• May 19, 2005 19 May'05

    DBAs differ on Oracle's automation efforts

    Oracle Database 10g Release 2 promises to deliver new and enhanced automated management features. But some DBAs fear those features will only create more work in the end.

  • May 12, 2005 12 May'05

    Oracle, SAP make interesting opponents in 2005

    Fresh off a bidding war victory over ERP rival SAP AG, Oracle looks to keep the heat on in 2005, while SAP looks to capitalize on PeopleSoft customers still unsure of their future.

  • May 12, 2005 12 May'05

    Are DBAs needed anymore?

    With Oracle 10g and other database management systems moving toward greater automation, experts wonder if database administrators are in danger of extinction.

  • May 11, 2005 11 May'05

    Can open source CRM deliver on its promise?

    With many CRM components becoming commoditized, open source vendors have their work cut out for them in providing a viable alternative, analysts suggest.

  • May 11, 2005 11 May'05

    EGA gives grid computing a pragmatic push

    A first-of-its-kind reference model from the Enterprise Grid Alliance (EGA) may become another factor driving the adoption of grid computing.

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  • May 10, 2005 10 May'05

    An Oracle Collaboration Suite preview

    The Oracle Collaboration Suite is getting a facelift. Due out this summer, the third version of the product will be known as Oracle Collaboration Suite 10g release 1 and will feature major enhancements to its file management and group collaboration ...

  • May 04, 2005 04 May'05

    CalPoly standardizes on Oracle

    California Polytechnic Institute students are furthering their education with a little help from Oracle applications and Linux.

  • May 03, 2005 03 May'05

    Former PeopleSoft exec takes center stage at IOUG

    Attendees of the International Oracle Users' Group conference weren't quite as interested in the content of yesterday's keynote address as they were in the person delivering it.

  • April 27, 2005 27 Apr'05

    Oracle prez details Fusion middleware plans

    NEWTON, MASS. -- Oracle's latest plan to target rival SAP's customers involves moving to a componentized application stack powered by Web services and newly created Fusion middleware. Company president Charles Phillips detailed the new strategy at a...

  • April 26, 2005 26 Apr'05

    Enthusiasm, caution guide SOA adoption

    A Forrester survey found that companies of all sizes are rapidly embracing SOA in 2005, but as standards and products mature, analysts advise a cautious approach.

  • April 21, 2005 21 Apr'05

    Oracle targets SAP with Fusion middleware

    Oracle is confident that its upcoming middleware release will not only lure SAP users but integrate its recent acquisitions.

  • April 21, 2005 21 Apr'05

    Locking down your sensitive Oracle data

    Every company says that securing its databases is a priority, but almost every one that Kenny Smith has seen has unwittingly left a door open to attack. Smith, the director of services for Inplexus, the Norcross...

  • April 19, 2005 19 Apr'05

    Advanced backup and recovery

    @10150 A backup and recovery plan should go beyond hot and cold backups and database exports. At next week's IOUG Live! 2005 show, consultant Tim Quinlan will explain how to incorporate availability and ...

  • April 14, 2005 14 Apr'05

    Oracle provides fresh beans for Java developers

    Oracle hopes to drive developer adoption of J2EE with an Eclipse Foundation project that will support the Enterprise JavaBeans 3.0 specification.

  • April 14, 2005 14 Apr'05

    So you want to be a DBA...

    @9963 Robert G. Freeman, Oracle consultant and the author of several books, including "Portable DBA: Oracle" and "Oracle Database 10g New Features," knows a bit about the highs and lows of being an Oracle DBA. At next month's