Oracle cloud computing infrastructure
- 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 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.
- 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.
- August 09, 2018
Oracle launched a transaction processing version of Autonomous Database, a cloud-based platform that automates configuration and management of Oracle databases.
- 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.
- 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?
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 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.
- 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 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 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 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 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 changed its licensing policy for Oracle Standard Edition 2, adding a maximum number of cores and threads allowed on a machine running SE2.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 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 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.
- 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.
- 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 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.
- March 25, 2015
Oracle releases Oracle Marketing Cloud products for colleges and data-as-a-service users, and a judge decides to keep the Oregon lawsuit in-state.
- March 24, 2015
Oracle's third-quarter financial results look very similar to last year's, but with constant currency the picture is much brighter. And the Oracle cloud business was particularly strong, company execs said.
- March 09, 2015
Oracle highlighted several new systems and networking products, including the ES2-72 and ES2-64 switches, at the Mobile World Congress 2015 show in Barcelona, Spain.
- December 29, 2014
Oracle beat its quarterly financial targets for the first time in four quarters, thanks largely to a rise in cloud revenue. It's a sign that the company's investments in cloud technologies may be starting to pay off.
- December 23, 2014
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
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
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 11, 2014
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.
- October 09, 2014
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
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
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 18, 2014
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.
- July 25, 2014
Oracle releases the July Critical Patch Update. Oracle SRM extends to LinkedIn. Oracle Linux 7 now available.
- June 05, 2014
Oracle announced Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Release 4, an upgrade that offers new features for managing both enterprise stacks and private clouds.
- May 08, 2014
News briefs: Rimini shows their Q1 report; Oracle releases new Customer 2 Cloud service; Oracle looks for Heartbleed security problems.
- April 29, 2014
A review and preview of the latest version of Oracle Solaris, Solaris 11.2.
- March 19, 2014
Some news on Oracle's most recent quarterly earnings, including an Oracle hardware turnaround, Database 12c and cloud.
- February 28, 2014
Oracle has acquired cloud marketing company BlueKai; plus other news on JD Edwards upgrades, Oracle Cloud and wearable technology.
- September 26, 2013
At OpenWorld 2013, Oracle announced a cloud service that lets users quickly deploy database instances without worrying about infrastructure issues.
- July 01, 2013
The witty jabs between Larry Ellison and Marc Benioff may be over, but overall the Oracle-Salesforce deal is probably good for users.
- June 24, 2013
Oracle's getting back to its roots, as SQL Azure bites its fingernails (or does it?) Find out why the Oracle-Microsoft deal matters.
- June 20, 2013
Oracle SaaS revenue grew in the last quarter, but a Gartner analyst says much of it is from existing Oracle customers and through acquisitions.
- January 29, 2013
Oracle PaaS products for storage, messaging and virtual compute are expected to be generally available by the end of June.
- October 16, 2012
The tech world is intrigued by the new Oracle Cloud, but should you trust Oracle with your data? Lena J. Weiner examines this hot topic.
- September 30, 2012
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison revealed the company's plans for a public and private cloud infrastructure during his OpenWorld keynote.
- April 04, 2012
The step upgrade to Oracle Hyperion 220.127.116.11 is probably the biggest piece of the business analytics announcements the company made this week. It also offered new analytics ties to SAP.
- March 22, 2012
Oracle server hardware revenue dropped double digits again, but the company doesn’t care. Why?
- February 09, 2012
Oracle has spent $3.4 billion on Taleo and RightNow in the past few months, showing that it is serious about hosting applications in the cloud for its customers.
- February 06, 2012
Oracle has finalized its $1.5 billion acquisition of CRM SaaS provider RightNow Technologies, and to celebrate executives held a webcast outlining their future plans for all the CRM and cloud products the two have on the table.
- January 05, 2012
The co-author of a new book on migrating Oracle workloads to the cloud talks about how some Oracle pros are running in the cloud but don’t know it, and the challenges around a cloud migration.