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May 9, 2012 by

Oracle calls Sun exec to nullify Schwartz

In an effort to nullify the testimony of former Sun Microsystems CEO Jonathan Schwartz, Oracle called former Sun executive vice president Brian Sutphin to the stand at the US District Court on Wednesday.

June 20, 2011 by

The worst decision Google ever made

Oracle's Java-based lawsuit could make things expensive for Google. By missing the chance to own Java, however, Google lost an opportunity to have a platform that could serve as a counter to Microsoft and Apple.

November 4, 2010 by

CA looks to cloud, tighter APAC partner network

newsmaker Following his appointment as Asia-Pacific president of CA Technologies, Lionel Lim outlines his plans to build the company's ties with channel partners and improve contact with new and existing customers in the region.

April 13, 2010 by

Oracle exec defends mySQL deal, shows off "much faster" version

Oracle today showed off the beta of a "much faster" MySQL and insisted that the company will continue to invest in the open source database.At the annual MySQL conference, Edward Screven, Oracle's Chief Corporate Architect and leader of the MySQL business, said the beta delivery of MySQL 5.

March 5, 2010 by

Reconciling Sun's Java investments with Oracle's: a simple suggestion

A lot of people think that merging Oracle's Java investment with Sun's is going to be a big deal for the two groups - but they're wrong. There will be lots of noise and running about but, in the end, it will all signify nothing because the real bottom line on the use of Java in enterprise applications is that this was always a case of making silk purses out of sow ears - and just doesn't have a future.

January 28, 2010 by

Oracle explains Sun to Aussies in April

After laying out its plans for its newly completed Sun acquisition to a worldwide audience via webcast, Oracle now intends to hold international tours explaining the integration of the companies to customers and partners.

January 28, 2010 by

How the Sun continues to rise

I had sighed a sigh of relief when Sun Microsystems rejected a takeover bid from Big Blue in April last year. When Oracle entered the picture shortly after, I had hoped against hope that the European Commission would decree the union anticompetitive.


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