• November 16, 2004 16 Nov'04

    Electronics firm places trust in Oracle hosting service

    Officials at Mercury Computer Systems Inc. are placing a lot of trust in Oracle. The maker of defense electronics and medical imaging equipment is choosing to store all of its critical business data at Oracle's giant data center in Texas.

  • November 09, 2004 09 Nov'04

    CA banking on Ingres

    Computer Associates (CA) has Sybase in its crosshairs as it launches a campaign to lure banks and investment firms to its newly open sourced Ingres DBMS. But CA faces a number of hurdles.

  • November 04, 2004 04 Nov'04

    Travel pros use RAC to book a room

    Travelocity owner Sabre Holdings says its move to Oracle 9i RAC will help boost business for travel agents.

  • November 02, 2004 02 Nov'04

    Marine Corps to march with E-Business Suite

    In an attempt to upgrade its legacy systems, the U.S. Marine Corps has decided to use Oracle's E-Business Suite as part of its new infrastructure. The Corps hopes to improve the supply chain to troops at home and abroad.

  • November 01, 2004 01 Nov'04

    CA swings at Oracle, SQL Server with Ingres

    Computer Associates International Inc. is making its open sourced Ingres DBMS widely available today, pitching its mature features and 64-bit support at Oracle and SQL Server customers.

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  • October 27, 2004 27 Oct'04

    IT managers seeing SOX curveball

    Company executives and IT managers have been wading through a mountain of options to meet Sarbanes-Oxley and Basel II financial regulation requirements.

  • October 27, 2004 27 Oct'04

    MySQL AB launches strike against Oracle, others

    MySQL AB is rolling out the next version of its database with new features that the company says will allow enterprises to use the DBMS for more mission critical applications.

  • October 21, 2004 21 Oct'04

    Oracle, open source putting the squeeze on SQL Server

    Oracle Corp. is beginning to win the battle for small and medium-sized customers, putting pressure on Microsoft SQL Server developers.

  • October 20, 2004 20 Oct'04

    Oracle aims at financial firms with SWIFT

    Oracle is adding messaging support to its E-Business Suite and Application Server for the financial industry. The firm is making its products compatible with SWIFT, an industry-owned cooperative that provides messaging services for banks and ...

  • October 19, 2004 19 Oct'04

    Oracle exploit code spurs new patch warning

    Oracle is strongly urging customers to implement its recently released DBMS and app server patches. The software maker warns that malicious code exploiting the vulnerabilities is now in the wild.

  • October 13, 2004 13 Oct'04

    Southwest Airlines soars with analytics

    The Southwest Airlines IT team completed an upgrade to Oracle 9i RAC and increased its use of data analytics to fend off fierce fare competition and rising fuel costs.

  • October 12, 2004 12 Oct'04

    New Oracle software taps into single database

    Oracle is phasing out its financial and sales analyzing software and replacing it with a retooled planning and budgeting software suite. Oracle says the new software package taps into the Oracle database to reduce complexity and improve analytics.

  • October 07, 2004 07 Oct'04

    PeopleSoft technology could boost Oracle's ailing apps biz

    Oracle Corp. executives have said their company's bid for PeopleSoft will give them the customer base they need to improve sales, but some say PeopleSoft will boost Oracle apps.

  • October 05, 2004 05 Oct'04

    Users say Oracle apps need makeover, not a takeover

    Sales of Oracle E-Business Suite have plummeted 36% compared to a year ago, and while Oracle attributes the decline to its bid for PeopleSoft, some Oracle users said the suite could use improving.

  • September 23, 2004 23 Sep'04

    Oracle ships Standard Edition One, Dell package

    Oracle's low-end DBMS is being bundled with Dell's PowerEdge servers – a move that takes aim at smaller companies, where Microsoft SQL Server has had a stronghold.