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  • December 23, 2014 23 Dec'14

    At Oracle CloudWorld Boston, Oracle eyes a bigger place in the cloud

    At Oracle CloudWorld in Boston, Oracle exec Shawn Price and consultant R "Ray" Wang discussed cloud computing trends that the vendor is looking to capitalize on as user adoption grows.

  • December 22, 2014 22 Dec'14

    Pythian consultants assess Oracle big data, cloud strategies

    Consultants Paul Vallee and Keith Millar talk about what they saw as the highlights of Oracle OpenWorld 2014: Oracle's big data and cloud services offerings.

  • December 05, 2014 05 Dec'14

    Oracle builds up cloud engineering team, updates Solaris Studio

    Oracle added another high-level exec to its cloud engineering team, released Oracle Solaris Studio 12.4 and continued its legal battle with Oregon's state government.

  • November 19, 2014 19 Nov'14

    Oracle, SAP settle third-party maintenance lawsuit, issues remain

    Oracle and SAP settled a 2007 copyright infringement lawsuit, agreeing that SAP will pay Oracle a total of $359.2 million. But third-party maintenance law is still far from settled.

  • November 11, 2014 11 Nov'14

    Oregon cuts ties to Oracle, Cover Oregon website project

    Oregon has halted all work on its Cover Oregon health website, for which Oracle was the main contractor. Also, Oracle accuses tech support vendor Rimini Street of continuing to infringe its copyrights.

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  • October 17, 2014 17 Oct'14

    Get current or lose your Oracle DBA certification, Oracle says

    Oracle has changed its policy on DBA certifications, retiring older ones and requiring database administrators to get current on Oracle Database versions or lose their active status.

  • October 09, 2014 09 Oct'14

    What multi-tenancy in Oracle Database as a Service means for users

    Industry analyst Holger Mueller contrasts the multi-tenancy in Oracle Database as a Service with traditional SaaS, in a video from the Oracle OpenWorld 2014 conference.

  • September 29, 2014 29 Sep'14

    Thumbs up to Oracle's cloud database service, down to cloud washing

    Oracle founder and CTO Larry Ellison's cloud-focused opening keynote speech at the vendor's Oracle OpenWorld 2014 conference was a mix of the substantial and the specious.

  • September 29, 2014 29 Sep'14

    Oracle pushes its database platform further into the cloud

    At Oracle OpenWorld 2014, CTO Larry Ellison announced that users will be able use a new cloud database service to send their Oracle Database instances to the cloud with "the push of a button."

  • September 23, 2014 23 Sep'14

    Oracle OpenWorld 2014: News from the conference

    Oracle OpenWorld 2014 brings Oracle professionals together for a four-day event in San Francisco to learn about this year's hot topics on Oracle technologies.

  • September 18, 2014 18 Sep'14

    Ellison steps aside as Oracle CEO, becomes CTO and chairman

    Oracle said founder Larry Ellison is giving up his CEO position but will continue to oversee product development as CTO, while also becoming the company's executive chairman.

  • September 18, 2014 18 Sep'14

    Oracle acquires media manager Front Porch Digital

    Oracle acquired media management and storage company Front Porch Digital, while Oregon prepares for its legal battle with Oracle and sets its budget at $2 million.

  • August 29, 2014 29 Aug'14

    U.S. District Court rules 'massive theft' of Oracle property

    The U.S. District Court in Las Vegas ruled that Oracle's claims of 'massive theft' of property by Rimini Street are true. Rimini Street customers are just waiting for this to blow over.

  • August 25, 2014 25 Aug'14

    SPARC M7 chip takes it up a notch with 32 cores

    Oracle released the SPARC M7 chip at the Hot Chips 26 conference in Cupertino, CA. It promises a major boost in performance, new features and 32 cores -- allowing you to make a really big machine and consolidate.

  • August 07, 2014 07 Aug'14

    Oracle releases Solaris 11.2, Database 12c R 12.1.0.2

    In a round-up of recent Oracle news events, Oracle released Oracle Database 12c Release 12.0.1.2, along with Oracle Solaris 11.2 and Oracle Solaris Cluster 4.2. Oracle also acquired TAO Technologies.

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