Displaying items by tag: Larry Ellison

Database giant Oracle is buying TikTok to increase its relevance in the cloud market by demonstrating the scalability of its cloud platform, and also increase its "hip factor" with brands like Zoom, analysts from the American market research company Forrester claim.

Published in Cloud

Global enterprise database and application vendor, Oracle, announced its new cloud Autonomous JSON Database, bringing NoSQL APIs and SQL functionality, high performance, ACID support and all the core capabilities of MongoDB but at less cost.

Published in Data
Monday, 13 January 2020 09:49

ZFS? Simple, don't use it, says Linus Torvalds

The merging of the ZFS filesystem into the Linux kernel codebase in the near future appears to be unlikely, after Linux creator Linus Torvalds said he would not merge the filesystem until he was assured that the owner, Oracle, would not sue.

Published in Open Source
Monday, 21 October 2019 09:20

Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd passes away, age 62

Hurd was co-CEO of the global enterprise software company, and the announced successor to Larry Ellison, 75. Hurd's passing follows his absence from Oracle OpenWorld last month for health reasons.

Published in Enterprise Staff

"We guarantee to cut your Amazon bill in half" if you move databases from AWS database management services to Oracle Autonomous Database running on Oracle Cloud, Oracle chief technology officer and chairman Larry Ellison has told the company's annual conference, Oracle Open World.

Published in Business Software

Oracle's second generation cloud features "Star Wars cyber defences with 'impenetrable barriers' and 'autonomous robots'," the company's chief technology officer and chairman Larry Ellison claims.

Published in Enterprise Cloud

Global public cloud host AWS’ chief executive Andy Jassy says AWS can provide a database that won’t abuse you, hitting out at Oracle’s Larry Ellison.

Published in Data

Enterprise big data aggregator Splunk has taken exception to claims about its product, made by Oracle chief executive and chief technology officer Larry Ellison during a keynote at Oracle World this week.

Published in Enterprise Solutions
Monday, 02 October 2017 15:32

Oracle unveils world's first autonomous database

Enterprise database vendor Oracle today announced Oracle 18C, claiming it is the world's first and only autonomous database.

Published in Enterprise Solutions
Wednesday, 21 September 2016 10:50

Amazon cops another serve from Oracle's Ellison

Oracle executive chairman and chief technology officer Larry Ellison took a blowtorch to Amazon Web Services at Oracle Open World 2016 today.

Published in Enterprise Cloud

Oracle has signalled its intentions to compete even more aggressively in the cloud computing market with its purchase of NetSuite last week for US$9.3 billion.

Published in Cloud

The jury in the Google-Oracle trial has come down on the side of the search engine giant, deciding on Thursday that its use of 37 Java APIs in the Android mobile operating system is covered by fair use.

Published in Technology Regulation
Thursday, 17 December 2015 13:20

2016 – the year the cloud conversation changes

Back in 2008 Oracle’s Larry Ellison said, “The interesting thing about cloud computing is that we’ve redefined cloud to include everything that we already do. The computer industry is the only industry that is more fashion-driven than women’s fashion”

Published in Cloud
Wednesday, 28 October 2015 14:21

Oracle is securing the cloud: Ellison

Oracle has gone along way towards providing a secure cloud, chairman and CTO Larry Ellison suggested at Oracle Open World today. Low-cost dedicated cloud compute resources were part of his story.

Published in Cloud
Monday, 26 October 2015 15:45

Ellison's box of goodies for Oracle faithful

Oracle chairman and CTO Larry Ellison used his keynote on day one of Oracle Open World 2015 to give a history lesson and to introduce new cloud applications and new features for existing products.

Thursday, 22 January 2015 10:37

Oracle unveils fifth-generation Engineered Systems

Oracle has introduced the latest generation of its Engineered Systems range, the X5 family.

Published in Data Centres

Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison has stepped aside from the role of CEO, which he has held since 1977.

Published in People Moves
Thursday, 12 June 2014 06:22

Larry Ellison invents wheel

It’s taken a while, but database leader Oracle has finally come up with a product to match its rival SAP’s HANA.

Published in C Level
Wednesday, 14 May 2014 03:13

New UI takes centre stage at NetSuite World

NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson has opened the company’s annual SuiteWorld conference and exhibition in San Jose, California. His theme was ‘re-inventing the user experience’.

Published in Enterprise Solutions
Wednesday, 25 September 2013 07:51

Ellison pikes on 60,000 of his closest friends

'Stuff the conference, I'm going to the sailing!' Those might not have been Oracle CEO Larry Ellison's words, but they could easily have been.

Published in People Moves
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