- June 27, 2016
The OAUG, IOUG and Quest user groups came together in Las Vegas for Collaborate 16. This guide provides coverage of presentations and discussions about Oracle technology at the conference.
- June 09, 2016
A former Oracle finance manager claimed her superiors pressured her to make Oracle's cloud services financial records look better. She launched a lawsuit against Oracle.
- June 01, 2016
Merit Service Solutions' unusual business model called for an unusual mobile application. It developed a custom app, running on a back-end Oracle database, to manage its snow removal and landscaping contractors.
- June 01, 2016
Merit Service Solutions implemented JD Edwards to get a more scalable platform for a growing business, but its unusual business model meant it was in for a lot of customization.
- April 25, 2016
Moving to Oracle Fusion Financials has been a mixed blessing for the Evangelical Christian Credit Union. It saved money, but had to sacrifice integration and automation.
Sponsored by Pure Storage - Database administrators (DBAs) are under intense pressure to improve the performance of their Oracle databases. Businesses are processing more data, more transactions and larger data sets, yet they also demand faster database performance with no latency. At the same time, many organizations are embracing database consolidation to reduce costs and improve efficiencies, while still expecting improved database performance. It’s a constant theme that is unlikely to change any time soon. In fact, with the growth of big data analytics and the Internet of Things, the pressure on DBAs will become even greater. See More
Sponsored by SolidFire - When a host server fails to deliver a sufficient level of IOPS, the solution is often to invest in solid-state storage. As many organizations have discovered, however, solid-state storage is a costly solution that may only temporarily correct the problem. Like any other storage technology, there is a limit to the number of IOPS that solid-state storage can deliver, and it is often only a matter of time before this limit is reached and the performance problems return. See More
Sponsored by SAS Institute Inc. - You’re getting started with a big data analytics project on Hadoop and are impressed by the cost savings on storage compared with your data warehouse. You’ve read that TrueCar, a company that collects vast volumes of car price data for its online car-buying business, has cut its monthly data storage cost from $19/GB to $0.23/GB. So you’re wondering, should you consider moving all your business intelligence efforts to Hadoop? See More
Sponsored by Symantec - As greater challenges emerge in today’s data-centric business environment, organizations are placing more emphasis than ever upon risk mitigation. Not only are IT executives looking for ways to reduce their organizations’ risk profiles, but business leaders—including boards of directors—are making risk reduction an essential action item. See More
- April 13, 2016
The Oracle database and applications forum, presented by three independent user groups, combines hands-on experiences, networking opportunities and an exhibitor showcase.
- April 07, 2016
Cloud, big data, security and mobile are set to take center stage at Collaborate 16, an event where networking and educational opportunities come together for members of multiple Oracle user groups.
- April 04, 2016
In a session at Collaborate 16, database architect Ziaul Mannan will reveal the ways DBAs are being overlooked as potential executives and how to prove internally that DBA skills translate well to IT leadership roles.
- February 24, 2016
Rebecca Wettemann, vice president of Nucleus Research, answers questions on cloud adoption, third-party support and how that support promotes adoption for Oracle cloud customers.
- January 22, 2016
A Colorado school district moved some business applications from Oracle EBS to Workday, then switched to Rimini Street's EBS support services after Oracle wouldn't lower its support costs.
- January 21, 2016
The January 2016 Critical Patch Update has 248 security fixes, a record-breaking high number. It includes fixes for Oracle Database, Java SE, E-Business Suite and more.
- December 31, 2015
Oracle is investing in container management technology for Docker through an acquisition of cloud computing startup StackEngine, which provides a platform for managing Docker applications.
- December 28, 2015
Users have until January 20 to send comments to the FTC about a proposed settlement with Oracle regarding security risks posed by old versions of Java SE left behind after an update.
- November 25, 2015
Oracle and China-based Internet service provider Tencent signed a nonbinding agreement for Oracle to use Tencent's online portals to offer Oracle cloud services in that country.
- November 25, 2015
In the Oracle vs. Google court case over the use of Java APIs, Oracle claimed an expert witness appointed by the judge to assess potential legal damages isn't impartial.