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Is it time for Oracle to donate MySQL to Apache?

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.

February 26, 2013 by

Oracle Q2 mixed; Ellison defends Sun acquisition

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.

December 18, 2012

Oracle enhances its desktop virtualization offering

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.

August 31, 2012 by

Oracle-Google: wilful infringement battle looms

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.

May 14, 2012

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.

May 9, 2012

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