What is Oracle Doing to Standard Edition Licensing?

What is Oracle Doing to Standard Edition Licensing?

Using Oracle Standard Edition used to be a highly effective way for companies and government agencies to leverage solid Oracle technology without the incredibly large fees associated with Oracle Database Enterprise Edition. If you could fit your usage into the...
City of Sunrise Firefighters Pension v. Oracle

City of Sunrise Firefighters Pension v. Oracle

I’ve been in the Oracle ecosystem for almost 25 years now. It’s difficult to surprise me when it comes to Oracle behavior. Some days I think that I’ve “seen it all” with Oracle. Then, however, I read something that makes me shake my head and think, “Oracle didn’t...
The Oracle Earnings Call Everyone Dreams Of

The Oracle Earnings Call Everyone Dreams Of

Oracle announced their Q3 earnings last week and the market greeted the announcement with a big yawn. After an initial stock drop of 3%, Oracle shares are pretty much back to where they were pre-earnings announcement. After reading the transcript of Oracle’s earnings...
Oracle’s Software Investment Advisory – SIA

Oracle’s Software Investment Advisory – SIA

We are in the first full week of Oracle’s new fiscal year and Oracle’s already made changes to the LMS audit team that could impact you. So I wanted to talk about those changes and what you should know. A new organization – SIA So what exactly did Oracle do?...
The Funny Oracle Org Chart That Isn’t So Funny

The Funny Oracle Org Chart That Isn’t So Funny

I’ll admit that my favorite type of humor is the kind that makes you uncomfortable. Maybe makes you squirm in your seat a little. If you don’t know what I mean then just watch Larry David in Curb Your Enthusiasm. If you want something a little more kid friendly then...