Oracle and Microsoft abusive to customers
Amazon will have shifted most of its Oracle databases onto something of its own making by the end of next year at the latest.
Oh those Russians
A Russian security researcher who was so miffed at the glacial pace of Oracle’s patching released details of a zero-day vulnerability without warning them.
Banishing an Oracle is tricky
Amazon’s move away from Oracle software might have cost it a few delivery problems on its biggest day – Prime day.
The Force is strong in this one
IBM is challenging the US Defence Department’s decision to turn to a single provider for its $10 billion department wide cloud computing infrastructure which has the Star Wars name JEDI.
Online bookseller Amazon has had enough of Oracle’s database ways and says it will be off the software by 2020.
Mostly exploiting a failure to patch
At least a dozen companies and government agencies have been targeted, and thousands more are exposed to data breaches by hackers exploiting old security flaws in Oracle and SAP management software, two cybersecurity firms and Homeland Security have warned.
$2.50 per month per PC user
Oracle has announced its commercial support program for Java SE (Standard Edition), opting for a subscription model instead of one that has had businesses paying for a one-time perpetual licence plus an annual support fee.
Changing the dog's breakfast
Oracle plans to drop serialisation feature from Java which has been causing it huge security problems.