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Former VMware Channel Chief Ross Brown Joins Oracle

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/former-vmware-channel-chief-ross-brown-joins-oracle

a week ago

by Joseph Tsidulko Brown has filled the position of vice president responsible for Oracles go-to-market operations. Oracle declined to further elaborate on his role, and whether it will directly involve Oracle Clouds channel.

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Yo, sysadmins! Thought Patch Tuesday was big? Oracle says 'hold my Java' with huge 334 security flaw fix bundle

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/15/oracle_january_patches/

a week ago

House of Larry delivers massive update for 93 products

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IBM, Microsoft, a medley of others sing support for Google against Oracle in Supremes' Java API copyright case

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/15/google_oracle_api/

a week ago

Legal war could rest on nineteenth century mapping ruling by past court

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Oracle updates Enterprise Manager with a focus on hybrid deployments

https://www.zdnet.com/article/oracle-updates-enterprise-manager-with-a-focus-on-hybrid-deployments/

a week ago

In addition to new management capabilities for hybrid IT environments, Enterprise Manager now offers automated database migration.

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It's a no to ZFS in the Linux kernel from me, says Torvalds, points finger of blame at Oracle licensing

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/13/zfs_linux/

2 weeks ago

What's that coming over the hill? Is it a lawyer? It's Larry's lawyers

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Report: Oracle Cloud Sales Leader Dave Donatelli Preparing Exit

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/report-oracle-cloud-sales-leader-dave-donatelli-preparing-exit

3 weeks ago

by Joseph Tsidulko The executive vice president was recruited by former CEO Mark Hurd and seen as a top prospect to replace Hurd after his death last year. One partner first heard of Donatelli's impending departure soon after Oracle announced Safra Catz would consolidate the chief executive position

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Oracle Cloud, Microsoft Azure expand interoperability to Canada

https://www.zdnet.com/article/oracle-cloud-microsoft-azure-expand-interoperability-to-canada/

a month ago

As Oracle progressively builds out its own cloud infrastructure, it's aiming to make inroads with customers adopting multi-cloud strategies.

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Oracle Will Not Replace Mark Hurd As Co-CEO

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/oracle-will-not-replace-mark-hurd-as-co-ceo

a month ago

by Joseph Tsidulko Larry Ellison tells investors in a Q2 earnings call that a unique relationship prompted splitting the top job between two executives in 2014. Now Safra Catz will maintain the position on her own.

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Larry Ellison sets the Catz among the pigeons: Safra officially sole Oracle CEO

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/13/oracle_q2_fy2020/

a month ago

Think of a number, triple it, add seven, multiply by zero, and that's pretty much this tech giant's Q2 revenue growth

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Former Oracle product manager says he was forced out for refusing to deceive customers. Now he's suing the biz

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/04/oracle_product_manager_lawsuit/

2 months ago

Database giant insists that ain't so, will fight lawsuit

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Oracle finally responds to wage discrimination claims… by suing US Department of Labor

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/27/oracle_wage_discrimination/

2 months ago

How dare you say we can’t underpay women and non-Caucasian staff!

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Oracle Reportedly Taking Time Appointing Co-CEO Mark Hurd’s Successor

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/oracle-reportedly-taking-time-appointing-co-ceo-mark-hurd-s-successor

2 months ago

by David Harris Oracle Chairman Larry Ellison has put forward five candidates for the co-CEO job, but the plan is nuanced.

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Oracle and Google will fight in court over Java, AGAIN and this time it's going to the Supremes

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/15/google_oracle_supreme_court/

2 months ago

The case that just won't die

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‘Corruption Of A High Order’: Oracle Unloads On AWS, Pentagon In JEDI Cloud Appeal

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/-corruption-of-a-high-order-oracle-unloads-on-aws-pentagon-in-jedi-cloud-appeal

3 months ago

by Joseph Tsidulko Microsoft has won the lucrative engagement to transform the military's IT systems, but Oracle keeps AWS in its cross-hairs in trying again to scuttle the contract as it stands

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Mark Hurd, Oracle Co-CEO, Dies at 62

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/10/21/mark-hurd-dies-at-62.aspx

3 months ago

Oracle co-CEO and former Hewlett-Packard chief executive Mark Hurd died last Friday at the age of 62 from unspecified causes. 10/21/2019

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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 months 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

3 months 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/

3 months 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

4 months 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/

4 months ago

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

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