- February 15, 2011
SearchOracle readers react to a story last week on the quality of Oracle Support. Summary: They’re not pleased with support.
- February 09, 2011
Mark Clark, the new president of the Oracle Applications Users Group, talks about Oracle applications users’ plans for 2011, the prospect of Fusion Applications and the state of Oracle Support.
- February 07, 2011
Recent surveys have found that dissatisfaction with Oracle Support is high compared with competitors. Why? And what can you do to get the Oracle support you need?
- January 27, 2011
A new Oracle MySQL council within the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG) aims to open communication pathways between Oracle and the MySQL community, which thus far have been wanting.
- January 20, 2011
Launching a so-called “center of excellence” was key to building out an OLAP platform for TriNet, a personnel outsourcing company in the Bay Area.
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- January 11, 2011
Oracle is looking to extend its Oracle Financials reach by integrating it with SAP Financial Accounting, and one analyst said the company should continue to extend it to other SAP ERP applications.
- January 04, 2011
Oracle storage, Fusion Applications and Oracle cloud computing to be big topics this year, according four IT experts.
- December 28, 2010
Read about the pros and cons of working as an Oracle DBA or developer at a college or university, and how salaries, benefits, culture and responsibilities compare to Oracle DBA jobs in other industries.
- December 23, 2010
The most popular Oracle stories in 2010 on SearchOracle.com were around the Sun acquisition, server hardware such as Exadata, and others about RAC support and landing your dream DBA job.
- December 21, 2010
Over the last five years, Subaru has undergone an Oracle application consolidation, reducing the number of total apps by 25%. That in turn has reduced licensing and support costs and cut down on duplication.
- December 15, 2010
Oracle MySQL 5.5 is now generally available after coming out in beta in April. The new version is focused on grabbing some of the Windows database market away from Microsoft SQL Server.
- December 03, 2010
Oracle rolled out a refresh of its Sparc-based servers, including a new Sparc-based Exalogic Elastic Cloud middleware server.
- November 11, 2010
Oracle RAC on VMware will now be supported by Oracle, a change in support policy that could lead to more customers exploring the RAC-on-VMware platform.
- November 09, 2010
Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center 11g now includes management tools for Sun products, but one analyst says Enterprise Manager is too Oracle-centric to be a big player in systems management.
- November 04, 2010
An upgrade to E-Business Suite R12 can offer many benefits, but EBS users have also reported a number of business and technical challenges during and after their EBS R12 upgrade process.