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Oracle’s Newest Audit Tactic: Focusing on Java

As if shaking down customers potentially using unlicensed features Oracle enables by default wasn’t bad enough. I suppose if the customers will be forgiven if they become cloud customers eh?

Thought Patch Tuesday was a load? You’ll want to avoid this Oracle mega-advisory then • The Register

Patch your s4it!

Microsoft open-sources 60,000 patents to help Linux avoid lawsuits

Who would have thought this would ever happen after the “Linux is a cancer” quote many years ago.

Nice job Microsoft.

Oracle pours a mug o’ Java 11 for its addicts, tips pot of Binary Code License down the sink • The Register

I <3 “The Register”

Got Oracle? Got VMware? Going cloud? You could be stung for huge licensing fees • The Register

Can’t we all just get along?

Oracle Database 18: Now in downloadable Linux flavour • The Register

I always appreciate The Register’s humor regarding Oracle.

Sleep is just a dream away.

LOL, that’s what happens after very little sleep for the week. I don’t ever recall that much deep and REM ever in a night.

Watch “Metallica: Sad But True (MetOnTour – Lisbon, Portugal – 2018)” on YouTube

The “cloud” is just hype…

This sort of thing happens when you miss the boat.

Oracle effectively doubles licence fees to run its stuff in AWS • The Register

So sad they have to change the rules of the game to promote their cloud environment…