Consolidating disparate databases for easier management and moving to Linux to save money are among the top issues for Oracle database users, according to a recent survey of members of the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG).
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Microsoft Thursday said it will extend the mobile version of its flagship SQL Server database to run on all versions of Windows.
Firefox, the free open-source Web browser from Mozilla.org, quietly gained enough users in March to finally grab 10 percent of the Web browser market, according to a report released Monday by Web audience measurement firm Net Applications.
Which part of 22-year-old Rupak Shah's resume will most likely impress IT employers? Is it:
Microsoft will license three proprietary mouse and keyboard technologies to other manufacturers, part of a three-year-old strategy to license its intellectual property to both allies and competitors to help defray the billions of dollars it spends on research and development.
Multimedia developer Jered Cuenco calls it the "gray-box application" phenomenon: A Web developer, befuddled by a graphic designer's computer-drawn mock-ups, delivers a prototype full of generic gray buttons, plain white backgrounds, oversized headlines and other crimes against visually interesting user interfaces.
Novell is taking a page from Microsoft's marketing playbook while trying to sidestep its juggernaut rival.
Microsoft's announcement that it would delay the planned release of some versions of Windows Vista -- those aimed at consumers and small businesses -- won't adversely affect large corporations' plans.
Sony Online Entertainment is starting to move away from the Oracle databases that are the foundation of its online games, opting instead for a two-year-old commercial open-source database based on PostGresSQL.
Dell on Monday said it will begin offering a version of Novell's ZENworks 7 software customized for managing Dell's PowerEdge servers running Linux.
Multimedia developer Jered Cuenco calls it the "gray box application" phenomenon: when a developer, befuddled by a graphic designer's computer-drawn mockups and unclear instructions, comes back with a prototype full of generic gray buttons, plain white backgrounds, oversize headlines in blinking Times New Roman text and other such crimes against user interfaces.
Oracle said Thursday that it has won a summary judgment in a lawsuit brought by MangoSoft claiming that Oracle's clustered database software infringed on a patent it holds.
Microsoft Wednesday released a Community Technology Preview (CTP) of the upcoming Service Pack 1 for its SQL Server 2005 database.
Wyse Technology and VMware said Tuesday that they will work together to create virtualised PCs that can be hosted and managed on inexpensive Intel-based servers.
Don Haderle, the former IBM Fellow considered to be the father of the DB2 database, has joined ANTs Software Inc. as the founding member of its new technical advisory board.