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For years, Oracle has tormented Windows users by bundling adware with its Java installer for Windows PCs. Now Oracle has begun including the same adware as part of a default installation of Java for the Mac, using the same deceptive techniques.
A statement by an Oracle executive affirms that Java 7 and updates to it should continue to work on Windows XP. Java 8 is a different story.
Opposition ICT spokesperson Clare Curran claims more than 40,000 New Zealand government computers are still running Windows XP.
UPDATED. The regularly scheduled quarterly security updates for Java on July 15 will not include updates for Windows XP, which is now formally unsupported by Oracle.
For those times when you absolutely must still run Windows XP, one safer way of doing it is to run XP in a virtual machine using the Oracle VirtualBox hypervisor on Linux Mint.
Tool for Organizing Your Schemas (Toys) is a useful Microsoft Windows utility for comparing, documenting and synchronizing Oracle database...
Here's a step-by-step guide to get Windows XP running on an Oracle VirtualBox-based virtual machine on Linux Mint
Starting March 12, Microsoft will begin charging customers for Oracle software running on Windows Azure. Here's how the pricing and licensing will work.
My most popular stories of the year covered a wide range of topics. Here are the stories you found most interesting.
The first fruits of the Microsoft-Oracle partnership are rolling out. But don't think the rivals aren't still going to compete.
All versions of Windows and Internet Explorer are vulnerable to one or more critical flaw fixed today. A component of Exchange written by Oracle is also patched, and there are non-security updates as well.
A Java flaw warning announced by Homeland Security this weekend concerns mostly Windows users, as usual. However, some Macs may be vulnerable. Apple and Oracle moved to address the flaw.
The company claims that Oracle Secure Global Desktop supports the broadest range of applications, including Web-based applications and standard Windows, Linux, UNIX, System i and System z applications. Is it worth considering? Yes, if you use Oracle products.
As it prepares to release its Windows-enhanced MySQL 5.6 database, Oracle announced late last week a number of downloadable migration tools to ease the process of converting from Microsoft SQL Server to MySQL, including data conversion, Excel and Windows installer tools.
Just how big is the Amazon Web Services cloud, and what kind of hold does it have over the modern developer-led web? ZDNet investigates
The country is making headway on a pilot scheme to move public-sector bodies from proprietary to free and open-source software, though Oracle and other products could create hurdles
Google and Oracle have overtaken Microsoft as the vendors with the most vulnerabilities, according to Trend Micro's Third Quarter Threat Report.
Oracle has just released another big security update, patching 17 vulnerabilities across various platforms -- except for Apple's Mac OS X. All the holes could be remotely exploited without authentication, which means patches should be applied as a matter of urgency, especially on systems where Microsoft Windows is being run with administrator privileges.
The Enterprise and higher-tier Enterprise + services are aimed at companies wanting to move application development to the cloud, with virtual server, storage and security capabilities to follow
Oracle threw its own punches at Red Hat and Microsoft today by detailing expanding integration of its MySQL with Windows and Oracle's heftier databases in the 2011-12 timeframe.In a webcast today, executives noted the expanded integration of the recently released MySQL 5.
Developers who want to try out Azure for free now have access to 750 hours of a low-powered instance a month, bringing Microsoft's free trial closer to that offered by Amazon