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Why the Hadoop big data bubble will continue to expand in 2015

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After HortonWorks' successful IPO, MapR and Cloudera are out to prove that they too can flourish on the public stage
27 Jan 2015

Oracle Java the most risky software despite increase in Microsoft flaws

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Versions of Apple QuickTime, Adobe Reader and VLC Media Player also rank highly on 'most exposed' list
22 Jan 2015

Oracle pushes record number of patches in latest security update - and urges users to apply them ASAP

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169 security fixes for Oracle database, enterprise software and Java intended to fix critical vulnerabilities
22 Jan 2015

From backroom to boardroom: an interview with CIO of the Year David Davies

UK IT Industry Awards CIO of the Year David Davies talks about his loathing for IT fads, respect for Oracle and aversion to cloud, and explains why giving CIOs a seat on the board is a sure way to boost enterprise efficiency
21 Jan 2015

SAP cuts 2017 profit outlook by £1.1bn due to cloud move

Keeping up with the Joneses is a pricey business
20 Jan 2015

Government selects CGI to develop National Security Vetting Solution

Four-year deal will see IT services firm develop tool to manager more than 200,000 security clearance applications a year
15 Jan 2015

UK Oracle User Group backs CCL’s open letter to Larry Ellison

Debra Lilley applauds seven changes as 'best practice' and says open letter was 'better balanced' than CCL's initial survey
12 Jan 2015

Oracle User Group 'surprised and dismayed' by suggestion that customers are filled with deep-rooted mistrust

President of IOUG distances organisation from Campaign for Clear Licensing report and claims that Oracle is already addressing customer concerns
09 Jan 2015

Will 2015 be the 'year of re-platforming' as firms move wholesale to NoSQL and Hadoop?

Couchbase CEO Bob Wiederhold says the stars are aligned for big changes in enterprise data platforms this year
07 Jan 2015

Larry Ellison sent open letter from Campaign for Clear Licensing urging Oracle to improve customer trust

Oracle 'must address customer concerns over vendor lock-in' if it is to deliver its $1bn cloud sales target next year, claims CCL
07 Jan 2015

Oracle acquires Datalogix

Companies who advertise on Facebook use Datalogix to measure in-store sales generated from their ad campaigns
23 Dec 2014

Conjuring cohesion: An interview with TUI Travel Group CIO Mittu Sridhara

Sridhara explains how TUI is attempting to reduce the amount of systems it has while exploring new technologies to give it a competitive edge
15 Dec 2014

Why Channel 4 chose open-source MuleSoft over 'prohibitively expensive' Oracle and Microsoft

James Curran, senior project manager in Channel 4's information systems department, tells Computing how open-source Mule ESB has benefited the broadcaster
08 Dec 2014

Does Oracle's licensing leave its customers 'hostile and filled with deep-rooted mistrust'?

Computing hears from end-users and the UK Oracle User Group to find out whether CCL's report into Oracle resonates with customers
27 Nov 2014

Oracle User Group fires back at suggestion that customers have 'hostile' relationship with Oracle

UKOUG believes Campaign for Clear Licensing findings to be 'very harsh on Oracle'
24 Nov 2014

Building for growth: an interview with Kier Group CIO Duncan Stott

Kier Group CIO Duncan Stott explains how a £30m ERP rollout and ambitious mobile app strategy are helping to lay the foundations for the construction firm’s rapid expansion
24 Nov 2014

Cardiff University looking to replace platform on which Oracle E-Business Suite runs

University looking for new system to 'reduce administrative burden on researchers and professional services staff'
20 Nov 2014

SAP and Oracle finally settle long-running illegal downloads dispute

Two firms settle after seven long years of battling
17 Nov 2014

Oracle licensing leaves customers 'hostile and filled with deep-rooted mistrust'

Campaign for Clear Licensing says some customers were fearful of speaking up in case of any audit repercussions
03 Nov 2014

Top 10 news stories of the week: BPM is dead, coders are dead and soon the cloud will kill the rest of us anyway

It might be a few days until Halloween, but IT industry news this week had a definite theme of horrible demise. But which sepulchral story proved the most popular?
24 Oct 2014

Salesforce Wave: Cloud-based analytics that 'should feel like Angry Birds'

Salesforce execs thrown into the lion pit of a press Q&A session. SVP analytics says beta testers laughed when they used Wave
14 Oct 2014

Top 10 IT news stories of the week: Naive Tim Berners-Lee, Liam Maxwell speaks out about government IT and cash machines that keep on giving

Why on Earth would Computing readers be so interested in malware that can enable attackers to empty cash machines?
10 Oct 2014

Can Salesforce.com take on SAP, Oracle and IBM in cloud-based analytics?

Believe the hype? The anticipated Salesforce.com analytics solution, and the SAP-Birst partnership are just the latest in a string of cloud analytics announcements. John Leonard surveys the landscape
10 Oct 2014

Credit Suisse saves £500k a month using Splunk, with Oracle database set to be decommissioned

Splunk has allowed firm to simplify its environment and better use its resources, claims head of grid operations and support
07 Oct 2014