- 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.
- March 10, 2011
Oracle has seen big drops in server revenue and shipments in the past year, and end users list several reasons why they’re migrating to competitors.
- March 08, 2011
Oracle Exadata X2-8 represents a step in the evolution of Oracle RAC. However, the direction of that step may surprise you.
- February 22, 2011
IT shops running Oracle on VMware say they often get mixed messages regarding support. Oracle Support does one thing; Oracle sales reps say another.
- February 15, 2011
SearchOracle readers react to a story last week on the quality of Oracle Support. Summary: They’re not pleased with support.
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- 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.
- 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.