• January 27, 2010 27 Jan'10

    Will Oracle support Sun’s OpenOffice desktop application suite?

    With the Oracle-Sun deal finally approved, will Oracle support Sun’s OpenOffice desktop application suite? One analyst report advises users to hold off until Oracle makes its decision.

  • January 27, 2010 27 Jan'10

    The future of Oracle and Sun

    With the EC giving the Oracle/Sun deal a stamp of approval, it’s time to see what’s in store for the future of Oracle and Sun as we learn plans for Sun’s server hardware, virtualization technology, MySQL database and more.

  • January 27, 2010 27 Jan'10

    Oracle lays out its vision for a Sunny future

    Oracle and Sun executives laid out their product plans focused on integrated hardware-software stacks and selling to and servicing large customers.

  • January 26, 2010 26 Jan'10

    Oracle sues third-party support provider Rimini Street for intellectual property theft

    Oracle is suing Rimini Street, claiming the third-party support provider has engaged in “massive theft of Oracle's software."

  • January 21, 2010 21 Jan'10

    Software license audits more difficult thanks to virtualization, multi-plexing

    Software license audits are up in the downturn, as vendors look for revenue lost through waning new license sales.

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  • January 21, 2010 21 Jan'10

    Oracle gains the EC’s approval to acquire Sun

    After three months of intense investigations, the European Commission gave its unconditional approval to Oracle’s proposed acquisition of Sun, opening up a new chapter in the company’s history.

  • January 18, 2010 18 Jan'10

    Oracle takes the measure of smart metering technology

    Oracle’s recent survey shows that smart metering technology would encourage many water utility managers to conserve, perhaps edging the company toward a new market opportunity.

  • January 14, 2010 14 Jan'10

    How to land your dream Oracle DBA job

    Despite the recession, companies are willing to pay top dollar for qualified Oracle professionals. Don Burleson offers guidance on nabbing the dream Oracle DBA job.

  • January 11, 2010 11 Jan'10

    Oracle transportation management software aims to improve supply chains, risk compliance

    Oracle has delivered new Oracle transportation management software designed to help IT shops in the transportation industry better manage supply chains and risk compliance from a single platform.

  • January 06, 2010 06 Jan'10

    Oracle acquires data quality management software maker Silver Creek

    By acquiring Silver Creek's data quality management software, Oracle fills a gaping hole in its data quality portfolio and takes a step toward offering a data quality stack solution.

  • December 30, 2009 30 Dec'09

    Oracle’s OBIEE dashboard helps Kaleida Health combat the flu

    Kaleida Health created an Oracle Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) dashboard in hopes of a quick solution to tracking the toll the flu, particularly the H1-N1 strain, was taking.

  • December 22, 2009 22 Dec'09

    The Top 9 Oracle stories for 2009

    Read these top 9 Oracle stories of 2009 to learn about Oracle’s tumultuous year, which included the usual major product deliveries and delays, controversial comments by Larry Ellison, and oh yes, the acquisition of Sun Microsystems.

  • December 21, 2009 21 Dec'09

    The Top 10 Eye on Oracle blog posts of 2009

    Read’s picks for the Top 10 Eye on Oracle blog posts of 2009, including news and analysis on the Oracle-Sun deal, Fusion Middleware 11g, Oracle 11g R2, Oracle’s cloud computing strategy and more.

  • December 17, 2009 17 Dec'09

    Database security strategies need to grow up in 2010

    Database security strategies need to be revamped and reinforced to defend against increasingly sophisticated attacks on data stores, according to experts.

  • December 17, 2009 17 Dec'09

    The top Oracle advice from the experts in 2009

    Read this year’s Top 10 list of Oracle advice on Oracle security, licensing, databases and more from the experts.