Oracle

We're free in 3... 2... 1! Amazon unhooks its last Oracle database, nothing breaks and life goes on

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/16/amazon_ditches_oracle/

3 days ago

No Big Red now in use other than by third-party apps, firm claims

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Amazon Reports ‘Migration Complete’ In Oracle Database Purge

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/amazon-reports-migration-complete-in-oracle-database-purge

4 days ago

by Joseph Tsidulko The e-commerce giant has shed the final remnants of its increasingly bitter rival's technology by moving 75 petabytes to native AWS database services.

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Amazon's consumer business says bye bye to Oracle databases, moves to AWS

https://www.zdnet.com/article/amazons-consumer-business-says-bye-bye-to-oracle-databases-moves-to-aws/

4 days ago

AWS said that Amazon's consumer business has decommissioned its final Oracle database and migrated 75 petabytes of data in nearly 7,500 Oracle databases to multiple AWS database services.

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Oracle Hiring Thousands To Support Cloud Infrastructure Expansion

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/oracle-hiring-thousands-to-support-cloud-infrastructure-expansion

a week ago

by Joseph Tsidulko After a year of repeated layoffs, the company's workforce restructuring will deliver a surge in headcount to support a rapidly expanding cloud footprint.

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Scrambling for cloud relevance, Oracle hires... 2,000? Yes, that sounds like a nice round number

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/09/oracle_fires_now_hires_for_infrastructure_cloud_relevance/

a week ago

Let's all pretend that we don't remember the layoffs in March

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Oracle will hire 2,000 new workers to bolster cloud infrastructure business

https://www.zdnet.com/article/oracle-will-hire-2000-new-workers-to-bolster-cloud-infrastructure-business/

2 weeks ago

The new jobs will include positions in software development, cloud operations and business operations.

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Oracle demands $12K from network biz that doesn't use its software

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/04/oracle_virtualbox_merula/

2 weeks ago

Mistake, fishing expedition, or attempt to hold a company liable for its customers?

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SPARCs fly as Oracle recharges Arm server processor designer Ampere with $40m

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/28/oracle_ampere_investment/

3 weeks ago

Ohm my God

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Oracle Places Its Bets On The Rise Of Digital Assistants In The Workplace

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/video/oracle-places-its-bets-on-the-rise-of-digital-assistants-in-the-workplace

3 weeks ago

by Diana Blass Oracle unveiled new AI voice commands to its digital assistant at OpenWorld 2019, along with new integrations with Microsoft Teams.

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Oracle OpenWorld postmortem: Exadata meets persistent memory

https://www.zdnet.com/article/oracle-openworld-postmortem-exadata-meets-persistent-memory-autonomous-database-production-results-come-in/

4 weeks ago

Oracle is now planting its stake with persistent memory, a development that could redesign how it designs transactional databases. And after all the hype, there’s now real production experience with the Autonomous Database. So, how has that affected DBAs, and what would make the Autonomous Database attractive to the core of Oracle’s customer base?

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Oracle exits OpenWorld 2019 with a lot riding on Autonomous Database, Oracle Cloud conversions, services pivot

https://www.zdnet.com/article/oracle-exits-openworld-2019-with-a-lot-riding-on-autonomous-database-oracle-cloud-conversions-services-pivot/

4 weeks ago

Oracle is betting growth in the year ahead on: The belief that customers will convert to the Autonomous Database; and its cloud platform, with a smidge of rebranding and telling its story better.

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Oracle Reportedly Funding Secretive Anti-Amazon Lobbying Group

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/oracle-reportedly-funding-secretive-anti-amazon-lobbying-group

4 weeks ago

by Joseph Tsidulko The tech giant, as part of its campaign to torpedo the award of the JEDI military cloud transformation contract to its cloud rival, has reportedly contributed to Free & Fair Markets, a nonprofit that isn't revealing its corporate backers.

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Oracle Unveils Ground-Up Overhaul Of Partner Program

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/oracle-unveils-ground-up-overhaul-of-partner-program

4 weeks ago

by Joseph Tsidulko Cloud partners will no longer be grouped in tiers based on fees and revenue. Instead, dozens of new certifications will allow them to demonstrate relevant expertise to customers.

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WATCH: Oracle Cloud SVP Dismisses Claim That Oracle Was Late To Cloud Market

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/video/watch-oracle-cloud-svp-dismisses-claim-that-oracle-was-late-to-cloud-market

4 weeks ago

by Diana Blass At Oracle OpenWorld, Oracle touted plans to produce the markets first autonomous cloud and Oracle Cloud SVP Steve Daheb says the industry is taking note.

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Oracle Announces Massive Cloud Datacenter Expansion

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/09/20/oracle-massive-cloud-datacenter-expansion.aspx

4 weeks ago

At OpenWorld this week, CEO Larry Ellison described Oracle's plan to open an average of one region every 23 days over the next 15 months. 09/20/2019

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Oracle takes another step in its goal to build the world's first autonomous cloud

https://www.zdnet.com/video/oracle-announces-oracle-autonomous-linux/

4 weeks ago

Billed as the world's first autonomous operating system, Oracle Autonomous Linux provisions itself, scales itself, tunes itself, and patches itself while running.

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What Makes VMware On Oracle Cloud Different Than Its Rivals?

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/what-makes-vmware-on-oracle-cloud-different-than-its-rivals-

4 weeks ago

by Joseph Tsidulko Oracle insists its first partnership with the private cloud leader is not a me-too play. Instead, both companies wanted to differentiate the service to give large enterprises more choice in adopting VMware Cloud Foundation in the public cloud.

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NetSuite moves to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

https://www.zdnet.com/article/netsuite-moves-to-oracle-cloud-infrastructure/

4 weeks ago

The move should help Oracle demonstrate that its cloud can handle sophisticated, at scale cloud applications.

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Oracle: This 1,060 Raspberry Pi supercomputer is 'world's largest Pi cluster'

https://www.zdnet.com/article/oracle-this-1060-raspberry-pi-supercomputer-is-worlds-largest-pi-cluster/

4 weeks ago

Oracle's Raspberry Pi 3 B+ supercomputer should provide 4,240 cores for processing.

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Ellison Looks To One-Up AWS With Oracle Cloud Flexibility, Alliances And Geographic Reach

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/ellison-looks-to-one-up-aws-with-oracle-cloud-flexibility-alliances-and-geographic-reach

a month ago

by Joseph Tsidulko Oracle's executive chairman and CTO introduced a partnership with VMware at the OpenWorld conference as well as new features that strive to make Oracle Cloud Infrastructure more elastic and automated than those of competitors.

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