The CEO is leaving for health reasons, Oracle announced. Meanwhile, the tech giant reported its Q1 results a day early, with earnings meeting expectations.
The Eclipse Foundation has announced the release of the Jakarta EE 8, the first truly open-source, vendor-neutral version of Java Enterprise Edition.
Just weeks ago, it appeared the Justice Department was close to granting its $10B cloud contract; now, Oracle is putting up another roadblock.
In a bid to make it easier for companies to adopt a hybrid approach to their workloads.
The neverending Oracle vs. Rimini Street court battle may be nearing the finish line after the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals maintained an injunction and affirmed an attorneys fee award to Oracle.
The cloud computing race in 2019 will have a definite multi-cloud spin. Here's a look at how the cloud leaders stack up, the hybrid market, and the SaaS players that run your company as well as their latest strategic moves.
Google workers are demanding the company doesn't bid for an immigration contract, even though it already supplies the agency with cloud services.
A decision on the Department of Defense's JEDI contract is a year late, with another investigation now underway.
Acquisition of Netsuite developer is announced as the software giant presses ahead with a plan to grow its SME market share in the country.
By inviting more startups to adopt Oracle Cloud, the enterprise giant is hoping to build inroads with the tech leaders of the future.
The updates land as Oracle is seeing more enterprise customers trial the Autonomous Database. With the Autonomous Database, Oracle is looking to automate and optimize the upkeep of its database to save labor costs.
Oracle has downshifted and downsized its hardware business and that's helping operating margins.
New wave of attacks against Oracle WebLogic servers using a brand new zero-day detected over the weekend.
The stands, the smartphones, the smartwatches, and the smartcars.
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.
The biggest takeaway from the Google Cloud Next conference is that the company is packaging its services up in ways that'll be more appealing to enterprises. The big trick for Google though will be adding enough account managers to service big businesses. Read more: https://zd.net/2FXuRYU
Facebook's ranking as the best place to work in the US takes a dive after 2018's scandals.
From ancient manuscripts to movies, the National Library of Norway wants to put it all online for the public.
At Oracle Media Day, a live demo showed how an employee can use an Amazon Echo device integrated with Oracle's HR application to ask Alexa how many vacation hours they have available, to request time off on a certain day, or even find out why there was extra money in their paycheck this period.
Fixes for vulnerabilities spread across 20 products and a Solaris patch that addresses the Spectre processor flaw.
After introducing "adaptive intelligence" to its Customer Experience Cloud earlier this year, Oracle is demonstrating at OpenWorld how it's expanding its AI reach across applications.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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