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Governance: TikTok to Route US Data Through Oracle

By Dick Weisinger

TikTok has been criticized for exposing US user data to the Chinese government. The Trump administration had tried to break off US operations into an independent entity that would not allow data access from China. History of the Oracle/TikTok deal:

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