An unlikely partnership will soon bring Oracle's Red Hat-based Linux distribution to Ubuntu's cloud.
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Oracle has released its clone of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
What are we to make of Oracle announcing support for an open stack of cloud foundation software for its distribution of Linux and Xen? Are we seeing a culture clash?
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.
Here's a step-by-step guide to get Windows XP running on an Oracle VirtualBox-based virtual machine on Linux Mint
Being able to patch a Linux kernel without a restart hit a brick wall when Oracle bought Ksplice in 2011, but Suse hopes to restore former glories with kGraft.
Oracle will soon be announcing that it's discontinuing development of its Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, Sun Ray software and hardware, and Oracle Virtual Desktop Client product lines.
How will the planned merger between MariaDB creator Monty Program DB and support firm SkySQL strengthen the hand of the open-source fork in the wider MySQL world? We talk to the new company's CEO.
Larry Ellison revealed that Oracle is planning to start moving many features of its software and database portfolio onto silicon and hardware.
Oracle no doubt got the bang for the big bucks it paid for MySQL via its Sun acquisition. But the original developers of MySQL won't let it die and as developers and customers begin to defect to their increasingly popular MySQL Fork -- MariaDB.
Oracle has launched the first developer preview of Java Standard Edition 8 for ARM, which includes tools for building JavaFX apps for ARM-based Linux systems such as the Raspberry Pi.
Oracle's second quarter earnings were strong, revenue was light and the hardware business continues to struggle overall. CEO Larry Ellison calls Sun purchase "most strategic" deal the company has made.
It admits the acquisition was tough but says the company has done a better job in Asia-Pacific keeping its Sparc installed base due to the region's high ISV adoption.
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.
Like it or loathe it, Oracle has been in charge of Java for two and a half years now, and things are looking good, according to the analyst house IDC
High-end server market still IBM's to lose and, instead of going head-to-head with its rival, analysts reckon Oracle is better off focusing on promoting integrated products to turn around ailing Sun hardware business.
Within hours of Oracle releasing a cache of HP documents seen during litigation between the two companies, HP fired back with a release of its own.
Over the weekend, lawyers for both Oracle and Google filed several motions that could either speed up the case at the US District Court of Northern California, or plunge it into a much longer, messier trial.
Oracle's situation in its intellectual-property legal battle against Google is looking bleaker by the day.
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.
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