- January 18, 2017
Oracle continues to take the cloud fight to AWS and other more-established rivals as it expands support for running web-scale and enterprise applications on its databases and IaaS platform.
- January 11, 2017
MySQL under the Oracle flag has not been without controversy. But the MySQL Enterprise Edition fits the bill for makers of a trading platform with demanding customers.
- November 23, 2016
To flesh out its cloud product line, Oracle is adding Dyn's DNS services to offer similar internet capabilities as rivals AWS and Microsoft. It's another sign that 2016 is the year of cloud for Oracle.
- October 13, 2016
At Oracle OpenWorld 2016, Oracle cloud technology was the big topic of conversation. The editors of SearchOracle and SearchDataManagement discuss what they've heard about cloud.
- September 23, 2016
Database sharding appears in the newly available Oracle 12c Release 2. With it, the flagship database takes a big step toward better cloud performance.
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- September 23, 2016
Oracle 12c Release 2 is going to the cloud first, in keeping with Larry Ellison's campaign to do cloud better than others. AWS databases, like Aurora and Redshift, are clear targets.
- September 19, 2016
TechTarget's Jack Vaughan assesses the cloud computing elements of Oracle CTO Larry Ellison's opening keynote at Oracle OpenWorld 2016, including new infrastructure and database capabilities.
- September 14, 2016
Oracle users from around the world gather at OpenWorld 2016 this month to hear Oracle's roadmap and how the company will deliver technologies that meet their business needs.
- August 19, 2016
OAUG President Patricia Dues has attended every Oracle OpenWorld. She shares her thoughts on OpenWorld 2016, and why security and the cloud are the places to look.
- August 17, 2016
In advance of Oracle OpenWorld 2016, IOUG executive director Josh Berman talks about strategic leadership lessons, the NetSuite acquisition and the wild world of the IoT.
- August 15, 2016
Oracle is acquiring cloud software provider NetSuite in a move designed to further extend its reach in the cloud, as explained in the stories included in our guide to the deal.
- July 29, 2016
The Oracle cloud ERP chase could gain speed, thanks to a $9.3B plan to buy cloud applications vendor NetSuite. The software giant's timing may be good, as more users look to the cloud for ERP deployments.
- June 27, 2016
The OAUG, IOUG and Quest user groups came together in Las Vegas for Collaborate 16. This guide provides coverage of presentations and discussions about Oracle technology at the conference.
- June 09, 2016
A former Oracle finance manager claimed her superiors pressured her to make Oracle's cloud services financial records look better. She launched a lawsuit against Oracle.
- June 01, 2016
Merit Service Solutions' unusual business model called for an unusual mobile application. It developed a custom app, running on a back-end Oracle database, to manage its snow removal and landscaping contractors.