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Oracle virtualization 3x better than the competition?

Updated below: At Oracle OpenWorld today, the company announced its own server virtualization software that the company claims is three times more efficient than existing x86 and x86-64 VM products from other vendors. Oracle's VM is based on open source software ( Xen hypervisor technology) and includes a Web-based management console.

November 12, 2007 by Dan Farber


Oracle OpenWorld: The fruits of 'acquired innovation'

Oracle has taken over the Moscone Center and cordoned off streets this week in San Francisco for the annual gathering of its tribe. Last night CEO Larry Ellison celebrated the 30th anniversary of the company he founded, with "Saturday Night Live" member Darrell Hammond doing an Ellison imitation.

November 12, 2007 by Dan Farber


Google's Open Handset Alliance releases Android SDK

The Open Handset Alliance, a group that includes Google, Motorola, Sprint, T-Mobile and others, on Monday released the Android software development kit (SDK).The alliance notes that the Android SDK is an "early look" designed to allow developers to provide feedback about the platform (see statement).

November 12, 2007 by