Oracle buys Sleepycat

Oracle buys Sleepycat

Oracle Corp. has acquired open-source database vendor Sleepycat Software Inc., strengthening its hand in the embedded database market and putting...

February 14th, 2006 James Niccolai and China Martens

Oracle prepares free database for low-end mart

Oracle prepares free database for low-end mart

Oracle Corp. plans to release a free version of its database by the end of the year in a move...

October 31st, 2005 James Niccolai

Oracle to escalate database war with 9i release

Oracle to escalate database war with 9i release

Oracle Corp. has unveiled a new version of its flagship database software that company executives claim will give Oracle a...

July 12th, 2001 Dan Verton

IBM pays US$1-billion for database business

IBM pays US$1-billion for database business

IBM Corp. said Tuesday it would acquire Informix Corp.'s database business, Informix Software Inc., in a cash transaction valued at...

April 25th, 2001 Stacy Cowley