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.


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

a week ago

House of Larry delivers massive update for 93 products


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

a week ago

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


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.


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

2 weeks ago

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


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


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.


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.


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

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


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

2 months ago

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


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

2 months ago

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


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.


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

2 months ago

The case that just won't die


‘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


Mark Hurd, Oracle Co-CEO, Dies at 62

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


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

3 months ago

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


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.


Amazon's 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.


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.


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

4 months ago

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