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.
Trying to start a Krays
Oracle customers are getting upset with the company’s aggressive sales tactics as it tries to catch up to Amazon in the cloud market
Pay up or you will not get patches and security updates
Business users of Java SE 8 have been told that they will no longer receive patches and security updates for the software from the beginning of next year, unless they write a cheque for a commercial licence.
Oracle expansion is cool for Catz
Despite upsetting Wall Street with its lacklustre returns from cloud sales, Oracle's CEO Safra Catz claims that she expects an acceleration in the company’s cloud business.
Oracle Open World 2017 kicks off
Larry Ellison, Chairman and Chief Technology Officer of enterprise-technology giant Oracle, swung his mighty handbag at rivals Amazon and anyone human who tried to steal a job from a computer or robot.
2,500 of layoffs thought
Oracle staff have been moaning that Oracle has been laying off hundreds of staff in its Solaris, SPARC, tape libraries and storage departments.