- December 15, 2010
Oracle MySQL 5.5 is now generally available after coming out in beta in April. The new version is focused on grabbing some of the Windows database market away from Microsoft SQL Server.
- December 03, 2010
Oracle rolled out a refresh of its Sparc-based servers, including a new Sparc-based Exalogic Elastic Cloud middleware server.
- November 11, 2010
Oracle RAC on VMware will now be supported by Oracle, a change in support policy that could lead to more customers exploring the RAC-on-VMware platform.
- November 09, 2010
Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center 11g now includes management tools for Sun products, but one analyst says Enterprise Manager is too Oracle-centric to be a big player in systems management.
- November 04, 2010
An upgrade to E-Business Suite R12 can offer many benefits, but EBS users have also reported a number of business and technical challenges during and after their EBS R12 upgrade process.
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- October 28, 2010
Premier Support for Oracle E-Business Suite11i ends Nov. 30, and end users must decide whether to move to Extended Support, which brings fewer features and higher maintenance fees, or do an EBS R12 upgrade.
- October 21, 2010
A difficult economy is one of the main reasons why organizations are delaying their Oracle E-Business Suite R12 upgrades from previous versions. But there are compelling reasons to do it anyway.
- October 19, 2010
While Oracle cloud computing may not be for everyone, interest is slowly growing as Oracle and other vendors offer a variety of solutions for safely deploying applications in the cloud.
- October 07, 2010
Oracle Beehive made a big splash at OpenWorld 2008, where company officials billed it as integrated collaboration software meant to compete with Exchange, Lotus and SharePoint. But the buzz is done buzzing.
- October 05, 2010
Oracle sued Google on Aug. 12, 2010, claiming that Google was violating Oracle's intellectual property related to Java with its Android operating system used on mobile phones.
- September 29, 2010
Oracle sued Micron on Sept. 24, 2010, claiming that Micron's involvement in a conspiracy with other memory chip manufacturers caused Sun Microsystems to lose money and customers.
- September 28, 2010
R.L. Polk, an automotive statistics company, says it saw 10x improvement on its query performance since installing Oracle Exadata V2, largely due to the box’s hybrid columnar compression and flash cache features.
- September 24, 2010
Quest Software has released beta versions of two new Toad tools for Oracle users that focus on Java development and NoSQL cloud databases.
- September 23, 2010
Oracle executives demoed Fusion Applications at the end of the OpenWorld 2010 keynote on Wednesday. Meanwhile, CEO Larry Ellison dissed Salesforce.com some more and talked up Exalogic and Exadata.
- September 22, 2010
When Robert Morris University began developing a security plan, they used Oracle to help them with unique database security issues such as threats from insiders, students and hackers.