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September, 2010


September 21, 2010  3:15 PM

Top channel takeaways from Oracle OpenWorld 2010

badarrow Barbara Darrow Profile: badarrow

SAN FRANCISCO--Oracle's really packing in the news at Oracle OpenWorld thus far. New Fusion Apps due out early next year. A

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September 20, 2010  11:31 PM

Hurd, HP settle

badarrow Barbara Darrow Profile: badarrow

They may not actually have kissed and made up, but Hewlett-Packard and its former CEO settled a lawsuit Monday. HP sued Mark Hurd after he accepted the co-presidency of Oracle Corp. just weeks after being ousted from HP.

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September 20, 2010  6:00 AM

Oracle Exalogic unveiled (kinda)

badarrow Barbara Darrow Profile: badarrow

SAN FRANCISCO--As expected, new Oracle hardware -- the Exalogic elastic cloud -- got the spotlight at Oracle OpenWorld 2010.

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September 20, 2010  12:29 AM

Exadata/Exalogic front-and-center at Oracle OpenWorld

badarrow Barbara Darrow Profile: badarrow

SAN FRANCISCO--The Moscone Center North hall --which funnels the thousands of Oracle OpenWorld attendees into the keynotes was festooned with Exadata machines, knights-in-armor and a huge poster touting Exadata and Exalogic.  The latter--perhaps a business intelligence appliance?--is probably the...


September 19, 2010  11:59 PM

Mark Hurd says hey to Oracle partners

badarrow Barbara Darrow Profile: badarrow

Newly-minted Oracle co-president Mark Hurd introduced himself to a few thousand Oracle partners Sunday afternoon. And he reiterated what they’ve heard for months now from other Oracle...


September 19, 2010  5:56 PM

Ellison: Integration is big, services not so much

badarrow Barbara Darrow Profile: badarrow

SAN FRANCISCO--As the masses gather for Oracle OpenWorld here it'll be interesting to see how much of the big show will highlight more integrated systems, more Exadatas, perhaps the "VM Machine." More ZFS appliances. You know, the "Software. Hardware. Complete" vision of Larry Ellison's...


September 16, 2010  10:51 PM

Oracle earnings call: Top takeaways

badarrow Barbara Darrow Profile: badarrow

Oracle’s earnings calls are great entertainment. Aside from the usual boasts about profitability there are valuable asides, like Larry Ellison’s impromptu recommendation of Hasso Plattner’s new movie in which Hasso interviews Hasso. Hasso Plattner is co-founder of Oracle competitor SAP...


September 15, 2010  4:08 PM

Oracle: The world’s scariest software company

badarrow Barbara Darrow Profile: badarrow

With apologies to Google and Microsoft,  Oracle may be the scariest software company on the planet. Continued »


September 14, 2010  1:51 PM

Ex-IBMer Moffat gets jail time

badarrow Barbara Darrow Profile: badarrow

Ex-IBM exec Bob Moffat is going to jail for six months.  Moffat got caught up in the

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September 13, 2010  1:28 AM

HP spending spree continues

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Hewlett-Packard is reportedly poised to buy ArcSight for about $1.5 billion. The Wall Street Journal  and others reported Sunday that a deal is near.  (Update:

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