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Can Oracle buy its way into the cloud?

It wasn’t so long ago that Oracle dismissed cloud computing as “gibberish.” Today, it’s singing a different tune.

Through a string of acquisitions… 125 more words

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Oracle is paying $532 million to snatch up another cloud service provider

Hard on the heels of a similar purchase last week, Oracle has announced it will pay $532 million to buy Opower, a provider of cloud services to the utilities industry. 136 more words

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Oracle is paying $532 million to snatch up another cloud service provider

Hard on the heels of a similar purchase last week, Oracle has announced it will pay $532 million to buy Opower, a provider of cloud services to the utilities industry. 136 more words

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Oracle-style database coupling doesn't work in the cloud

Many organizations that built applications 10-20 years ago had a very data-oriented approach to application architecture. Although mainly due to the particularities of Oracle-based systems, it became commonplace to couple the application to the database. 150 more words

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Upgrading

I’m a little late with this post because of an issue with my computer. An upgrade resulted in me not being able to send and receive emails. 1,133 more words

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DO NOT DISABLE YOUR AD-BLOCKER!

If you’re using an ad-blocker like AdBlock Plus (you should be!), and a page tells you that you need to disable your ad-blocker to see the content, it’s time to leave that page, and not return until they change their policy. 249 more words

Attention conservation notice: If you’re here for the food, you can skip this post — maybe another recipe post coming towards the end of the month. 108 more words

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