Oracle database installation upgrades and patches
- 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.
- 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.
- 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?
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 23, 2014
Oracle OpenWorld 2014 brings Oracle professionals together for a four-day event in San Francisco to learn about this year's hot topics on Oracle technologies.
- August 07, 2014
In a round-up of recent Oracle news events, Oracle released Oracle Database 12c Release 184.108.40.206, along with Oracle Solaris 11.2 and Oracle Solaris Cluster 4.2. Oracle also acquired TAO Technologies.
- June 13, 2014
Oracle will soon release its Oracle Database In-Memory option. Experts are impressed with what they say are never-before-seen features.
- 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 27, 2014
Latest versions of Oracle Linux and VM will release with OpenStack integrated. OpenStack development is a chance for Oracle to support community.
- May 23, 2014
Rimini Street helped Lydall get away from forced updates and upgrade between two versions of Oracle EBS not supported by Oracle.
- 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.
- January 10, 2014
Oracle News Today includes info on Database 12c being offered on more OSes, Oracle Database by the hour, and an EBS cloud provider.
- December 06, 2013
Oracle Database 12c, Fusion Applications and Hyperion are some of the topics that hit home with SearchOracle readers in 2013.
- October 01, 2013
A DBA from uniform maker Aramark explains why Oracle Database 12c Multitenancy is a step up from transportable tablespace.
- August 20, 2013
Alex Gorbachev, CTO of database consultancy Pythian, says he was expecting the Multitenant feature of Oracle 12c to cost more. Here's why.
- June 27, 2013
The Oracle 12c Database touts several new features, though the biggest draw will probably be the paid add-on, Pluggable Databases.
- September 30, 2012
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison highlighted some features of the new Oracle Database 12c and Exadata X3 products announced at Oracle OpenWorld 2012.
- September 26, 2012
We asked four well-known Oracle experts three important questions about Oracle OpenWorld 2012, which is coming up next week.
- September 21, 2012
The first major upgrade to Oracle's flagship database product in three years will include features around the cloud, tuning and automation.
- May 08, 2012
At some point, your JD Edwards shop will have to decide whether to switch to a different product, upgrade or stay where you are. Learn what two other organizations did when working through JD Edwards upgrades.
- October 25, 2011
The Oracle NoSQL database is mainly an attempt to satisfy existing Oracle Database customers interested in big data on the side, experts say.
- October 05, 2011
Oracle’s in-house email and collaboration application runs a 101 TB database on Oracle Exadata. A company official explained the deployment.
- October 03, 2011
Facebook MySQL database administrator (DBA) Rob Wultsch tells Oracle OpenWorld attendees to “keep it simple, stupid” and gives tips for preventing DBA burnout.
- March 25, 2011
Given Oracle’s recent announcement that it would stop software development on Itanium, one environmental services company’s decision to move to x86 Linux is timely.
- October 28, 2010
Premier Support for Oracle E-Business Suite11i ends Nov. 30, and end users must decide whether to move to Extended Support, which brings fewer features and higher maintenance fees, or do an EBS R12 upgrade.
- May 14, 2010
April Sims, a DBA at Southern Utah University and an Oracle Certified Professional, talks about her new book, “Oracle Database 11g Underground Advice for Database Administrators.”
- October 22, 2009
Oracle has shipped 38 database fixes affecting 21 products in its most recent Oracle Critical Patch Update (CPU), including three critical security patches for its core database.
- October 21, 2009
Toad Product Manager John Pocknell talks about Toad for Oracle 10 in this podcast, discussing its new features, how it can be used by both DBAs and developers and more.
- October 06, 2009
Spurred by a deal that would include DB2 with licenses for SAP products, Coca-Cola Bottling Co. decided Big Blue is better than Oracle.
- December 30, 2008
Oracle analysts weigh in with advice for improving Oracle database security and upgrading to new Oracle applications in 2009.
- September 29, 2008
Intermap is the first company to store 3D elevation data in an Oracle 11g database. In this podcast, Intermap's senior director of information management explains the upgrade.
- September 17, 2008
This special report is your guide to Oracle OpenWorld 2008, the biggest annual conference for users of Oracle database and applications technology worldwide.
- July 11, 2008
Oracle is now offering its database testing package on earlier releases.
- May 12, 2008
McKesson Corp., which runs applications and IT systems installed at large hospitals across North America, is using Oracle's application management system to keep things in line.
- April 08, 2008
The CTO of Burlington Coat Factory talks about his experience running Oracle Database 11g.
- November 14, 2007
Oracle Database 11g's new features were designed to combat the latest and most prevalent information management problems, according to one Oracle executive speaking at OpenWorld.
- October 13, 2007
This special report is your guide to Oracle OpenWorld 2007, the biggest annual conference for users of Oracle database and applications technology worldwide. Check here for breaking news, analysis, tips and advice from the show.
- September 01, 2007
Technology professionals offer harsh criticism and rave reviews of Oracle's support organization, while an industry expert sizes up the alternatives.
- August 02, 2007
Oracle Database 11g will offer a slew of new and innovative features, but it could be a long time before DBAs start getting the most out of them.
- July 11, 2007
This special report is your go-to source for information on the new Oracle Database 11g release. Read breaking news and analysis as well as tips and expert advice on new features, the upgrade process and more.
- July 11, 2007
Touting a host of new self-management features, Oracle previewed its long-awaited Database 11g at an event in New York City today.
- May 31, 2007
The next major Oracle technology upgrade cycle is getting closer. Will your company be ready?
- April 06, 2007
Part of the Lessons Learned series, this week's mini-lesson covers important questions to address when upgrading to Oracle 10g.
- January 17, 2007
Oracle Database expert Brian Peasland explains why he has little use for the planned XML upgrades in Database 11g and offers advice for DBAs hoping to get certification.
- December 12, 2006
The latest version of Oracle's flagship DBMS offers a host of XML-related upgrades.
- November 01, 2006
Motorola is using Oracle 10g to back up biometrics image-scanning devices used in crime fighting and border control.
- August 22, 2006
Let's find out what how much you really know about Oracle security.
- June 20, 2006
Companies need to do more to reduce the amount of database downtime resulting from both planned and unplanned events, a new IOUG survey finds.
- February 10, 2004
After getting their hands on the latest Oracle database, DBAs and IT managers are raving about its newest features.