- 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.
- 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.
- October 21, 2010
A difficult economy is one of the main reasons why organizations are delaying their Oracle E-Business Suite R12 upgrades from previous versions. But there are compelling reasons to do it anyway.
- October 07, 2010
Oracle Beehive made a big splash at OpenWorld 2008, where company officials billed it as integrated collaboration software meant to compete with Exchange, Lotus and SharePoint. But the buzz is done buzzing.
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- September 24, 2010
Quest Software has released beta versions of two new Toad tools for Oracle users that focus on Java development and NoSQL cloud databases.
- September 23, 2010
Oracle executives demoed Fusion Applications at the end of the OpenWorld 2010 keynote on Wednesday. Meanwhile, CEO Larry Ellison dissed Salesforce.com some more and talked up Exalogic and Exadata.
- September 22, 2010
When Robert Morris University began developing a security plan, they used Oracle to help them with unique database security issues such as threats from insiders, students and hackers.
- September 21, 2010
Third-party support provider Rimini Street is adding support for Oracle E-Business Suite, with its first customers starting in a charter program at the beginning of next year.
- September 20, 2010
Oracle rolled out its long-awaited Fusion Applications suite at OpenWorld this year. SearchOracle.com got an exclusive look at the software. Watch the video to see it for yourself.
- September 20, 2010
Larry Ellison opened OpenWorld 2010 offering his definition of cloud, taking shots at Salesforce.com and releasing a complement to Exadata, the Oracle Exalogic "cloud in a box."
- September 20, 2010
This special report is your guide to Oracle OpenWorld 2010, the biggest annual conference for users of Oracle database and applications technology worldwide.
- September 13, 2010
Oracle has upgraded its GoldenGate and Data Integrator data integration systems software with an eye to accommodating more heterogeneous data.
- September 07, 2010
Former HP CEO Mark Hurd brings much needed hardware experience to his new job as co-president of Oracle, but most customers don't tune in closely to the game of musical chairs being played in the executive suite.
- August 19, 2010
USANA Health Sciences tackled three key business issues when it performed an Oracle E-Business Suite upgrade: third-party integration, employee turnover and new software modules.
- August 18, 2010
A recent survey of more than 400 SearchOracle.com readers found that third-party Oracle application support is growing in popularity, mainly due to cost savings.
- August 17, 2010
A recently leaked internal Oracle memo has some OpenSolaris fans saying it means the death of OpenSolaris, but not all Solaris users are feeling so glum.
- August 09, 2010
Oracle won’t support Oracle RAC on VMware at all, largely for political and outdated technical reasons, according to end users, consultants and vendors.
- August 09, 2010
With Oracle RAC and VMware both growing in popularity, end users might be tempted to combine the two. So what are the pros and cons of running Oracle RAC on VMware?
- July 27, 2010
Oracle president Charles Phillips said the company could spend $70 billion on acquisitions in the next five years. The next day, a company spokeswoman said that wasn’t the case. So what’s going on?
- 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.
- 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.”
- April 20, 2010
Oracle continued to press its stack message of integrated applications, middleware, database and hardware, but some Collaborate attendees have heard it before.
- April 15, 2010
SearchOracle.com is on the scene at Collaborate '10 in Las Vegas with breaking news and advice from the largest annual Oracle applications conference.
- April 14, 2010
Speaking to a gathering of open source database users, Oracle's chief architect said the company remains committed to MySQL.
- April 09, 2010
Oracle’s latest corporate performance management (CPM) release includes better integration with Excel to increase user adoption.
- March 29, 2010
Rimini Street has filed a countersuit against Oracle, calling Oracle's practices "anticompetitive."
- March 25, 2010
In this Oracle grid computing and cloud computing special report, learn about the difference between grid and cloud computing, the cloud and grid products that Oracle offers and users’ future plans for adoption.
- March 18, 2010
Oracle has backed up its promise to support Sun environments with the delivery of Oracle lifecycle management software for Sun’s Sparc and Solaris products.
- March 15, 2010
Improved versions of Oracle’s Imaging and Process Management and Forms Recognition software helps speed and integrate business processes and improve information access.
- March 11, 2010
Thanks to modular software like SAP’s Business Suite 7 and Oracle’s upcoming Fusion applications, some users are again spending on enterprise applications.
- February 23, 2010
Oracle consultant Don Burleson evaluates the job Oracle has done in pulling together its collection of business intelligence/performance management products into a cohesive Oracle BI strategy.
- February 18, 2010
With Oracle Database Lite, the company extends a friendly hand to the open source community but also positions itself for competition with in-memory database makers.
- February 16, 2010
In this Oracle RAC guide, Don Burleson outlines the benefits of Oracle Real Application Clusters, as well as the common mistakes users make in using it.
- February 08, 2010
Hoping to strengthen the SOA capabilities of its Fusion Middleware 11g line, Oracle has purchased AmberPoint, specialists in SOA management.
- February 03, 2010
Oracle’s integrated stack strategy failed to impress Oracle-Sun competitors IBM and SAP. Both believe it is an approach users will not go for.
- January 27, 2010
Oracle and Sun executives laid out their product plans focused on integrated hardware-software stacks and selling to and servicing large customers.
- January 27, 2010
With the EC giving the Oracle/Sun deal a stamp of approval, it’s time to see what’s in store for the future of Oracle and Sun as we learn plans for Sun’s server hardware, virtualization technology, MySQL database and more.
- January 27, 2010
With the Oracle-Sun deal finally approved, will Oracle support Sun’s OpenOffice desktop application suite? One analyst report advises users to hold off until Oracle makes its decision.
- January 26, 2010
Oracle is suing Rimini Street, claiming the third-party support provider has engaged in “massive theft of Oracle's software."
- January 21, 2010
Software license audits are up in the downturn, as vendors look for revenue lost through waning new license sales.
- January 21, 2010
After three months of intense investigations, the European Commission gave its unconditional approval to Oracle’s proposed acquisition of Sun, opening up a new chapter in the company’s history.
- January 18, 2010
Oracle’s recent survey shows that smart metering technology would encourage many water utility managers to conserve, perhaps edging the company toward a new market opportunity.
- January 14, 2010
Despite the recession, companies are willing to pay top dollar for qualified Oracle professionals. Don Burleson offers guidance on nabbing the dream Oracle DBA job.
- January 06, 2010
By acquiring Silver Creek's data quality management software, Oracle fills a gaping hole in its data quality portfolio and takes a step toward offering a data quality stack solution.
- December 30, 2009
Kaleida Health created an Oracle Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) dashboard in hopes of a quick solution to tracking the toll the flu, particularly the H1-N1 strain, was taking.
- December 17, 2009
Read this year’s Top 10 list of Oracle advice on Oracle security, licensing, databases and more from the SearchOracle.com experts.
- December 15, 2009
With internal database security threats on the rise, the very viability of your company may be at risk. Here are some best practices for blunting internal attacks.
- November 09, 2009
The European Commission issued its formal statement of objections about the proposed Oracle-Sun deal, and Oracle was quick to respond.
- November 05, 2009
Get tips on ERP project management for an R12 implementation, including ERP organization and staffing, in this second installment of a three-part series on ERP project success.
- 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 15, 2009
Toad for Oracle product manager John Pocknell discusses what Oracle DBAs and developers can expect in the new Toad for Oracle 10.
- October 12, 2009
Kicking off OpenWorld 2009, Larry Ellison and Scott McNealy said Oracle-Sun will emerge as stronger competitors to IBM, Microsoft.
- 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.
- September 28, 2009
Oracle's Agile PLM 6.0 allows food and beverage manufacturers to better analyze ingredients for regulatory compliance and safety.
- September 25, 2009
Despite the past year's economic turbulence, compensation for Oracle DBAs rose, but so did the workload.
- September 22, 2009
Oracle made no major architectural enhancements to the 11g R2 database, but it made some useful changes and added some clunkers, too.
- September 18, 2009
With an aggressive acquisitions strategy, Oracle is outpacing SAP in the life sciences market.
- September 18, 2009
IOUG President Ian Abramson discusses what to expect at Oracle OpenWorld 2009, including information on hot topics like Oracle 11g R2, Oracle Middleware 11g, and the Sun acquisition.
- September 09, 2009
Oracle CRM On Demand data integration projects require strategic thinking and a whole lot of soul searching, experts say.
- September 03, 2009
Has Oracle's BI strategy been bolstered by the Hyperion CPM software acquisition? Get Forrester's Boris Evelson's take in this podcast.
- August 12, 2009
SearchOracle.com talks with Oracle's Lenley Hensarling about the new software that integrates EnterpriseOne with Value Chain Planning applications, as well as the acceptance of AIA.
- July 23, 2009
With its purchase of GoldenGate Oracle strengthens its position in the real-time data integration, business intelligence markets, according to analysts.
- July 16, 2009
Looking to retire its aging business software, SMART Technologies selected Oracle's E-business Suite 12.
- July 09, 2009
HBO selected Oracle's E-Business Suite 12 to consolidate its finance and operations systems.
- July 01, 2009
Oracle's Fusion Middleware 11g to serve as convergence layer for integrating future Fusion applications and services
- June 22, 2009
Enhancements to version 9.3 of the Agile lifecycle product focus on risk analysis and integration with more applications.
- June 15, 2009
SearchOracle.com audio downloads and podcasts -- short interviews with leading authors and gurus on the most important issues in the Oracle world.
- June 03, 2009
Oracle's new Identity Manager helps automate user provisioning and centrally manage segregation of duties among enterprise applications.
- May 21, 2009
Learn why the Oracle-Sun deal may trigger Oracle license agreement inspections, and get tips on Oracle contract management strategies from users and analysts.
- May 13, 2009
Oracle continues its buying spree, snapping up Virtual Iron, a specialist in server virtualization management software.
- April 27, 2009
Read SearchOracle.com's coverage of Collaborate '09, the largest conference for users of Oracle applications, combining the IOUG, OAUG and Quest.
- April 22, 2009
SearchOracle.com talks with IOUG president Ian Abramson about Oracle's Sun Microsystems acquisition. Learn about the IOUG's take on the deal, how it will affect the Oracle user community, and what changes we might expect Oracle to make.
- April 21, 2009
Software analyst Curt Monash discusses the new Oracle Exadata product line, which includes the Oracle Exadata Storage Server and HP Oracle Database Machine. In this podcast, learn about Exadata's pros and cons, how it compares to similar products ...
- April 20, 2009
With its acquisition of Sun, Oracle is now positioned to fight IBM in every market from chips to business process management
- April 20, 2009
Find all the stories related to Oracle's acquisition of Sun Microsystems.
- April 20, 2009
After IBM dropped out of the bidding, Oracle stepped up with a $7.4 billion offer for Sun Microsystems.
- February 11, 2009
Michael Lairson, author of Oracle CRM on Demand Reporting, shares tips for using the reporting feature, such as optimizing report performance and solving common reporting problems.
- December 30, 2008
Oracle analysts weigh in with advice for improving Oracle database security and upgrading to new Oracle applications in 2009.
- December 09, 2008
Two years after dropping Siebel for Rimini Street CRM support, Enable Holdings is confident it made the right decision.
- October 15, 2008
In part two of our look at Oracle Fusion Applications, we look ahead to what customers and analysts are saying about what they've seen and what they expect.
- October 14, 2008
In part one of our look at Oracle's Fusion Applications, we look back at vague promises and timelines execs have provided since Oracle first embarked on "Project Fusion."
- October 08, 2008
Following its purchase of a maker of 3D visualization software for retailers, Oracle is getting into portfolio management with its purchase of Primavera.
- October 06, 2008
SearchOracle talks with Ian Abramson from the IOUG about his goals as president, the IOUG's role at Oracle OpenWorld and the surprising results of two recent IOUG surveys on security and DBA salaries.
- 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 24, 2008
Oracle's long awaited announcement was made public yesterday as the company revealed storage servers and a data warehouse appliance developed with HP.
- September 22, 2008
Oracle takes on Microsoft with a new collaboration platform, and relays new applications and database news as it kicks off its 2008 OpenWorld conference.
- 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.
- September 01, 2008
E-Business Suite 12 eliminates the need for third-party Manufacturing Execution System (MES) software, according to Oracle.
- September 01, 2008
When life sciences firm Millipore Inc. bought Serologicals Corp., the decision to replace SAP with Oracle was a "no-brainer."