Posts Tagged ‘oracle’

Oracle to Acquire Chipmakers. Analysts go Nuts

by Randall Handon September 25, 2010
I found this after I came back from GTC, and it’s so absurd that I feel I have to debunk it.  During Oracle’s regular shareholders meeting, Larry Ellison went on the record with this remark: “You’re going to see us buying chip companies,” Ellison, 66, said yesterday at Oracle’s annual meeting in San Francisco. Acquiring […]

Oracle nixes free Sun GridEngine, goes 90-day trial

by Randall Handon August 19, 2010
This bit of news only impacts a tiny portion of the readers here, but bears repeating.  As Oracle slowly works its way through the massive collection of Sun projects, they’ve been killing them off one by one.  First there were questions of how Oracle would treat open-source competitor MySQL, then the death of long-time open […]