• 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.

  • 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.

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  • 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.

  • December 15, 2009 15 Dec'09

    Preventing internal Oracle database security threats

    With internal database security threats on the rise, the very viability of your company may be at risk. Here are some best practices for blunting internal attacks.

  • December 10, 2009 10 Dec'09

    New Oracle compliance suite integrates with business processes

    A new Oracle compliance suite, Enterprise GRC Manager, looks to integrate core business processes with a range of governance, risk and compliance issues.

  • December 10, 2009 10 Dec'09

    Oracle relies on users to sway the EC in the Sun deal

    Oracle has called on several of its large European-based customers to testify on its behalf in hopes of convincing the European Commission to approve its proposed merger of Sun Microsystems.

  • December 04, 2009 04 Dec'09

    Oracle reportedly offers EC a MySQL compromise in Oracle-Sun deal

    Oracle reportedly has offered to set up a separate business for the open source MySQL database as a way to get the European Commission to approve the proposed Oracle-Sun deal.