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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.
Google has petitioned the highest court in the country to overturn a previous appeals court ruling favoring Oracle, which in itself overturned a mixed bag of district court rulings that primarily sided with Google.
Recent conferences by Infor and Oracle demonstrate that the on-premises vs cloud debate is over. Brian Sommer looks at what happened with Oracle this last year to get to this point.
Oracle's cloud strategy, which revolves around chest thumping around hundreds of cloud apps, reminds me of the meathead in the gym who will tell you about how much he bench presses and the size of his biceps, but lacks leg strength and overall fitness.
Oracle to open two cloud datacentres for customers who want their applications and data to stay on European soil.
Ellison also took a moment to apologize for missing this regularly-scheduled second keynote last year due to the America's Cup.
Also, as promised by Mark Hurd on Monday, Oracle introduced news for its mobile development framework.
A look at the technology and content behind MLB.com.
Which big brands have setup shop in-world? View a map of brands in Second Life, and associated screen shots.
AMD CEO Hector Ruiz is joined by Michael Dell at Oracle's OpenWorld in San Francisco.
City blocks get shut down as San Francisco braces for the influx of conference attendees.
Mexico says a laser project aiming to reach extraterrestrials from Teotihuacan archaeological site is a no-go.
CNET News.com reporter Daniel Terdiman's avatar interviews Sun Microsystems' chief gaming officer in-world.
At confab, representatives of Google, Hewlett-Packard and Oracle offer their take on all things open-source.
Developed by Light Tec Optical Instruments of Hyeres, France, the Solarscope is designed to allow safe viewing of sun spots and solar eclipses. The $89 "education version," shown here, has a screen big enough for several people to see at once.
Monday morning blues: The software maker starts the workweek with the news that it's been bought by Oracle.
At the OpenWorld confab, HP's CEO tells Oracle customers about the companies' effort to create agile software.
CEO Scott McNealy gets some stage time at Oracle OpenWorld Conference, showing off six of Sun's key initiatives.
Oracle CEO tells the OpenWorld crowd what to expect in the way of future buyouts.
For every Oracle success story, there are more than a few companies that have run into trouble right after moving into their fancy new offices.
Database giant pilots its red "Challenger" at this week's Fleet Week in San Francisco.
Sun's CEO joins Oracle's chief to tout partnership plans between server maker and database powerhouse.
ZDNet senior editor Sam Diaz talks to Eliot Arlo Colon, president of Miro Consulting, discussing the ins and out of software licensing agreements with companies like Oracle. Colon shares his views on new Web 2.0 software and how businesses can get an edge in the negotiating process.
At Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison unveils a new storage server product, dubbed Exadata. The programmable storage server aims to put database intelligence next to each drive. The Exadata storage server will be immediately available on Linux running on Intel, but Ellison noted that other flavors for various platforms "are on the way."
At Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco, HP CEO Mark Hurd joins Oracle CEO Larry Ellison via video conference to show a new hardware solution developed by the two tech companies. The HP Oracle Database Machine is pre-configured and certified to run Oracle's business intelligence apps and real application clusters. HP will provide hardware support and the machines will be ordered from Oracle.
At Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco, Oracle President Charles Phillips and Chuck Rozwat, the company's executive vice president of product development, announced the release of Beehive. Beehive is an open, integrated communications system that includes instant messaging, video conferencing, and e-mail. They explained that collaboration is a snap when users have all their communications in one system and are still able to use any client or infrastructure.
At the LinuxWorld conference in San Francisco, Oracle CIO Mark Sunday explains the techniques behind Project Sequoia, the company's new data center in Utah. By utilizing outside air, hot aisle containment, and independently controlled supercells, he says this will be its most efficient center yet.
Sun Microsystems shows off a new JavaFX-powered game at its annual JavaOne Conference in San Francisco Tuesday. Sun CTO Robert Brewin talks to Ken Russell and Chris Oliver of the company's JavaFX team about how they created the animation inside the game Moon Tank using the JavaFX environment.
Sun Microsystems demos new JavaFX powered applets at its annual JavaOne Conference in San Francisco Tuesday. Danny Coward and Ken Russell of Sun's Java SE team show how the new applets can be deployed within a Web browser or dragged over to the desktop.
Sun Microsystems demos two new JavaFX-powered applications, Photo Flocker and Movie Cloud, at its annual JavaOne Conference in San Francisco Tuesday. Rich Green, the company's executive vice president of software, shows attendees Photo Flocker, an app that allows users to search for photos by tags and display the photos in a montage. He also previews Movie Cloud, a 3D organization tool displaying dozens of HD videos at one time.
Here's a look at Sun Microsystems’ new JavaFX application, with Flickr and Twitter feeds running in Facebook within the browser, dragged to the desktop, and then put on a mobile phone. Sun Microsystems executives Rich Green and Nandini Ramani showed the JavaFX environment at the JavaOne Conference in San Francisco. The rich Internet application environment is part of Sun's effort to let consumers innovate, and is set to compete with Adobe's AIR and Microsoft's Silverlight.
Legendary musician Neil Young shows off a new multimedia project spanning his music career. Joining Young onstage at the JavaOne Conference in San Francisco to demo the project--which uses Java and Blu-ray technology--is Sun CEO Jonathan Schwartz and Rich Green, Sun executive vice president of software.
At the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Sun CEO Jonathan Schwartz shares his views on the future of business blogging. The chief executive is credited for pioneering the corporate blog as a tool to reach customers, employees, and others, but he predicts the novelty of his methods will soon wear off.