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  • Oracle issues 36 patches, but is anyone applying them?

    Many database administrators don't always apply security patches to their environments in a speedy fashion, but that's not stopping <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/action/inform.do?command=search&amp;searchTerms=Oracle+Corporation">Oracle Corp</a>. from releasing dozens of them on a quarterly basis.

  • Oracle, Red Hat spar over Linux

    It was nearly two years ago at the 2006 Oracle OpenWorld conference that Oracle CEO Larry Ellison unveiled a plan to have Oracle provide support to Red Hat's own Linux customers.

  • Rozwat talks about cloud, but holds back on Fusion

    Chuck Rozwat, Oracle's head of product development, largely deflected questions about hotly anticipated technologies such as Fusion Applications during a Q&A session with reporters at the OpenWorld conference in San Francisco on Tuesday, but did reveal more details of the vendor's plans around cloud computing.

  • Oracle mum on 11g Release 2, 11g Express Edition

    Oracle has filled the schedule of its OpenWorld conference with sessions hyping the various features in its 11g database, which was launched in July 2007. But the company doesn't plan to deliver new details of the anticipated 11g Release 2 (R2), or a ship date for 11g Express Edition (XE), the free version popular among developers.

  • Oracle puts its 11g database in Amazon's cloud

    Oracle is now offering its 11g database, Fusion Middleware and Enterprise Manager products through Amazon Web Services' Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), the vendor announced Monday at the start of its OpenWorld conference in San Francisco.

  • Oracle aims to get Fusion to some by next year

    Oracle is aiming to get the first version of Fusion Applications into the hands of early adopters in 2009, and the initial version of the software will deliver a significant chunk of functionality, an Oracle executive said during a panel session Sunday at the OpenWorld conference in San Francisco.