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Oracle applications


April 25, 2007  9:07 AM

Still confused about SOA?



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Oracle applications

Sure, you’ve had SOA (service-oriented architecture) explained to you a hundred times. And you always think you understand it . . . for about five minutes. Then it starts to get fuzzy again. (At least, this is how I felt for a long time.) If you’re in the same boat, read yesterday’s entry on...

April 24, 2007  10:50 AM

Oracle Fusion: Ten ways E-Business Suite customers can prepare



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Managing an Oracle shop, Oracle applications

Nadia Bendjedou, director of product strategy at Oracle, gave a presentation at last week’s Collaborate ’07 conference that listed 10 things you can do to get ready for Fusion applications as an...


April 17, 2007  4:03 PM

Did you hear the one about…?



Posted by: Clinek
Managing an Oracle shop, Oracle applications, Oracle careers and certifications, Oracle database administration

My, how Collaborate has grown! In only its second official year, the three user group combined conference is already up to 7,000 attendees from 50 countries. Let's just hope that it doesn't get as big as OpenWorld -- although if...


April 17, 2007  2:37 PM

Collaborate 07: IBM keynote



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Oracle applications

This morning at 8:30 was the second of the two keynote speeches at this year’s Collaborate conference in Las Vegas. (The first keynote was delivered on Monday by Oracle president Charles Phillips.) A little surprisingly, today’s session was led not by anyone from Oracle but by Mark Shearer from...


April 11, 2007  12:29 PM

Collaborate ’07 countdown



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Oracle applications, Oracle careers and certifications, Oracle database administration, Oracle development

Only four days and counting till Collaborate ’07 kicks off in fabulous Las Vegas (an upgrade from last year’s setting of Nash Vegas). As usual the whole SearchOracle team is going to be there to bring...


April 5, 2007  2:43 PM

Unbreakable Linux update, more on third-party support



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Managing an Oracle shop, Oracle applications

Earlier this week, Oracle finally released the list of companies that had signed up for its Unbreakable Linux offering. Oracle unveiled a list of 26 enterprise-class customers, but as it...


April 4, 2007  6:17 PM

Oracle Fusion to be a major focus of Collaborate ‘07



Posted by: Derek Kuhr
Oracle applications

Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG) president Jan Wagner says that Oracle Fusion -- Oracle's plan to...


March 27, 2007  12:11 PM

Information is useless



Posted by: Clinek
Managing an Oracle shop, Oracle applications

I recently came across a survey done by Accenture a few months ago that drew some sobering conclusions about the data-rich yet insight-poor corporate environment of...


March 26, 2007  1:06 PM

Oracle sues SAP: The real deal, or frivolous and hypocritical?



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Oracle applications

Last week we reported that a number of analysts think Oracle’s lawsuit against SAP is a serious and substantial thing.


March 23, 2007  11:34 AM

Oracle sues SAP: Analysts say charges are serious



Posted by: Derek Kuhr
Oracle applications

Big software companies like Oracle, SAP, IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft and others like to file lawsuits. It's just a fact of the IT world. And oftentimes the lawsuits quickly fade away from the...


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