Articles about Oracle
Oracle takes a cloud victory lap as analysts and investor cheer the second quarter. CTO Larry Ellison lays out plans to pass Salesforce.
Ellison speculated that not only would Oracle catch up with partner/rival Salesforce.com next year -- but that it would eventually surpass the CRM giant in the cloud market.
In response, Oracle shares immediately rallied by 3.6 percent initially in after-hours trading.
Oracle's second quarter results are about to land and analysts are exactly confident that the company can deliver better-than-expected financials.
Using SUSE Linux means never having to say 'reboot'.
A long-standing battle between the two tech giants is potentially at an end, resulting in Oracle winning limited damages — or opting for a retrial.
At the Amazon Web Services (AWS) re:Invent conference in Las Vegas this week, AWS announced several important services. But most important is Amazon Aurora, a new high-performance database engine.
A new MySQL foreign data wrapper for Postgres is designed to help firms combine and query data from their databases.
Oracle's stewardship has been good for the MySQL database argues Percona CEO Peter Zaitsev.
According to new research, companies consider continual business transformation essential to remain competitive -- but struggle in order to implement changes.
Oracle has been ordered to pay close to AU$162,000 in damages to former employee Rebecca Richardson, with the court granting interest on the damages.
Deferred revenue was $58.1 million. Signed customers in the quarter rose 28 percent from a year ago to 890.
Foreign companies looking to take advantage of Irish corporate tax laws will be unable to do so from the start of 2015, with the total phase out of the loophole to arrive in 2020.
We have a new white-as-the-driven-Snowden story on the NSA, the UK's equivalent of the denied-but-not-forgotten PRISM program, a white hot (yet ultimately ridiculous) battle between Google and Oracle, and lots more from around the world.
Oracle has a large number of fixes lined up for Tuesday, including 25 for Java SE, while Microsoft and Adobe have patches due then too.
Here's a step-by-step guide to get Windows XP running on an Oracle VirtualBox-based virtual machine on Linux Mint
Amid a serious security flaw in the latest version of Java 7, where even the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has warned users to disable the plug-in, here's how you do it.
A compendium of photos from Oracle OpenWorld 2012. Unseasonably warm weather, meetings with Oracle executives and customers, and a variety of activities made this year's OpenWorld fun and interesting. Although there was some controversy among analysts and bloggers, the photos show a rich and diverse event.
In court, Oracle outlined its Java copyright and patent infringement case against Google with a series of 91 convincing slides
Oracle uses it OpenWorld 2010 to showcase new products and its new president, Mark Hurd.
ZDNet Australia recently attended Oracle OpenWorld 2010. Here are a few highlights from the opening day, which included Iron Man suits, Polka Bands and BMX bikes.
There are large conferences, and then there is Oracle OpenWorld. A mega-conference that sees over 40,000 attendees descend on San Francisco.
Sun Microsystems' latest Open Source desktop virtualization software.
Australia's largest annual security conference, AusCERT, is underway for another year, and continues the tradition of bringing security gurus, vendors and members of government under one roof.
When the third major release of the OpenOffice.org office productivity suite made its appearance on Monday, the OpenOffice.org servers promptly crashed. Check out this gallery to see what's new.
Business apps are coming to the iPhone and Oracle and Salesforce are out in front. See Larry Dignan's blog for more.
The two latest and greatest free commercial host-based virtualization products from Sun and VMWare
This year's linux.conf.au conference, held at Melbourne University, was an all out Linux free-for-all. Highlights include images of the new XO Linux laptop and an interview with Linus Torvalds.
Project Blackbox is the first virtualised datacentre to be stored in a shipping container, and according to its manufacturer, Sun Microsystems, it's fully portable -- providing you have the means to tow it.
George Ou offers a geek's eye view of the hardware on display at Linuxworld 2007.
A recent investor downgrade is shining the spot light on Oracle this week but is it really justified? How can the company overcome the concerns of both investors and customers? Watch ZDNet Irregular Enterprise editor Dennis Howlett as he explains what's happening, what it means, and what's next for the world's second largest software company.
At Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison discusses the company's new cloud offering. Ellison says: “The key difference is that our cloud is based on industry standards and supports full operability with other clouds and data centers on-premise."
At the Oracle OpenWorld conference in San Francisco, new company President Mark Hurd introduces Exadata X2-8, an upgrade to the current Exadata system. The new system offers better processor performance, more memory, and full database encryption.
Oracle President Charles Phillips unveils the company's new systems strategy in front of analysts at its headquarters in Redwood Shores, Calif. Phillips says the company is looking to model itself after the 1960s IBM by working on building complete, integrated platforms, but developed with open system components.
At Oracle's OpenWorld conference in San Francisco, CEO Larry Ellison previews the company's Exadata Version 2 computer. He says the new database computer is designed for online transaction processing and data warehousing. He adds that Exadata 2 can do faster processing at a much lower cost than can its biggest competitor, IBM.
At a Churchhill Club event, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison talks to former Sun Microsystems President Ed Zander about Oracle's recent acquisition of Sun Microsystems. He says he’d like to pattern the new Oracle after T.J. Watson Jr.'s IBM, combining both hardware and software systems.
At JavaOne in San Francisco, Calif., Sun fellow James Gosling, and Sun CEO Jonathan Schwartz demo Sun’s new online store. The new Java store will distribute and sell mobile apps based on the Java programming language.
ZDNet Editor in Chief Larry Dignan and senior editor Sam Diaz discuss the Oracle CEO's gamesmanship in buying Sun Microsystems and how he outplayed IBM. They also share their views on the future of Java and what Oracle plans to do with Sun's troubled hardware business.
Senior Editor Sam Diaz shares his thoughts on Oracle's recent $7.4 billion purchase of Sun Microsystems. He says Oracle is positioning itself to come in as a one-stop player, complete with business hardware and business software. The deal could also help spur other tech mergers to keep pace with the likes of Oracle.
Gerri Martin-Flickinger, CIO of Adobe, thinks that in the future Rich Internet Applications are going to have many uses, separate from the browser. For example, users will be able to customize their application interface, and the RIAs will provide visibility into back office applications.
Sun Microsystem's Sun Fire X4275 is an excellent all-rounder, although we'd love it if the noise could be cut down a little more.
For raw power Sun Microsystem's Sun Fire X4450 is the gutsiest server we've seen, and at 2RU it's compact considering its specs. However, priced at over AU$27,000, this machine will make a dent in your budget.
OpenOffice.org 2.4.0 is a free, open source alternative to Microsoft's Office application suite. It is fantastic if you need basic office applications — such as a word processor or spreadsheet — at no cost. However, large organisations and power users may be disappointed by its lack of features and support.
IBM's DB2 database adds several powerful new tools in version 9 including native XML support and DB2 Developer Workbench, and offers serious competition to Oracle and Microsoft.
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- 3 MongoDB chief: Why the clock's ticking for relational databases
- 4 SQL Injection Attack: What is it, and how to prevent it.
- 5 Three billion devices run Java. Yeah, but do they like it?