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Oracle refreshes entire SaaS line, aiming to fuel cloud momentum

As the migration of enterprises to the cloud picks up steam, Oracle is intent on keeping up. It has taken to refreshing its SaaS applications twice a year, bringing them up to feature parity with its on-premises software and adding … Continue reading

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NetSuite and Oracle unveil combined plans for global cloud domination

SuiteWorld 2017 was destined to herald a new direction for cloud computing following Oracle’s $ 9.7 billion (£7.6 billion) acquisition of NetSuite in November last year. The largest cloud ERP conference in the world has moved across the Serra Nevada … Continue reading

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Oracle plans ‘startup organization’ focused on cloud computing, AI, and VR

Oracle is hiring people for a “new startup organization” inside its North America operation that will focus on key technology trends, including cloud computing, internet of things, artificial Intelligence, and augmented and virtual reality. The Solution Engineering organization the company … Continue reading

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Oracle settles with ex-worker over alleged fiddling of cloud accounts

Oracle has informed a federal court that it is settling a lawsuit in which a former employee had charged that she had been terminated from her job for refusing to go along with accounting principles that she did not consider … Continue reading

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Oracle is pricing itself out of Amazon’s cloud

Guess what? Oracle is raising prices again, this time on enterprises that choose to run Oracle software on Amazon Web Services. Oracle’s previous licensing agreement recognized that an AWS virtual CPU is a single thread of a core that runs … Continue reading

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Trainline Tosses Exadata, Takes Oracle Into The Cloud

Trainline migrates to the cloud, takes Oracle database applications with it for performance faster than Exadata’s. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Oracle pushes hybrid by letting customers rent cloud hardware

One of the big issues facing public cloud vendors is persuading companies to take on-premises workloads and move them to a public cloud data center.  Oracle is trying to enable that shift with a new set of products that allow … Continue reading

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Oracle plans two major Java EE upgrades for the cloud

Modernizing Java EE (Enterprise Edition), the server-side version of Java, for the cloud and microservices will require two critical upgrades to the platform. Version 8 is set to arrive in late 2017, followed by Java EE 9 a year later, Oracle … Continue reading

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IDG Contributor Network: Oracle delivers document signing — a big win for HelloSign

It’s been many years since I had to physically sign forms. Since then, I have been an avid user of electronic document signing services, in particular HelloSign. I take great delight at electronically signing every form that I receive, even … Continue reading

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Oracle will give cloud users first dibs on its next big database update

Oracle’s namesake database may have been born on-premises, but the next big update to the software will make its debut in the cloud. Oracle Database 12c Release 2, also known as Oracle Database 12.2, is slated for release in the … Continue reading

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Oracle employee says she was sacked for refusing to fiddle cloud accounts

A senior finance manager in Oracle’s cloud business has complained to a federal court that she was terminated from her job because she refused to go along with accounting principles she considered unlawful. In a complaint in the U.S. District … Continue reading

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Oracle asked to help low-income residents evicted for its new cloud campus

Earlier this week Oracle announced that it’s planning to build a brand-new cloud-computing campus in Austin, Texas, but since then a darker backstory has come to light. Roughly 100 low-income families were hastily evicted this summer from an apartment complex … Continue reading

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Oracle asked to help low-income residents evicted for its new cloud campus

Earlier this week Oracle announced that it’s planning to build a brand-new cloud-computing campus in Austin, Texas, but since then a darker backstory has come to light. Roughly 100 low-income families were hastily evicted this summer from an apartment complex … Continue reading

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Oracle asked to help low-income residents evicted for its new cloud campus

Earlier this week Oracle announced that it’s planning to build a brand-new cloud-computing campus in Austin, Texas, but since then a darker backstory has come to light. Roughly 100 low-income families were hastily evicted this summer from an apartment complex … Continue reading

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Oracle pushes into AWS territory with new IaaS services

Oracle set its sights on a bigger piece of the cloud pie Tuesday with new IaaS services that put it in more direct competition with Amazon Web Services. The new IaaS services were introduced by Thomas Kurian, Oracle’s president of … Continue reading

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Oracle reworks OpenStack for a containerized world

It’s been just over a year since Oracle first released an OpenStack version tailored for its namesake Linux distribution, and on Tuesday it followed up with a key update reworked specifically for today’s containerized world. Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux … Continue reading

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Oracle Hadoop Based Analytical Tools to Explore the Spatial Big Data Processing

The elephant of Apache Hadoop is increasingly acclaimed by thousands of developers and companies around the world. As big data and the demands of real-time analytics increase globally, the emergence of Hadoop has created new oceans to explore data. Now, … Continue reading

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Oracle Triggers an Avalanche of 24 Cloud Services to Compete with Amazon

The Cloud represents a market where Oracle wants to win. The 24 services launched by the database leader include all the tools companies need to conduct their operations in the cloud and thus should help customers make the move to … Continue reading

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Oracle profit slides 24% as customers move to the cloud

Oracle has reported a sharp drop in profit for the quarter just ended, with customers spending more on its cloud services but less on software that runs in their own data centers. Chairman Larry Ellison portrayed the shift as a … Continue reading

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Oracle updates Cloud Platform services

Oracle updates Cloud Platform services The Oracle Cloud Platform enables customers and partners to easily build new applications, extend Oracle software as a service (SaaS) applications, and migrate existing on-premises applications to the cloud. The Oracle Cloud Platform offers customers … Continue reading

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Oracle Linux is coming to Ubuntu's OpenStack cloud

Oracle Linux is coming to Ubuntu's OpenStack cloud After all, Canonical, despite being best known for desktop Ubuntu, has quietly become an OpenStack cloud power. For example, Ubuntu is the most popular Linux running on OpenStack. Canonical also recently helped … Continue reading

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Ellison: Oracle already dominates cloud computing

Ellison: Oracle already dominates cloud computing Oracle CTO Larry Ellison famously dismissed the high-tech industry's “nonsensical” obsession with cloud computing just five years ago. Now, he calls it an “inflection point” for the company he founded in 1977. “Our cloud … Continue reading

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