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HP has settled its suit against its ousted CEO Mark Hurd filed two weeks ago to prevent him from working at Oracle on the theory that he couldn’t help but use its secrets in his new job as president of Oracle. The suit was based on a reasonable assumption but courts in California,...
NaviSite on Monday announced that DAI selected NaviSite’s cloud-based Managed Application Services (MAS) to provide a fully managed and hosted solution for its Oracle E-Business suite applications. “We are extremely excited about the prospects of working with DAI as they migrate their ...
I visit with one of my favorite F5 Solutions Engineer, Chris Akker as he whiteboards some of the F5 Application Ready Solutions for Oracle. ps Technorati Tags: F5, infrastructure 2.0, integration, Pete Silva, security, business, education, technology, application delivery, cloud, virtu...
Oracle on Monday announced the availability of Oracle's Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel, a fast, modern, reliable Linux kernel that is optimized for Oracle software and hardware. The Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel is part of Oracle Linux, which was previously named Oracle Enterprise Lin...
Oracle today unveiled Oracle Fusion Applications, the next generation of business applications. By setting the standard for application architecture, design and deployment, customers will be able to extend the value of their applications environment by using Oracle Fusion Applications ...
Oracle WebLogic Server 11g, a component of Oracle Fusion Middleware, running Oracle Linux on a HP ProLiant DL980 G7 server, together with Oracle Database 11g, achieved a world record single-node result with the SPECjAppServer2004 industry standard benchmark(1). This achievement adds ...
Describing it as "Cloud-in-a-box," Oracle used the opening day of Oracle OpenWorld to launch Exalogic Elastic Cloud, with CEO Larry Ellison delivering a keynote in which he personally pulled the wraps off.
Oracle’s new co-president Mark Hurd, the ousted CEO of HP, will speak early in the morning on the second day of Oracle OpenWorld later this month, replacing his predecessor Chuck Phillips. It will be his first public appearance since his forced resignation from HP. Oracle’s online ...
It’s not everyday that the buttoned-down CEO of the buttoned-down IBM takes a highly public shot at a rival – however calculated – but Tuesday was a day to watch a master practitioner. In an hour-long interview at a Wall Street Journal breakfast conference Sam Palmisano told all there...
Oracle turned in another great quarter. That said, you don’t care, you just want to know how Mark Hurd did. Well, if companies can have two in a box, then – what with consolidation and all – maybe Oracle’s experiment with what analyst Rob Enderle calls “two roosters in a henhouse” mi...
How to accelerate Oracle PeopleSoft for remote users with both WAN and Web optimization from F5′s BIG-IP.  In this side by side demo, you will see PeopleSoft users accessing the Human Capital Management application, both with and without acceleration from F5. ps Technorati T...
In this side by side demo, you will see an Oracle database duplicated using the RMAN process, both with and without Wan acceleration from F5. How to accelerate Oracle Recovery Manager database duplication using F5′s Wan Optimization technology. ps Technorati Tags: F5, infrastruct...
Java developers might want to think about hoisting Terracotta on their shoulders and marching around JavaOne this weekend. The company thinks it's overcome the garbage collection-created impasse preventing Java apps from using lots of memory just when lots of memory has gotten terri...
Ousted HP CEO Mark Hurd is going to get $950,000 in salary to start for joining Oracle as co-president, with a target fiscal 2011 bonus of $5 million but no more than $10 million, stock options on 10 million shares of Oracle stock and options on another five million shares in each of t...
NetApp and Oracle have called off their ZFS litigation, settling without telling anybody what the terms of the settlement are or if anybody’s licensing anything from anybody or paying any royalties. However, NetApp said Thursday that it and Oracle want the lawsuits dropped without prej...
Labor and IP lawyers have started handicapping the chances of HP’s suit keeping former HP CEO Mark Hurd from working at Oracle. Apparently they’re pretty dim because California, a right-to-work jurisdiction, doesn’t buy the doctrine of inevitable disclosure that it’s based on. Canon ...
Who's kidding whom? Oracle co-president Chuck Phillips was fired. Not only is that utterly obvious through the thin veneer of the "resignation" twaddle Oracle handed out but a source proverbially close to the situation says he was asked for his resignation on Saturday. Reportedly Ph...
What do you suppose the chances are HP gets kicked out of the looming Oracle OpenWorld? After HP sued its ex-CEO Mark Hurd Tuesday seeking to stop him from working at Oracle – while Hurd was reportedly walking around Oracle shaking hands and enjoying the first flush of welcome – Orac...
"By filing this vindictive lawsuit against Oracle and Mark Hurd, the HP board is acting with utter disregard for [the Oracle-HP] partnership," thundered Larry Ellison Tuesday in a statement. “Oracle has long viewed HP as an important partner,” the Oracle CEO noted, adding “The HP Board...
HP Tuesday sued its ousted CEO Mark Hurd to block him from going to work for Oracle as co-president, a job just announced Monday night. HP has taken its civil case to California’s Superior Court in Santa Clara alleging misappropriation of trade secrets. It claims Hurd can’t possibly ...
"There is no executive in the IT world with more relevant experience than Mark [Hurd]" declared Oracle's founder & CEO Larry Ellison yesterday, as Oracle announced that Charles Phillips, who as Co-President with CFO Safra Catz has evolved Oracle's field culture toward a more customer-c...
In a breathtakingly unprecedented move never before seen in the Valley, Oracle very late Monday - and on a national holiday in the US - swapped the ex-Morgan Stanley guy who was supposed to be responsible for its blazing trail of acquisitions for ex-HP CEO Mark Hurd, a month to the day...
The report in the Wall Street Journal of the possibility that Oracle is about to hire ex-HP CEO Mark Hurd are being circulated Sunday the length and breadth of the World Wide Web.
Google has pulled out of JavaOne because Oracle is suing Google claiming that Android infringes on its Sun-inherited Java IP. Google blogged that the lawsuit made it “impossible for us to freely share our thoughts about the future of Java and open source generally” though that open sou...
Inter Bounded Task Flows (BTF) communications are aided in JDeveloper 11g by the use of contextual events, a BTF publish-subscribe mechanism for passing data between BTFs. Yet in some situations contextual events may be the equivalent of "using a sledge hammer to crack a nut", where de...
Worldwide server revenues surged 11% to $10.9 billion in Q2, according to IDC, which calls it the second consecutive quarter of year-over-year revenue growth, the fastest quarterly revenue growth since 2003 and the fourth consecutive quarter of improving server market demand. Trouble...
The tug of war over 3PAR has picked up its pace. Thursday morning Dell upped its offer for the virtualized storage house to $24.30 a share, a scant 30 cents better than HP's surprise offer of $24 on Monday, but still roughly $1.53 billion, up significantly from the $1.15 billion tha...
The OpenSolaris governing board fell on its collective sword Monday and resigned en masse after Oracle continued to ignore its ultimatum to appoint a liaison guy to work with it on the future of the open source project. The move was anticlimactic to say the least. Oracle last week le...
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison is supposedly going to open his mind on the subject of Java, the prime reason he bought Sun. He’s supposed to deliver the keynote at JavaOne the middle of September and, along with Oracle EVP Thomas Kurian, discuss Oracle’s vision and strategy for Java. The...
Oracle has apparently rolled back Solaris to its pre-open source days. The company hasn’t made an official announcement, and may never, but an internal e-mail ostensibly to its own remaining Solaris engineers outlining its position on OpenSolaris just happened to fall into the hands ...
Oracle is apparently rolling back Solaris to its pre-open source days. The company hasn't made an official announcement, and may never, but an internal e-mail ostensibly to its own remaining Solaris engineers outlining its position on OpenSolaris just happened to fall into the hands...
Having said nothing for months about its intentions, a deafening silence that had Sun users biting their nails down to the quick about where the technology was really going – then demonstrating their angst in their order rate or their leap into the waiting arms of competitors – Oracle ...
IBM has stopped trying to thwart Oracle from hiring one of its former managers to head its on-demand unit selling cloud versions of Oracle’s applications. When Oracle hired Joanne Olsten, an 31-year IBM veteran, back in June, IBM sued claiming she was part of an “elite” group privy t...
SAP has admitted in court that it owes Oracle tens of millions of dollars because its defunct third-party TomorrowNow support subsidiary infringed Oracle’s copyrights when it plundered Oracle’s software and documentation but SAP drew the line and claimed the industrial espionage doesn’...
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison made it quite clear 16 months ago when he said he was buying Sun that he expected to clean up on embedded mobile Java – widgetry Sun never turned much of a buck on – so it should come as no great surprise to anybody that he’s suing Google and its problematic An...
Cloud Computing is growing in popularity within enterprises. Software licensing is a challenge under normal circumstances – but what happens when you move a part or all of your databases and applications to the cloud? Many software vendors’ product licensing rules do not neatly fit wit...
Microsoft’s Software-plus-Services strategy represents a view of the world where the growing feature-set of devices and the increasing ubiquity of the Web are combined to deliver more compelling solutions. Software-plus-Services represents an evolutionary step that is based on existing...
In early July Oracle suddenly and without warning shut down the three servers Sun contributed to the build and verify farm used to test developments in PostgreSQL, the open source database, according to itnews.com.au. The build farm is vital to PostgreSQL, which is sometimes cast the...
What are the chances that Chuck Phillips, the president of Oracle, the ex-Morgan Stanley guy involved in the company’s many acquisitions, doesn’t know whether Oracle will “probably double what we’ve spent on acquisitions in the last five years,” which is what he reportedly told a Fortu...
Oracle said Thursday that Dell and HP will sell Oracle Solaris, Oracle Enterprise Linux and Oracle VM on their x86 platforms, which will presumably come as some relief to customers uncertain of Oracle’s intentions. HP said in a canned statement that many users “have hardwired stacks of...