Wednesday, November 23, 2011Data, data, everywhere The challenge of unstructured data and what to do about it
Wednesday, November 23, 2011Site tracks 'love,' 'hate' of SAP, Oracle, others Social sentiment site Amplicate tracks positive and negative references to vendors on social media sites, and the big vendors don't do well
Monday, November 21, 2011Oracle unveils cloud app server Dec. 1 In the first upgrade since 11g in 2009, WebLogic 12c has a cloud focus. How will it fare against competing offers?
Thursday, November 17, 2011Oracle to settle employee overtime lawsuit for US$35M The case affected support, project management and quality assurance workers and involved close to 2,000 members of the business software maker's staff
Wednesday, November 16, 2011First look: Oracle NoSQL Database REVIEW Oracle's take on the distributed key-value data store is fast, flexible, and enterprise-grade serious
Wednesday, November 09, 2011Accel buys into Big Data hype with $100M venture fund HADOOP WORLD CONFERENCE The fund will be advised by some of the biggest names in Big Data
Thursday, November 03, 2011US Air Force mulling changes as major ERP project stumbles Problems and delays have military officials considering a number of fixes for the multi-billion-dollar project
Monday, October 24, 2011Oracle buys RightNow for nearly US$1.5 billion Deal, aimed at Salesaforce.com, brings Oracle a company focused on helping organizations improve customer support in call centers, social media sites and on the Web
Monday, October 24, 2011Oracle launches NoSQL database The company will offer a free community version of the database, as well as a commercial version that will eventually be augmented with additional features
Tuesday, October 18, 2011Oracle buys firm for unstructured search technology Goal is to create a suite of analytic tools to analyze structured and unstructured data to improve e-commerce Web sites and call centres
Monday, October 17, 2011Sun nearly licenced Java patents to Google Pre-trial documents allege Oracle and Sun considered making their own Java phones, which would have competed with Android.
Thursday, October 13, 2011This is probably our last Openworld: Salesforce CEO Benioff took to Twitter to react to the cancellation of his keynote speech. He said this will likely be Salesforce.com's last Oracle Openworld
Wednesday, October 12, 2011Oracle does an about-face on NoSQL The product is being positioned by Oracle largely as something that companies can use to acquire and organize unstructured data before passing it on to its Exadata appliance
Wednesday, October 05, 2011Oracle cancels Marc Benioff's keynote Benioff invited people to hear his speech on Wednesday at a San Francisco restaurant
Tuesday, October 04, 2011Oracle rolls out 'Big Data' appliance The newest member of Oracle's appliances includes support for the open-source Hadoop and R frameworks. Oracle is also planning to offer the software products in standalone form