• September 22, 2004 22 Sep'04

    Oracle president addresses image, app software decline

    In an interview with, Oracle Corp. president Charles E. Phillips Jr. said he is working to improve plummeting application software sales and improve the company's withering public image amid a prolonged battle for PeopleSoft Inc.

  • September 21, 2004 21 Sep'04

    Oracle security patches causing headaches

    Oracle Corp. released a batch of security patches earlier this month, addressing dozens of vulnerabilities discovered this year. With limited information on each patch, DBAs are being forced to take entire systems out of production. @5709


  • September 16, 2004 16 Sep'04

    Five dirty little secrets of CRM

    All areas of business have their misconceptions, myths and mistakes. It just seems that CRM has more than most industries. Several analysts point out the ones they've seen.

  • September 15, 2004 15 Sep'04

    Oracle DBAs see jobs, benefits to PeopleSoft takeover

    DBAs had long been looking at Oracle's takeover of PeopleSoft with a sense of indifference. But as Oracle's hostile bid for its rival in the application software market becomes closer to a reality, many DBAs are optimistic about the future.

  • September 14, 2004 14 Sep'04

    Buttering up the end user

    Some end users are happy with a short wait when calling up an application, others can be downright hostile. Good DBAs properly manage the different pockets of end users in an organization.

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  • September 14, 2004 14 Sep'04

    Layer 7-Oracle combination secures Web services

    Layer 7 Technologies' SecureSpan products have been integrated into Oracle's Identity Management offering to secure Web services deployments.

  • September 08, 2004 08 Sep'04

    Oracle touts low-cost app server

    Oracle Corp. is launching a low-cost alternative to its Application Server Standard Edition, slashing its price to target small and medium-sized businesses.

  • September 07, 2004 07 Sep'04

    E-Business Suite boosts RFID, grid control

    Oracle unveiled its E-Business Suite at Oracle Open World conference in London today. Version 11i.10 supports RFID technology and an improved application and grid control tool.

  • August 31, 2004 31 Aug'04

    Overstock is newest grid convert

    Online retailer looks to empty its shelves and speed up sales with Oracle 10g.

  • July 29, 2004 29 Jul'04

    Oracle lands deal with FAA

    The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration chose Oracle Corp.'s 10g for its quickly changing IT landscape.

  • July 27, 2004 27 Jul'04

    DBA resumes that make the cut

    Is your DBA resume so yesterday? Get ready for today's job market with common sense tips for writing the perfect Oracle DBA resume.

  • July 15, 2004 15 Jul'04

    Major vendors step up mobile efforts

    Microsoft has Laguna. IBM has DB2 Everyplace. And don't forget Oracle Lite. So far, though, no one does mobile like Sybase can.

  • July 13, 2004 13 Jul'04

    Outsourcing DBAs too scary for some

    A new Forrester Research survey shows that many IT managers won't outsource DBA work due to quality control concerns.

  • July 08, 2004 08 Jul'04

    DBAs take on new role in the enterprise

    Some database administrators are finding their work assignments and job titles are changing as quickly as new DBMS technology is.

  • July 07, 2004 07 Jul'04

    Oracle takes grid show on the road

    Interest in Oracle Corp.'s grid strategy is rising among IT executives lured by the prospect of doing more with less.