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Category: Oracle


  • Oracle faces class action lawsuit over cloud FUD

    It appears Oracle’s cloud FUD chickens are coming home to roost. The US based specialist securities prosecutor BLB&G has filed a class action lawsuit against Oracle on behalf of the City of Sunrise Firefighters Pension Fund. In a statement, the class action states that Oracle...

  • Oracle Database 18c: what’s new

    Oracle Database 18c was introduced in late 2017 by Larry Ellison, Oracle’s executive chairman and CTO, as ‘a big thing’. Also called the “Oracle Autonomous Database”, Oracle Database 18c automates security, provisioning and error handling. Oracle calls it “self-driving”...

  • Oracle to charge for Java from Jan 2019

    Oracle have announced that, “after January 2019”, Java SE 8 public updates will not be available for “business, commercial or production use” without a commercial license. Organisations will now need to take stock of all their software running Java SE 8 and start to work...

  • Licensing Oracle in the Cloud (Microsoft, Amazon or Oracle)

    In early 2017, Oracle issued a policy statement dedicated to helping customers better understand how to license Oracle products when the customers access the products via Amazon’s or Microsoft’s cloud services. Increasingly, companies are considering outsourcing datacenter workloads...

  • Oracle Cloud as a commercial solution

    In this video, Richard Spithoven of b.lay explains what audit trends he is seeing in the market from Oracle, the most common compliance issues, Oracle’s licensing policies around VM Ware and Java. Richard will be speaking at both our UK and USA conferences on day two covering...

  • Oracle Database License Management Verification Standard V1.0

    An independent verification for Oracle license management Back in April last year we published a comparison of five SAM tools with Oracle License Management capabilities (See: Oracle License Management Group Test – The Results). This previous group test above was based on a...

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