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IBM won't open source DB2. Is this a surprise?

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.

By June 17, 2008


New & Noteworthy: IBM Considering Mac OS X version of DB2; Jobs Resigns from Gap Board; more

New & Noteworthy: IBM Considering Mac OS X version of DB2; Jobs Resigns from Gap Board; more

By October 4, 2002


Create dynamic bookmarks for faster searches in Firefox

Want to quickly find information on your favorite websites? Set up a dynamic bookmark to get you the information you want by typing just a few words.

By June 22, 2015


IBM to invest $1 billion in R&D for flash storage

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.

By April 11, 2013


Are databases in the cloud really all that different?

The NoSQL term is losing its luster already as databases in the cloud increase in complexity and functionality.

By November 15, 2010


NoSQL goes mobile with the help of CouchDB

Nonrelational databases are finding a home on mobile devices thanks to the newly revamped CouchDB. Big data is moving to some very small places.

By June 2, 2010


Is eBay facing seller revolt?

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.

By January 29, 2010


Grooming its image, eBay lowers listing fees

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.

By January 26, 2010


Ellison: Oracle won't spin off MySQL

Interviewed at an industry gathering in Silicon Valley, Oracle CEO maintains that despite EU concerns, Oracle's database does not compete with MySQL.

By September 22, 2009


Oracle's Q1: 'We grew faster than SAP'

Oracle misses analysts' earnings and revenue estimates for the first quarter, but pointed to worldwide growth in its applications business that surpassed competitor SAP.

By September 16, 2009