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What To Expect From Oracle and Microsoft Cloud Partnership

We certainly live in interesting times…huh?

https://www.forbes.com/sites/janakirammsv/2019/06/09/what-to-expect-from-oracle-and-microsoft-cloud-partnership/

I laughed…

https://dzone.com/articles/oracle-downloads-page-comic

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

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/03/25/oracle_headcount_cut/

The Register has the best headlines!

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

https://spectrum.ieee.org/view-from-the-valley/at-work/tech-careers/oracle-swings-the-layoff-axe-and-clearcuts-teams-of-engineers

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

https://www.forbes.com/sites/danwoods/2019/01/31/oracles-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

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/10/16/oracle_patch_bundle/

Patch your s4it!

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

https://www.engadget.com/2018/10/10/microsoft-open-sources-60000-patents-to-help-linux/

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

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/09/26/oracle_java_11_binary_code_license/

I <3 “The Register”

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

https://www.theregister.co.uk/AMP/2016/02/24/oracle_vmware_license_headache/

Can’t we all just get along?

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

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/07/25/oracle_database_18_downloadable/

I always appreciate The Register’s humor regarding Oracle.