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Server wars: Open-source Java vs Weblogic and WebSphere

A new survey suggests that proprietary Java application servers are losing to open source in the cloud age.

By January 10, 2012


Microsoft, Oracle join forces to stomp on cloud rivals

"Frenemies" Microsoft and Oracle just cemented a new partnership. Here's what is really new and worth knowing about the alliance.

By June 24, 2013


Oracle preps 128 security patches; Java gets 42

Fixes are coming today for "hundreds" of Oracle products, following a series of high-profile corporate hacks pegged to a zero-day vulnerability in Java.

By April 16, 2013


Oracle squashes 78 software bugs in latest patch

The database giant has fixed 78 different holes across most of its major product line.

By January 18, 2012


Big IT vendors missing the boat with cloud developers

As cloud adoption continues at an alarming rate, big IT vendors aren't sending the right messages to developers.

By December 3, 2011


Nominate 'The Cheapskate' for a 2009 Weblog Award!

You know the old saying: It never hurts to ask.

By January 7, 2009


Payload descriptor for cloud computing: An update

After receiving significant feedback on an earlier post, I've revised my thinking significantly. What's needed is not a new packaging format, but a payload description.

By January 28, 2010


Report: Open-source quality growing as it goes primetime

Open-source software is growing in quality even as it grows in quantity, which is causing competitors and would-be customers to take notice, suggests Coverity.

By September 23, 2009


How SpringSource is taking on Java Goliaths

It's a common myth that open source can't innovate, but open-source Java company SpringSource proves that open source can lead an industry, not follow it.

By July 30, 2009


Open-source freeloaders, inventions and replacements

Much has been made of open-source disruption. But what does it take to be successful as a stand-alone open source company?

By June 4, 2009