- October 18, 2019
Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd's abrupt death at 62 has put the software giant in the position of naming his replacement, and the decision could go one of a few ways, analysts say.
- October 01, 2019
This guide covers technology developments and other news from the Oracle OpenWorld 2019 conference, plus key trends for Oracle cloud, database and application users.
- September 23, 2019
Steve Miranda discusses lessons learned from Oracle Fusion Applications, SaaS, best-of-breed apps vs. suites and Oracle's application acquisition strategy.
- September 11, 2019
Oracle, like other prominent on-premises software vendors, has traced a long path into the cloud. These 10 events over the past 20 years helped lay the foundation.
- September 10, 2019
The Oracle cloud strategy continues to evolve, with fresh emphasis placed on how its flagship database can help customers in the cloud. But the story truly begins decades ago.
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- September 04, 2019
The multi-cloud capabilities offered by Oracle and Microsoft are now available in the U.K. via a link between the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure and Azure platforms.
- June 25, 2019
Oracle Analytics Cloud now offers a consistent UI and all-in-one pricing for Oracle's analytics tools. But an on-premises BI update is also on the way for cloud holdouts.
- February 15, 2019
Oracle has made it easier for customers to choose and launch third-party software onto its cloud. Now, the question is whether more businesses will follow.
- February 04, 2019
Oracle struggles in IaaS against AWS and Azure, but one Oracle cloud customer said its move there is a success, albeit within an overall multi-cloud strategy.
- October 25, 2018
Early users are kicking the tires of Autonomous Database, attracted by Oracle's pledge that the cloud technology will automate database administration chores.
- October 23, 2018
With enhancements to its Autonomous Database technology and cloud infrastructure security services, Oracle is trying to gain ground on Amazon and other cloud rivals.
- September 28, 2018
From IT to HCM to sales, AI and machine learning capabilities have been added to a variety of Oracle's offerings through Oracle AI Apps. And the vendor says there's more to come.
- August 09, 2018
Oracle launched a transaction processing version of Autonomous Database, a cloud-based platform that automates configuration and management of Oracle databases.
- May 03, 2018
Mapping IoT activity and other IT data to Oracle ERP is the task Las Vegas set for FixStream's AIOps platform in an effort to quickly find the source of IT problems.
- April 26, 2018
A picture of steady but not rapid migration to the cloud by Oracle users emerged at Collaborate 18, with database vets saying it's wise to be selective on what to move.
- April 18, 2018
The Collaborate 18 conference will shine a light on Oracle cloud adoption and migration issues, and on the impact that such moves can have on the careers of DBAs and other IT professionals.
- March 30, 2018
It wasn't the first in the cloud computing space, but Oracle is all in now. Key to the effort is a new Autonomous Database service, initially available for data warehousing uses.
- November 01, 2017
The news out of Oracle OpenWorld 2017 mostly involved updates to Oracle's cloud services. This guide pulls together coverage of the conference from several TechTarget websites.
- October 25, 2017
Oracle is employing a new autonomous database as part of its drive to the cloud. The technology relies on machine learning, but the actual effect is more evolutionary than revolutionary.
- October 12, 2017
With large data breaches such as the one at Equifax raising concerns about unprotected data, Oracle has strengthened its cloud security features in an effort to ease the minds of IT pros.
- October 09, 2017
The Equifax Struts breakdown forms the backdrop for the Oracle machine learning and analytics moves considered in this Talking Data podcast.
- October 03, 2017
Advanced machine learning will drive Oracle Database 18c to cloud success, Larry Ellison claims. But an 'autonomous' cloud service based on 18c isn't a threat to DBA job security, he says.
- September 21, 2017
From 'Bring Your Own License' to Universal Credits, are the recent changes Oracle made to its cloud pricing model enough to compete with AWS?
- September 19, 2017
After a round of layoffs to its Solaris division, it appears Oracle is phasing out its hardware portfolio and continuing to focus on the cloud.
- August 24, 2017
Following competitors Microsoft Azure and IBM, Oracle plans to release its Blockchain Cloud Service in an effort to give cloud users a higher level of security.
- August 03, 2017
While Oracle Cloud apps are getting a new update, the company says it isn't leaving its on-premises EBS customers behind.
- April 17, 2017
Several companies are augmenting their Oracle database workloads with NoSQL Cassandra. Why?
- April 04, 2017
Vitamix had Oracle E-Business Suite up and running in 18 months. The blender maker's director of IT details ways to address six challenges you may face when implementing Oracle EBS.
- April 04, 2017
The amount of documentation required for a successful upgrade to Oracle EBS 12.2.5 is daunting. An experienced DBA offers pointers to ensure that the upgrade goes smoothly.
- March 24, 2017
Attendees at Oracle Collaborate 17 have plenty of sessions to choose from, with topics ranging from business analytics to hybrid cloud. We've highlighted a few of those sessions.
- February 01, 2017
Oracle has updated its cloud licensing policy, and the result doubles the processor license requirements for customers on the AWS and Azure platforms.
- January 24, 2017
Cutbacks in hardware and support staffing for Solaris and Sparc accompany large investments in Oracle cloud offerings. However, a new roadmap pledges continued support into the 2030s.
- January 18, 2017
Oracle continues to take the cloud fight to AWS and other more-established rivals as it expands support for running web-scale and enterprise applications on its databases and IaaS platform.
- January 11, 2017
MySQL under the Oracle flag has not been without controversy. But the MySQL Enterprise Edition fits the bill for makers of a trading platform with demanding customers.
- November 23, 2016
To flesh out its cloud product line, Oracle is adding Dyn's DNS services to offer similar internet capabilities as rivals AWS and Microsoft. It's another sign that 2016 is the year of cloud for Oracle.
- October 13, 2016
At Oracle OpenWorld 2016, Oracle cloud technology was the big topic of conversation. The editors of SearchOracle and SearchDataManagement discuss what they've heard about cloud.
- September 23, 2016
Database sharding appears in the newly available Oracle 12c Release 2. With it, the flagship database takes a big step toward better cloud performance.
- September 23, 2016
Oracle 12c Release 2 is going to the cloud first, in keeping with Larry Ellison's campaign to do cloud better than others. AWS databases, like Aurora and Redshift, are clear targets.
- September 19, 2016
TechTarget's Jack Vaughan assesses the cloud computing elements of Oracle CTO Larry Ellison's opening keynote at Oracle OpenWorld 2016, including new infrastructure and database capabilities.
- September 14, 2016
Oracle users from around the world gather at OpenWorld 2016 this month to hear Oracle's roadmap and how the company will deliver technologies that meet their business needs.
- August 19, 2016
OAUG President Patricia Dues has attended every Oracle OpenWorld. She shares her thoughts on OpenWorld 2016, and why security and the cloud are the places to look.
- August 17, 2016
In advance of Oracle OpenWorld 2016, IOUG executive director Josh Berman talks about strategic leadership lessons, the NetSuite acquisition and the wild world of the IoT.
- August 15, 2016
Oracle is acquiring cloud software provider NetSuite in a move designed to further extend its reach in the cloud, as explained in the stories included in our guide to the deal.
- July 29, 2016
The Oracle cloud ERP chase could gain speed, thanks to a $9.3B plan to buy cloud applications vendor NetSuite. The software giant's timing may be good, as more users look to the cloud for ERP deployments.
- 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.
- 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.
- November 20, 2015
At Oracle OpenWorld 2015, Oracle continued to demonstrate its focus on the cloud, with execs claiming superiority over rival cloud vendors. Access our full coverage in this guide.
- November 18, 2015
A jury found support vendor Rimini Street guilty of copyright infringement and awarded Oracle $50 million. But officials from the two companies see the decision in a very different light.
- November 13, 2015
Maria Anderson, IOUG president, believes that resilience is crucial to thriving in the IT profession. IT professionals also need to expand their roles into business, she says.
- October 30, 2015
Oracle rolled out more cloud services at OpenWorld 2015, topped by a public cloud addition to its Oracle Cloud Infrastructure IaaS suite that directly targets Amazon Web Services.
- October 29, 2015
When seeking a new learning management system, Peet's Coffee and Tea zeroed in on the customization features and role definitions available in Oracle Taleo Learn.
- October 16, 2015
The intellectual property lawsuit between Oracle and third-party maintenance company Rimini Street ended with a win for Oracle, but looming questions remain unanswered.
- October 13, 2015
The Oregon Supreme Court rejected Oracle's request to overturn a lower court decision, ruling that Oracle executives in the Cover Oregon case can be tried in their personal capacities.
- October 05, 2015
Oracle Transportation Management 6.4 and Oracle Global Trade Management 6.4 have renovated their user experience and added a Landed Cost Simulator.
- October 01, 2015
Oracle released two new services for the Oracle Cloud Platform: Oracle SOA Cloud and Oracle API Manager Cloud Service. They are designed for non-developers.
- September 30, 2015
Oracle's new licensing policy for Oracle SE2 has the potential to trip up pre-existing customers or restrict their hardware choices when they upgrade.
- September 30, 2015
Oracle changed its licensing policy for Oracle Standard Edition 2, adding a maximum number of cores and threads allowed on a machine running SE2.
- September 18, 2015
In its 2016 first quarter fiscal report, Oracle shows off increases in PaaS and SaaS revenues and licenses, and downplays its drop in total revenue.
- September 10, 2015
Oracle built a new data center in Canada to address data residency and data sovereignty concerns of the country's public sector and large corporations.
- September 09, 2015
The latest version of SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer works with MySQL, giving users of both Oracle and MySQL support with a common performance management interface.
- August 31, 2015
At Hot Chips 27, Oracle presented its new, lower-cost SPARC processor, Sonoma, which puts Oracle into competition with Intel x86 and the Xeon chip.
- August 26, 2015
Oracle Mobile Cloud Services will integrate with the Xamarin platform, which lets developers build, test and model mobile applications in C#.
- August 26, 2015
Oracle acquired CRM company Maxymiser to be part of the Oracle Marketing Cloud. Maxymiser specializes in testing, targeting and personalizing marketing.
- August 19, 2015
Along with the Oracle ULA, Oracle is offering users another contract option, the Perpetual Unlimited License Agreement. Experts discuss the pros and cons.
- August 10, 2015
The upcoming release of Oracle Solaris Zones will support Docker's Linux-based, open source application container technology to aid app distribution.
- August 10, 2015
Aaron Perry, president of Aptec, presents use cases for Oracle Identity Management 11gR2 PS3 drawn from his client's experiences with the new patch.
- August 05, 2015
Oracle Identity Management 11gR2 PS3 extends identity management over mobile devices, as mobile becomes the platform of choice for business users.
- July 16, 2015
Oracle is looking to enhance Mobile Cloud Services with the help of startup Xamarin. Other announcements from Oracle include the release of Commerce Cloud and updates on the impending lawsuit with Rimini Street.
- July 15, 2015
The Supreme Court rejected Google's appeal in the Google vs. Oracle court case. Now, Google's last chance is to prove its use of Java API falls under fair use.
- June 30, 2015
The addition of more than two dozen cloud computing services will allow users to move everything in their data centers to the Oracle cloud, according to CTO Larry Ellison.
- June 24, 2015
Oracle PaaS and SaaS sales are up in Oracle's 2015 fourth quarter financial report. Total revenue and earnings per share are lower than analysts predicted.
- June 22, 2015
Oracle plans to use its demonstration project from a TM Forum conference to help NaaS companies design hybrid network products using zero-touch provisioning.
- June 22, 2015
A former executive vice president at HP was hired to run the Oracle engineered systems group. In other Oracle news, a judge threw out Oracle's latest Cover Oregon lawsuit.
- June 22, 2015
Mast Mobile device manager needed billing and rating features for its, and chose Oracle's Billing and Revenue Management to get there.
- June 11, 2015
Release 5 of Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c adds new features for managing hybrid cloud environments. Oracle hopes OEM 12c R5 will help interest large companies in using the cloud.
- June 04, 2015
Oracle partners with Ghostery to track down data leaks and demos next-generation networking for the Catalyst project.
- May 29, 2015
The White House recommended the Supreme Court not hear an appeal in the Oracle vs. Google court case, instead telling Google to try for a fair use case.
- May 22, 2015
Java was released 20 years ago this week, but Oracle isn't only looking back. Java 9 is due for release in 2016 with a variety of new features, including some from the OpenJDK project.
- May 15, 2015
In this podcast, SearchOracle's Jessica Sirkin details the main discussion topic at the Collaborate 15 conference, where Oracle's cloud services push was on the top of people's minds.
- May 05, 2015
In a Q&A, OAUG president Melissa English discusses her passion for mingling with attendees at the 2015 Collaborate conference and how Oracle users old and new can learn from each other.
- April 30, 2015
John Matelski, an IT executive and current president of the Independent Oracle Users Group, makes bringing out the leadership skills of DBAs and other technical staffers who are IOUG members a priority.
- April 10, 2015
Las Vegas is an analytics-driven city. With the rarity of cities collecting data like Las Vegas does, Oracle has an interest in Raghav Venkat's data.
- April 10, 2015
Michael Brown thinks that the Collaborate conference has gotten away from its roots in education. At Collaborate 15, he is presenting sessions for new users and experienced ones.
- April 10, 2015
At the Collaborate 15 conference, Kai Yu wants to share his experience working in BI and as a DBA and how to use Oracle Database 12c to improve BI.
- April 09, 2015
Morgan County, Ohio, is the first in its area to upgrade to Next Generation 911 for emergency calls. Oracle's session border controller is key to its success.
- April 03, 2015
At Oracle HCM World, Oracle CEO Mark Hurd said human capital management software is key in the broader competition Oracle is waging for market share with companies such as SAP and Workday.
- March 25, 2015
During the Google vs. Oracle court case, a lower court ruled to invalidate an Oracle patent. Now, a federal court has given Oracle the patent back.