- 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.
- March 06, 2015
Oracle and Oregon start another round of lawsuits about Cover Oregon, with Oracle alleging that Cover Oregon failed as a campaign re-election distraction.
- February 10, 2015
The Exadata X5 release has more updates to it than any previous release. This guide provides summaries of the changes Oracle has made for Exadata X5.
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- January 27, 2015
Leon Panetta is joining Oracle's board of directors, the OAUG user group has a new leader, and the Supreme Court is seeking a White House opinion in the Oracle vs. Google case.
- 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 19, 2014
Oracle and SAP settled a 2007 copyright infringement lawsuit, agreeing that SAP will pay Oracle a total of $359.2 million. But third-party maintenance law is still far from settled.
- 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 17, 2014
Oracle has changed its policy on DBA certifications, retiring older ones and requiring database administrators to get current on Oracle Database versions or lose their active status.
- 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.
- 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.
- September 18, 2014
Oracle acquired media management and storage company Front Porch Digital, while Oregon prepares for its legal battle with Oracle and sets its budget at $2 million.
- August 29, 2014
The U.S. District Court in Las Vegas ruled that Oracle's claims of 'massive theft' of property by Rimini Street are true. Rimini Street customers are just waiting for this to blow over.
- August 25, 2014
Oracle released the SPARC M7 chip at the Hot Chips 26 conference in Cupertino, CA. It promises a major boost in performance, new features and 32 cores -- allowing you to make a really big machine and consolidate.
- August 07, 2014
In a round-up of recent Oracle news events, Oracle released Oracle Database 12c Release 126.96.36.199, along with Oracle Solaris 11.2 and Oracle Solaris Cluster 4.2. Oracle also acquired TAO Technologies.
- July 28, 2014
OpenDaylight is a project to approach software-defined networking from an open source perspective, and now Oracle is a part of it.
- July 25, 2014
Oracle releases the July Critical Patch Update. Oracle SRM extends to LinkedIn. Oracle Linux 7 now available.
- July 21, 2014
Oracle Mobile Suite, VM 3.3, Oracle Big Data SQL and Exadata X4-8 are among the exciting new releases Oracle has to offer.
- June 30, 2014
In recent Oracle news, the Q4 report drops Oracle stock, but Ellison more focused on cloud gains. Oracle released new Virtual Compute Appliance.
- June 23, 2014
Micros Systems sells POS software to major retailers, restaurants and hotels. Why is Oracle interested in that? Maybe, it's about the data.
- 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 09, 2014
This news roundup covers Oracle's plan to integrate the OpenDaylight software-defined networking framework with Solaris, plus its GreenBytes purchase.
- 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.
- May 16, 2014
Oracle begins this spring in search of copyright protection with lawsuits against Google, SAP and Comcast.
- 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.
- April 11, 2014
A former Oracle sales rep does a 180 by pushing his company not to buy an Exadata system, but to upgrade existing data center infrastructure instead.
- April 04, 2014
In our Collaborate 2014 tweet jam, experts offer key insight into the software buying process -- and how to gain greater value from investments.
- March 28, 2014
Quest President Patrick Kys talks about upgrading to Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 9.1 and World 9.3, and comments on application customizations.
- March 28, 2014
Access articles, interviews and videos that highlight the latest news from the Oracle user groups conference Collaborate14.
- March 21, 2014
Collaborate 2014: SearchOracle will be on-site to cover the news, trends and technologies that are defining Oracle user challenges in 2014.
- March 19, 2014
Memphis CIO Ben Nair explains how his city's plans to implement Oracle EAM will create a more efficient government and make the trucks run on time.
- March 19, 2014
Some news on Oracle's most recent quarterly earnings, including an Oracle hardware turnaround, Database 12c and cloud.
- March 13, 2014
Alyssa Johnson, president of OAUG, discusses the future of Oracle Fusion Applications and their coexistence with cloud in this Q&A session.
- March 11, 2014
Question and answer session with OAUG President Alyssa Johnson about the future of Oracle Fusion Applications and their coexistence with the cloud.
- March 10, 2014
Oracle’s Student Cloud and other announcements signal an even greater push into the higher-education software market.
- March 07, 2014
Michelle Malcher, president of IOUG, discusses Oracle Mobile Security Suite and how using pre-existing technology can be a value-add.
- February 28, 2014
Oracle has acquired cloud marketing company BlueKai; plus other news on JD Edwards upgrades, Oracle Cloud and wearable technology.
- February 17, 2014
Third-party support isn't necessarily illegal, a judge says. But with some customers, Rimini Street copying Oracle software to its own computers was.
- February 13, 2014
Oracle on Azure will be generally available on March 12; Oracle is partnering with Pluribus Networks; SAP set to certify Oracle Database 12c.
- January 30, 2014
MariaDB popularity is growing, and SkySQL has an enterprise version. Plus: Oracle releases quarterly security patch, and consultancy accepts bitcoins.
- January 20, 2014
Oracle Applications Users Group President Alyssa Johnson lists some major business reasons for upgrading to E-Business Suite R12.
- 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 23, 2013
IDC Research Vice President Carl Olofson talks about the new features of Oracle Exadata x4-2 and Oracle Database 12c.
- December 20, 2013
Oracle earnings for Q4 of 2013 included talk of the company's three-headed strategy, engineered systems and, of course, digs at the competition.
- December 06, 2013
Oracle Database 12c, Fusion Applications and Hyperion are some of the topics that hit home with SearchOracle readers in 2013.
- November 26, 2013
An expert discusses Oracle and big data architecture, and how Endeca figures into the equation.
- November 20, 2013
Well-known Oracle BI consultant Mark Rittman discusses the current issues around data discovery tools and putting BI in the hands of business users.
- October 09, 2013
Oracle applications expert Floyd Teter talks about new features of E-Business Suite 12.2 and why WebLogic Application Server plays a big part.
- October 07, 2013
SearchOracle editors David Essex and Mark Brunelli review the biggest headlines from Oracle OpenWorld 2013.
- October 07, 2013
The Oracle Microsoft deal to allow Oracle Database to run on Windows Azure may puzzle some. Which end users might take advantage of that, and why?
- October 03, 2013
Oracle EBS 12.2 mobile functionality, Endeca extensions and WebLogic are the focus of this Q&A with OAUG President Margaret Wright.
- October 01, 2013
A DBA from uniform maker Aramark explains why Oracle Database 12c Multitenancy is a step up from transportable tablespace.
- September 26, 2013
Get expert tips and advice for making sure the switch to Oracle Solaris 11 goes as smoothly as possible, compiled from a session at OpenWorld 2013.
- September 26, 2013
At OpenWorld 2013, Oracle announced a cloud service that lets users quickly deploy database instances without worrying about infrastructure issues.
- 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.
- August 13, 2013
The former CIO of Xsigo, an I/O virtualization company bought by Oracle last year, thinks he knows what its virtualization appliance will look like.
- July 03, 2013
Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM) 12c R3 continues to be a tool focused on Oracle products. That's good for Oracle customers, but limits OEM's reach.
- July 03, 2013
The Oracle-Dell deal under which Dell will resell Oracle software makes the death knell for Oracle x86 servers louder.
- 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 27, 2013
The Oracle 12c Database touts several new features, though the biggest draw will probably be the paid add-on, Pluggable Databases.
- 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.
- June 12, 2013
A software vendor trolls a toll collection agency, and other ridiculous stories in the world of software license compliance.
- June 07, 2013
A Forrester analyst says that slow uptake on Fusion Apps software has caused Oracle to rebrand the product line, but Oracle denies it.
- June 03, 2013
Software analyst Ray Wang explains how some vendor sales reps are questioning customers' software license compliance to squeeze dollars out of them.
- May 31, 2013
When risk management software company Aon eSolutions was looking to go global, it decided to ditch Oracle RAC and use Oracle's Database Appliance.
- May 15, 2013
Trust, but verify. Ronald Reagan made it popular, and it's certainly relevant for DBAs in today's consolidated, virtualized IT world.
- April 25, 2013
The differences between right-time and real-time analytics are subtle, but the technologies used and the actionable results could prove monumental.
- April 17, 2013
There were plenty of messages to take away from Collaborate, but one of the main ones was that Oracle third-party options should not be ignored.
- April 10, 2013
The next upgrade to Oracle Hyperion, 188.8.131.52, will be generally available next week. Here a few of the new features.
- April 10, 2013
Oracle President Mark Hurd knows that some customers think Oracle is hard to work with. Some have even moved to third-party support as a result.
- April 05, 2013
Find out why IOUG President John Matelski is excited to attend Collaborate this year and learn how Oracle users can benefit from going.
- April 04, 2013
Floyd Teter, Oracle applications expert, tells us what he expects out of the 20th anniversary Collaborate conference, including news and memories.
- April 02, 2013
Old Sun enthusiasts lament the way it used to be, and the way it will never be again. Oracle Sun hardware is a whole other animal.
- April 01, 2013
Find out what analyst R 'Ray' Wang of Constellation Research is most excited about regarding the upcoming 2013 Oracle Collaborate conference.
- March 26, 2013
Oracle execs say the new Sparc T5 and M5 servers are focused on competing with IBM Power, but an analyst says they're mostly for the existing install base.
- March 20, 2013
Oracle ERP implementations usually take about a year-and-a-half, but a couple examples show that spending smart can shrink the timeline.
- March 04, 2013
A major upgrade to the Oracle Database Appliance x3-2 gives it some of the Exadata platform's high-end features, although it isn't quite there yet.
- February 15, 2013
Meet Pluggable Database, the star of Oracle Database 12c—it may redefine database virtualization.
- February 13, 2013
The Oracle Linux update is just Red Hat in Oracle clothing, observers say. But it is enterprise-ready.
- February 11, 2013
Margaret Wright, the new president of the Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG), talks about her vision for the group and challenges its users face.
- February 06, 2013
With all the different segments of data in BI, are SQL or NoSQL efficient enough to handle all of your organization's data, or are platform-based technologies the answer?
- February 05, 2013
Oracle's $1.7 billion acquisition of Acme Packet is mainly to bolster Oracle communications software, experts say.
- February 05, 2013
Database, application and senior IT managers can get executive approval for their BI projects by spotlighting the value of proper implementation.
- January 29, 2013
Oracle PaaS products for storage, messaging and virtual compute are expected to be generally available by the end of June.
- January 03, 2013
Advanced Oracle analytics, including big data, NoSQL and the R programming language, will be a major focus of a BI summit to be held in the Bay Area in January, according to one of its organizers.
- November 13, 2012
Is going to Oracle Day worth the trip? If you're going for Oracle career networking, yes. But is the information useful?
- 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.
- October 09, 2012
EA was feeling the limits of its heterogeneous shop. Read on to learn the benefits they found in implementing a standardized Oracle environment.
- September 30, 2012
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison revealed the company's plans for a public and private cloud infrastructure during his OpenWorld keynote.