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Java Language: Difficult Times for the Most Popular Computer Language

By Dick Weisinger

In January this year, the Java programming language was designated the most popular computer programming language.  It was originally developed by James Gosling at Sun Microsystem and released in 1995, so it has been around for more than twenty years. Paul Jansen,

Oracle and Java: Plans to Obsolete Java?

By Dick Weisinger

With JavaOne 2015 only a few weeks away, some are questioning Oracle’s commitment to Java. In early September, there were numerous rumours that Oracle had laid off many or all of their Java evangelist team.  The speculated rationale for the

Open Source: Oracle Blasts Open Source as Being Too Expensive and Unreliable

By Dick Weisinger

Oracle recently published a whitepaper directed to the Department of Defense (DoD) advising them to stay clear of the dangers of Open Source software and to stick with more trustworthy and ultimately more economical proprietary software packages, like those offered

Cloud Computing: Oracle report Points to Cloud App Integration Issues

By Dick Weisinger

The ride to the cloud hasn’t necessarily been a smooth one for all businesses.  Oracle recently commissioned a report from Dynamic Markets to study the success with which the cloud is being deployed in the enterprise.  A key focus of

Oracle: Awash in Maintenance Dollars

By Dick Weisinger

Oracle recently closed their fourth quarter books, reporting mixed results in terms of revenue.   But one eye-popping number was Oracle’s Operating Margins — 51%.  That’s the highest margin ever reported by Oracle, and it blows away the results from most