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Oracle lands $100 million ERP project covering 34 colleges

Oracle has won a $100 million ERP project that will replace legacy systems at 34 colleges in Washington state, in a deal that highlights the continued relevance of its PeopleSoft product as it tries to convince customers to adopt its next-generation Fusion Applications.

SkySQL, MariaDB to merge

Two companies offering third-party support for Oracle's open-source MySQL database, as well as the MySQL offshoot MariaDB, have announced plans to merge.

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Oracle's Mark Hurd talks Fusion Applications, customer satisfaction and SAP's HANA

IDG News Service interviews Oracle co-president on a wide variety of topics.

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Oracle wants to be easier to work with, Mark Hurd says

Oracle's sales force isn't usually seen as the easiest to work with, with customers bombarded by multiple account representatives from different product areas.

Oracle-HP court battle over Itanium delayed indefinitely

Oracle and Hewlett-Packard's ongoing legal battle over software for Itanium has run into another delay, and this time there's no telling how long it will last.

Oracle rolls out new in-memory applications, scaled-down Big Data Appliance

Oracle is planning to release a series of applications that take advantage of in-memory computing, a move that will up the competitive ante between itself and SAP.

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Oracle expands data sources for business intelligence software

Oracle has revised two of its business intelligence products, giving users the ability to wrest intelligence from a wider range of data sources, including spreadsheets, social media sites and Hadoop deployments.


Outdated (and vulnerable) Java usage abounds, analysis finds

Despite the widespread and well-publicized exploitation of vulnerabilities in Java, large numbers of organizations continue to use versions that are weeks, months, or even years out of date, a Websense survey of its customers reports.

HP eyeing $4 billion damages claim in Itanium case against Oracle

Hewlett-Packard may seek damages of US$4 billion to $4.2 billion from Oracle in its lawsuit over support for Itanium server architecture.

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Oracle moves manufacturing jobs from Mexico to the US

Oracle is moving 130 manufacturing jobs from Mexico to Oregon in the U.S., a company spokeswoman said.