Oracle

SAP hits back in Oracle cloud spat: I am rubber, you are glue, we have twice as many ERP installations as you

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/04/08/sap_oracle_cloud_spat/

15 hrs ago

Big words from co-CEO after Larry Ellison ribs vendor during earnings call

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Oracle makes some certifications and cloudy content free, in case you have time on your hands

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/31/oracle_free_education_offer/

a week ago

Mum? Dad? What was lockdown like? It went by in a flash, junior, because we studied for a database certification

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UK's Ministry of Defence loads up £4.6m for one plucky IaaS and PaaS provider to host Oracle Primavera apps

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/25/mod_offers_46m_for_iaas/

2 weeks ago

Attention! Stand up straight you 'orrible lot!

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Oracle Beats Expectations In Q3, Says Business Model Cushions Coronavirus Blow

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/oracle-beats-expectations-in-q3-says-business-model-cushions-coronavirus-blow

4 weeks ago

by Joseph Tsidulko Executive Chairman and CTO Larry Ellison tells investors that increased subscription sales, greater reliance on digital customer-engagement, and some hardware supply-chain workarounds can keep coronavirus from zapping Oracles future revenues.

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Oracle touts growing subscription revenues in Q3

https://www.zdnet.com/article/oracle-touts-growing-subscription-revenues-in-q3/

4 weeks ago

Oracle's momentum in subscription sales "would've been even more obvious [in Q3] but for the early impact of" the coronavirus, CEO Safra Catz said.

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Oracle staffers in Europe weather cloudy job cuts: As many as 1,300 workers face chop after sales slide

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/05/oracle_europe_job_cuts/

a month ago

Database giant needs 'adapt its spending to its revenue situation'

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Report: More Than 1,000 Oracle Layoffs Likely To Hit Europe

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/report-more-than-1-000-oracle-layoffs-likely-to-hit-europe

a month ago

by Joseph Tsidulko The Irish Times reports that it learned from workers at Oracles Dublin offices that the tech giant will eliminate up to 1,300 positions in Ireland, Holland and Spain. Oracle has been restructuring its workforce dramatically over the last year as it shifts focus to its cloud business.

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MemSQL Launches 'Dear Larry' Campaign Encouraging Customers To 'Dump Oracle'

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/memsql-launches-dear-larry-campaign-encouraging-customers-to-dump-oracle-

a month ago

by Joseph Tsidulko The startup posts 'Dump Oracle' billboards in San Francisco and New York attacking the database giant as an expensive and inflexible solution for modern workloads.

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Third time's a charm, maybe: Bankers suing Oracle over claims of exaggerated cloud sales have another go at convincing skeptical judge

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/21/oracle_cloud_fake_sales_allegations/

2 months ago

Anecdotes of bullying customers fall short of legal standard to establish fraudulent intent

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Oracle Employees Plan Walkout To Protest Ellison's Trump Fundraiser

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/oracle-employees-plan-walkout-to-protest-ellison-s-trump-fundraiser

2 months ago

by Joseph Tsidulko Oracle's founder, executive chairman and CTO will hold a lavish fundraiser for President Trump's re-election campaign today at a golf course in the Southern California desert. A group of employees calling itself Employees for Ethics says the boss is violating the company's ethical principles by supporting the administration, and is encouraging workers to log-out and donate time to efforts resisting Trump policies.

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We can simulate him... we have the technology: Virtual humans make jump from super 'puter to Oracle Cloud

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/18/oracle_virtual_human/

2 months ago

Ah Larry, you're all heart. Virtually

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Everything OK down there in the Oracle trench? Good. Big Red has a cloud-based data science platform for you

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/17/oracle_data_science_platform/

2 months ago

Good hook if you're already all-in. Oh, and there's an elephant in the room: full Hadoop implementation

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25 years of Delphi and no Oracle in sight: Not a Visual Basic killer but hard to kill

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/14/25_years_delphi_programming/

2 months ago

Analysis Productivity or performance? Hey, why not both?

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Oracle tells Supremes: Fair use? Pah! There's nothing fair about 'Google's copying'

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/13/oracle_v_google/

2 months ago

Should they be allowed to grab our stuff just cos it's 'popular' and it works?

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Microsoft and Oracle, sitting in a cloud... in-ter-ope-ra-bi-li-ty: Friends-with-benefits deal is working out nicely for both

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/12/microsoft_oracle_cloud_coop/

2 months ago

I'll show you my customers if you show me yours

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Oi! You got a loicence for that Java, mate? More devs turn to OpenJDK to swerve Oracle fee

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/06/java_openjdk_oracle_license_fee/

2 months ago

Trademark Big Red annoyances revealed by JVM software writers

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Apps Associates Boosts Oracle Expertise By Buying Strafford Technology

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/apps-associates-boosts-oracle-expertise-by-buying-strafford-technology

2 months ago

by Joseph Tsidulko The two cloud application consultancies have overlapping and complementing practices, with both delivering Oracle technology either as Software as a Service or as licensed software hosted in AWS.

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Oracle Cloud update: Literally doubling down

https://www.zdnet.com/article/oracle-cloud-update-literally-doubling-down/

2 months ago

Oracle Cloud’s 2020 strategy will heavily focus on addressing customers’ data sovereignty high-availability requirements by nearly doubling cloud center regions and redundancy; while its autonomous database grows into more of a multi-functional umbrella offering.

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Oracle Expands Global Cloud Footprint As Part Of ‘Ambitious’ Plan

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/oracle-expands-global-cloud-footprint-as-part-of-ambitious-plan

2 months ago

by Joseph Tsidulko As per the provider's ambitious build-out plan, five new Oracle data centers went online Monday, adding redundant facilities within countries to deliver to international enterprises fail-over capabilities while maintaining data sovereignty.

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