- June 29, 2010
Oracle painted a pretty picture of its first full quarter with the Oracle-Sun merger under its thumb. But the reality doesn’t entirely jibe with that picture of the Oracle-Sun merger.
- June 24, 2010
With Oracle due to post important fiscal numbers today, end users debate the future of Sun technologies, including Sparc and Solaris.
- June 17, 2010
The federal government says Oracle failed to disclose deep discounts it gave to commercial customers. The cost? Perhaps more than $100 million.
- June 15, 2010
Oracle's key sales pitch for its Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g updates is "integration," but according to some, there’s still room for more of it.
- June 07, 2010
In a government regulatory filing on Friday, Oracle announced that it would spend up to $650 million more for severance packages for additional Sun employees it plans to lay off.
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- June 01, 2010
Jewelry manufacturer Stuller chose Oracle on Unix and Intel Itanium rather than x86 when changing out its old Superdome. But why?
- May 27, 2010
Oracle Sun server hardware sales dive-bombed in the first quarter of this year. Meanwhile, all other server hardware vendors saw growth.
- May 25, 2010
Learn about the options for third-party tools for Oracle databases and why Oracle third-party tools are growing in popularity.
- May 20, 2010
Oracle’s unlimited license agreements have grown in popularity, but end users should pay close attention to the details rather than assuming that “unlimited” means unlimited.
- May 18, 2010
Oracle has announced a new blade chassis and server for its Sun Netra server line. The one blade server is Sparc-based, which seems to jibe with Oracle pushing Sparc and de-emphasizing x86.
- 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.”
- May 11, 2010
Quest has released Toad Extension for Visual studio, a new database schema provider to improve Oracle database development.
- May 04, 2010
Scared to touch a fresh PeopleSoft upgrade for years, Duke Energy finally bit the bullet and moved to 8.9. A new financial data hub helped ease the transition.
- April 27, 2010
Green computing virtualization initiatives can work, but building a virtualization software strategy in an Oracle shop demands a careful assessment of the existing infrastructure.
- April 22, 2010
Database pros say Oracle’s licensing and support policies for Oracle on VMware are still a pain point, mainly because Oracle considers VMware to be “soft partitioning.”