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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/

yesterday

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/

7 days 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 weeks 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/

3 weeks 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

4 weeks 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

a month 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/

2 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

2 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/

2 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

2 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/

2 months 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 months 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 months 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/

2 months 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

2 months 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/

2 months 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/

2 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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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