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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OpenJDK build for Windows Server in Azure is coming next year.
Already close partners, ARM and Oracle deepen the relationship over Java in 32-bit and 64-bit ARM platforms.
Oracle researchers reflect that most utilities are seizing data potential more than this time last year -- but there's still a lot of work to do.
The two most recent earnings conference calls with Oracle and SAP featured a heavy dose of smack talk that doesn't quite add up. Oracle and SAP do share a common obsession, though: Workday.
An alleged 'classic attack' that went unnoticed by Oracle's security teams has security researchers concerned over the effectiveness of the procedures that are meant to be in place to catch bugs.
SAP's Jim Snabe believes its software-only focus has put the company in good stead against its competition, but no longer wants to be seen as a traditional software player, pointing instead to cloud as its growth market.
Oracle's in-memory machine is getting a boost thanks to substantially more... memory.
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.
The cloud ERP company firm unveils the fruits of an increased focus on its fastest-growing market.
When you install Java, you see a graphic that informs you of Java's popularity. But the question is, do we as users, have a choice? The answer is, "Yes, but."
Officially, Red Hat still isn't saying that MariaDB, instead of Oracle's MySQL, will be its default database management system in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. But off-the-record people close to Red Hat tell a different story.
Oracle's Endeca extensions to its flagship ERP suite are designed to turn up actionable data faster without a business intelligence system.
The last thing Reed Online director of technology Mark Ridley wants to do is run a conventional IT function, delivering services in the traditional way.
Oracle partners with Salesforce, Microsoft and NetSuite in a week. Analysts say Workday needs to think through its partnership strategy to control more of its own destiny.
San Francisco's Asian Art museum shows "In the moment" - historic works of art from Larry Ellison's collection