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Oracle OpenWorld 2014: News from the conference


Oracle OpenWorld 2014 comes to the Moscone Center in San Francisco from Sept. 28 to Oct. 2. SearchOracle editors are attending the first OpenWorld since Larry Ellison stepped down as Oracle's CEO to become CTO and reporting back product news and insider information all week.

In this guide, find articles, interviews and videos that bring you the latest news and insight from the conference on Oracle Database 12c, big data, the Internet of Things, the cloud and more.

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Oracle OpenWorld 2014 top story

SearchOracle editors spotlight the site's current lead story from Oracle OpenWorld 2014.


Nationwide merges PeopleSoft 9.2 apps, then upgrades

To simplify the process of upgrading to Oracle's PeopleSoft 9.2 financial applications, Nationwide Insurance first consolidated its two PeopleSoft instances into a single, unified environment. Continue Reading

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News from Oracle OpenWorld 2014

SearchOracle editors bring you coverage of the best sessions, panels and discussions at Oracle OpenWorld 2014, including case studies and best practices.


Thumbs up on new database service, not on Ellison's cloud washing

Larry Ellison's opening keynote at OpenWorld 2014 mixed substantive talk about a cloud database service with more specious claims about Oracle's rivals and its place in the cloud. Continue Reading


Oracle takes its flagship database deeper into the cloud

At OpenWorld 2014, Oracle announced a cloud database service that CTO Larry Ellison said will let customers move Oracle Database instances to the cloud with "the push of a button." Continue Reading


Oracle urges partners to get into the cloud game

At OpenWorld 2014, Oracle execs pushed the company's partners toward the cloud and announced a new online community designed to help them get there. Continue Reading


Oracle taps two-tier distribution strategy for the cloud

Oracle has signed on a group of distributors to help support value-added resellers looking to sell its Oracle Cloud suite of software as a service applications. Continue Reading


Ellison gives up CEO post, takes on CTO role

Just 10 days before OpenWorld 2014 started, Oracle said founder Larry Ellison was stepping down as CEO but would continue to manage product development as its CTO. Continue Reading


A farewell to Oracle founder Larry Ellison as CEO. Kind of.

Oracle executives say "nothing to see here" as Larry Ellison relinquishes CEO. Logic dictates otherwise. Continue Reading


MicroStrategy's best practices for Oracle Database In-Memory

Jochen Demuth of software vendor MicroStrategy offers advice on deploying and using the new Oracle Database In-Memory technology, based on his experience as a beta tester. Continue Reading


Avoiding common cloud HCM pitfalls

A consultant who helps companies deploy cloud HCM technologies explains the groundwork needed to blaze a clear path to the cloud. Continue Reading


Videos from Oracle OpenWorld 2014

See Oracle OpenWorld for yourself with SearchOracle's videos and interviews from the conference floor.

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Oracle OpenWorld 2014 on Twitter

Reporters, users and Oracle professionals tweet their thoughts from Oracle Openworld 2014.

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