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Oracle's Ellison Tells Analysts: "Our Strategy Is To Get Big" Oracle "would love to get into a technology war with SAP," said Oracle-PeopleSoft supremo Larry Ellison on Wednesday. Upping its guidance for 2006, signaling high confidence in the success of the $10.3 billion merger, Ellison said he expects sales to come in at $14.1 billion to $14.5 billion, with $4.3 billion to $4.6 billion of that to come in new license revenue - suggesting enormous confidence by Oracle that it can convert a huge majority of PeopleSoft and J.D. Edwards customers. SAP, as the No. 1 vendor in the enterprise software space, is no easy target however. While Oracle may be the world's biggest database software company, in enterprise resource planning (ERP) it trails SAP, which has 36% of the market compared to Oracle's 20%. For fiscal 2006, said Oracle at a presentation in New York on Wednesday... (more)

Oracle Sues SAP for Theft

Oracle sued its great rival SAP in a federal court in San Francisco claiming that the German company broke into its computers and stole massive amounts of its customer support material, including copyrighted software updates, bug fixes, patches, custom solutions and instruction documents. It calls it "corporate theft on a grand scale," labels it "willful and malicious," says it was meant to "injure Oracle's business and improve its own," and demands punitive damages. And it wants a jury trial. SAP had nothing to say. It was reviewing the suit. The suit names SAP AG, SAP America a... (more)

How to Use Google Web Toolkit with Oracle Sleepycat

This AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2007 West session is based on Erick Audet's real-life experience using the Google Web Toolkit (GWT) with a persistence layer handled by Sleepycat from Oracle. He will demonstrate how fast the response time can be when no middle tier persistence layer such as Hibernate is used and no SQL is needed. He will also show how easy the source code can be maintained when such a architecture is used. In comparison with Struts, this architecture does not use any configuration files and is platform independent and runs on any Java EE application server. Mixin... (more)

PHP Company Zend Announces Update Of Zend Core For Oracle

Zend Technologies, Inc., the PHP company, has announced an updated version of Zend Core for Oracle, which supports businesses using PHP for mission-critical Web applications by delivering a reliable, high performance, easy-to-install PHP development and production environment fully integrated with the Oracle  Database 10g.The new release is validated with Oracle Database 10g Release 2, including the Oracle Database 10g Express Edition (Oracle Database XE). Oracle Database XE is a starter edition of Oracle’s world-class database that is free to download and free for develop... (more)

Oracle Becomes "Platinum Sponsor" of AJAXWorld Conference & Expo

Oracle's business is information-how to manage it, use it, share it, protect it. The world's largest enterprise software company, Oracle is the only vendor to offer solutions for every tier of your business-database, middleware, business intelligence, business applications, and collaboration. With Oracle, you get information that helps you measure results, improve business processes, and communicate a single truth to your constituents. Oracle's next-generation enterprise computing platform-Fusion-is being designed to enable incremental adoption of a powerful, flexible, service-or... (more)