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  • Reporter's Notebook: Oracle OpenWorld 2009

    Highlights and lowlights from this year's show: Cloud talk eclipsed by real-life rain, too many #oow09 tweets, not enough specifics about Fusion or Java plans, and an action-packed visit by California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.

    Written by Thomas Wailgum16 Oct. 09 03:08
  • The Buzz at Oracle OpenWorld 2009

    Impressions from Oracle's annual get-together: Ellison disses IBM; Where are Fusion Apps?; Charles and Safra on Red Stack integration.

    Written by Thomas Wailgum13 Oct. 09 10:22
  • What to expect at Oracle OpenWorld

    Oracle's annual gathering will have some foxes in the hen house and many recession-weary customers. Can Larry Ellison possibly top his recent rant on cloud computing? Will there be more answers than questions on the Fusion Apps Suite?

    Written by Thomas Wailgum08 Oct. 09 04:18
  • Rimini Street ups third-party maintenance ante

    Rimini Street fired the latest salvo in the ongoing war over software maintenance this week, announcing that it has expanded the number of SAP applications it supports.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus08 Oct. 09 06:28
  • Oracle, Sun launch high-end OLTP server

    Oracle has launched a high-end database and storage system that it co-developed with Sun Microsystems, the companies' first joint product since announcing their plans to merge almost five months ago.

    Written by James Niccolai16 Sept. 09 10:49
  • Oracle virtualization 'tax' squeezes customers

    Despite its recent acquisition of second-tier virtualization software developer Virtual Iron, Oracle has yet to move into the century of the virtual server when it comes to the nitty gritty of supporting and licensing Oracle software running on virtual servers, analysts say.

    Written by Kevin Fogarty29 May 09 03:36
  • Oracle Aims to Be the Apple of Data Centre Hardware

    Oracle argues that its purchase of Sun will lead to better integrated and more efficient data centre appliances -- with all the user-friendliness of Apple iPhones. But analysts are not so sure.

    Written by Robert Lemos12 May 09 02:44
  • Oracle will stay in the hardware business, Ellison says

    Oracle plans to stay in the hardware business following its planned US$7.4 billion acquisition of Sun Microsystems, CEO Larry Ellison has said, adding more detail to earlier statements made by the company.

    Written by Sumner Lemon08 May 09 11:01