr'11

    Beware the Oracle license audit

    Undergoing an Oracle license audit is no picnic. There are several ways they start, and reasons why Oracle is so aggressive with them.

  • April 14, 2011 14 Apr'11

    Oracle Fusion Applications goes live, but are customers ready for it?

    After six years in development, Oracle Fusion Applications is actually running live in customers’ production environments. But is it ready for prime time?

  • April 13, 2011 13 Apr'11

    Five goals for implementing Oracle Business Intelligence Applications

    Selecting the right approach and handling change management are two of the five important topics when installing Oracle Business Intelligence Applications (OBIA), according to one BI consultant.

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  • April 12, 2011 12 Apr'11

    Despite lingering skepticism, Oracle soldiers on with MySQL

    Oracle has announced a MySQL 5.6 development release and continues to proclaim its dedication to the open source database platform, despite ongoing skepticism.

  • April 08, 2011 08 Apr'11

    Oracle Sun enterprise server hardware guide

    Knowing what hardware works best for your Oracle databases, middleware and applications is key to optimizing performance. This Oracle Sun enterprise server hardware guide should help you on your way.

  • April 08, 2011 08 Apr'11

    Oracle Exadata server guide

    Read everything you want to know about Oracle Exadata: specs, news stories, opinion columns, and videos from customers.

  • April 08, 2011 08 Apr'11

    Oracle Exalogic server guide

    Oracle Exalogic is the company's "cloud in a box." This guide gives all the details you need to know on Exalogic, including a breakdown from one of its VPs, hardware specs, news stories on the product and opinions on how it works.

  • April 06, 2011 06 Apr'11

    Exadata, Exalogic, and Oracle’s move into the converged cloud

    Can Oracle effectively deliver a cloud platform with their Exadata and Exalogic server appliance products?

  • April 05, 2011 05 Apr'11

    Picking server hardware for your Oracle environment

    Here are some basic rules for picking Oracle server hardware for Oracle environments, including how different editions of the same database might require different hardware.

  • March 25, 2011 25 Mar'11

    Collaborate 2011: Oracle user groups conference special report is on the scene at Collaborate '11 in Orlando with breaking news and advice from the largest annual Oracle applications conference.

  • March 25, 2011 25 Mar'11

    One shop describes its move off Oracle on Itanium

    Given Oracle’s recent announcement that it would stop software development on Itanium, one environmental services company’s decision to move to x86 Linux is timely.

  • March 10, 2011 10 Mar'11

    Users flock away from Oracle Sun enterprise server hardware

    Oracle has seen big drops in server revenue and shipments in the past year, and end users list several reasons why they’re migrating to competitors.

  • March 08, 2011 08 Mar'11

    Oracle Exadata X2-8 and the evolution of Oracle RAC

    Oracle Exadata X2-8 represents a step in the evolution of Oracle RAC. However, the direction of that step may surprise you.