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What To Expect From Oracle and Microsoft Cloud Partnership

We certainly live in interesting times…huh?

I laughed…

Oracle swings axe on cloud infrastructure corps amid possible bloodbath at Big Red • The Register

The Register has the best headlines!

Oracle Swings the Layoff Axe and Clear-cuts Teams of Engineers – IEEE Spectrum

I’m not one bit surprised, though how they did it is shocking. I guess they are really going all in on OCI. Good luck with that…

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.