Eye on Oracle:

March, 2011

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March 28, 2011  5:27 PM

James Gosling to Google

Mark Fontecchio Mark Fontecchio Profile: Mark Fontecchio

James Gosling on his blog announced today that he'll be taking a job at Google. The father of Java and a longtime Sun Microsystems employee, Gosling left the company once it was acquired by Oracle. In the process, Gosling...

March 25, 2011  3:30 PM

Are Oracle Exadata and Exalogic selling as well as Oracle says?

Mark Fontecchio Mark Fontecchio Profile: Mark Fontecchio

During Thursday's quarterly earnings call, Oracle executives gave a positive outlook to all of Oracle's revenues. But there was much talk around Oracle Exadata and Exalogic, the company's integrated database and middleware machines, respectively. Since Oracle has been pushing these appliances hard...


March 23, 2011  12:55 PM

Oracle stopping software development for Intel Itanium chip

Mark Fontecchio Mark Fontecchio Profile: Mark Fontecchio

Oracle announced this morning that it is stopping all software development for the Intel Itanium processor. It's no surprise. "Intel management made it clear that their strategic focus is on their x86 microprocessor and that Itanium...


March 11, 2011  8:26 PM

Many Oracle customers to see support cost changes this year

Mark Fontecchio Mark Fontecchio Profile: Mark Fontecchio

Chris Kanaracus at IDG has a good story about how many Oracle customers will see Oracle support cost changes this year. The change is due to many Oracle products moving off Premier Support...


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