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MySQL has released a beta version of MySQL 5.0 database to provide users with increased enterprise functionality, making MySQL a more viable option for corporations and users.
Oracle has become the place for up-and-coming execs to stop in and gain some experience before landing top jobs elsewhere. Why is this happening and will it continue?
Oracle has announced its intentions to purchase Oblix, a small security software specialist, that is considered a key player in the relatively new field of identity management solutions. Many are considering this move by Oracle as an attempt to push ahead of SAP in enterprise applications.
With horizontal markets already established, analysts predict competition between Oracle and SAP to heat up as the companies set their sights on acquiring vertical channels.
Oracle reports a 15 percent drop in 2005 quarterly profits, due largely to the costs of the PeopleSoft takeover, while sales were up 18 percent, which included those from PeopleSoft.
In light of Oracle claims that they have the largest applications business in North America, this article takes a look at the North American market share numbers for SAP versus the newly merged Oracle/Peoplesoft
Oracle beats out SAP and wins the bidding war to acquire Retek for $670 million.
Oracle CFO Harry You jumps ship after 8 months to become the CEO at consulting firm BearingPoint. Co-president Safra Catz will serve as the interim CFO until a permanent replacement is found.
Oracle has upped its Retek offer from $9 to $11.25 per share, a figure which is 2 percent above SAP’s latest bid of $11.
Richard Byrom at OracleAppsBlog posts some notes and insights on the public timelines for merging the software branches of Oracle Apps, PeopleSoft, and JD Edwards ERP packages.