• December 23, 2010 23 Dec'10

    Top Oracle stories in 2010

    The most popular Oracle stories in 2010 on were around the Sun acquisition, server hardware such as Exadata, and others about RAC support and landing your dream DBA job.

  • December 21, 2010 21 Dec'10

    Subaru cuts number of apps by 25% in Oracle application consolidation

    Over the last five years, Subaru has undergone an Oracle application consolidation, reducing the number of total apps by 25%. That in turn has reduced licensing and support costs and cut down on duplication.

  • December 15, 2010 15 Dec'10

    Oracle MySQL 5.5 eyes Windows, SQL Server

    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 03 Dec'10

    Oracle pushes Sparc Supercluster and Sparc Exalogic server hardware

    Oracle rolled out a refresh of its Sparc-based servers, including a new Sparc-based Exalogic Elastic Cloud middleware server.

  • November 11, 2010 11 Nov'10

    Oracle will now support Oracle RAC on VMware

    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.

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  • November 09, 2010 09 Nov'10

    Oracle Enterprise Manager improves, still far from Big Four

    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 04 Nov'10

    Oracle E-Business Suite users face EBS R12 upgrade challenges

    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.

  • October 28, 2010 28 Oct'10

    Users consider Oracle EBS R12 upgrade as Premier Support for 11i ends

    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 21 Oct'10

    Oracle E-Business Suite R12 upgrades delayed by economic challenges

    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 19 Oct'10

    Oracle cloud computing application solutions get second look from some

    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 07 Oct'10

    Oracle Beehive collaboration software to be rolled into WebCenter

    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 05 Oct'10

    Oracle vs. Google lawsuit

    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 29 Sep'10

    Oracle vs. Micron lawsuit

    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 28 Sep'10

    R.L. Polk sees 10x query improvement with Oracle Exadata V2

    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 24 Sep'10

    Quest offers new Toad tools for Oracle Java development, cloud DBs

    Quest Software has released beta versions of two new Toad tools for Oracle users that focus on Java development and NoSQL cloud databases.