Oracle hires on the back of cloud push
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Tuesday, 08 October 2019 11:09

Oracle hires on the back of cloud push


Wants to hire 2000

Everyone's favourite database company, Oracle is hiring 2,000 additional workers as part of is cunning plan to roll out its cloud computing services to more locations around the world.

Oracle claims it is being quizzed about Google
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Thursday, 26 September 2019 10:04

Oracle claims it is being quizzed about Google


And your starter for 10 is "how has Google hurt you?"

Storage outfit Oracle, which is not backward in coming forward to complain, has told the press that It is being quizzed by congressional and state investigators looking into allegations that Google violated antitrust law.

Oracle bakes a huge Raspberry Pi
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Wednesday, 18 September 2019 10:55

Oracle bakes a huge Raspberry Pi


Supercomputer clusters are cool

Oracle's OpenWorld convention saw the outfit showing off a Raspberry Pi Supercomputer that combines 1,060 Raspberry Pis into one cluster.

Oracle and VMware reach cloud deal
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Tuesday, 17 September 2019 11:05

Oracle and VMware reach cloud deal


Bury the hatchet

Oracle and VMware announced a deal designed to resolve years of tension over how Oracle handles technical support for VMware users and make it easier for them to move to Oracle’s cloud computing service.

Hurd takes medical leave from Oracle
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Thursday, 12 September 2019 13:16

Hurd takes medical leave from Oracle


As the company misses Wall Street expectations 

Oracle Chief Executive Officer Mark Hurd would be taking medical leave as the business software maker posted first-quarter revenue that missed Wall Street expectations.

Republicans tell Trump to stop listening to the Oracles
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Get your foot off the brake of $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract

Four Republican members of US Congress, including House Armed Services Committee ranking member Mac Thornberry, have told President Donald Trump to stop messing around with the $10 billion cloud contract with the Defence Department.

Chinese firms ditching IBM and Oracle
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Wednesday, 26 June 2019 10:19

Chinese firms ditching IBM and Oracle


Backlash

Chinese firms are starting to review their contracts with US companies such as Big Blue and Oracle.

Microsoft and Oracle link up their clouds
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Thursday, 06 June 2019 11:30

Microsoft and Oracle link up their clouds


Double the rain

Software King of the World Microsoft has decided to link its cloud with one belonging to the licence fee collector Oracle.

Pentagon snubs Oracle
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Friday, 12 April 2019 12:33

Pentagon snubs Oracle


Rubbish for
Jedi you are

The Pentagon has snubbed Oracle for its $10 billion, decade-long JEDI cloud contract process and chosen Amazon and Microsoft instead.

Amazon fulfilment teams celebrates Oracle database switch off
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So happy to get shot of it

Amazon employees working in  fulfilment teams which handle inventory and shipping at the online retail giant have opened the champers after getting Oracle off their company servers.