Oracle CEO Larry Ellison has remade the company via acquisitions. Oracle has acquired a bevy of companies such as Siebel Systems, PeopleSoft, BEA Systems and others to become a significant applications player. Meanwhile, Oracle remains the database leader and displays strength in middleware. Oracle's next frontier: Hardware. The acquisition of Sun Microsystems could position Oracle as "T.J. Watson's IBM" or be a big headache.
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Even though it may be the wrong tool for the job, the years of development behind the relational database ensure its popularity — for the moment, says MongoDB's Max Schireson.
The third-party provider of maintenance and support services for SAP and Oracle business applications says its total net sales surged 40 percent in fiscal 2013 to more than $61 million, an all-time high.
Other Linux distributions are moving to MariaDB for their default database management system, but Ubuntu is standing by Oracle's MySQL. Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth explains why.
With the acquisition, Oracle keeps BlueKai, a key provider of data management platforms, away from rivals while boosting its marketing cloud.
Oracle gets a legal victory in a Nevada federal court, but so does Rimini Street. Customers need to read a judge's ruling and Rimini's workaround plans.
Starting March 12, Microsoft will begin charging customers for Oracle software running on Windows Azure. Here's how the pricing and licensing will work.
Cowen analyst Peter Goldmacher questions whether Oracle's big cloud talk can translate into the cloud revenue growth needed to fend off smaller rivals such as Salesforce and Workday.
Kaspersky Lab has described a bot written entirely in Java which can run on Windows, Mac or Linux. Even the infection method is cross-platform.
The battle's on. SkySQL, armed with the MariaDB MySQL clone, is going after Oracle's MySQL customers.
A graphical user interface and API are part of the MariaDB Enterprise package aimed at making high-availability Galera database clusters easier to run.
Oracle has revealed the highest-severity flaws in its bumper January patch batch.
Former employee sues the U.S. software vendor for allegedly firing him after he objected to instructions to lower a salary offer to an Indian worker.
47 Oracle products to be patched on Patch Tuesday, with a total of 147 vulnerability fixes, 85 of them for flaws which are remotely-exploitable without authentication.
Corente will add wide area networking virtualization technology to Oracle's red stack.
The business-to-consumer marketing software company will be bought for a 38 percent premium of its stock price as of Thursday.