Oracle

Oracle’s Exalytics Release Hints at Continuing Hardware Dilemma

Even as other vendors push out cloud-analytics platforms, Oracle needs to maintain its hardware legacy business. continue…

Data Analytics’ Next Big Feat: Sarcasm Detection

This is the greatest thing ever to happen to mankind. Seriously. continue…

Oracle’s Cloud Push Continues with Database 12c

In a bid to keep pace with its rivals, Oracle is emphasizing its new database’s cloud compatibility. continue…

New Oracle Alliance Might Not Benefit Salesforce

Posted In Cloud
Oracle is getting a whole lot out of its partnership with Salesforce, at least as far as PR is concerned. But what’s Salesforce actually getting out of it? continue…

IBM’s BLU Acceleration Speeds Data Analytics

IBM faces SAP, Oracle, Microsoft, and other major competitors in the in-memory technology arena. continue…

Oracle’s New Partners Could Define Its Cloud Future

Alliances with Microsoft and Salesforce may boost the reach of Oracle’s cloud offerings. continue…

Oracle Alliances May Be First Sign of Major Shift

Oracle isn’t doomed by any stretch of the imagination, but its latest quarterly numbers hint at a need for serious course correction. continue…

Java API and Microsoft’s .NET API: A Comparison

The APIs themselves are complete and offer the essential tools for modern software development. But is one “better” than the other? continue…

Our Favorite Tech Billionaires

Posted In Living in Tech
Cat Miller
They spend their money on hobbies just like the rest of us: sports — except they buy teams. Homes — except they have lots of them. Charities — except they donate whole campuses. If we had portfolios that rivaled the economies of some small countries, we’d want to be like these folks.  

Oracle’s Dell Alliance a Confusing Shift in Strategy

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Oracle spent years pushing its hardware and software as a combined stack. So why is it embracing a rival as a hardware partner? continue…