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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Oracle's selling machine is revving up for the cloud. What remains to be seen is whether customers go for Oracle's big sale or decide that incumbent enterprise vendors are more marketing machines and look elsewhere.
Following up Adobe and Salesforce.com, among others, Oracle is fleshing out its own marketing cloud strategy.
A system cannot mature its way out of a fundamentally wrong architectural choice. Companies as modern and data-focused as Facebook, Google, and Cloudera continue to make meaningful investments in SQL technologies.
Infor aligns with Red Hat and EnterpriseDB to create an open source technology stack that aims to cut cost of ownership by with lower license and maintenance fees.
In a massive critical patch update, Oracle has fixed 104 security flaws within its products. Unsurprisingly, Java is at the top of the list.
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
Oracle said it has made ease-of-use and improved productivity a core priority for its suite of Customer Experience Cloud offerings, with enhancements focused on improving the SFA mobile experience for sales reps and managers.
Ezidebit has automated its marketing processes with Oracle's Eloqua cloud service to help deliver more personalised campaigns to its 20,000 customers.
Oracle Java Cloud Service apps face additional risks after a researcher publishes new vulnerabilities and how to attack them.
Study shows that senior execs believe the CFO should be leading business transformation but only a small minority are actually doing it.
Analysts are skeptical but Oracle execs say they have summer blockbusters ready to launch. Larry Ellison and the gang talked more about summer than Oracle's rivals.
The enterprise software giant said a strong U.S. dollar dinged results and demand remained strong as cloud revenue accelerated.
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.