Oracle competitors and market analysis

  • March 04, 2004 04 Mar'04

    Oracle U. has new 10g major

    Hoping to make 10g fans out of Oracle DBAs, Oracle University is advertising a new two-day course -- and promising that the class will let you get 10g up and running in a snap.

  • February 17, 2004 17 Feb'04

    Report: Oracle pricing won't lure SQL Server users

    Despite reducing the price of its Standard Edition One database to match the cost of Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle will have a tough time selling its products to SQL Server users, according to a report by AMR Research.

  • February 03, 2004 03 Feb'04

    Oracle 10g ships with new price tag

    Oracle 10g is finally here, and the entry-level version comes with a price reduction that could spark intense competition with Microsoft SQL Server.

  • February 02, 2004 02 Feb'04

    Agilent dumps legacy systems for Oracle

    Semiconductor maker Agilent Technologies is ending a reliance of more than 2,000 antiquated machines by consolidating on Oracle.

  • January 26, 2004 26 Jan'04

    RFID grabs AppsWorld headlines

    Oracle Corp. will announce new RFID technology and enhancements to its E-Business suite at this week's AppsWorld event in San Diego.

  • December 23, 2003 23 Dec'03

    Ellison not among 2003 winners

    Check out our list of 2003's winners and losers, and see where Oracle Corp. CEO Larry Ellison landed this year.

  • December 23, 2003 23 Dec'03

    Predicting Oracle's future

    From RAC on Linux to grid computing, Oracle Corp. made plenty of news in 2003. Check out site editor Robyn Lorusso's predictions for Oracle in 2004.

  • December 17, 2003 17 Dec'03

    Do not adjust your monitor -- all this really did happen in 2003

    Technology might make our lives easier, but it's also good for a yuck or two. Or 10. Actually, the list of the most bizarre tech-related stories of 2003 could be a longer and more convoluted mess than Mr. and Mrs. Liza Minelli's divorce papers. But ...

  • November 26, 2003 26 Nov'03

    Oracle AppsWorld gets specific

    Oracle's January 2004 AppsWorld event will focus on corporate governance, and nearly 12,000 users are expected to attend.

  • September 12, 2003 12 Sep'03

    Oracle says Q1 earnings on target

    Software sales are down, but Oracle says its fiscal first-quarter earnings hit the mark.

  • September 10, 2003 10 Sep'03

    McNealy: Sun, Oracle share same vision

    Sun Microsystems chief Scott McNealy told OracleWorld attendees that Sun and Oracle share similar goals. He also took time to bash Michael Dell for claiming Sun spends too much on research and development.

  • September 08, 2003 08 Sep'03

    OracleWorld takes users into future

    OracleWorld is slated to open Monday in San Francisco to 20,000 users at a time when Oracle is determined to convey the power of grid computing, and succeed in its bid to acquire rival PeopleSoft.

  • August 14, 2003 14 Aug'03

    Filmmakers make mockery of Apple's 'Switch' campaign

    Apple's latest conversion commercials have flipped a switch inside some e-filmmakers and stirred up their creative (Apple) juices. Some of these mini-mockumentaries are definitely worth watching -- as long as your boss isn't watching.

  • July 21, 2003 21 Jul'03

    Oracle, MagnaWare lend recruiters a hand

    Oracle Corp. and MagnaWare Software are joining forces to help hiring managers process the piles of resumes that cross their desks and flood their in-boxes.

  • July 15, 2003 15 Jul'03

    Oracle secuity tips from a database expert

    Expert Don Burleson says that the biggest security mistake Oracle DBAs make is failing to install Oracle correctly. He's got some tips for making an Oracle database secure.