The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison on Wednesday unveiled a public cloud service that will run its Fusion Applications and others, and while doing so delivered a withering broadside against competitors, with his harshest words for Salesforce.com.
By Chris Kanaracus | 06 October, 2011 11:50
It can't be easy working for Oracle CEO Larry Ellison. Just ask John Fowler, the head of Oracle's systems business, who's spent the past two weeks trying to convince customers that Ellison didn't really mean it when he said Oracle is "phasing out" its x86 business.
By James Niccolai | 05 October, 2011 06:35
Oracle's Exadata database machine can deliver the performance improvements the vendor claims, but also demands that IT shops and database administrators undergo a shift in thinking as well as attain new skills, a number of experts said this week at the OpenWorld conference in San Francisco.
By Chris Kanaracus | 05 October, 2011 03:36
Oracle is making the open-source MySQL database more stable and feature-rich through a shift in development philosophy, MySQL Vice President of Engineering Tomas Ulin said during a keynote address Monday at the OpenWorld conference in San Francisco.
By Chris Kanaracus | 04 October, 2011 07:45
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison appears to be taking a lesson out of the playbook of his buddy, Apple CEO Steve Jobs.
By Eric Lai and Chris Kanaracus | 19 September, 2008 09:07