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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 Jan. 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 Jun. 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 Apr. 16, 2013


BEA Systems unveils security upgrade, developer tools

Company introduces AquaLogic Enterprise Security 3.0 and a set of Eclipse-related developer tools, announces BEA Guardian will now be free.

By Dec. 12, 2007


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 Dec. 3, 2011


Oracle squashes 78 software bugs in latest patch

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

By Jan. 18, 2012


Is your company screwed? (A quick analysis of BEA)

You can use a 13-point checklist to figure out if your company is screwed. If you do a quick analysis you can predict a bit of the future and also use hindsight to figure out if the company's strategy went sideways.

By Oct. 30, 2007


No innovation in open source? What planet are you from?

Can open source innovate? Of course it can. Just look at the JBoss Innovation Awards.

By Jan. 5, 2008


Oracle sticks a fork in BEA AquaLogic

Oracle is taking down the AquaLogic shingle despite all of BEA's branding efforts.

By Jun. 5, 2008


Microsoft spoiling for a Red Hat fight with Web apps on Linux

Software giant may now have the perfect way to put Red Hat on the defensive.

By Nov. 13, 2008