IBM won't open source DB2...until it makes strategic sense to do so. That is, when it pulls down its competitors' revenue, not its own.
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With the move, Big Blue is the latest on the bandwagon to aggressively push flash into data centers. IBM's flash push comes courtesy of its Texas Memory Systems acquisition.
The NoSQL term is losing its luster already as databases in the cloud increase in complexity and functionality.
Nonrelational databases are finding a home on mobile devices thanks to the newly revamped CouchDB. Big data is moving to some very small places.
The auction site made modifications to listing fees earlier this week that company representatives say have gone over quite well. Some members, however, say it just amounts to a big fee hike.
On March 30, the auction site will push out new pricing plans geared toward both high- and low-volume sellers. The community isn't entirely sold on whether they'll save money from it, though.
Interviewed at an industry gathering in Silicon Valley, Oracle CEO maintains that despite EU concerns, Oracle's database does not compete with MySQL.
Oracle misses analysts' earnings and revenue estimates for the first quarter, but pointed to worldwide growth in its applications business that surpassed competitor SAP.
Oracle has positioned itself to remain the dominant force in enterprise database and application sales. It's as simple as selling more, more of the time.